Piergiacomo Calzavara-Pinton

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Affiliation: University of Brescia
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A critical reappraisal of off-label indications for topical photodynamic therapy with aminolevulinic acid and methylaminolevulinate
    Piergiacomo Calzavara-Pinton
    Department of Dermatology, University of Brescia, Piazzale Spedale Civile, I 25123 Brescia, Italy
    Rev Recent Clin Trials 5:112-6. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Photobiology, photodermatology and sunscreens: a comprehensive overview. Part 1: damage from acute and chronic solar exposure
    P Calzavara-Pinton
    Dermatology Department University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    G Ital Dermatol Venereol 148:89-106. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Photobiology, photodermatology and sunscreens: a comprehensive overview. Part 2: topical and systemic photoprotection
    L Celleno
    Dermatology Department University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    G Ital Dermatol Venereol 148:107-33. 2013
  4. doi request reprint A reassessment of diagnostic criteria and treatment of idiopathic urticarial vasculitis: a retrospective study of 47 patients
    C Tosoni
    Allergy Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Spedali Civili, Brescia, Italy
    Clin Exp Dermatol 34:166-70. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Reflectance confocal microscopy for in vivo skin imaging
    Piergiacomo Calzavara-Pinton
    Department of Dermatology, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Photochem Photobiol 84:1421-30. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Dermoscopic, histological and immunohistochemical evaluation of cancerous features in acquired melanocytic nevi that have been repeatedly exposed to UVA or UVB
    Ausilia Maria Manganoni
    Department of Dermatology, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Exp Dermatol 21:86-90. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Clinical and echographic analysis of photodynamic therapy using methylaminolevulinate as sensitizer in the treatment of photodamaged facial skin
    Cristina Zane
    Department of Dermatology, Spedali Civili Hospital, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Lasers Surg Med 39:203-9. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans in an adolescent: a case report and review of the literature
    Ausilia M Manganoni
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Spedali Civili, Brescia, Italy
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 35:383-7. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Effects of topical boswellic acid on photo and age-damaged skin: clinical, biophysical, and echographic evaluations in a double-blind, randomized, split-face study
    Alessandra Pedretti
    Dermatology Department, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Planta Med 76:555-60. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint A comparative non randomized study of narrow-band (NB) (312 +/- 2 nm) UVB phototherapy versus sequential therapy with oral administration of low-dose Cyclosporin A and NB-UVB phototherapy in patients with severe psoriasis vulgaris
    Piergiacomo Calzavara-Pinton
    Department of Dermatology, Azienda Spedali Civili di Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Eur J Dermatol 15:470-3. 2005

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Publications31

  1. ncbi request reprint A critical reappraisal of off-label indications for topical photodynamic therapy with aminolevulinic acid and methylaminolevulinate
    Piergiacomo Calzavara-Pinton
    Department of Dermatology, University of Brescia, Piazzale Spedale Civile, I 25123 Brescia, Italy
    Rev Recent Clin Trials 5:112-6. 2010
    ..In addition, possible advantages over standard treatments remain to be clarified...
  2. ncbi request reprint Photobiology, photodermatology and sunscreens: a comprehensive overview. Part 1: damage from acute and chronic solar exposure
    P Calzavara-Pinton
    Dermatology Department University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    G Ital Dermatol Venereol 148:89-106. 2013
    ..Finally, much work is needed to improve water resistance, spreadability, transparency and homogeneity of the sunscreen agents...
  3. ncbi request reprint Photobiology, photodermatology and sunscreens: a comprehensive overview. Part 2: topical and systemic photoprotection
    L Celleno
    Dermatology Department University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    G Ital Dermatol Venereol 148:107-33. 2013
    ..Finally, much work is needed to improve water resistance, spreadability, transparency and homogeneity of the sunscreen agents...
  4. doi request reprint A reassessment of diagnostic criteria and treatment of idiopathic urticarial vasculitis: a retrospective study of 47 patients
    C Tosoni
    Allergy Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Spedali Civili, Brescia, Italy
    Clin Exp Dermatol 34:166-70. 2009
    ..It is often responsive to oral corticosteroids and poorly to oral antihistamines. Hypocomplementaemia and systemic involvement are also commonly reported...
  5. ncbi request reprint Reflectance confocal microscopy for in vivo skin imaging
    Piergiacomo Calzavara-Pinton
    Department of Dermatology, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Photochem Photobiol 84:1421-30. 2008
    ..The aim of the paper is to provide an updated literature review and an in-depth critique of the state-of-the-art of RCM for skin cancer imaging with a critical discussion of the possibilities and limitations for clinical use...
  6. doi request reprint Dermoscopic, histological and immunohistochemical evaluation of cancerous features in acquired melanocytic nevi that have been repeatedly exposed to UVA or UVB
    Ausilia Maria Manganoni
    Department of Dermatology, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Exp Dermatol 21:86-90. 2012
    ..Histological and immunohistochemical analysis did not show any significant change in exposed AMN in comparison with AMN shielded with an opaque adhesive tape or covered with the sunscreen...
  7. ncbi request reprint Clinical and echographic analysis of photodynamic therapy using methylaminolevulinate as sensitizer in the treatment of photodamaged facial skin
    Cristina Zane
    Department of Dermatology, Spedali Civili Hospital, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Lasers Surg Med 39:203-9. 2007
    ..The aim was to assess efficacy and tolerability of methylaminolevulinate (MAL) as a substitute for ALA in PDT treatment of actinic keratosis (AK) and photoaging...
  8. doi request reprint Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans in an adolescent: a case report and review of the literature
    Ausilia M Manganoni
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Spedali Civili, Brescia, Italy
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 35:383-7. 2013
    ..An accurate knowledge of the disease is the prerequisite for a wider recognition and appropriate treatment. ..
  9. doi request reprint Effects of topical boswellic acid on photo and age-damaged skin: clinical, biophysical, and echographic evaluations in a double-blind, randomized, split-face study
    Alessandra Pedretti
    Dermatology Department, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Planta Med 76:555-60. 2010
    ..The treatment was always well tolerated without adverse effects. The present findings seem to indicate that the topical application of BAs may represent a suitable treatment option for selected features of skin photoaging...
  10. ncbi request reprint A comparative non randomized study of narrow-band (NB) (312 +/- 2 nm) UVB phototherapy versus sequential therapy with oral administration of low-dose Cyclosporin A and NB-UVB phototherapy in patients with severe psoriasis vulgaris
    Piergiacomo Calzavara-Pinton
    Department of Dermatology, Azienda Spedali Civili di Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Eur J Dermatol 15:470-3. 2005
    ..No difference was seen at follow-up extended up to 9 months. Sequential therapy was well tolerated and allowed for the reduction of narrow-band UVB dosage and exposures, quick relief of itching and improvement of UV-shielded lesions...
  11. pmc Clinical and molecular characterization of 40 patients with classic Ehlers-Danlos syndrome: identification of 18 COL5A1 and 2 COL5A2 novel mutations
    Marco Ritelli
    Division of Biology and Genetics, Department of Molecular and Translational Medicine, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Orphanet J Rare Dis 8:58. 2013
    ..A recent study demonstrated that more than 90% of patients who satisfy all of these major criteria harbor a type V collagen (COLLV) defect...
  12. doi request reprint Narrowband ultraviolet B phototherapy is a suitable treatment option for solar urticaria
    Piergiacomo Calzavara-Pinton
    Department of Dermatology, Spedali Civili Hospital, Brescia, Italy
    J Am Acad Dermatol 67:e5-9. 2012
    ..Narrowband (NB) ultraviolet (UV) B lamps are widely used for treatment and prophylaxis of several skin diseases...
  13. doi request reprint Topical Boswellic acids for treatment of photoaged skin
    Piergiacomo Calzavara-Pinton
    Dermatology Department, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Dermatol Ther 23:S28-32. 2010
    ..The treatment was always well tolerated without adverse effects. The present findings seem to indicate that topical application of BAs may represent a suitable treatment option for selected features of skin photoaging...
  14. ncbi request reprint Study of sunbathing in children: the preliminary evaluation of a prevention program
    Ausilia Maria Manganoni
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Spedali Civili, Brescia, Italy
    Tumori 91:116-20. 2005
    ..The aim of the present study was to define the validity of our educational program in order to teach the positive effects and risks of sun exposure during childhood...
  15. doi request reprint Merkel cell carcinoma arising in immunosuppressed patients treated with high-dose ultraviolet A1 (320-400 nm) phototherapy: a report of two cases
    Piergiacomo Calzavara-Pinton
    Department of Dermatology, University of Brescia, Azienda Spedali Civili, Brescia, Italy
    Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed 26:263-5. 2010
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  16. doi request reprint Local angioedema following sun exposures: a report of five cases
    Piergiacomo Calzavara-Pinton
    Department of Dermatology, Spedali Civili Hospital, Brescia, Italy
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 153:315-20. 2010
    ..Laboratory and phototesting data allowed ruling out all other acquired or inherited diseases characterized by photosensitivity. We propose that solar angioedema should be considered a novel clinical entity...
  17. doi request reprint Non-invasive diagnostic evaluation of phototherapeutic effects of red light phototherapy of acne vulgaris
    Cristina Zane
    Department of Dermatology, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed 24:244-8. 2008
    ..During the past few years, various phototherapeutic protocols with full-spectrum visible light or selected wavebands have been investigated in the treatment of acne vulgaris with variable results...
  18. doi request reprint A short cycle of narrow-band UVB phototherapy in the early phase of long-term efalizumab can provide a quicker remission of moderate and severe psoriasis: a pilot study
    Cristina Zane
    Department of Dermatology, University of Brescia, Spedali Civili Hospital, Brescia IT 25123, Italy
    Dermatology 218:321-6. 2009
    ..It has been suggested that a combination of treatments might accelerate efalizumab response...
  19. doi request reprint Photodynamic antifungal chemotherapy
    Piergiacomo Calzavara-Pinton
    Department of Dermatology, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Photochem Photobiol 88:512-22. 2012
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  20. ncbi request reprint Photodynamic therapy with methylaminolevulinate as a valuable treatment option for unilesional cutaneous T-cell lymphoma
    Cristina Zane
    Department of Dermatology, Spedali Civili, Brescia, Italy
    Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed 22:254-8. 2006
    ..The present study aims to assess the efficacy of photodynamic therapy (PDT) with topical methylaminolevulinate (MAL) in the treatment of unilesional MF...
  21. doi request reprint Reflectance confocal microscopy for the in vivo detection of Treponema pallidum in skin lesions of secondary syphilis
    Marina Venturini
    Department of Dermatology, University of Brescia, Spedali Civili Hospital, Brescia, Italy
    J Am Acad Dermatol 60:639-42. 2009
    ..Secondary syphilis is a diagnostic challenge that relies on microscopic and laboratory tests...
  22. pmc Multiple eruptive clear cell acanthoma
    Paola Monari
    Department of Dermatology, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    J Dermatol Case Rep 4:25-7. 2010
    ..Although solitary lesions are the rule, less than 30 cases of multiple Clear cell acanthoma have been described in the literature to date...
  23. ncbi request reprint Letter: Cutaneous melanoma in patients in treatment with biological therapy: Review of the literature and case report
    Ausilia Maria Manganoni
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Spedali Civili, Brescia, Italy
    Dermatol Online J 17:12. 2011
    ..Clinicians' collaboration will facilitate recognition and timely diagnosis of early melanoma. If there is any doubt, excision for histological evaluation should be considered. Pending new studies, careful observation is encouraged...
  24. ncbi request reprint Early cutaneous metastasis of adenoid cystic carcinoma of the salivary gland
    Giulio Gualdi
    Department of Dermatology, University of Brescia, Spedali Civili di Brescia, p le Spedali Civili 1, 25123 Brescia, Italy
    Cutis 93:E16-8. 2014
    ..Our case underscores the importance of conducting a complete skin examination in oncologic patients, especially focusing on cutaneous and subcutaneous nodules and papules that are eruptive or show rapid development. ..
  25. doi request reprint Nested graft in chronic wounds: a new solution for an old problem
    Giulio Gualdi
    Department of Dermatology, A O Spedali Civili, Brescia, Italy
    Int Wound J 8:127-31. 2011
    ..A complete wound healing was obtained in all patients treated in a short period of time. This technique does not require special equipment and assistance in maintaining costs at very low levels...
  26. doi request reprint Recurring and generalized visceroptosis in Ehlers-Danlos syndrome hypermobility type
    Chiara Dordoni
    Division of Biology and Genetics, Department of Biomedical Sciences and Biotechnology, Medical Faculty, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Am J Med Genet A 161:1143-7. 2013
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  27. ncbi request reprint Wegener's granulomatosis of the penis: genital presentation of systemic disease
    Wajdi Al Rajabi
    Department of Dermatology, Azienda Spedali Civili di Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Dermatology 212:370-2. 2006
    ..Cases in which isolated unspecific erosive lesions of the penis are the only symptoms of WG have been seen in only 4 other patients so far, and a correct diagnosis was only possible due to a careful follow-up study...
  28. doi request reprint Spontaneous regression of highly immunogenic Molluscum contagiosum virus (MCV)-induced skin lesions is associated with plasmacytoid dendritic cells and IFN-DC infiltration
    William Vermi
    Department of Pathology, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    J Invest Dermatol 131:426-34. 2011
    ..This study establishes a previously unreported model to underpin the role of innate immune cells in viral immune surveillance...
  29. doi request reprint Safety of anti-TNFα agents in the treatment of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis
    Giampiero Girolomoni
    Department of Dermatology, University of Verona, Italy
    Immunopharmacol Immunotoxicol 34:548-60. 2012
    ..However, some concerns on the long-term safety of these drugs still exist, as these studies generally included small patient numbers and were performed in selected patient populations...
  30. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of vascular Ehlers-Danlos syndrome in Italy: Clinical findings and novel COL3A1 mutations
    Bruno Drera
    Division of Biology and Genetics, Department of Biomedical Sciences and Biotechnology, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    J Dermatol Sci 64:237-40. 2011
  31. doi request reprint Allergic contact dermatitis from nickel in a piezoelectrical device for mosquito bites ('Click')
    Diego Semenza
    Department of Dermatology, Azienda Ospedaliera Spedali Civili, 25123 Brescia, Italy
    Contact Dermatitis 58:249-50. 2008