Pietro Rubegni

Summary

Affiliation: University of Siena
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Dermoscopy and digital dermoscopy analysis of palmoplantar 'equivocal' pigmented skin lesions in Caucasians
    P Rubegni
    Dermatology Section, Department of Clinical Medicine and Immunological Science, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Dermatology 225:248-55. 2012
  2. doi request reprint A single centre melanoma thickness trend (1985-2009) in relation to skin areas accessible and non-accessible to self-inspection
    Pietro Rubegni
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Immunological Sciences, Dermatology Section, University Hospital of Siena, Italy
    Australas J Dermatol 53:32-6. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Skin diseases in geriatric patients: our experience from a public skin outpatient clinic in Siena
    P Rubegni
    Section of Dermatology, Department of Clinical Medicine and Immunological Sciences, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    G Ital Dermatol Venereol 147:631-6. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Photolocalized purpura during levofloxacin therapy
    Pietro Rubegni
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Immunological Sciences, Dermatology Section, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed 28:105-7. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Digital dermoscopy analysis for automated diagnosis of pigmented skin lesions
    Pietro Rubegni
    Department of Dermatology, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Clin Dermatol 20:309-12. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Case 4. Umbilical endometriosis
    P Rubegni
    Departments of Dermatology and Pathology, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Clin Exp Dermatol 28:571-2. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint CD4+CD25+ lymphocyte subsets in chronic graft versus host disease patients undergoing extracorporeal photochemotherapy
    P Rubegni
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Immunological Sciences Section of Dermatology, University of Siena, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 20:801-7. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Encephalocraniocutaneous lipomatosis (Haberland syndrome) with bilateral cutaneous and visceral involvement
    P Rubegni
    Department of Dermatology, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Clin Exp Dermatol 28:387-90. 2003
  9. doi request reprint Geriatric teledermatology: store-and-forward vs. face-to-face examination
    P Rubegni
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Immunological Science, Dermatology Section, University of Siena, Italy
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 25:1334-9. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Thalidomide in the treatment of Kaposi's sarcoma
    Pietro Rubegni
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Immunological Sciences, Section of Dermatology, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Dermatology 215:240-4. 2007

Detail Information

Publications72

  1. doi request reprint Dermoscopy and digital dermoscopy analysis of palmoplantar 'equivocal' pigmented skin lesions in Caucasians
    P Rubegni
    Dermatology Section, Department of Clinical Medicine and Immunological Science, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Dermatology 225:248-55. 2012
    ....
  2. doi request reprint A single centre melanoma thickness trend (1985-2009) in relation to skin areas accessible and non-accessible to self-inspection
    Pietro Rubegni
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Immunological Sciences, Dermatology Section, University Hospital of Siena, Italy
    Australas J Dermatol 53:32-6. 2012
    ..The objective was to determine historical changes in thickness, melanoma proportions and anatomical site of presentation over a 25-year period in our Department...
  3. ncbi request reprint Skin diseases in geriatric patients: our experience from a public skin outpatient clinic in Siena
    P Rubegni
    Section of Dermatology, Department of Clinical Medicine and Immunological Sciences, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    G Ital Dermatol Venereol 147:631-6. 2012
    ..However, little data is available regarding geriatric skin diseases. In order to provide rapid access to specialist help, in 2003 we created a dermatology clinic dedicated only to geriatric patients age 65 and older...
  4. doi request reprint Photolocalized purpura during levofloxacin therapy
    Pietro Rubegni
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Immunological Sciences, Dermatology Section, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed 28:105-7. 2012
    ..This was a rare case of solar capillaritis. Purpuric eruptions on photoexposed skin should be considered another unusual side effect of levofloxacin...
  5. ncbi request reprint Digital dermoscopy analysis for automated diagnosis of pigmented skin lesions
    Pietro Rubegni
    Department of Dermatology, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Clin Dermatol 20:309-12. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Case 4. Umbilical endometriosis
    P Rubegni
    Departments of Dermatology and Pathology, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Clin Exp Dermatol 28:571-2. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint CD4+CD25+ lymphocyte subsets in chronic graft versus host disease patients undergoing extracorporeal photochemotherapy
    P Rubegni
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Immunological Sciences Section of Dermatology, University of Siena, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 20:801-7. 2007
    ..Our study confirms that changes in the percentage of CD4+CD25+ T cells induced by ECP could be a central aspect in the cascade of immune events leading to the immunological and clinical effects of this treatment in patients with cGvHD...
  8. ncbi request reprint Encephalocraniocutaneous lipomatosis (Haberland syndrome) with bilateral cutaneous and visceral involvement
    P Rubegni
    Department of Dermatology, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Clin Exp Dermatol 28:387-90. 2003
    ..Here we report a case of Haberland syndrome with bilateral involvement which underscores the extreme heterogeneity of clinical presentation of this and related syndromes...
  9. doi request reprint Geriatric teledermatology: store-and-forward vs. face-to-face examination
    P Rubegni
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Immunological Science, Dermatology Section, University of Siena, Italy
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 25:1334-9. 2011
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Thalidomide in the treatment of Kaposi's sarcoma
    Pietro Rubegni
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Immunological Sciences, Section of Dermatology, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Dermatology 215:240-4. 2007
    ..If a large area or internal organs are affected or other treatments fail, chemotherapy is used. Recently some authors have reported their encouraging experience in the use of thalidomide in patients with AIDS-related KS...
  11. ncbi request reprint Acral malignant melanoma and striated palmoplantar keratoderma (Brunauer-Fohs-Siemens syndrome): a fortuitous association?
    Pietro Rubegni
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Immunological Sciences, Section of Dermatology, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Dermatol Surg 30:1539-42. 2004
    ..Unlike other palmoplantar keratodermas, no association with visceral or skin cancer has ever been reported...
  12. ncbi request reprint Cutaneous colorimetric evaluation of serum concentrations of bilirubin in healthy term neonates: a new methodological approach
    Pietro Rubegni
    Department of Dermatology, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Skin Res Technol 11:70-5. 2005
    ..The aim of the present study was to determine whether non-invasive measurement of skin colour combined with appropriate clinico-statistical methodology can be used to better quantify SB in the first days of life...
  13. ncbi request reprint Venous ulcers of the lower limbs due to congenital thalidomide-related valve defect
    Pietro Rubegni
    Section of Dermatology, Department of Clinical Medicine and Immunological Sciences, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Angiology 58:491-3. 2007
    ..The coexistence of cutaneous ulcers in our case might be coincidental but may be related to a congenital valve defect (hypoagenesis) caused by thalidomide...
  14. ncbi request reprint Role of extracorporeal photochemotherapy in patients with refractory chronic graft-versus-host disease
    P Rubegni
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Immunological Science, Sections of Dermatology, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Br J Haematol 130:271-5. 2005
    ..ECP affected the course of the disease positively in 78% (25/32) of our cases...
  15. ncbi request reprint Melanocytic skin lesions and pregnancy: digital dermoscopy analysis
    Pietro Rubegni
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Immunological Sciences, Section of Dermatology, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Skin Res Technol 13:143-7. 2007
    ..Our purpose was to objectively determine, by digital dermoscopy analysis (DDA), any dermoscopic changes of acquired melanocitic nevi during pregnancy and after 1 year from delivery...
  16. ncbi request reprint A case of Darier's disease successfully treated with topical tacrolimus
    P Rubegni
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Immunological Sciences, Section of Dermatology, University of Siena, Italy
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 20:84-7. 2006
    ..We report a case of extensive Darier's disease successfully treated with topical tacrolimus, after suspension of oral isotretrinoin due to major depression...
  17. ncbi request reprint Terbinafine-induced acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis
    P Rubegni
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Immunological Sciences, Section of Dermatology, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    G Ital Dermatol Venereol 143:151-5. 2008
    ..The case illustrates once again the role of terbinafine in AGEP and reminds us that early diagnosis of AGEP is important to avoid unnecessary investigations and/or the administration of antibiotics...
  18. doi request reprint Digital image management project for dermatological health care environments: a new dedicated software and review of the literature
    Pietro Rubegni
    Department of Dermatology, University of Siena, Tuscany, Italy
    Skin Res Technol 15:148-56. 2009
    ..To describe a digital image management system dedicated to dermatological health care environments and to compare it with other existing softwares for digital image storage...
  19. ncbi request reprint The 'common mole' from the point of view of digital dermoscopy analysis: subjective vs. objective evaluation of easy pigmented skin lesions
    M Burroni
    Department of Dermatology, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 17:28-33. 2003
    ..In recent years, certain research groups have developed equipment and methods, such as digital dermoscopy analysis, that enable objective evaluation of pigmented skin lesions...
  20. ncbi request reprint Differentiation between pigmented Spitz naevus and melanoma by digital dermoscopy and stepwise logistic discriminant analysis
    P Rubegni
    Department of Dermatology, University of Siena, Italy
    Melanoma Res 11:37-44. 2001
    ..Thus the combined use of digital dermoscopy and stepwise logistic discriminant analysis made it possible to single out the best objective variables for distinguishing PSN and melanoma...
  21. ncbi request reprint Sweet's syndrome and Chlamydia pneumoniae infection
    P Rubegni
    Department of Dermatology, University of Siena, Italy
    J Am Acad Dermatol 44:862-4. 2001
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Objective melanoma progression
    Pietro Rubegni
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Immunological Science, Dermatology Section, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Skin Res Technol 17:69-74. 2011
    ..The purpose of our study was to retrospectively determine objective changes in melanoma over a 3-24-month observation period...
  23. ncbi request reprint Objective follow-up of atypical melanocytic skin lesions: a retrospective study
    Pietro Rubegni
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Immunological Science, Policlinico Le Scotte, Siena, Italy
    Arch Dermatol Res 302:551-60. 2010
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Images in clinical medicine. Bisphosphonate-associated contact stomatitis
    Pietro Rubegni
    University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    N Engl J Med 355:e25. 2006
  25. ncbi request reprint Digital dermoscopy analysis and artificial neural network for the differentiation of clinically atypical pigmented skin lesions: a retrospective study
    Pietro Rubegni
    Department of Dermatology and Department of Heart Surgery and Biomedical Technology, University of Siena LegaTumori, Siena, Italy
    J Invest Dermatol 119:471-4. 2002
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Automated diagnosis of pigmented skin lesions
    Pietro Rubegni
    Department of Dermatology, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Int J Cancer 101:576-80. 2002
    ..In conclusion, the good diagnostic performance and high speed in reading and analyzing lesions (real time) of our method constitute an important step in the direction of automated diagnosis of pigmented skin lesions...
  27. ncbi request reprint A case of sebaceous nevus sindrome (Schimmelpen-ning-Feuerstein-Mims syndrome)
    P Rubegni
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Immunological Sciences, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    G Ital Dermatol Venereol 144:617-9. 2009
    ..The particularity of our case lies in the late diagnosis. The authors believe that early diagnosis and awareness of the potential presence of neoplasms are important for those involved in the care of patients with SNS...
  28. ncbi request reprint Digital dermoscopy analysis of atypical pigmented skin lesions: a stepwise logistic discriminant analysis approach
    P Rubegni
    Department of Dermatology, University of Siena, Policlinico Le Scotte, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Skin Res Technol 8:276-81. 2002
    ..If correctly applied, this technique can be useful for the diagnosis of pigmented skin lesions...
  29. doi request reprint Evaluation of cutaneous melanoma thickness by digital dermoscopy analysis: a retrospective study
    Pietro Rubegni
    Section of Dermatology, Department of Clinical Medicine and Immunological Sciences, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Melanoma Res 20:212-7. 2010
    ..However, further studies should be performed in a prospective setting before the clinical application...
  30. ncbi request reprint Melanoma computer-aided diagnosis: reliability and feasibility study
    Marco Burroni
    Department of Dermatology, University of Siena, Italy
    Clin Cancer Res 10:1881-6. 2004
    ..Thus, a growing interest has developed in the last decade in the automated analysis of digitized images obtained by epiluminescence microscopy techniques to assist clinicians in differentiating early melanoma from benign skin lesions...
  31. ncbi request reprint Inter- and intra-variability of pigmented skin lesions: could the ABCD rule be influenced by host characteristics?
    Marco Burroni
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Immunological Sciences Section of Dermatology, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Skin Res Technol 10:193-9. 2004
    ..R.L, siena, Italy)...
  32. doi request reprint Impact of digital dermoscopy analysis on the decision to follow up or to excise a pigmented skin lesion: a multicentre study
    Marco Burroni
    Department of Dermatology, Section of Dermatology, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Skin Res Technol 17:451-60. 2011
    ..Does a higher rate of excision of pigmented skin lesions (PSL) increase the rate of detected melanomas?..
  33. ncbi request reprint Digital surface microscopy analysis of conjunctival pigmented lesions: a preliminary study
    Gian Marco Tosi
    Department of Ophthalmology and Neurosurgery, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Melanoma Res 14:375-80. 2004
    ..Moreover, this preliminary study allowed us to determine which objective variables could be important for distinguishing between benign CPLs and conjunctival MMs...
  34. ncbi request reprint Subcutaneous panniculitis lymphoma: erythema nodosum-like
    Massimiliano Risulo
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Immunological Sciences, Section of Dermatology, University of Siena, Italy
    Clin Lymphoma Myeloma 7:239-41. 2006
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Utility of tumour-infiltrating CD25+FOXP3+ regulatory T cell evaluation in predicting local recurrence in vertical growth phase cutaneous melanoma
    Clelia Miracco
    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology, Section of Pathological Anatomy, University of Siena, Siena 53100, Italy
    Oncol Rep 18:1115-22. 2007
    ..The analysis of a larger series of patients and correlation with other clinical parameters, such as distant metastases and/or patient survival, are mandatory for validating its use as a prognostic indicator...
  36. ncbi request reprint Macrophage migration inhibitory factor protein and mRNA expression in cutaneous melanocytic tumours
    Clelia Miracco
    Sezione di Anatomia Patologica, Dipartimento di Patologia Umana e Oncologia, Universita di Siena, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Int J Oncol 28:345-52. 2006
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint A case of idiopathic granulomatous cheilitis and vulvitis
    Paolo Sbano
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Immunological Sciences, Section of Dermatology, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Int J Dermatol 46:720-1. 2007
    ..After 6 months of therapy, the upper lip showed significant improvement and erythema and desquamation in the genital area showed slight improvement, but genital edema was unaffected...
  38. ncbi request reprint A nodule on a boy's back
    Giovambattista De Aloe
    University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Arch Dermatol 143:417-22. 2007
  39. doi request reprint Extracorporeal photopheresis in graft-versus-host disease
    Maria Rosaria Carcagnì
    Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica e Scienze Immunologiche, Sezione di Dermatologia, Siena, Italy
    J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 6:451-7. 2008
    ..GvHD is usually treated with corticosteroids and other immunosuppressants which do not always succeed in arresting its evolution. Extracorporeal photochemotherapy has been used in patients with both acute and chronic GvHD...
  40. ncbi request reprint Cutaneous metastases from adenocarcinoma of the rete testis
    Pietro Rubegni
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Immunological Sciences, Section of Dermatology, University of Siena, Italy
    J Cutan Pathol 33:181-4. 2006
    ..We discuss the differential diagnosis to this rare entity, which include metastatic adenocarcinoma, serous tumor of the testis, and mesothelioma of the tunica vaginalis...
  41. ncbi request reprint 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...
  42. pmc Extracorporeal photopheresis affects co-stimulatory molecule expression and interleukin-10 production by dendritic cells in graft-versus-host disease patients
    M Di Renzo
    Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Senese, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Clin Exp Immunol 151:407-13. 2008
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of MDR1, LRP, MRP, and topoisomerase IIalpha gene mRNA transcripts before and after interferon-alpha, and correlation with the mRNA expression level of the telomerase subunits hTERT and TEP1 in five unselected human melanoma cell lines
    Clelia Miracco
    Istituto di Anatomia e Istologia Patologica, Policlinico Le Scotte, Viale Bracci 6, I 53100 Siena, Italy
    Int J Oncol 23:213-20. 2003
    ..IFN-alpha modulates differently MDR gene transcripts in human melanoma cell lines. Positive correlation between TEP1 and LRP also seems to identify them as common targets of IFN-alpha effects...
  44. ncbi request reprint Inhibition of maturation of human monocyte-derived dendritic cells in a patient with Mycobacterium avium infection
    M Di Renzo
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Immunological Sciences, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Senese, U O di Medicina III, Policlinico Le Scotte, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 19:391-7. 2006
    ..Inhibition of DC maturation by the in vivo infection with Mycobacterium avium may be an immune-evasion mechanism used by the pathogen because incompletely matured DCs may not activate effector T cells efficiently in vivo...
  45. ncbi request reprint ECP-treated lymphocytes of chronic graft-versus-host disease patients undergo apoptosis which involves both the Fas/FasL system and the Bcl-2 protein family
    M Di Renzo
    Department of Internal Medicine and Immunological Sciences, University of Siena, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Arch Dermatol Res 295:175-82. 2003
    ..In conclusion, in patients affected by cGVHD, ECP induced apoptosis of lymphocytes with the involvement of both the Fas/FasL system and the Bcl-2 protein family...
  46. ncbi request reprint Conjunctival edema and alopecia of the external third of the eyebrows in a patient with Meige syndrome
    P Rubegni
    Department of Dermatology, University of Siena, Policlinico Le Scotte, I 53100 Siena, Italy
    Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 238:98-100. 2000
    ..To describe a patient with Meige syndrome in whom we observed the coexistence of hereditary lymphedema of the lower legs, conjunctival edema and alopecia of the lateral third of the eyebrows...
  47. ncbi request reprint Recurrent Mondor's disease resolved after exeresis of abdominal lipoma
    P Rubegni
    Department of Dermatology, University of Siena, Italy
    Dermatol Surg 25:563-5. 1999
    ..Mondor's disease is a rare disorder characterized by superficial thrombophlebitis, classically of the thoracic-epigastric and/or lateral thoracic veins. The etiopathogenesis of the disease is not entirely clear...
  48. ncbi request reprint Modified Karhunen-Loéve expansion for evaluating skin-colour-associated melanoma risk factors
    G Cevenini
    Institute of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery and Biomedical Technology, University of Siena, Italy
    Comput Biol Med 30:171-89. 2000
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint Rothmund-Thomson syndrome (Thomson-type) and myelodysplasia
    E Pianigiani
    Department of Dermatology, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Pediatr Dermatol 18:422-5. 2001
    ..The patient was kept under hematologic surveillance for myelodysplastic syndrome. Bone marrow transplantation was considered unnecessary at present...
  50. ncbi request reprint Ocular manifestations of chronic graft-versus-host disease in patients treated with extracorporeal photochemotherapy
    E Motolese
    Department of Ophthalmology and Neurosurgery, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Eur J Ophthalmol 17:961-9. 2007
    ..ECP is a relatively new therapeutic approach based on the biological effects of psoralen 8-methoxypsoralen (8-MOP) and ultraviolet A light (UVA) on mononuclear cells collected by apheresis, and reinfused into the patient...
  51. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative skin expansion in emergency repair of the scalp
    E Pianigiani
    Department of Dermatology, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    J Dermatolog Treat 12:25-8. 2001
    ..Besides an excellent immediate functional result, acceptable aesthetic results, confirmed 6 months later, were also obtained...
  52. ncbi request reprint Quantitative characterization and study of the relationship between constitutive-facultative skin color and phototype in Caucasians
    P Rubegni
    Department of Dermatology, University of Siena, Italy
    Photochem Photobiol 70:303-7. 1999
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Extracorporeal photopheresis affects interleukin (IL)-10 and IL-12 production by monocytes in patients with chronic graft-versus-host disease
    M Di Renzo
    Department of Internal Medicine and Immunology, University of Siena, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 153:59-65. 2005
    ..Extracorporeal photopheresis (ECP) has recently been introduced as an alternative treatment for cases of cGVHD refractory to conventional immunosuppressive treatment, but its mechanism of action is not yet clear...
  54. ncbi request reprint Mechanism of action of extracorporeal photochemotherapy in chronic graft-versus-host disease
    M Fimiani
    Istituto di Scienze Dermatologiche, Universita degli Studi di Siena, Policlinico Le Scotte, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 150:1055-60. 2004
    ..Only a better and more complete understanding of the various mechanisms involved will enable this interesting new therapy to be made more effective and selective...
  55. doi request reprint Dermoscopic patterns of cutaneous melanoma metastases
    Pietro Rubegni
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Immunological Sciences, Dermatology Section, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Int J Dermatol 53:404-12. 2014
    ..Dermoscopic characteristics associated with CMMMs have not yet been codified. The aim of the present review is to provide additional information about dermoscopic aspects of these skin lesions. ..
  56. ncbi request reprint Chronic erythematous desquamative plaques of the eyelids: discoid lupus erythematosis (DLE)
    Elisa Pianigiani
    University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Arch Dermatol 138:527-32. 2002
  57. ncbi request reprint Dysplastic naevus vs. in situ melanoma: digital dermoscopy analysis
    M Burroni
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Immunological Sciences, Section of Dermatology, University of Siena, Policlinico Le Scotte, 53100 Siena, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 152:679-84. 2005
    ..To date, much confusion exists about the biological significance of dysplastic naevi and about the relationship between melanocytic dysplasia and clinical atypia...
  58. ncbi request reprint Umbilical endometriosis in pregnancy: a case report
    S Razzi
    Department of Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Reproductive Medicine, Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Siena, Italy
    Gynecol Endocrinol 18:114-6. 2004
    ..The patient was also examined at 24 weeks' gestation, after delivery and in the late postpartum period. No therapy was given and the lesion resolved spontaneously 2 months after the biopsy was taken...
  59. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of tumour-infiltrating CD4+CD25+FOXP3+ regulatory T cells in human cutaneous benign and atypical naevi, melanomas and melanoma metastases
    V Mourmouras
    Department of Human Pathology and Oncology, Section of Pathological Anatomy, University of Siena, Siena 53100, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 157:531-9. 2007
    ..CD4+CD25+FOXP3+ regulatory T cells (Tregs) are thought to induce immunotolerance in melanoma. They have not yet been investigated in the entire spectrum of melanocytic cutaneous lesions within a tumour site...
  60. ncbi request reprint Slow-growing melanoma: a dermoscopy follow-up study
    G Argenziano
    Department of Dermatology, Second University of Naples, Via S Pansini, 5 80131 Naples, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 162:267-73. 2010
    ..We initially evaluated five cases and found that none had baseline features suggestive of melanoma; excision was performed based on slight changes visible only in side-by-side comparisons of dermoscopic images...
  61. ncbi request reprint Rituximab plus liposomal pegylated doxorubicin in the treatment of primary cutaneous B-cell lymphomas
    Alberto Fabbri
    Division of Haematology, University Hospital of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Eur J Haematol 93:129-36. 2014
    ..In this regard, the association of rituximab (R) and pegylated liposomal doxorubicin (PLD) can be considered a promising, alternative approach...
  62. ncbi request reprint Negative pigment network and shiny white streaks: a dermoscopic-pathological correlation study
    Maria A Pizzichetta
    Division of Medical Oncology C, Preventive Oncology, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, National Cancer Institute, Aviano, Italy Division of Pathology, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, National Cancer Institute, Aviano, Italy Dermatology Research Centre, The University of Queensland, School of Medicine, Translational Research Institute, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Australia Department of Dermatology, University of Siena, Siena, Italy and Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Am J Dermatopathol 36:433-8. 2014
    ..04). Our findings confirm the correlation of SWS with fibrosis, whereas a clear-cut histopathologic substrate of NPN could not be established...
  63. ncbi request reprint Treatment of two cases of Fournier's gangrene and review of the literature
    Pietro Rubegni
    Department of Clinical Medicine and Immunological Sciences, Dermatology Section, University of Siena, Italy
    J Dermatolog Treat 25:189-92. 2014
    ..The aim of the report is to underline the importance of an immediate diagnostic approach to save patients, favoured by a close collaboration among dermatologist, surgeon and urologist. ..
  64. ncbi request reprint Benign lymphoepithelial lesion associated with squamous cell carcinoma of the skin: an immunohistochemical and molecular genetic study
    Clelia Miracco
    Institute of Pathological Anatomy and Histology, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    J Cutan Pathol 29:33-7. 2002
    ..Skin lesions similar to LEL have been described in lymphomas, and are caused by neoplastic lymphocytes which infiltrate adnexal structures. To date, BLEL have not widely been recognized in the skin...
  65. ncbi request reprint Different effects of interferon-alpha on melanoma cell lines: a study on telomerase reverse transcriptase, telomerase activity and apoptosis
    E Maellaro
    Department of Pathophysiology and Experimental Medicine, University of Siena, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 148:1115-24. 2003
    ..Only a few studies have investigated the effects of IFN-alpha on hTERT and TA, with controversial results. Objectives To study the hTERT mRNA expression, TA and apoptosis in human melanoma cells treated with IFN-alpha...
  66. ncbi request reprint A case of transient zinc deficiency in a breast-fed preterm infant successfully treated with oral zinc supplementation: review of zinc metabolism and related diseases
    F Mandato
    Clinical Medicine and Immunological Science Departemnt, Dermatology Section, Le Scotte University Hospital, Siena, Italy
    G Ital Dermatol Venereol 144:729-34. 2009
    ....
  67. ncbi request reprint Extracorporeal photochemotherapy in the treatment of eosinophilic fasciitis
    C Romano
    Department of Dermatology, University of Siena, Italy
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 17:10-3. 2003
    ..The disease is classified in the spectrum morphea/systemic sclerosis and treated with systemic steroids and other immunosuppressant drugs...
  68. ncbi request reprint Predominant dermoscopic patterns observed among nevi
    Alon Scope
    Dermatology Service, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10022, USA
    J Cutan Med Surg 10:170-4. 2006
    ..It has been clinically observed that patients' "normal" moles resemble each other. Whether this concept is applicable to dermoscopic practice has not been sufficiently studied...
  69. ncbi request reprint The role of dermoscopy and digital dermoscopy analysis in the diagnosis of pigmented skin lesions
    Pietro Rubegni
    Arch Dermatol 141:1444-6. 2005
  70. ncbi request reprint 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...
  71. ncbi request reprint The spectrum of Spitz nevi: a clinicopathologic study of 83 cases
    Gerardo Ferrara
    Pathologic Anatomy Service, Gaetano Rummo General Hospital, Benevento, Italy
    Arch Dermatol 141:1381-7. 2005
    ..To achieve a clinicopathologic classification of Spitz nevi by comparing their clinical, dermoscopic, and histopathologic features...
  72. ncbi request reprint Disseminated Mediterranean Kaposi sarcoma treated with low-dose recombinant interferon alfa-2a
    Pietro Rubegni
    J Am Acad Dermatol 48:148-9. 2003