V Brazzelli

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Critical evaluation of the variants influencing the clinical response of vitiligo: study of 60 cases treated with ultraviolet B narrow-band phototherapy
    V Brazzelli
    Department of Human and Hereditary Pathology, Institute of Dermatology, University of Pavia, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico S Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 21:1369-74. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Indolent systemic mastocytosis treated with narrow-band UVB phototherapy: study of five cases
    V Brazzelli
    Department of Human and Hereditary Pathology, Institute of Dermatology, University of Pavia and Foundation IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 26:465-9. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Photoinduced dermatitis and oral lichenoid reaction in a chronic myeloid leukemia patient treated with imatinib mesylate
    Valeria Brazzelli
    Institute of Dermatology, University of Pavia and Foundation IRCCS Policlinico S Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed 28:2-5. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Pityriasis rosea-like eruption during treatment with imatinib mesylate: description of 3 cases
    Valeria Brazzelli
    Department of Human and Hereditary Pathology, Institute of Dermatology, Pavia, Italy
    J Am Acad Dermatol 53:S240-3. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Non-invasive evaluation of tacalcitol plus puva versus tacalcitol plus UVB-NB in the treatment of psoriasis: "right-left intra-individual pre/post comparison design"
    V Brazzelli
    Department of Human and Hereditary Pathology, Institute of Dermatology, University of Pavia, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 18:755-60. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Linear Darier's disease successfully treated with 0.1% tazarotene gel "short-contact" therapy
    Valeria Brazzelli
    Department of Human and Hereditary Pathology, Institute of Dermatology, University of Pavia, IRCCS Policlinico S Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    Eur J Dermatol 16:59-61. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Vitiligo-like lesions and diffuse lightening of the skin in a pediatric patient treated with imatinib mesylate: a noninvasive colorimetric assessment
    Valeria Brazzelli
    Department of Human and Hereditary Pathology, Institute of Dermatology, University of Parvia, Parvia, Italy
    Pediatr Dermatol 23:175-8. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint The influence of a non-occlusive bi-layer composite membrane on skin barrier properties. A non-invasive evaluation with a right-left intra-individual pre/post comparison study
    V Brazzelli
    Department of Human and Hereditary Pathology, Institute of Dermatology, University of Pavia, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico S Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    Skin Pharmacol Physiol 21:50-5. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Keratoacanthoma in vitiligo lesion after UVB narrowband phototherapy
    V Brazzelli
    Department of Human and Hereditary Pathology, Institute of Dermatology, University of Pavia, IRCCS Policlinico S Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed 22:211-3. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Narrow-band ultraviolet therapy in early-stage mycosis fungoides: study on 20 patients
    V Brazzelli
    Department of Human and Hereditary Pathology, Institute of Dermatology, University of Pavia, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico S Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed 23:229-33. 2007

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  1. ncbi request reprint Critical evaluation of the variants influencing the clinical response of vitiligo: study of 60 cases treated with ultraviolet B narrow-band phototherapy
    V Brazzelli
    Department of Human and Hereditary Pathology, Institute of Dermatology, University of Pavia, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico S Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 21:1369-74. 2007
    ..The treatment of vitiligo is still a challenge, but ultraviolet B narrow-band (UVB-NB) therapy has been recently reported to be an effective and safe therapeutic option in patients with vitiligo...
  2. doi request reprint Indolent systemic mastocytosis treated with narrow-band UVB phototherapy: study of five cases
    V Brazzelli
    Department of Human and Hereditary Pathology, Institute of Dermatology, University of Pavia and Foundation IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 26:465-9. 2012
    ..In particular, the most common cutaneous symptoms are urticarial rash and mild-to-high pruritus...
  3. doi request reprint Photoinduced dermatitis and oral lichenoid reaction in a chronic myeloid leukemia patient treated with imatinib mesylate
    Valeria Brazzelli
    Institute of Dermatology, University of Pavia and Foundation IRCCS Policlinico S Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed 28:2-5. 2012
    ..IM is generally well tolerated and usually provokes only mild side effects consisting of nausea, myalgia, edema and muscle cramps...
  4. ncbi request reprint Pityriasis rosea-like eruption during treatment with imatinib mesylate: description of 3 cases
    Valeria Brazzelli
    Department of Human and Hereditary Pathology, Institute of Dermatology, Pavia, Italy
    J Am Acad Dermatol 53:S240-3. 2005
    ..To our knowledge this is the first reported PR-like cutaneous eruption to IM...
  5. ncbi request reprint Non-invasive evaluation of tacalcitol plus puva versus tacalcitol plus UVB-NB in the treatment of psoriasis: "right-left intra-individual pre/post comparison design"
    V Brazzelli
    Department of Human and Hereditary Pathology, Institute of Dermatology, University of Pavia, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 18:755-60. 2005
    ..In addition, the data from TEWL and skin hydration suggest a means in which tacalcitol plus UVB-NB induces a better normalization of skin biophysical parameters...
  6. ncbi request reprint Linear Darier's disease successfully treated with 0.1% tazarotene gel "short-contact" therapy
    Valeria Brazzelli
    Department of Human and Hereditary Pathology, Institute of Dermatology, University of Pavia, IRCCS Policlinico S Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    Eur J Dermatol 16:59-61. 2006
    ..1% tazarotene gel "short contact". The good response that was obtained suggests that the use of "short contact" tazarotene could be useful in the treatment of linear Darier's disease...
  7. ncbi request reprint Vitiligo-like lesions and diffuse lightening of the skin in a pediatric patient treated with imatinib mesylate: a noninvasive colorimetric assessment
    Valeria Brazzelli
    Department of Human and Hereditary Pathology, Institute of Dermatology, University of Parvia, Parvia, Italy
    Pediatr Dermatol 23:175-8. 2006
    ..We believe that this is the first reported instance of vitiligo-like lesions in a pediatric patient treated with imatinib mesylate, and the second in a Caucasian patient...
  8. ncbi request reprint The influence of a non-occlusive bi-layer composite membrane on skin barrier properties. A non-invasive evaluation with a right-left intra-individual pre/post comparison study
    V Brazzelli
    Department of Human and Hereditary Pathology, Institute of Dermatology, University of Pavia, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico S Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    Skin Pharmacol Physiol 21:50-5. 2008
    ..Our data suggest that this bi-layer composite membrane can promote the hydration process of the stratum corneum, increasing the hydrating properties of the moisturizer agent...
  9. ncbi request reprint Keratoacanthoma in vitiligo lesion after UVB narrowband phototherapy
    V Brazzelli
    Department of Human and Hereditary Pathology, Institute of Dermatology, University of Pavia, IRCCS Policlinico S Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed 22:211-3. 2006
    ..The exact skin cancer risk deriving from UVB-NB is a serious concern to be determined. We report a case of keratoacanthoma developed in the vitiligo area during a prolonged course of UVB-NB therapy...
  10. ncbi request reprint Narrow-band ultraviolet therapy in early-stage mycosis fungoides: study on 20 patients
    V Brazzelli
    Department of Human and Hereditary Pathology, Institute of Dermatology, University of Pavia, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico S Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed 23:229-33. 2007
    ..In recent years, narrow-band ultraviolet B (NB-UVB, 311-313 nm) has been found to be beneficial for early-stages mycosis fungoides (MF). The aim of this study is to investigate the effect of NB-UVB in 20 patients with early-stage MF...
  11. ncbi request reprint Zosteriform connective tissue nevus in a pediatric patient
    Valeria Brazzelli
    Department of Human and Hereditary Pathology, Institute of Dermatology, University of Pavia, Fondazione, IRCCS Policlinico S Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    Pediatr Dermatol 24:557-8. 2007
    ..The results of serum and urine biochemical screening were normal, as was the bone survey A biopsy was performed. The clinical and histologic aspects led to the diagnosis of connective tissue nevus with zosteriform distribution...
  12. doi request reprint The perilesional skin in vitiligo: a colorimetric in vivo study of 25 patients
    V Brazzelli
    Department of Human and Hereditary Pathology, Institute of Dermatology, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico S Matteo, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed 24:314-7. 2008
    ..The aim of this work was to study in vivo the perilesional skin in vitiligo with a colorimetric method...
  13. ncbi request reprint Acquired ichthyosis and hypertrichosis due to autoimmune thyroiditis: therapeutic response to thyroxine replacement
    Valeria Brazzelli
    Department of Dermatology, University of Pavia, Policlinico S Matteo IRCCS, Pavia, Italy
    Pediatr Dermatol 22:447-9. 2005
    ..This result supports the hypothesis that hypothyroidism in our patient can be directly related to the pathogenesis of acquired ichthyosis and hypertrichosis...
  14. ncbi request reprint Homocysteine, vitamin B12 and folic acid levels in psoriatic patients and correlation with disease severity
    V Brazzelli
    Department of Human and Hereditary Pathology, Institute of Dermatology, University of Pavia and Foundation IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 23:911-6. 2010
    ..On the contrary, our data do not correlate the high level of homocysteine with higher PASI scores or psoriasis type, suggesting that homocysteine level can be considered an independent risk factor in psoriatic patients...
  15. doi request reprint Acquired ichthyosis in a child with autoimmune thyroiditis
    Valeria Brazzelli
    Department of Human and Hereditary Pathology, Institute of Dermatology, University of Pavia and Foundation IRCCS Policlinico S Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    Pediatr Dermatol 27:413-4. 2010
    ..We describe a child with acquired ichthyosis in whom an autoimmune hypothyroidism was detected; furthermore, replacement therapy with L-thyroxine resulted in complete remission of ichthyosis...
  16. doi request reprint Narrowband ultraviolet B phototherapy in the treatment of cutaneous graft-versus-host disease in oncohaematological paediatric patients
    V Brazzelli
    Department of Human and Hereditary Pathology, Institute of Dermatology, University of Pavia and Foundation IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Piazzale Golgi 2, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 162:404-9. 2010
    ..In recent years, narrowband ultraviolet B (NB-UVB, 311-313 nm) has been found to be a beneficial adjuvant treatment in patients refractory to first-line immunosuppressive drugs...
  17. ncbi request reprint HIV seronegative eosinophilic pustular folliculitis successfully treated with doxicycline
    V Brazzelli
    Clinica Dermatologica, Universita di Pavia, IRCCS Policlinico S Matteo, Piazza C Golgi 2, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 18:467-70. 2004
    ..We describe an HIV seronegative caucasian male with EPF, allergic to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and indomethacin, treated with oral doxicycline. The treatment led to the complete remission of the lesions within 2 months...
  18. ncbi request reprint Useful treatment of vitiligo in 10 children with UV-B narrowband (311 nm)
    Valeria Brazzelli
    Department of Human and Hereditary Pathology, Institute of Dermatology, University of Pavia, Policlinico S Matteo IRCCS, Pavia, Italy
    Pediatr Dermatol 22:257-61. 2005
    ..We feel that UV-B-NB therapy is a valuable and safe option for the treatment of pediatric vitiligo, and should be started as soon as possible...
  19. ncbi request reprint A long-term time course of colorimetric assessment of the effects of imatinib mesylate on skin pigmentation: a study of five patients
    V Brazzelli
    Department of Human and Hereditary Pathology, Institute of Dermatology, University of Pavia, IRCCS Policlinico S Matteo, Piazza C Golgi 2, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 21:384-7. 2007
    ..The use of IM has been associated with cutaneous reactions. In the last 2 years numerous studies have focused the attention on hypopigmentations, depigmentations and photosensitivity developing after the initiation of IM therapy...
  20. ncbi request reprint Bartonella-related pseudomembranous angiomatous papillomatosis of the oral cavity associated with allogeneic bone marrow transplantation and oral graft-versus-host disease
    C Vassallo
    Department of Dermatology, Istituto di Ematologia, University of Pavia, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 157:174-8. 2007
    ..All the lesions healed after systemic antibiotic therapy, although some recurred after months, and regressed again after systemic antibiotic treatment associated with conservative surgical excision...
  21. doi request reprint Isomorphic cutaneous graft-versus-host disease reaction after ultraviolet exposure: clinical, histological and direct immunofluorescence studies of four allo-transplanted patients
    C Vassallo
    Department of Dermatology, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 23:913-8. 2009
    ..If experimental studies and clinical observations could partially elucidate the pathophysiology of acute GVHD, the biology of chronic GVHD is still much less well understood...
  22. ncbi request reprint Normal-looking skin in oncohaematological patients after allogenic bone marrow transplantation is not normal
    C Vassallo
    Department of Dermatology, University of Pavia, Policlinico S Matteo IRCCS, Piazzale Golgi 2, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 151:579-86. 2004
    ..Graft-versus-host-disease (GvHD) occurs in one-third or even half of bone marrow transplant (BMT) patients, involving three major target organs: gut, liver and skin...
  23. doi request reprint IgA anti-epidermal transglutaminase autoantibodies: a sensible and sensitive marker for diagnosis of dermatitis herpetiformis in adult patients
    G Borroni
    Department of Clinical Surgical, Diagnostic and Pediatric Science, Institute of Dermatology, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 27:836-41. 2013
    ..It has been shown that DH immunocomplexes contain epidermal transglutaminase (eTG) and that sera from patients with DH contain antibodies specifically directed against eTG...
  24. ncbi request reprint Clinical, pathological and immunohistochemical effects of arsenical-ferruginous spa waters on mild-to-moderate psoriatic lesions: a randomized placebo-controlled study
    G Borroni
    Dermatology, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo and University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 26:495-501. 2013
    ..Since iron ions have an antiproliferative effect on epithelia, and magnesium ions have an anti-inflammatory effect, Levico and Vetriolo water effectiveness on psoriasis could be addressed to their content of these ions...
  25. doi request reprint Prevalence, severity and clinical features of psoriasis in fingernails and toenails in adult patients: Italian experience
    V Brazzelli
    Department of Human and Hereditary Pathology and Pediatric Science, Institute of Dermatology, University of Pavia, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico S Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 26:1354-9. 2012
    ..Literature reports nail involvement in 10-56% of psoriatic patients, with common physical and social impairment. However, the precise prevalence of specific clinical features of nail psoriasis is somewhat under-reported...
  26. ncbi request reprint Flexural erythematous eruption following autologous peripheral blood stem cell transplantation: a study of four cases
    V Brazzelli
    Department of Human and Hereditary Pathology, Institute of Dermatology and Institute of Haematology, University of Pavia, IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Piazzale Golgi 2, 27100 Pavia, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 145:490-5. 2001
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  27. ncbi request reprint Bilateral inguinal hernia with dislocation of great saphenous vein as complication of long-standing granulomatous slack skin: a case report
    M Benedetti
    Department of General Surgery, University of Pavia, IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 20:595-8. 2006
    ..One year later, a new excision of GSS on the axillae was made. Now, after 2 years, deambulation keeps improving, although an initial relapse of the inguinal slack skin has been observed...
  28. ncbi request reprint Wegener granulomatosis in a child: cutaneous findings as the presenting signs
    V Brazzelli
    Department of Human and Hereditary Pathology, Institute of Dermatology, University of Pavia, Italy
    Pediatr Dermatol 16:277-80. 1999
    ..They are the presenting sign only in 6% of patients. Cutaneous lesions are even more uncommon in children. In particular, an "acneiform" presentation is a rare finding in WG...
  29. ncbi request reprint Specific cytotoxic T lymphocyte responses against Melan-A/MART1, tyrosinase and gp100 in vitiligo by the use of major histocompatibility complex/peptide tetramers: the role of cellular immunity in the etiopathogenesis of vitiligo
    B Palermo
    Experimental Immunology, IRCCS Maugeri Foundation, Pavia, Italy
    J Invest Dermatol 117:326-32. 2001
    ..These findings strongly suggest a role for cellular immunity in the pathogenesis of vitiligo and impact on the common mechanisms of self tolerance...
  30. ncbi request reprint Reduced sebum production in turner syndrome: a study of twenty-two patients
    V Brazzelli
    Department of Human and Hereditary Pathology, Institute of Dermatology, University of Pavia and Foundation IRCCS Policlinico S Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 24:789-92. 2011
    ..62 UA, p<0.001) and this significant difference was found in every facial zone. The reduction of sebum secretion may explain, using a simple and non-invasive method, the absence or the low incidence of acne in TS patients...
  31. ncbi request reprint Staphylinid blister beetle dermatitis
    V Brazzelli
    Department of Human and Hereditary Pathology, University of Pavia, IRCCS Policlinico S Matteo, Piazzale Golgi 2, Italy
    Contact Dermatitis 46:183-4. 2002
  32. ncbi request reprint Molecular and functional bases of self-antigen recognition in long-term persistent melanocyte-specific CD8+ T cells in one vitiligo patient
    Stefania Mantovani
    Experimental Immunology Laboratory, IRCCS Maugeri Foundation, Pavia, Italy
    J Invest Dermatol 121:308-14. 2003
    ..These data, together with the skin-homing potential of the clones, directly point to the in vivo pathogenic role of melanocyte-specific cytotoxic T lymphocytes in vitiligo...
  33. ncbi request reprint Mycosis fungoides in childhood: description and study of two siblings
    Camilla Vassallo
    Department of Dermatology, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Acta Derm Venereol 87:529-32. 2007
    ..Two rare and exceptional cases of MF in siblings are reported, highlighting the presence of a peculiar haplotype...
  34. ncbi request reprint Qualitative difference between the cytotoxic T lymphocyte responses to melanocyte antigens in melanoma and vitiligo
    Belinda Palermo
    Experimental Immunology Laboratory, IRCCS Maugeri Foundation, Pavia, Italy
    Eur J Immunol 35:3153-62. 2005
    ..Our results suggest that the quality, and not the quantity, of the melanocyte-specific cytotoxic responses differs between the two pathologies...
  35. ncbi request reprint Halo nevus, rather than vitiligo, is a typical dermatologic finding of turner's syndrome: clinical, genetic, and immunogenetic study in 72 patients
    Valeria Brazzelli
    Department of Human and Hereditary Pathology, Institute of Dermatology, University of Pavia and IRCCS Policlinico S Matteo, Italy
    J Am Acad Dermatol 51:354-8. 2004
    ..19). In conclusion, this study is the first to demonstrate an increased prevalence of HN for patients with TS. Furthermore, the data suggest that a HN putative susceptibility gene in TS is located close to the HLA-C locus...
  36. doi request reprint Sporotrichoid metastases to the skin from cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma in an immunocompetent patient
    Olga Ciocca
    Department of Human and Hereditary Pathology, Dermatology Clinic, Institute of Pathology, University of Pavia and Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico, S Matteo, Italy
    Am J Dermatopathol 32:395-7. 2010
    ..Despite right arm amputation and homolateral axillary lymphadenectomy, the patient died 4 months after a procedure, for pulmonary embolism...
  37. ncbi request reprint Eosinophilic folliculitis occurring in a patient affected by Hodgkin lymphoma
    Camilla Vassallo
    Department of Dermatology, and the Institute of Hematology, University of Pavia, Policlinico S Matteo IRCCS, Italy
    Int J Dermatol 41:298-300. 2002
  38. ncbi request reprint Multiple, keratoacanthoma-like nodules on a 47-year-old man: a rare presentation of cutaneous lupus erythematosus
    Camilla Vassallo
    Department of Dermatology, University of Pavia, Policlinico S Matteo IRCCS, Pavia, Italy
    Int J Dermatol 42:950-2. 2003