- Optical coherence tomography in dermatology: a reviewJ Welzel
Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Lubeck, Lubeck, Germany
Skin Res Technol 7:1-9. 2001..For examination of a highly scattering tissue like the skin, it was necessary to modify the method. Early studies on the value of OCT for skin diagnosis gave promising results...
- Optical coherence tomography in contact dermatitis and psoriasisJulia Welzel
Department of Dermatology, University of Lubeck, Ratzeburger Allee 160, 23538, Lubeck, Germany
Arch Dermatol Res 295:50-5. 2003..It is a simple method for determination of epidermal thickness and therefore provides, in addition to other methods, information on the severity of the disease and on treatment effects...
- Changes in function and morphology of normal human skin: evaluation using optical coherence tomographyJ Welzel
Department of Dermatology, University of Lubeck, Ratzeburger Allee 160, D 23538 Lubeck, Germany
Br J Dermatol 150:220-5. 2004..Because it is a newly developed method, systematic studies on standardization and on evaluation of factors influencing the representation of the skin have not yet been performed...
- Neonatal pemphigus vulgaris: IgG4 autoantibodies to desmoglein 3 induce skin blisters in newbornsThomas Parlowsky
Department of Dermatology, University of Luebeck
J Am Acad Dermatol 48:623-5. 2003..This case demonstrates the pathogenic relevance of IgG4 autoantibodies to desmoglein 3 in the skin of neonates...