Vincenzo de Giorgi

Summary

Affiliation: University of Florence
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi Effect of β-blockers and other antihypertensive drugs on the risk of melanoma recurrence and death
    Vincenzo de Giorgi
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy Electronic address
    Mayo Clin Proc 88:1196-203. 2013
  2. doi Excess body weight and increased Breslow thickness in melanoma patients: a retrospective study
    Vincenzo de Giorgi
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 22:480-5. 2013
  3. pmc Pattern of HPV infection in basal cell carcinoma and in perilesional skin biopsies from immunocompetent patients
    Krystyna Zakrzewska
    Department of Public Health, University of Florence, Viale Morgagni 48, Florence, 50134, Italy
    Virol J 9:309. 2012
  4. doi Clinical and dermoscopic features of small Reed nevus (<6 mm)
    V de Giorgi
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 27:919-21. 2013
  5. doi Oestrogen receptor beta and melanoma: a comparative study
    V de Giorgi
    Department of Dermatology Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Division of Pathology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 168:513-9. 2013
  6. doi Is skin self-examination for cutaneous melanoma detection still adequate? A retrospective study
    Vincenzo de Giorgi
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Dermatology 225:31-6. 2012
  7. doi Features of small melanocytic lesions: does small mean benign? A clinical-dermoscopic study
    Vincenzo de Giorgi
    Department of Dermatology, Division of Pathological Anatomy, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Melanoma Res 22:252-6. 2012
  8. doi Epidemiology of melanoma: is it still epidemic? What is the role of the sun, sunbeds, Vit D, betablocks, and others?
    Vincenzo de Giorgi
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Dermatol Ther 25:392-6. 2012
  9. doi The prognostic impact of the anatomical sites in the 'head and neck melanoma': scalp versus face and neck
    Vincenzo de Giorgi
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Italy
    Melanoma Res 22:402-5. 2012
  10. pmc Human parvovirus PARV4 DNA in tissues from adult individuals: a comparison with human parvovirus B19 (B19V)
    Fabiana Corcioli
    Department of Public Health, University of Firenze, Viale Morgagni 48, Firenze, Italy
    Virol J 7:272. 2010

Detail Information

Publications101 found, 100 shown here

  1. doi Effect of β-blockers and other antihypertensive drugs on the risk of melanoma recurrence and death
    Vincenzo de Giorgi
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy Electronic address
    Mayo Clin Proc 88:1196-203. 2013
    ..To verify preliminary studies on patients with melanoma exposed to β-blockers that suggested a reduced risk of disease recurrence and death...
  2. doi Excess body weight and increased Breslow thickness in melanoma patients: a retrospective study
    Vincenzo de Giorgi
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 22:480-5. 2013
    ..Despite limitations because of both the study design and the relatively small numbers of patients in certain subgroups, overweight status may be associated with an increased Breslow thickness in postmenopausal women...
  3. pmc Pattern of HPV infection in basal cell carcinoma and in perilesional skin biopsies from immunocompetent patients
    Krystyna Zakrzewska
    Department of Public Health, University of Florence, Viale Morgagni 48, Florence, 50134, Italy
    Virol J 9:309. 2012
    ..A small group of SCC patients (n=9) was also included. We also evaluated some previously postulated risk factors for HPV infection in NMSC patients...
  4. doi Clinical and dermoscopic features of small Reed nevus (<6 mm)
    V de Giorgi
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 27:919-21. 2013
    ..In early stages of evolution, the lesions generally show a characteristic globular appearance typically found in childhood, followed by the so-called starburst pattern...
  5. doi Oestrogen receptor beta and melanoma: a comparative study
    V de Giorgi
    Department of Dermatology Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Division of Pathology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 168:513-9. 2013
    ..Oncological research has focused on evaluating oestrogen receptors (ERs) in oestrogen-related tumours, and understanding the potential role of ERs in the pathophysiology of cancer...
  6. doi Is skin self-examination for cutaneous melanoma detection still adequate? A retrospective study
    Vincenzo de Giorgi
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Dermatology 225:31-6. 2012
    ..The aim of this retrospective study was to analyze the relationship between detection pattern, tumor thickness, patient demographics, and personal and family history of melanoma in the era of noninvasive diagnosis...
  7. doi Features of small melanocytic lesions: does small mean benign? A clinical-dermoscopic study
    Vincenzo de Giorgi
    Department of Dermatology, Division of Pathological Anatomy, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Melanoma Res 22:252-6. 2012
    ..However, the use of dermoscopy, even if not nullifying, allows a better classification of small, melanocytic lesions through pattern analysis...
  8. doi Epidemiology of melanoma: is it still epidemic? What is the role of the sun, sunbeds, Vit D, betablocks, and others?
    Vincenzo de Giorgi
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Dermatol Ther 25:392-6. 2012
    ..However, acute sun exposure and widespread use of sunbeds may also justify the increase in melanoma incidence. Recently, both vitamin D and beta-blocker use seem to play a beneficial role in melanoma progression...
  9. doi The prognostic impact of the anatomical sites in the 'head and neck melanoma': scalp versus face and neck
    Vincenzo de Giorgi
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Italy
    Melanoma Res 22:402-5. 2012
    ..7% for scalp. HNM has different and worse prognostic features with respect to other sites, but this trend is not only because of scalp melanoma but is also determined by F&N melanoma, which we believe to be underestimated until now...
  10. pmc Human parvovirus PARV4 DNA in tissues from adult individuals: a comparison with human parvovirus B19 (B19V)
    Fabiana Corcioli
    Department of Public Health, University of Firenze, Viale Morgagni 48, Firenze, Italy
    Virol J 7:272. 2010
    ..This study was aimed to assess the tissue distribution and the ability to persist of PARV4 in comparison to parvovirus B19 (B19V)...
  11. ncbi Dermoscopy in pigmented squamous cell carcinoma
    Vincenzo de Giorgi
    Departments of Dermatology and Human Pathology and Oncology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    J Cutan Med Surg 13:326-9. 2009
    ..However, its potential role has been hampered so far by the fact that little is known about the dermoscopic features of pigmented SCC...
  12. doi Prevalence and distribution of melanocytic naevi on the scalp: a prospective study
    V de Giorgi
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Via della Pergola 60, 50121 Florence, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 162:345-9. 2010
    ..Most studies of scalp naevi have been performed in children, whose incidence of scalp naevi is relatively high, at about 0.5-11.7% of the total body count of common naevi...
  13. doi The use of silicone gel in the treatment of fresh surgical scars: a randomized study
    V de Giorgi
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Clin Exp Dermatol 34:688-93. 2009
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of a silicone gel in treating surgical wounds compared with a control group of the same phenotype and same scar site for which a placebo was advised...
  14. doi Estrogen receptor expression in cutaneous melanoma: a real-time reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction and immunohistochemical study
    Vincenzo de Giorgi
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Via della Pergola 60, 50121 Florence, Italy
    Arch Dermatol 145:30-6. 2009
    ..To evaluate estrogen receptor (ER) expression in human melanoma tissues and in the adjacent healthy skin with the aim of explaining whether the ERalpha:ERbeta expression ratio has a role in neoplastic progression...
  15. ncbi Keratinocyte growth factor receptors
    Vincenzo de Giorgi
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Via della Pergola 60, 50100 Florence, Italy
    Dermatol Clin 25:477-85, vii. 2007
    ..This article reviews the architecture, the ligand binding activated-signaling pathways, and the biologic effects of KGFR and EGFR on keratinocytes...
  16. ncbi Melanocytic aggregation in the skin: diagnostic clues from lentigines to melanoma
    Vincenzo de Giorgi
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Via Lorenzo il Magnifico 104, 5019 Florence, Italy
    Dermatol Clin 25:303-20, vii-viii. 2007
    ..The authors have systematically analyzed the clinical and dermoscopic features of melanocytic skin lesions, so as to increase in vivo diagnostic accuracy...
  17. ncbi Images in clinical medicine. Plantar melanoma--a false vegetant wart
    Vincenzo de Giorgi
    Universita di Firenze, 50131 Florence, Italy
    N Engl J Med 355:e13. 2006
  18. ncbi Dermoscopy in black people
    V de Giorgi
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Via della Pergola 60, 50121 Florence, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 155:695-9. 2006
    ..Little is known about the use of dermoscopy in nonwhite-skinned populations and whether it can influence diagnostic performance...
  19. ncbi Dermoscopy for "true" amelanotic melanoma: a clinical dermoscopic-pathologic case study
    Vincenzo de Giorgi
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    J Am Acad Dermatol 54:341-4. 2006
    ..In the light of our experience, pattern analysis is the most reliable method for diagnosing these particular lesions correctly because it allows in-depth morphologic analysis of the few parameters found...
  20. doi Synchronous angiosarcoma, melanoma and morphea of the breast skin 14 years after radiotherapy for mammary carcinoma
    Vincenzo de Giorgi
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, IT 50121 Firenze, Italy
    Acta Derm Venereol 90:283-6. 2010
    ..Radiation-induced morphea is a rare complication in which immunological abnormalities may stimulate malignant transformation. Long-term studies are required to clarify the pathogenesis of these rare associations...
  21. doi Application of a filtration- and isolation-by-size technique for the detection of circulating tumor cells in cutaneous melanoma
    Vincenzo de Giorgi
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Dermatology Unit, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    J Invest Dermatol 130:2440-7. 2010
    ..001). CTC detection corroborated by suitable molecular characterization may assist in the identification and monitoring of more appropriate therapies in melanoma patients...
  22. doi Multiple primary melanoma: the impact of atypical naevi and follow up
    V de Giorgi
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Via Alfani 37, Florence 50100, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 163:1319-22. 2010
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  23. doi Polymorphisms of estrogen receptors: risk factors for invasive melanoma - a prospective study
    Vincenzo de Giorgi
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Oncology 80:232-7. 2011
    ..8 and 39.5%, respectively. These results suggest that a polymorphism at the AluIrestriction site correlates with a higher proportion of melanoma. Thus, the polymorphism of ERβ could ascribe to a higher susceptibility to melanoma...
  24. doi Specific challenges in the management of subungual melanoma
    Vincenzo de Giorgi
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Piazza indipendenza 11, Firenze 50100, Italy
    Expert Rev Anticancer Ther 11:749-61. 2011
    ..The correct management of SUM hinges on early diagnosis and selection of the most appropriate surgical technique. Curative treatment of SUM currently entails surgical excision when the extent of invasion is limited...
  25. doi Estrogens, estrogen receptors and melanoma
    Vincenzo de Giorgi
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Piazza indipendenza 11, Firenze 50100, Italy
    Expert Rev Anticancer Ther 11:739-47. 2011
    ..Therefore, if future large-scale immunohistochemical and molecular studies point towards ERβ as an important factor in malignant melanoma progression, they will open up novel and targeted prognostic and therapeutic perspectives...
  26. doi Treatment with β-blockers and reduced disease progression in patients with thick melanoma
    Vincenzo de Giorgi
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Arch Intern Med 171:779-81. 2011
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  27. doi Contrast-enhanced ultrasound: a filter role in AJCC stage I/II melanoma patients
    Vincenzo de Giorgi
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Oncology 79:370-5. 2010
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  28. ncbi ABO blood group and risk of cutaneous malignant melanoma
    Vincenzo de Giorgi
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Via della Pergola 60, Florence, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 20:121-2. 2011
    ....
  29. doi Adding dermatoscopy to naked eye examination of equivocal melanocytic skin lesions: effect on intention to excise by general dermatologists
    V de Giorgi
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Clin Exp Dermatol 36:255-9. 2011
    ..This study was set up to specifically evaluate whether the use of dermatoscopy by general dermatologists would also improve accuracy...
  30. doi Cutaneous manifestations of breast carcinoma
    Vincenzo de Giorgi
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Firenze, Italy
    Dermatol Ther 23:581-9. 2010
    ..In clinical practice, cutaneous metastases show a wide range of clinical manifestations. Nodules are the most common presentation, but several other patterns are described below...
  31. doi Circulating benign nevus cells detected by ISET technique: warning for melanoma molecular diagnosis
    Vincenzo de Giorgi
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Via della Pergola 60, 50132 Florence, Italy
    Arch Dermatol 146:1120-4. 2010
    ..Isolation by size of epithelial tumor cells (ISET) allows the identification of circulating tumor cells by filtration according to size...
  32. doi Prevalence and distribution of solitary oral pigmented lesions: a prospective study
    V de Giorgi
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 23:1320-3. 2009
    ..Therefore, biopsy with histological exam represents the diagnostic gold standard...
  33. ncbi Frequency and characteristics of melanomas missed at a pigmented lesion clinic: a registry-based study
    Paolo Carli
    Department of Dermatology, Centro per lo Studio e la Prevenzione Oncologica, Florence, Italy
    Melanoma Res 14:403-7. 2004
    ..1. In conclusion, specialized examination of pigmented skin lesions at the PLC offered good level of diagnostic performance, with an acceptable cost in terms of benign lesions removed and overall a low risk of missing melanomas...
  34. ncbi The problem of false-positive diagnosis in melanoma screening: the impact of dermoscopy
    Paolo Carli
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Melanoma Res 13:179-82. 2003
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  35. ncbi Results of surveillance programme aimed at early diagnosis of cutaneous melanoma in high risk Mediterranean subjects
    Paolo Carli
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Italy
    Eur J Dermatol 13:482-6. 2003
    ..To compare the number of observed cases of melanoma in the cohort to that expected number in the general population of the same area...
  36. ncbi Patterns of detection of superficial spreading and nodular-type melanoma: a multicenter Italian study
    Paolo Carli
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Dermatol Surg 30:1371-5; discussion 1375-6. 2004
    ..Nodular histotype represents the condition that is mostly associated with diagnosis of thick melanoma...
  37. doi Dermoscopy, confocal laser microscopy, and hi-tech evaluation of vascular skin lesions: diagnostic and therapeutic perspectives
    Marta Grazzini
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Firenze, Italy
    Dermatol Ther 25:297-303. 2012
    ..e., hemangiomas angiokeratoma, pyogenic granuloma, angiosarcoma) taking into particular consideration the differential diagnosis with amelanotic melanoma...
  38. ncbi Baseline factors influencing decisions on digital follow-up of melanocytic lesions in daily practice: an Italian multicenter survey
    Paolo Carli
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Italy
    J Am Acad Dermatol 55:256-62. 2006
    ..Guidelines for optimized use of digital follow-up of melanocytic lesions are not yet available, and little is known about inclusion criteria adopted in clinical practice...
  39. ncbi Dermoscopy of pigmented skin lesions: results of a consensus meeting via the Internet
    Giuseppe Argenziano
    Department of Dermatology, Second University of Naples, Italy
    J Am Acad Dermatol 48:679-93. 2003
    ..There is a need for better standardization of the dermoscopic terminology in assessing pigmented skin lesions...
  40. doi β-adrenergic-blocking drugs and melanoma: current state of the art
    Vincenzo de Giorgi
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Expert Rev Anticancer Ther 12:1461-7. 2012
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  41. pmc Multiparametric analysis of cell-free DNA in melanoma patients
    Francesca Salvianti
    Department of Clinical Physiopathology, Clinical Biochemistry Unit, Universita di Firenze, Firenze, Italy
    PLoS ONE 7:e49843. 2012
    ..90) and methylated RASSF1A (AUC:0.89).An approach based on the simultaneous determination of three biomarkers (total cfDNA, integrity index 180/67 and methylated RASSF1A) could improve the diagnostic performance in melanoma...
  42. ncbi Examination of lesions (including dermoscopy) without contact with the patient is associated with improper management in about 30% of equivocal melanomas
    Paolo Carli
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Dermatol Surg 31:169-72. 2005
    ..Therefore, examination of pigmented skin lesions based on clinical and dermoscopic images, without contact with the patient, may be associated with a not negligible risk of incorrect lesion management...
  43. ncbi Effect of lesion size on the diagnostic performance of dermoscopy in melanoma detection
    Paolo Carli
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Italy
    Dermatology 206:292-6. 2003
    ..Little is known however about factors which may influence the diagnostic performance during practice. The aim of the study was to analyze the effect of size of the lesion on diagnostic performance of dermoscopy in melanoma detection...
  44. doi In vivo characterization of the inflammatory infiltrate and apoptotic status in imiquimod-treated basal cell carcinoma
    Vincenzo de Giorgi
    Dipartimento di Scienze Dermatologiche, Universita degli Studi di Firenze, Florence, Italy
    Int J Dermatol 48:312-21. 2009
    ..Imiquimod use in the treatment of basal cell carcinoma (BCC) has proven to be successful in a large percentage of cases, inducing tumor regression; however, the exact cellular mechanism has not been fully clarified...
  45. doi BRAFV600E detection in melanoma is highly improved by COLD-PCR
    Pamela Pinzani
    Department of Clinical Physiopathology, University of Florence, Viale Pieraccini 6, 50139 Florence, Italy
    Clin Chim Acta 412:901-5. 2011
    ..Our aim was to investigate COLD-PCR (co-amplification at lower denaturation temperature-PCR) as a new approach for the pre-analytical enrichment of the BRAFV600E variant in formalin fixed paraffin embedded (FFPE) melanoma tissues...
  46. doi Circulating cell-free DNA in plasma of melanoma patients: qualitative and quantitative considerations
    Pamela Pinzani
    Department of Clinical Physiopathology, University of Florence, Viale Pieraccini 6, 50139 Florence, Italy
    Clin Chim Acta 412:2141-5. 2011
    ..In conclusion, DNA integrity indexes can be considered suitable parameters for monitoring cfDNA fragmentation in melanoma patients...
  47. ncbi Dermoscopic features of combined melanocytic nevi
    Vincenzo de Giorgi
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    J Cutan Pathol 31:600-4. 2004
    ..Conversely, combined nevi including a Spitz nevus component may be difficult to classify even by dermoscopy, thus requiring careful monitoring or surgical excision...
  48. doi Allele specific Taqman-based real-time PCR assay to quantify circulating BRAFV600E mutated DNA in plasma of melanoma patients
    Pamela Pinzani
    Department of Clinical Physiopathology, University of Florence, Viale Pieraccini 6, 50139 Florence, Italy
    Clin Chim Acta 411:1319-24. 2010
    ..As this event occurs early in melanoma progression, the quantification of BRAF-mutated alleles in plasma may represent a useful biomarker for noninvasive diagnosis and prediction of response to therapy...
  49. ncbi Addition of dermoscopy to conventional naked-eye examination in melanoma screening: a randomized study
    Paolo Carli
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    J Am Acad Dermatol 50:683-9. 2004
    ....
  50. doi [β-blockers: a new and emerging treatment for melanoma]
    Vincenzo de Giorgi
    Dipartimento di Dermatologia, Universita di Firenze, Italy
    Recenti Prog Med 103:11-6. 2012
    ..These data, originating from prospective studies, cannot be considered conclusive and require validation by means of clinical trials that are underway...
  51. ncbi Features of regression in dermoscopic diagnosis: a confounding factor? Two clinical, dermoscopic-pathologic case studies
    Vincenzo de Giorgi
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Dermatol Surg 32:282-6. 2006
    ..Regression may indeed be one of the most confounding dermoscopic parameters because it tends to cover, or rather to destroy, other parameters, thus often hindering a correct diagnosis...
  52. ncbi Blue hue in the dermoscopy setting: homogeneous blue pigmentation, gray-blue area, and/or whitish blue veil?
    Vincenzo de Giorgi
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Via degli Alfani 37, 50121 Florence, Italy
    Dermatol Surg 29:965-7. 2003
    ..An assessment of the lesion by means of dermoscopy was performed. The purpose of this report was to analyze the Blue Hue in dermoscopy with its histopathologic correlates, starting with the discussion of a clinical case...
  53. ncbi Pigmented Bowen's disease mimicking cutaneous melanoma: clinical and dermoscopic aspects
    Marcello Stante
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Via degli Alfani 37, 50121 Florence, Italy
    Dermatol Surg 30:541-4. 2004
    ..Pigmented Bowen's disease (BD) (squamous cell carcinoma in situ) has been rarely described among white patients...
  54. ncbi Clinically and dermoscopically featureless melanoma: when prevention fails
    Paolo Carli
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Italy
    J Am Acad Dermatol 46:957-9. 2002
    ..The risk of false-negative diagnosis by both clinical examination and dermoscopy during melanoma screening as well as the possible role of dermoscopy in the diagnosis of amelanotic melanoma are discussed...
  55. ncbi The gold standard for photographing pigmented skin lesions for diagnostic purposes: contact versus distant imaging
    Paolo Carli
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Via degli Alfani 37, 50121 Florence, Italy
    Skin Res Technol 8:255-9. 2002
    ..However, it has not yet been established which is the best photographic procedure for obtaining the most informative clinical images to be used in a formal diagnostic setting...
  56. ncbi Dermoscopic features of mucosal melanosis
    Francesca Mannone
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Dermatol Surg 30:1118-23. 2004
    ..Melanosis, particularly when occurring on genitalia, can clinically mimic mucosal melanoma thus creating concern in both the patient and the physician...
  57. ncbi Dermatologist detection and skin self-examination are associated with thinner melanomas: results from a survey of the Italian Multidisciplinary Group on Melanoma
    Paolo Carli
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Via degli Alfani 31, 501221 Florence, Italy
    Arch Dermatol 139:607-12. 2003
    ..To investigate patterns of detection and variables associated with early diagnosis of melanoma in a population at intermediate melanoma risk...
  58. doi Targeted and combination treatments for vitiligo. Comparative evaluation of different current modalities in 458 subjects
    Torello Lotti
    Department of Dermatological Sciences, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Dermatol Ther 21:S20-6. 2008
    ..In the short term, the only side-effects registered have been cutaneous atrophy with corticosteroid cream, and stinging and burning with 0.1% tacrolimus ointment and, less frequently, with 1% pimecrolimus cream...
  59. ncbi Triple synchronous cutaneous melanoma: a clinical, dermoscopic, and genetic case study
    Vincenzo de Giorgi
    Department of Dermatology, Medical Genetics Unit, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Dermatol Surg 33:488-91. 2007
  60. doi Outcome of patients with melanoma and histologically negative sentinel lymph nodes: one institution's experience
    Vincenzo de Giorgi
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Oncology 73:401-6. 2007
    ..The aim of our study was to evaluate over time a cohort of patients who, having undergone SLN treatment, were found negative for metastases using routine histopathological and immunohistochemical analyses...
  61. ncbi Superficial cutaneous leiomyosarcoma: a rare, misleading tumor
    Vincenzo de Giorgi
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Am J Clin Dermatol 9:185-7. 2008
    ..We present the case of an 81-year-old man with cutaneous leiomyosarcoma on the forehead...
  62. doi Scoring of collagen organization in healthy and diseased human dermis by multiphoton microscopy
    Riccardo Cicchi
    L E N S and Department of Physics, University of Florence, Sesto Fiorentino, Italy
    J Biophotonics 3:34-43. 2010
    ..This multiple scoring method represents a promising tool to be extended to other collagen disorders, as well as to be used in in-vivo skin-imaging applications...
  63. ncbi Eruptive multiple blue nevi of the penis: a clinical dermoscopic pathologic case study
    Vincenzo de Giorgi
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    J Cutan Pathol 31:185-8. 2004
    ..Because of the well-known diagnostic value of the blue hue in the diagnosis of malignancy by dermoscopy, a careful examination of these lesions should be made in order to minimize any risk of misclassification with melanoma...
  64. ncbi Sebaceous carcinoma arising from nevus sebaceus: a case report
    Vincenzo de Giorgi
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Dermatol Surg 29:105-7. 2003
    ..Sebaceous carcinoma (SC) is a rare, aggressive, malignant tumor that is derived from adnexal epithelium of sebaceous glands that are distributed mostly in the skin of the head, neck, and hair-bearing regions of the body...
  65. doi Expression of Notch-1 and alteration of the E-cadherin/beta-catenin cell adhesion complex are observed in primary cutaneous neuroendocrine carcinoma (Merkel cell carcinoma)
    John Panelos
    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Mod Pathol 22:959-68. 2009
    ..Downregulation of E-cadherin and diffuse membranous beta-catenin expression suggest a dysregulation of the E-cadherin/beta-catenin complex in Merkel cell carcinoma. This may contribute to local invasion and distant metastasis...
  66. ncbi Possible histopathologic correlates of dermoscopic features in pigmented melanocytic lesions identified by means of optical coherence tomography
    Vincenzo de Giorgi
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Via degli Alfani, 37 50121 Firenze, Italy
    Exp Dermatol 14:56-9. 2005
    ..The resolution is not high enough to reveal the morphology of the single cells, but it is possible to evaluate the architecture of a lesion...
  67. ncbi Relationship between cause of referral and diagnostic outcome in pigmented lesion clinics: a multicentre survey of the Italian Multidisciplinary Group on Melanoma (GIPMe)
    Paolo Carli
    Department of Dermatological Science, University of Florence, Italy
    Melanoma Res 13:207-11. 2003
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  68. doi Atypical Spitzoid melanocytic tumors: a morphological, mutational, and FISH analysis
    Daniela Massi
    Division of Pathological Anatomy, Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    J Am Acad Dermatol 64:919-35. 2011
    ..Identification of the clinical behavior of atypical Spitzoid tumors with conflicting histopathologic features remains controversial...
  69. doi Tumour suppressor gene TP53 mutations in atypical vascular lesions of breast skin following radiotherapy
    Raffaella Santi
    Division of Pathological Anatomy, Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Histopathology 58:455-66. 2011
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate alterations of tumour suppressor gene TP53 in a series of radiation-induced AVL and angiosarcomas (AS)...
  70. ncbi Immediate local and regional recurrence after the excision of a polypoid melanoma: tumor dormancy or tumor activation?
    Vincenzo de Giorgi
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Dermatol Surg 29:664-7. 2003
    ..Here, the case of a woman is discussed in whom the surgical removal of a polypoid melanoma was followed, in less than a month, by local recurrence and locoregional lymph nodal metastases, which were previously clinically absent...
  71. ncbi Multiple synchronous cutaneous melanomas: implications for prevention
    Paolo Carli
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Int J Dermatol 41:583-5. 2002
    ..A subset of about 3-5% of melanoma patients present a second primary melanoma...
  72. ncbi Reconstruction of the vulvar labia minora with a wedge resection
    Vincenzo de Giorgi
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Dermatol Surg 30:1583-6. 2004
    ....
  73. ncbi False "melanocytic" parameters shown by pigmented seborrheic keratoses: a finding which is not uncommon in dermoscopy
    Vincenzo de Giorgi
    Dipartimento di Scienze Dermatologiche and Patologia Umana ed Oncologia, Universita degli Studi di Firenze, Firenze, Italy
    Dermatol Surg 28:776-9. 2002
    ..Dermoscopic evaluation of pigmented lesions includes assessment of criteria suggestive of melanocytic proliferation. Dermoscopic diagnosis may be hampered when a nonmelanocytic lesion displays one or more melanocytic features...
  74. ncbi Ungual basal cell carcinoma on the fifth toe mimicking chronic dermatitis: case study
    Vincenzo de Giorgi
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Dermatol Surg 31:723-5. 2005
    ..The finger, toe, and nail unit are rare sites of basal cell carcinoma (BCC). Only a few patients with BCC of the foot have been described in the world literature, and ungual BCC is even less frequent...
  75. ncbi Eccrine porocarcinoma: a rare but sometimes fatal malignant neoplasm
    Vincenzo de Giorgi
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Dermatol Surg 33:374-7. 2007
  76. ncbi Dermoscopy and preoperative evaluation of melanoma thickness
    Vincenzo de Giorgi
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Clin Dermatol 20:305-8. 2002
  77. doi Sequential effects of photodynamic treatment of basal cell carcinoma
    Francesca Prignano
    Department of Dermatological Sciences, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    J Cutan Pathol 36:409-16. 2009
    ..Photodynamic therapy (PDT) of superficial basal cell carcinoma (SBCC) acts as a biological response modifier or killing target cells, but sequential biological effects have not been reported in depth in humans...
  78. ncbi Vulvar basal cell carcinoma: retrospective study and review of literature
    Vincenzo de Giorgi
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Via degli Alfani, 37, Firenze 50121, Florence, Italy
    Gynecol Oncol 97:192-4. 2005
    ..The aim of this study is to assess the impact and clinical features of BCCs in the vulva versus other anatomical sites...
  79. ncbi ["Norwegian scabies" in a wax model at the Pathology Museum of the University of Florence]
    Gabriella Nesi
    Dipartimento di Patologia Umana e Oncologia, Universita degli Studi di Firenze, Florence, Italy
    Med Secoli 20:339-49. 2008
    ..The so-called "leper", a full-scale reproduction by Luigi Calamai of a man affected with Norwegian scabies, a rare skin disease, is considered the symbol of the Museum...
  80. doi Focused UV-B narrowband microphototherapy (Biopsorin). A new treatment for plaque psoriasis
    Torello Lotti
    University Unit of Dermatology, University of Florence School of Medicine, Florence, Italy
    Dermatol Ther 22:383-5. 2009
    ..Psoriasis Area and Severity Index 75 is achieved in 64% of patients after 12 sessions of treatment. The Physician Global Assessment evaluation significantly improves in all treated patients...
  81. ncbi Skin cancer day in Italy: method of referral to open access clinics and tumor prevalence in the examined population
    Paolo Carli
    Dipartimento di Scienze Dermatolog iche Via degli Alfani, 31, 50121 Firenze, Italy
    Eur J Dermatol 13:76-9. 2003
    ..Increased public awareness regarding skin cancer probably represents the main effect of this type of campaign...
  82. ncbi Multiple synchronous pigmented basal cell carcinomas following radiotherapy for Hodgkin's disease
    Marcello Stante
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Via degli Altani 37, 50121 Florence, Italy
    Int J Dermatol 41:208-11. 2002
    ..Their occurrence at a young age is often linked to some genodermatosis, including Nevoid Basal Cell Carcinoma Syndrome (NBCCS). The exposure to ionizing radiation is also considered to be a predisposing factor in the development of BCCs...
  83. ncbi Giant melanoma displaying gross features reproducing parameters seen on dermoscopy
    Vincenzo de Giorgi
    Dipartimento di Scienze Dermatologiche and Patologia Umana ed Oncologia, Universita degli Studi di Firenze, Firenze, Italy
    Dermatol Surg 28:646-7. 2002
    ..The basis of dermoscopy is the strict relationship between dermoscopic features and histology of pigmented skin lesions...
  84. ncbi Receptors in skin ageing and antiageing agents
    Ilaria Ghersetich
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Via Lorenzo il Magnifico 104, 50129 Florence, Italy
    Dermatol Clin 25:655-62, xi. 2007
    ..The understanding of the role of key receptors involved in the complex pathomechanism of skin ageing probably will lead to the development of the new therapeutic agents in the near future...
  85. doi Orbital solitary fibrous tumor: a case report and review of the literature
    Giuseppe Leoncini
    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology, University of Florence, Viale GB Morgagni 85, 50134, Florence, Italy
    Pathol Oncol Res 14:213-7. 2008
    ..We review the clinical, histopathological, and immunohistochemical features of the orbital SFT described so far, with particular emphasis on differential diagnosis with other spindle cell orbital neoplasms...
  86. ncbi Cutaneous melanoma
    Vincenzo de Giorgi
    Lancet 365:2003; author reply 2004-5. 2005
  87. ncbi Thin melanoma of the vulva: a clinical, dermoscopic-pathologic case study
    Vincenzo de Giorgi
    Arch Dermatol 141:1046-7. 2005
  88. ncbi A 10-year-old in situ melanoma?
    Paolo Carli
    Arch Dermatol 138:980-1. 2002
  89. doi Distribution of congenital melanocytic naevi and congenital naevus-like naevi in a survey of 3406 Italian schoolchildren
    S Gallus
    Centro Studi GISED, USC di Dermatologia, Ospedali Riuniti di Bergamo, Largo Barozzi 1, 24100 Bergamo, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 159:433-8. 2008
    ..Scanty information is available on the prevalence of congenital melanocytic naevi (CMN) and congenital naevus-like naevi (CNLN), particularly the small ones...
  90. ncbi Unknown primary melanoma
    Vincenzo de Giorgi
    Eur J Cancer 40:1454-5. 2004
  91. ncbi Subungual melanoma: an insidious erythematous nodule on the nail bed
    Vincenzo de Giorgi
    Arch Dermatol 141:398-9. 2005
  92. ncbi Dermoscopy in vulvar basal cell carcinoma
    Vincenzo de Giorgi
    Arch Dermatol 143:426-7. 2007
  93. ncbi Basal-cell carcinoma
    Vincenzo de Giorgi
    N Engl J Med 354:769-71; author reply 769-71. 2006
  94. ncbi Dermoscopy in the management of pigmented lesions of the oral mucosa
    Vincenzo de Giorgi
    Oral Oncol 39:534-5. 2003
  95. ncbi Management of cutaneous melanoma
    Vincenzo de Giorgi
    N Engl J Med 351:2770-1; author reply 2770-1. 2004
  96. pmc Elderly woman with rapidly growing, ulcerated pigmented lesion
    Vincenzo de Giorgi
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Italy
    CMAJ 169:1054. 2003
  97. ncbi Subungual melanoma: a particularly invasive "onychomycosis"
    Vincenzo de Giorgi
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:2094-6. 2007
  98. ncbi Sentinel lymph nodes in melanoma patients: evaluating the evidence
    Vincenzo de Giorgi
    Oncology 71:460-2. 2006
  99. ncbi Radiotherapy for giant squamous cell carcinomas
    Vincenzo de Giorgi
    Int J Dermatol 46:546-7. 2007
  100. pmc A 42-year-old man with a rapidly growing lesion of the soft palate
    Vincenzo de Giorgi
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    CMAJ 173:367. 2005