Silvia Moretti

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Affiliation: University of Florence
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint β-adrenoceptors are upregulated in human melanoma and their activation releases pro-tumorigenic cytokines and metalloproteases in melanoma cell lines
    Silvia Moretti
    Section of Clinical, Preventive and Oncologic Dermatology, Department of Surgery and Translational Medicine, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Lab Invest 93:279-90. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Fibrosis in regressing melanoma versus nonfibrosis in halo nevus upon melanocyte disappearance: could it be related to a different cytokine microenvironment?
    Silvia Moretti
    2nd Dermatology Clinic, Department of Dermatological Sciences, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    J Cutan Pathol 34:301-8. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Keratinocyte dysfunction in vitiligo epidermis: cytokine microenvironment and correlation to keratinocyte apoptosis
    Silvia Moretti
    Department of Dermatological Sciences, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Histol Histopathol 24:849-57. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Vitiligo: an update on current pharmacotherapy and future directions
    Roberta Colucci
    University of Florence, Section of Clinical, Preventive and Oncologic Dermatology, Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Florence, Italy
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 13:1885-99. 2012
  5. doi request reprint 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
  6. doi request reprint Jessner-Kanof disease: two effective and sure therapeutic options
    Rossana Conti
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Division of Dermatology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Dermatol Ther 26:373-6. 2013
  7. pmc Red nodule on the breast
    Roberta Colucci
    Division of Dermatology, Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Indian J Dermatol 57:387-9. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Persistent herpes gestationis
    Samantha Berti
    The Department of Dermatological Sciences, University of Florence, Via della Pergola 58, 50121 Florence, Italy
    Skinmed 1:55-8. 2002
  9. doi request reprint Vitiligo in an Italian outpatient center: a clinical and serologic study of 204 patients in Tuscany
    Samantha Berti
    Department of Dermatological Sciences, University of Florence, Italy
    Am J Clin Dermatol 12:43-9. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Vitiligo therapy
    Torello Lotti
    University of Florence, Department of Dermatological Sciences, Via della Pergola, 60, 50121 Florence, Italy
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 10:2779-85. 2009

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  1. ncbi request reprint β-adrenoceptors are upregulated in human melanoma and their activation releases pro-tumorigenic cytokines and metalloproteases in melanoma cell lines
    Silvia Moretti
    Section of Clinical, Preventive and Oncologic Dermatology, Department of Surgery and Translational Medicine, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Lab Invest 93:279-90. 2013
    ..The observation that β-ARs are upregulated in malignant melanoma tissues support the hypothesis that circulating catecholamines NE and E, by activating their receptors, favour melanoma progression in vivo...
  2. ncbi request reprint Fibrosis in regressing melanoma versus nonfibrosis in halo nevus upon melanocyte disappearance: could it be related to a different cytokine microenvironment?
    Silvia Moretti
    2nd Dermatology Clinic, Department of Dermatological Sciences, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    J Cutan Pathol 34:301-8. 2007
    ..It is not clear why melanocyte disappearance occurs without fibrotic evolution in halo nevus and with fibrotic evolution in regressing melanoma...
  3. ncbi request reprint Keratinocyte dysfunction in vitiligo epidermis: cytokine microenvironment and correlation to keratinocyte apoptosis
    Silvia Moretti
    Department of Dermatological Sciences, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Histol Histopathol 24:849-57. 2009
    ..In particular, increased TNF-alpha could contribute to keratinocyte apoptosis, which results in reduced release of melanogenic cytokines and ultimately in melanocyte disappearance...
  4. doi request reprint Vitiligo: an update on current pharmacotherapy and future directions
    Roberta Colucci
    University of Florence, Section of Clinical, Preventive and Oncologic Dermatology, Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Florence, Italy
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 13:1885-99. 2012
    ..Vitiligo is a common pigmentary skin disorder, characterized by the appearance of white macules on the skin, mucosal or hair. Treatment is often a tough challenge and involves a wide range of therapies...
  5. doi request reprint 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...
  6. doi request reprint Jessner-Kanof disease: two effective and sure therapeutic options
    Rossana Conti
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Division of Dermatology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Dermatol Ther 26:373-6. 2013
    ..03% ointment. We have compared the results and the potential side effects with the two treatments, and after 1 year of follow-up, no recurrence of cutaneous lesions were observed. ..
  7. pmc Red nodule on the breast
    Roberta Colucci
    Division of Dermatology, Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Indian J Dermatol 57:387-9. 2012
    ..We report this case to highlight the importance of an investigation of Lyme borreliosis when a patient living in the countryside presents with a red nodule of the nipple and areola...
  8. ncbi request reprint Persistent herpes gestationis
    Samantha Berti
    The Department of Dermatological Sciences, University of Florence, Via della Pergola 58, 50121 Florence, Italy
    Skinmed 1:55-8. 2002
  9. doi request reprint Vitiligo in an Italian outpatient center: a clinical and serologic study of 204 patients in Tuscany
    Samantha Berti
    Department of Dermatological Sciences, University of Florence, Italy
    Am J Clin Dermatol 12:43-9. 2011
    ..Vitiligo is a depigmentation disorder resulting from destruction of cutaneous melanocytes that affects 0.1-2% of the world's population, irrespective of sex and race...
  10. doi request reprint Vitiligo therapy
    Torello Lotti
    University of Florence, Department of Dermatological Sciences, Via della Pergola, 60, 50121 Florence, Italy
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 10:2779-85. 2009
    ..Excellent therapeutic results can be achieved through combination treatments; surgical intervention is reserved for adolescent or adult patients with stable vitiligo...
  11. ncbi request reprint Dermatosis Papulosa Nigra and 10,600-nm CO2 laser, a good choice
    Nicola Bruscino
    Department of Surgery and Translational Medicine, Section of Dermatology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    J Cosmet Laser Ther 16:114-6. 2014
    ..We propose the 10,600-nm CO2 laser as a valid therapeutic option in patients affected by DPN, since the treatment is well tolerated, causes no major side effects, and is effective and long lasting...
  12. doi request reprint Inflammatory linear verrucous epidermal nevus: why a combined laser therapy
    Rossana Conti
    Department of Dermatology II, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    J Cosmet Laser Ther 15:242-5. 2013
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  13. ncbi request reprint Stem cell factor affects tumour progression markers in metastatic melanoma cells
    Francesca Prignano
    The first Dermatology Clinic, Department of Dermatological Sciences, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Clin Exp Metastasis 23:177-86. 2006
    ..Taken altogether these data stress the biological activity of SCF as a cytokine which is able to maintain MMC in a well differentiated status, and suggest a more in depth evaluation of possible effects of SCF on melanoma cells...
  14. pmc Genetic screening test for psoriatic arthritis and UVB irradiation potential responders: A new tool to identify psoriasis subpopulation patients?
    Torello Lotti
    Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, Division of Clinical, Preventive and Oncologic Dermatology, University of Florence, Italy
    Indian Dermatol Online J 2:57-63. 2011
    ..Genetic tests today represent a reliable investigation procedure which could rapidly and consistently improve the diagnostic ability of the dermatologist and contribute to the early and correct treatment of the different subsets of PsA...
  15. pmc Highlights of thirty-year experience of CO2 laser use at the Florence (Italy) department of dermatology
    Piero Campolmi
    Section of Clinical, Preventive and Oncologic Dermatology, Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, University of Florence, Villa S Chiara, Piazza indipendenza 11, 50129 Florence, Italy
    ScientificWorldJournal 2012:546528. 2012
    ..Our results are at times not consistent with those published in the literature, stressing the concept that multicentric studies that harmonization methodology and the patient selection are vital...
  16. ncbi request reprint A case of chronic herpes gestationis: persistent disease or conversion to bullous pemphigoid?
    Lauretta Amato
    Department of Dermatology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    J Am Acad Dermatol 49:302-7. 2003
    ..We present this case as chronic persistent HG and discuss the differential diagnosis between chronic persistent HG and HG evolving to bullous pemphigoid, together with a careful examination of similar cases reported in literature...
  17. ncbi request reprint Increased oxidative DNA damage in mononuclear leukocytes in vitiligo
    Lisa Giovannelli
    Department of Preclinical and Clinical Pharmacology, University of Florence, Viale Pieraccini 6, 50139 Firenze, Florence, Italy
    Mutat Res 556:101-6. 2004
    ..However, these findings support an adjuvant role of antioxidant treatment in vitiligo...
  18. ncbi request reprint New insights into the pathogenesis of vitiligo: imbalance of epidermal cytokines at sites of lesions
    Silvia Moretti
    2nd Dermatology Unit, SM Nuova Hospital, Azienda Sanitaria di Firenze, Florence, Italy
    Pigment Cell Res 15:87-92. 2002
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  19. pmc Potential Infectious Etiology of Behçet's Disease
    Massimiliano Galeone
    Department of Dermatological Sciences, University of Florence, Florence 50129, Italy
    Patholog Res Int 2012:595380. 2012
    ..Several viral agents, including herpes simplex virus-1, hepatitis C virus, parvovirus B19, cytomegalovirus, Epstein-Barr virus and varicella zoster virus, may also have some role...
  20. ncbi request reprint Subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus in childhood
    Lauretta Amato
    Department of Dermatological Sciences, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Pediatr Dermatol 20:31-4. 2003
    ..Treatment with hydroxychloroquine cleared the cutaneous lesions. We report this patient because SCLE is extremely rare in childhood, and discuss the two previous cases reported in the literature...
  21. doi request reprint Vitiligo: new and emerging treatments
    Torello Lotti
    Department of Dermatological Sciences, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Dermatol Ther 21:110-7. 2008
    ..Finally, for patients with extensive vitiligo, depigmentation of the residual melanin should be taken into account...
  22. doi request reprint Commentary from the Editorial Board to Vitiligo: interplay between oxidative stress and immune system (Laddha et al.)
    Roberta Colucci
    Section of Dermatology, Department of Surgery and Translational Medicine, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Exp Dermatol 22:397-8. 2013
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  23. ncbi request reprint Vitiligo and epidermal microenvironment: possible involvement of keratinocyte-derived cytokines
    Silvia Moretti
    Arch Dermatol 138:273-4. 2002
  24. ncbi request reprint TLRs govern neutrophil activity in aspergillosis
    Silvia Bellocchio
    Microbiology Section, Department of Experimental Medicine and Biochemical Sciences, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    J Immunol 173:7406-15. 2004
    ..The ability of selected individual TLRs to restore antifungal functions in defective PMNs suggests that the coordinated outputs of activation of multiple TLRs may contribute to PMN function in aspergillosis...
  25. ncbi request reprint Seasonal variations of DNA damage in human lymphocytes: correlation with different environmental variables
    Lisa Giovannelli
    Dipartimento di Farmacologia Preclinica e Clinica, Universita di Firenze, Viale Pieraccini 6, 50139 Firenze, Italy
    Mutat Res 593:143-52. 2006
    ..The results of multivariate regression analysis showed a positive correlation between lymphocyte DNA damage and air temperature, and a less strong correlation with global solar radiation and air ozone levels...
  26. ncbi request reprint Receptors and pathways in innate antifungal immunity: the implication for tolerance and immunity to fungi
    Teresa Zelante
    Department of Experimental Medicine and Biochemical Sciences, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Adv Exp Med Biol 590:209-21. 2007
  27. ncbi request reprint Thymosin alpha1 activates the TLR9/MyD88/IRF7-dependent murine cytomegalovirus sensing for induction of anti-viral responses in vivo
    Silvia Bozza
    Microbiology Section, Department of Experimental Medicine and Biochemical Sciences, University of Perugia, Via del Giochetto, 06122 Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Int Immunol 19:1261-70. 2007
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