S Seidenari

Summary

Affiliation: University of Modena and Reggio Emilia
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Thickness and echogenicity of the skin in children as assessed by 20-MHz ultrasound
    S Seidenari
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Dermatology 201:218-22. 2000
  2. pmc Difficult to control atopic dermatitis
    Ulf Darsow
    Department of Dermatology and Allergy Biederstein, Technische Universitat Munchen, Munich, Germany
    World Allergy Organ J 6:6. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Reproducibility of APT
    S Seidenari
    Via del Pozzo 71, 41100 Modena, Italy
    Allergy 57:1082. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Is JPEG compression of videomicroscopic images compatible with telediagnosis? Comparison between diagnostic performance and pattern recognition on uncompressed TIFF images and JPEG compressed ones
    Stefania Seidenari
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Telemed J E Health 10:294-303. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Surface microscopy features of congenital nevi
    Stefania Seidenari
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Clin Dermatol 20:263-7. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Comparison between morphological parameters in pigmented skin lesion images acquired by means of epiluminescence surface microscopy and polarized-light videomicroscopy
    Giovanni Pellacani
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Clin Dermatol 20:222-7. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Polarized light-surface microscopy for description and classification of small and medium-sized congenital melanocytic naevi
    Stefania Seidenari
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Acta Derm Venereol 83:271-6. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Digital videomicroscopy and image analysis with automatic classification for detection of thin melanomas
    S Seidenari
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena, Italy
    Melanoma Res 9:163-71. 1999
  9. ncbi request reprint Instrument-, age- and site-dependent variations of dermoscopic patterns of congenital melanocytic naevi: a multicentre study
    S Seidenari
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, and Department of Dermatology, Italian Navy Main Hospital, Taranto, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 155:56-61. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Attenuated familial adenomatous polyposis and Muir-Torre syndrome linked to compound biallelic constitutional MYH gene mutations
    G Ponti
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Clin Genet 68:442-7. 2005

Detail Information

Publications82

  1. ncbi request reprint Thickness and echogenicity of the skin in children as assessed by 20-MHz ultrasound
    S Seidenari
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Dermatology 201:218-22. 2000
    ..In children the skin appears with structural characteristics, as evaluated by histology, which differ from those of adults, especially in the first years of life...
  2. pmc Difficult to control atopic dermatitis
    Ulf Darsow
    Department of Dermatology and Allergy Biederstein, Technische Universitat Munchen, Munich, Germany
    World Allergy Organ J 6:6. 2013
    ..Systemic antihistamines (H1) may relieve pruritus but do not have sufficient effect on eczema. Adjuvant therapy includes UV irradiation preferably of UVA1 wavelength. "Eczema school" educational programs have been proven to be helpful...
  3. ncbi request reprint Reproducibility of APT
    S Seidenari
    Via del Pozzo 71, 41100 Modena, Italy
    Allergy 57:1082. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Is JPEG compression of videomicroscopic images compatible with telediagnosis? Comparison between diagnostic performance and pattern recognition on uncompressed TIFF images and JPEG compressed ones
    Stefania Seidenari
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Telemed J E Health 10:294-303. 2004
    ..Despite loss in image details, factor 30 compressed videomicroscopic images enable a good diagnostic accuracy...
  5. ncbi request reprint Surface microscopy features of congenital nevi
    Stefania Seidenari
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Clin Dermatol 20:263-7. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Comparison between morphological parameters in pigmented skin lesion images acquired by means of epiluminescence surface microscopy and polarized-light videomicroscopy
    Giovanni Pellacani
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Clin Dermatol 20:222-7. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Polarized light-surface microscopy for description and classification of small and medium-sized congenital melanocytic naevi
    Stefania Seidenari
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Acta Derm Venereol 83:271-6. 2003
    ..The most important discriminant features are target network, small globules, follicles and vessels. This classification may represent a useful tool in the follow-up of small congenital melanocytic naevi...
  8. ncbi request reprint Digital videomicroscopy and image analysis with automatic classification for detection of thin melanomas
    S Seidenari
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena, Italy
    Melanoma Res 9:163-71. 1999
    ..Since elaboration of an image requires only 60s using our system, all the parameter data are available in real time and can be immediately examined by the classifier, providing an instant aid to clinical diagnosis...
  9. ncbi request reprint Instrument-, age- and site-dependent variations of dermoscopic patterns of congenital melanocytic naevi: a multicentre study
    S Seidenari
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, and Department of Dermatology, Italian Navy Main Hospital, Taranto, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 155:56-61. 2006
    ..We also classified small- and medium-sized congenital naevi (CN) into nine subtypes according to their macroscopic and dermoscopic aspects...
  10. ncbi request reprint Attenuated familial adenomatous polyposis and Muir-Torre syndrome linked to compound biallelic constitutional MYH gene mutations
    G Ponti
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Clin Genet 68:442-7. 2005
    ..These findings suggest that patients with MTS phenotype that include colonic polyposis should be screened for MYH gene mutations...
  11. doi request reprint Malignant melanoma in patients with hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer
    G Ponti
    Department of Oncology and Haematology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, 41100 Modena, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 159:162-8. 2008
    ..Most MMs are sporadic, and in this setting an association with mismatch repair (MMR) gene mutations, typical of hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC) tumours, has been proposed...
  12. ncbi request reprint Algorithmic reproduction of asymmetry and border cut-off parameters according to the ABCD rule for dermoscopy
    G Pellacani
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emila, Modena, Italy
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 20:1214-9. 2006
    ..Semiquantitative algorithms were applied to dermoscopic images to improve the clinical diagnosis for melanoma...
  13. ncbi request reprint Pigment distribution in melanocytic lesion images: a digital parameter to be employed for computer-aided diagnosis
    S Seidenari
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Skin Res Technol 11:236-41. 2005
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  14. ncbi request reprint Practical color calibration for dermoscopy, applied to a digital epiluminescence microscope
    C Grana
    Department of Computer Engineering, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Skin Res Technol 11:242-7. 2005
    ..Our aim was to provide a simple, precise characterization and reproducible calibration of the color response for dermoscopic instruments...
  15. ncbi request reprint Clinical selection of melanocytic lesions for dermoscopy decreases the identification of suspicious lesions in comparison with dermoscopy without clinical preselection
    S Seidenari
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Via del Pozzo 71, 41100 Modena, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 154:873-9. 2006
    ..Thus, possible early malignant melanomas (MMs) or MM precursors, lacking typical clinical characteristics, may elude the dermoscopic examination...
  16. ncbi request reprint Contact sensitization to disperse dyes in children
    F Giusti
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Pediatr Dermatol 20:393-7. 2003
    ..In conclusion, our study showed that in children with suspected contact sensitization, disperse dyes should be regarded as potential triggering allergens...
  17. ncbi request reprint Cross-sensitizations between azo dyes and para-amino compound. A study of 236 azo-dye-sensitive subjects
    S Seidenari
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena, Italy
    Contact Dermatitis 36:91-6. 1997
    ..Cross-sensitizations between azo dyes and para-amino compounds can partially be explained on the basis of structural affinities...
  18. ncbi request reprint Reactivity to euro coins and sensitization thresholds in nickel-sensitive subjects
    S Seidenari
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena, Modena, Italy
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 19:449-54. 2005
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  19. ncbi request reprint Reticular grey-blue areas of regression as a dermoscopic marker of melanoma in situ
    S Seidenari
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 163:302-9. 2010
    ..As fibrosis and melanosis are often seen in malignant melanoma (MM), the presence of dermoscopic signs of regression may represent a clue for the diagnosis of malignancy...
  20. ncbi request reprint Food intake and risk of cutaneous melanoma in an Italian population
    M Vinceti
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Eur J Clin Nutr 62:1351-4. 2008
    ..Despite the limited statistical precision of the point estimates, these findings seem to indicate that consumption of specific foods may influence melanoma risk...
  21. doi request reprint Value and prognostic significance of mitotic rate in a retrospective series of pT1 cutaneous malignant melanoma patients
    G Ponti
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Via del Pozzo 71, Modena, Italy
    Cancer Epidemiol 36:303-5. 2012
    ..The seventh edition of the American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) melanoma staging system, introduced mitotic rate (MR) as one of the primary criteria for staging thin melanoma...
  22. pmc Grey-blue regression in melanoma in situ-evaluation on 111 cases
    S Bassoli
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    J Skin Cancer 2011:180980. 2011
    ..4%). Based on our data, the reticular pattern of blue regression and light brown areas can be considered a significant discriminator and a reliable predictor of MIS...
  23. ncbi request reprint Computer description of colours in dermoscopic melanocytic lesion images reproducing clinical assessment
    S Seidenari
    Departments of Dermatology and Computer Engineering, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, 41100 Modena, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 149:523-9. 2003
    ..The assessment of colours is essential for the diagnosis of malignant melanoma (MM), both for pattern analysis on dermoscopic images, and when employing semiquantitative methods...
  24. ncbi request reprint Frequency and intensity of responses to mite patch tests are lower in nonatopic subjects with respect to patients with atopic dermatitis
    S Seidenari
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Allergy 58:426-9. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the frequency and intensity of responses to atopy patch tests with Dermatophagoides in non-AD subjects, and to compare them to the ones observed in AD patients...
  25. ncbi request reprint Combined skin prick and patch testing enhances identification of peanut-allergic patients with atopic dermatitis
    S Seidenari
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Allergy 58:495-9. 2003
    ..Food atopy patch tests (APTs) are considered a useful tool for the diagnosis of food allergy. Hypersensitivity to peanuts has not been investigated by means of APTs so far...
  26. doi request reprint Small-diameter melanocytic lesions: morphological analysis by means of in vivo confocal microscopy
    G Pupelli
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 168:1027-33. 2013
    ..Small-diameter melanocytic lesions represent a diagnostic challenge for clinicians, as they do not follow the ABCD rule for diagnosis and do not always display reliable histopathological criteria...
  27. ncbi request reprint Ceramide 2 (N-acetyl sphingosine) is associated with reduction in Bcl-2 protein levels by Western blotting and with apoptosis in cultured human keratinocytes
    A Di Nardo
    Departments of Dermatology and Biomedical Sciences, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Via del Pozzo 71, 41100 Modena, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 143:491-7. 2000
    ..In the skin, the generation of intracellular ceramide may also provide a link between an extracellular signal and the induction of the apoptosis programme for the elimination of damaged cells...
  28. ncbi request reprint Water sorption-desorption test and moisture accumulation test for functional assessment of atopic skin in children
    G Pellacani
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Acta Derm Venereol 81:100-3. 2001
    ..New functional parameters (water-sorption capacity and accumulated water decay) are proposed to describe more precisely the hydration kinetics of eczematous skin...
  29. ncbi request reprint Decrease in toxic potential of mixed tensides maintained below the critical micelle concentration: an in vitro study
    L Benassi
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Skin Pharmacol Appl Skin Physiol 16:156-64. 2003
    ..The correlation between cytotoxicity and physical properties was also studied by a conductimetric assay to investigate the mechanism involved in this toxicity reduction...
  30. ncbi request reprint Skin barrier, hydration, and pH of the skin of infants under 2 years of age
    F Giusti
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena, Modena, Italy
    Pediatr Dermatol 18:93-6. 2001
    ..On the basis of the above data, the skin of infants 8-24 months of age shows functional signs of immaturity. This may lead to an increased permeability and a reduced capacity for defense against chemical and microbial aggression...
  31. doi request reprint Hereditary trichilemmal cysts: a proposal for the assessment of diagnostic clinical criteria
    S Seidenari
    Department of Surgical, Medical, Odontoiatric and Morphological Sciences, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Clin Genet 84:65-9. 2013
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  32. doi request reprint Melanoma epidemic across the millennium: time trends of cutaneous melanoma in Emilia-Romagna (Italy) from 1997 to 2004
    G Pellacani
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 22:213-8. 2008
    ..After a rapid increase in malignant melanoma (MM) incidence in the last decades, trends of the melanoma epidemic in the recent years seemed not homogeneous...
  33. ncbi request reprint Contact sensitization in children
    B M Manzini
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena, Italy
    Pediatr Dermatol 15:12-7. 1998
    ..Patch testing represents a useful diagnostic procedure for the definition of childhood eczematous dermatitis and for the identification of agents inducing contact sensitization which is frequently associated with atopic dermatitis...
  34. ncbi request reprint Dermoscopic yellow structures in basal cell carcinoma
    C Bellucci
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 28:651-4. 2014
    ..Yellowish structures in dermoscopy comprise milia-like cysts (MLCs) and yellow lobular-like structures...
  35. ncbi request reprint Different phenotypes in Muir-Torre syndrome: clinical and biomolecular characterization in two Italian families
    G Ponti
    Division of Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Via del Pozzo 71, Policlinico, 41100 Modena, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 152:1335-8. 2005
    ....
  36. doi request reprint Reflectance confocal microscopy criteria of lichen planus-like keratosis
    S Bassoli
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 26:578-90. 2012
    ..Reflectance confocal microscopy (RCM) allows evaluation of skin lesions at high resolution...
  37. ncbi request reprint Sensitization to disperse dyes in a patch test population over a five-year period
    S Seidenari
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Am J Contact Dermat 13:101-7. 2002
    ..Further studies, using routine diagnostic testing with disperse dyes, are needed to investigate whether this increasing trend is present outside of Europe...
  38. ncbi request reprint Ultraviolet B radiation induces activation of neutral and acidic sphingomyelinases and ceramide generation in cultured normal human keratinocytes
    C Magnoni
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Via del Pozzo 71, 41100 Modena, Italy
    Toxicol In Vitro 16:349-55. 2002
    ..These data indicate that UVB induced ceramide generation and activation of both neutral and acidic SMases, suggesting that sphingolipids metabolism may be involved in the UVB signaling pathway...
  39. ncbi request reprint Methods for the assessment of the efficacy of products and slimming treatments for cellulite according to the Italian Interdisciplinary Group for the standardization of efficacy tests on cosmetic products
    S Seidenari
    Dermatology Department University of Modena and Reggia Emilia, Modena, Italy
    G Ital Dermatol Venereol 148:217-23. 2013
    ..Besides clinical evaluation, instrumental methods should always be implemented to provide objective data for treatment outcome...
  40. pmc Reconstruction of nasal skin cancer defects with local flaps
    A C Salgarelli
    Department of Head and Neck Surgery, Unit of Maxillofacial Surgery, Modena and Reggio Emilia University, Via del Pozzo 71, 41100 Modena, Italy
    J Skin Cancer 2011:181093. 2011
    ..The color and texture matches were aesthetically good, and the nasal contour was distinct in all patients. All scars were inconspicuous and symmetrical. No patient had tenting or a flat nose...
  41. ncbi request reprint Characterization of pseudoxanthoma elasticum-like lesions in the skin of patients with beta-thalassemia
    M Baccarani-Contri
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, General Pathology Unit, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
    J Am Acad Dermatol 44:33-9. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: Data indicate that patients with beta-thalassemia may undergo important alterations of connective tissues, a better understanding of which may help in preventing clinical complications...
  42. ncbi request reprint Urticaria after topical immunotherapy with diphenylcyclopropenone
    M Francomano
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Contact Dermatitis 47:310-1. 2002
  43. ncbi request reprint Asymmetry in dermoscopic melanocytic lesion images: a computer description based on colour distribution
    Stefania Seidenari
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, I 41100 Modena, Italy
    Acta Derm Venereol 86:123-8. 2006
    ..Numerical parameters referring to malignant melanomas were significantly higher, both with respect to benign naevi and atypical naevi. The numerical parameters produced could be effectively employed for computer-aided melanoma diagnosis...
  44. ncbi request reprint Value of MLH1 and MSH2 mutations in the appearance of Muir-Torre syndrome phenotype in HNPCC patients presenting sebaceous gland tumors or keratoacanthomas
    Giovanni Ponti
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    J Invest Dermatol 126:2302-7. 2006
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  45. ncbi request reprint BRAF mutations in multiple sebaceous hyperplasias of patients belonging to MYH-associated polyposis pedigrees
    Giovanni Ponti
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    J Invest Dermatol 127:1387-91. 2007
    ..BRAF mutation is not a specific marker of melanocytic cancerogenesis, and it can also be involved in SGHs. In both melanocytic and non-melanocytic skin tumors, BRAF mutation is linked to early tumorigenesis events...
  46. ncbi request reprint Pigmented mammary Paget disease: dermoscopic, in vivo reflectance-mode confocal microscopic, and immunohistochemical study of a case
    Caterina Longo
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Via del Pozzo 71, 41100 Modena, Italy
    Arch Dermatol 143:752-4. 2007
    ..We report a case of pigmented mammary Paget disease mimicking a melanoma and describe the dermoscopic, reflectance-mode confocal microscopic, histological, and immunohistochemical features...
  47. ncbi request reprint In vivo reflectance confocal microscopy imaging of melanocytic skin lesions: consensus terminology glossary and illustrative images
    Alon Scope
    Dermatology Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10022, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 57:644-58. 2007
    ..Reflectance confocal microscopy (RCM) has been used for over 10 years for in vivo skin imaging. However, to date no standard RCM terminology has been published...
  48. ncbi request reprint The impact of in vivo reflectance confocal microscopy for the diagnostic accuracy of melanoma and equivocal melanocytic lesions
    Giovanni Pellacani
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    J Invest Dermatol 127:2759-65. 2007
    ..Owing to the visualization of cellular aspects, confocal microscopy seems useful for second level examination of clinically and dermoscopically equivocal lesions...
  49. doi request reprint Wnt pathway, angiogenetic and hormonal markers in sporadic and familial adenomatous polyposis-associated juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibromas (JNA)
    Giovanni Ponti
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol 16:173-8. 2008
    ..As the VEGFR has an important impact on the pathogenesis of JNA, we suggest that a targeted therapy with monoclonal antibodies against VEGFR might lead to a specific chemoprevention and treatment of these tumors and their recurrences...
  50. pmc MC1R variants increase risk of melanomas harboring BRAF mutations
    Maria Concetta Fargnoli
    Department of Dermatology, University of L Aquila, L Aquila, Italy
    J Invest Dermatol 128:2485-90. 2008
    ..This study confirms that the known MC1R-melanoma risk association is confined to subjects whose melanomas harbor BRAF mutations...
  51. doi request reprint In vivo microscopic features of nodular melanomas: dermoscopy, confocal microscopy, and histopathologic correlates
    Sonia Segura
    Department of Dermatology, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, 170 Villarroel, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    Arch Dermatol 144:1311-20. 2008
    ..To characterize nodular melanoma (NM) using dermoscopy, in vivo reflectance-mode confocal microscopy, and histopathologic analysis...
  52. ncbi request reprint Colour clusters for computer diagnosis of melanocytic lesions
    Stefania Seidenari
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Dermatology 214:137-43. 2007
    ..To overcome subjectivity and variability in the interpretation of dermoscopic images, image analysis programs, enabling the numerical description of melanocytic lesion images, have been developed...
  53. ncbi request reprint Diving into the blue: in vivo microscopic characterization of the dermoscopic blue hue
    Giovanni Pellacani
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
    J Am Acad Dermatol 57:96-104. 2007
    ..In dermoscopy the presence of a blue hue is a clue for malignancy, although a blue tint is sometimes observable in benign lesions...
  54. ncbi request reprint Hand dermatitis as an unsuspected presentation of textile dye contact sensitivity
    Francesca Giusti
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Contact Dermatitis 47:91-5. 2002
    ..In the latter, the hands may represent a 'locus minoris resistentiae', and both induction and elicitation of contact sensitization could be caused by impaired barrier function at a skin site repeatedly exposed to sensitizing garments...
  55. ncbi request reprint Contact sensitization in 1094 children undergoing patch testing over a 7-year period
    Stefania Seidenari
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Pediatr Dermatol 22:1-5. 2005
    ..In conclusion, as sensitization rates to different allergens show great variations over time, periodic evaluations of patch test results in children is necessary in order to update the test trays...
  56. ncbi request reprint Sensitization to propolis in 1255 children undergoing patch testing
    Francesca Giusti
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, 41100 Modena, Italy
    Contact Dermatitis 51:255-8. 2004
    ..In conclusion, based on our data, we suggest that propolis should not be used in topical products for children because of its high sensitization rate at the paediatric age...
  57. ncbi request reprint In vivo assessment of melanocytic nests in nevi and melanomas by reflectance confocal microscopy
    Giovanni Pellacani
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emila, Italy
    Mod Pathol 18:469-74. 2005
    ..Moreover, cerebriform clusters were exclusively observed in five out of 20 melanomas. Confocal microscopy allowed the in vivo characterization of aspects of melanocytic nests and their exact correlation with histopathology...
  58. ncbi request reprint In vivo confocal scanning laser microscopy of pigmented Spitz nevi: comparison of in vivo confocal images with dermoscopy and routine histopathology
    Giovanni Pellacani
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emila Italy
    J Am Acad Dermatol 51:371-6. 2004
    ..Spitz nevus is a benign melanocytic lesion sometimes mistakenly diagnosed clinically as melanoma...
  59. ncbi request reprint Reproducibility of atopy patch tests with Dermatophagoides: a study on 85 patients with atopic dermatitis
    Francesca Giusti
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Contact Dermatitis 50:18-21. 2004
    ..851). In conclusion, for Dermatophagoides APTs, the agreement rate was similar to that of standard patch tests, and therefore APTs may be considered sufficiently reproducible to be employed as a diagnostic testing procedure...
  60. ncbi request reprint Automated description of colours in polarized-light surface microscopy images of melanocytic lesions
    Giovanni Pellacani
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emila, 41100 Modena, Italy
    Melanoma Res 14:125-30. 2004
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  61. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive imaging of skin tumors
    Eleonora Ruocco
    Department of Dermatology, Second University of Naples, Naples Department of Dermatology, University of Modena, Modena, Italy
    Dermatol Surg 30:301-10. 2004
    ..Finally, a hint to the use of cytodiagnosis for basal cell carcinoma is provided...
  62. ncbi request reprint Automated extraction and description of dark areas in surface microscopy melanocytic lesion images
    Giovanni Pellacani
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emila, Modena, Italy
    Dermatology 208:21-6. 2004
    ..Identification of dark areas inside a melanocytic lesion (ML) is of great importance for melanoma diagnosis, both during clinical examination and employing programs for automated image analysis...
  63. ncbi request reprint A new algorithm for border description of polarized light surface microscopic images of pigmented skin lesions
    Costantino Grana
    Department of Computer Engineering, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, 41100 Modena, Italy
    IEEE Trans Med Imaging 22:959-64. 2003
    ..The efficacy of these new descriptors was tested on a data set of 510 pigmented skin lesions, composed by 85 melanomas and 425 nevi, by employing statistical methods for discrimination between the two populations...
  64. 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...
  65. ncbi request reprint Textile dyes sensitization: a study of 49 patients allergic to disperse dye alone
    Francesca Giusti
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Contact Dermatitis 48:54-5. 2003
  66. ncbi request reprint Preoperative melanoma thickness determination by 20-MHz sonography and digital videomicroscopy in combination
    Giovanni Pellacani
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, 41100 Modena, Italy
    Arch Dermatol 139:293-8. 2003
    ..To identify accurately thick melanomas preoperatively by means of a combined approach based on sonography and clinical-videomicroscopic evaluation...
  67. ncbi request reprint Identification of Muir-Torre syndrome among patients with sebaceous tumors and keratoacanthomas: role of clinical features, microsatellite instability, and immunohistochemistry
    Giovanni Ponti
    Division of Internal Medicine, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Cancer 103:1018-25. 2005
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  68. ncbi request reprint Colors in atypical nevi: a computer description reproducing clinical assessment
    Stefania Seidenari
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emila, Italy
    Skin Res Technol 11:36-41. 2005
    ....
  69. 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...
  70. ncbi request reprint A population-based case-control study of diet and melanoma risk in northern Italy
    Marco Vinceti
    Department of Public Health Sciences University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Via Campi 287, I 41100 Modena, Italy
    Public Health Nutr 8:1307-14. 2005
    ..We aimed at examining the association between dietary constituents and risk of cutaneous melanoma...
  71. ncbi request reprint Reflectance-mode confocal microscopy for the in vivo characterization of pagetoid melanocytosis in melanomas and nevi
    Giovanni Pellacani
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena, Italy
    J Invest Dermatol 125:532-7. 2005
    ..Thus, when pagetoid melanocytosis is observable by means of confocal microscopy, melanoma diagnosis should be considered, whereas it cannot be excluded in the absence of pagetoid cells, lacking in at least 10% of malignant lesions...
  72. ncbi request reprint Provocative use test of 1 euro coin in nickel-sensitized subjects
    Caterina Foti
    Department of Internal Medicine, Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Unit of Dermatology, University of Bari, Piazza Giulio Cesare 11, 70124 Bari, Italy
    Contact Dermatitis 52:167-8. 2005
  73. ncbi request reprint Patch testing with egg represents a useful integration to diagnosis of egg allergy in children with atopic dermatitis
    Francesca Giusti
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Pediatr Dermatol 22:109-11. 2005
    ..4% vs. 93.2%). Our data suggest that combined skin prick and patch testing improves screening for egg allergy in affected children, identifying 92% of those who were challenge positive among our patients...
  74. ncbi request reprint Acquired melanocytic lesions and the decision to excise: role of color variegation and distribution as assessed by dermoscopy
    Stefania Seidenari
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Dermatol Surg 31:184-9. 2005
    ..Because melanoma may sometimes be difficult to differentiate from nevi with clinical atypia, many benign lesions also undergo surgical removal...
  75. ncbi request reprint Microscopic in vivo description of cellular architecture of dermoscopic pigment network in nevi and melanomas
    Giovanni Pellacani
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Arch Dermatol 141:147-54. 2005
    ..To characterize the microscopic aspects of the dermoscopic pigment network in vivo, by means of confocal scanning laser microscopy...
  76. ncbi request reprint Reflectance-mode confocal microscopy of pigmented skin lesions--improvement in melanoma diagnostic specificity
    Giovanni Pellacani
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emila, Modena, Italy
    J Am Acad Dermatol 53:979-85. 2005
    ..In vivo confocal microscopy enables skin visualization with a quasihistopathologic resolution...
  77. 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...
  78. ncbi request reprint High risk of cutaneous melanoma amongst carriers of the intercellular adhesion molecule-1 R241 allele
    Marco Vinceti
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Melanoma Res 16:93-6. 2006
    ..In this population, individuals carrying the R241 allele of the ICAM-1 gene appeared to show an enhanced susceptibility to cutaneous melanoma, possibly because of increased ICAM-1 expression...
  79. ncbi request reprint Trace elements and melanoma
    Margherita Bergomi
    Department of Hygiene, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    J Trace Elem Med Biol 19:69-73. 2005
    ....
  80. ncbi request reprint Reflectance-mode confocal microscopy for the in vivo detection of Sarcoptes scabiei
    Caterina Longo
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Arch Dermatol 141:1336. 2005
  81. ncbi request reprint Environmental exposure to trace elements and risk of cutaneous melanoma
    Marco Vinceti
    Department of Hygiene, Microbiology and Biostatistics, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, 41100 Modena, Italy
    J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 15:458-62. 2005
    ..Our aim was to examine the risk of melanoma in association with exposure to trace elements of toxicological and nutritional interest...
  82. ncbi request reprint Re: MC1R, ASIP, and DNA repair in sporadic and familial melanoma in a Mediterranean population
    Maria Concetta Fargnoli
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:144-5; author reply 145-6. 2006