Antonella Tosti

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Affiliation: University of Bologna
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi Drug reactions affecting hair: diagnosis
    Antonella Tosti
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti 1, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Dermatol Clin 25:223-31, vii. 2007
  2. ncbi Alopecia areata: a long term follow-up study of 191 patients
    Antonella Tosti
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Italy
    J Am Acad Dermatol 55:438-41. 2006
  3. ncbi Assessment of hair and scalp disorders
    Antonella Tosti
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Investig Dermatol Symp Proc 12:23-7. 2007
  4. ncbi Androgenetic alopecia in children: report of 20 cases
    A Tosti
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti 1, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 152:556-9. 2005
  5. ncbi Frontal fibrosing alopecia in postmenopausal women
    Antonella Tosti
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Italy
    J Am Acad Dermatol 52:55-60. 2005
  6. ncbi Hypertrichosis of the eyelashes caused by bimatoprost
    Antonella Tosti
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Italy
    J Am Acad Dermatol 51:S149-50. 2004
  7. ncbi The spectrum of allergic contact dermatitis in the elderly
    Antonella Tosti
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti 1, 40138, Bologna, Italy
    Contact Dermatitis 50:379-81. 2004
  8. ncbi Evaluation of sexual function with an international index of erectile function in subjects taking finasteride for androgenetic alopecia
    Antonella Tosti
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti 1, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Arch Dermatol 140:857-8. 2004
  9. ncbi Contact sensitization to 5-chloro-2-methyl-4-isothiazolin-3-one and 2-methyl-4-isothiazolin-3-one in children
    Antonella Tosti
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Contact Dermatitis 49:215-6. 2003
  10. ncbi Permanent alopecia after busulfan chemotherapy
    A Tosti
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti 1, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 152:1056-8. 2005

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  1. ncbi Drug reactions affecting hair: diagnosis
    Antonella Tosti
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti 1, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Dermatol Clin 25:223-31, vii. 2007
    ..Type of hair loss (telogen effluvium, anagen effluvium, or both) depends on the drug, its dosage, and patient's susceptibility. Drug-induced hair loss is usually reversible...
  2. ncbi Alopecia areata: a long term follow-up study of 191 patients
    Antonella Tosti
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Italy
    J Am Acad Dermatol 55:438-41. 2006
    ..The prognosis of alopecia areata (AA) is difficult to predict. Few studies report long-term follow-up of AA patients...
  3. ncbi Assessment of hair and scalp disorders
    Antonella Tosti
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Investig Dermatol Symp Proc 12:23-7. 2007
    ..Many of these cosmetic benefits can be measured directly on the hair fiber, using a variety of techniques...
  4. ncbi Androgenetic alopecia in children: report of 20 cases
    A Tosti
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti 1, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 152:556-9. 2005
    ..A common feature observed in our series of children with AGA was a strong genetic predisposition to the disease. Although the pathogenesis remains speculative, endocrine evaluation and a strict follow-up are strongly recommended...
  5. ncbi Frontal fibrosing alopecia in postmenopausal women
    Antonella Tosti
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Italy
    J Am Acad Dermatol 52:55-60. 2005
    ..Frontal fibrosing alopecia is a variety of cicatricial alopecia characterized by a band of frontal/frontoparietal hair recession and marked decrease or a complete loss of the eyebrows, typically observed in women who are postmenopausal...
  6. ncbi Hypertrichosis of the eyelashes caused by bimatoprost
    Antonella Tosti
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Italy
    J Am Acad Dermatol 51:S149-50. 2004
    ..We report a case of hypertrichosis of the eyelashes caused by the prostamide bimatoprost (Lumigan; Allergan, Inc, Irvine, Calif), a new IOP-lowering drug...
  7. ncbi The spectrum of allergic contact dermatitis in the elderly
    Antonella Tosti
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti 1, 40138, Bologna, Italy
    Contact Dermatitis 50:379-81. 2004
  8. ncbi Evaluation of sexual function with an international index of erectile function in subjects taking finasteride for androgenetic alopecia
    Antonella Tosti
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti 1, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Arch Dermatol 140:857-8. 2004
    ....
  9. ncbi Contact sensitization to 5-chloro-2-methyl-4-isothiazolin-3-one and 2-methyl-4-isothiazolin-3-one in children
    Antonella Tosti
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Contact Dermatitis 49:215-6. 2003
  10. ncbi Permanent alopecia after busulfan chemotherapy
    A Tosti
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti 1, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 152:1056-8. 2005
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  11. ncbi The nail in systemic diseases
    Antonella Tosti
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti 1 40138, Bologna, Italy
    Dermatol Clin 24:341-7. 2006
    ..This article reports and discusses only those nail signs that provide the clinician with clues for the diagnosis of systemic disorders...
  12. ncbi Occupational trachyonychia due to psoriasis: report of a case successfully treated with oral acitretin
    A Tosti
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Italy
    Contact Dermatitis 54:123-4. 2006
  13. ncbi Onychomatricoma: first description in a child
    Bianca Maria Piraccini
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, St Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Via Massarenti 1, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Pediatr Dermatol 24:46-8. 2007
    ..We report onychomatricoma associated with onychomycosis in the same nail in a 4-year-old girl...
  14. ncbi Finasteride treatment of female pattern hair loss
    Matilde Iorizzo
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti, I 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Arch Dermatol 142:298-302. 2006
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of oral finasteride therapy associated with an oral contraceptive containing drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol in premenopausal women with female pattern hair loss...
  15. ncbi Contact dermatitis due to cyclohexanone: a further case
    Massimiliano Pazzaglia
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti 1, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Contact Dermatitis 49:313. 2003
  16. doi Long-term follow-up of toenail onychomycosis caused by dermatophytes after successful treatment with systemic antifungal agents
    Bianca Maria Piraccini
    Department of Internal Medicine, Geriatrics and Nephrology, Division of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti 1, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    J Am Acad Dermatol 62:411-4. 2010
    ..Recurrences (relapse or reinfection) of onychomycosis are not uncommon, with percentages reported in various studies ranging from 10% to 53%...
  17. ncbi The role of scalp dermoscopy in the diagnosis of alopecia areata incognita
    Antonella Tosti
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Am Acad Dermatol 59:64-7. 2008
    ..Alopecia areata incognita is a variety of alopecia areata characterized by acute diffuse shedding of telogen hairs without typical patches...
  18. ncbi Lipedematous alopecia of the scalp
    Bianca Maria Piraccini
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti 1, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Dermatol Online J 12:6. 2006
    ..The association of lipedematous scalp and androgenetic alopecia in our two patients appears to be coincidental...
  19. doi Contact allergens and irritants in household washing and cleaning products
    Michela Magnano
    Division of Dermatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Geriatrics and Nephrology, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti 1, 40138 Bologna, Italy michela
    Contact Dermatitis 61:337-41. 2009
    ..Household cleaning products often contain potential allergens and irritants but allergic contact dermatitis from these products in general consumers is rarely reported in the literature...
  20. ncbi Efficacy and safety of a new clobetasol propionate 0.05% foam in alopecia areata: a randomized, double-blind placebo-controlled trial
    Antonella Tosti
    Dermatology Clinic University of Bologna, Bologna, and R and D Mipharm, Milan, Italy
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 20:1243-7. 2006
    ..After application to the skin the foam quickly evaporates without residues and it has a good patient compliance. In vitro studies have also shown that this formulation enhances the delivery of the active compound through the skin...
  21. doi Follicular red dots: a novel dermoscopic pattern observed in scalp discoid lupus erythematosus
    Antonella Tosti
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti 1, 40138, Bologna, Italy
    Arch Dermatol 145:1406-9. 2009
    ....
  22. doi Today's treatments options for onychomycosis
    Matilde Iorizzo
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Bologna, Italy
    J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 8:875-9. 2010
    ..We review current and future treatments for onychomycosis. We will also consider treatment options in patients with poor prognostic factors suggesting possible treatment failure...
  23. ncbi Videodermoscopy: a useful tool for diagnosing congenital triangular alopecia
    Matilde Iorizzo
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Pediatr Dermatol 25:652-4. 2008
    ..Videodermoscopy may serve as a useful tool to perform the right diagnosis as it can highlight signs not seen by the unaided eye and may be able to spare the patient from a biopsy...
  24. ncbi Congenital hypertrophy of the lateral nail folds of the hallux: clinical features and follow-up of seven cases
    B M Piraccini
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Italy
    Pediatr Dermatol 17:348-51. 2000
    ..In two patients surgical correction of the soft tissue abnormality was necessary due to painful nail ingrowth unresponsive to topical treatment...
  25. doi Nail melanoma in children: differential diagnosis and management
    Matilde Iorizzo
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Dermatol Surg 34:974-8. 2008
  26. ncbi Drug-induced hair disorders
    Bianca Maria Piraccini
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti 1, Bologna, Italy
    Curr Drug Saf 1:301-5. 2006
    ..Although a large number of drugs have been occasionally reported to produce hair loss, only for a few drugs the relation between drug intake and hair loss has been proven...
  27. ncbi Management of onychomycosis in children
    Antonella Tosti
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti 1, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Dermatol Clin 21:507-9, vii. 2003
    ..Terbinafine, itraconazole, and fluconazole are effective and well tolerated for treating onychomycosis in children. Dosage depends on body weight. Duration of treatment is the same for adults...
  28. ncbi Occupational nail fragility in a professional violist
    Bianca Maria Piraccini
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Contact Dermatitis 51:35-6. 2004
  29. ncbi Drug-induced nail diseases
    Bianca Maria Piraccini
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti, 1 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Dermatol Clin 24:387-91. 2006
    ..Drug-induced nail abnormalities are usually transitory and disappear with drug withdrawal, but sometimes persist over time. This article reviews drugs that have been consistently associated with nail abnormalities...
  30. ncbi Moist toilet papers as possible sensitizers: review of the literature and evaluation of commercial products in Italy
    Valentina Zoli
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti 1, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Contact Dermatitis 55:252-4. 2006
  31. ncbi Treatment of onychomycosis with oral antifungal agents
    Matilde Iorizzo
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Expert Opin Drug Deliv 2:435-40. 2005
    ..The goals for antifungal therapy are mycological cure and a normal looking nail. In this paper the treatment of onychomycosis with oral antifungal agents will be reviewed...
  32. ncbi Peri- and subungual burns caused by hydrofluoric acid
    Bianca Maria Piraccini
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Italy
    Contact Dermatitis 52:230-2. 2005
  33. ncbi Contact dermatitis due to topical cosmetic use of vitamin K
    Leonardo Veneziano
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Contact Dermatitis 52:113-4. 2005
  34. doi Dealing with melanonychia
    Antonella Tosti
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Semin Cutan Med Surg 28:49-54. 2009
    ..Dermoscopy is possibly a useful tool but the real benefit of this technique, screening lesions to determine which ones need to be removed, remains to be proven...
  35. doi In situ melanoma of the nail unit in children: report of two cases in fair-skinned Caucasian children
    Antonella Tosti
    Division of Dermatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Geriatrics and Nephrology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Pediatr Dermatol 29:79-83. 2012
    ..There is therefore the need to find parameters useful for clinical and dermatoscopic diagnosis in childhood nail pigmentation and to reach a consensus on management of children with a band of LM...
  36. ncbi Congenital pseudoclubbing of a fingernail caused by subungual hemangioma
    Bianca Maria Piraccini
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Am Acad Dermatol 53:S123-6. 2005
    ..Nail dystrophies in newborns are rare and are particularly frightening when they appear as masses involving a single digit, suggesting the possibility of a tumor...
  37. ncbi Mechanical onycholysis of 2 fingernails in a 7-year-old girl
    Bianca Maria Piraccini
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Contact Dermatitis 54:301-2. 2006
  38. ncbi New fungal nail infections
    Matilde Iorizzo
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 20:142-5. 2007
    ..The prevalence of different pathogens in different areas depends on several factors, such as climate, geography and migration. We reviewed the recent literature to identify new agents responsible for onychomycosis...
  39. ncbi Nail cosmetics in nail disorders
    Matilde Iorizzo
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Cosmet Dermatol 6:53-8. 2007
    ..It may also be the only choice to hide nail dystrophy where the nail is irreversibly damaged. Nail cosmetics may also function at treatment for onychtillomania, nail biting, and nail ingrowing...
  40. doi Photodynamic therapy of onychomycosis caused by Trichophyton rubrum
    Bianca Maria Piraccini
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Am Acad Dermatol 59:S75-6. 2008
    ..For this reason, new approaches and strategies should be considered. The following case shows that photodynamic therapy (PDT) may represent an alternative noninvasive approach to treatment of onychomycosis...
  41. doi Periungual hyperpigmentation in newborns
    Matilde Iorizzo
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Pediatr Dermatol 25:25-7. 2008
    ..The reason why some fair-skinned newborns display this hyperpigmentation is not known. Although we can speculate that it can be reactive to maternal pigment hormones, its persistence is not completely in agreement with this possibility...
  42. doi Nail lichen planus: response to treatment and long term follow-up
    Bianca Maria Piraccini
    Department of Internal Medicine, Geriatrics and Nephrology, Division of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti, 1 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Eur J Dermatol 20:489-96. 2010
    ..7%), 11 relapsed (11/27 = 40.7%). This study is important for the fact that no one has previously published the results of such a long follow-up of patients with nail lichen planus...
  43. doi Evaluation of the efficacy of acitretin therapy for nail psoriasis
    Antonella Tosti
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti 1, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Arch Dermatol 145:269-71. 2009
    ..To evaluate the therapeutic efficacy of acitretin in patients with isolated nail psoriasis...
  44. ncbi Clobetasol propionate 0.05% under occlusion in the treatment of alopecia totalis/universalis
    Antonella Tosti
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Italy
    J Am Acad Dermatol 49:96-8. 2003
    ..Efficacy of topical steroids in alopecia areata is still discussed...
  45. doi Alopecia in epidermolysis bullosa
    Antonella Tosti
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti, 1 40138, Bologna, Italy
    Dermatol Clin 28:165-9. 2010
    ..Alopecia is usually secondary to blistering, and scalp areas more exposed to friction, such as the occipital area, are involved more frequently. This article reviews the hair abnormalities reported in the different subtypes of EB...
  46. ncbi Allergic contact dermatitis in hairdressers: frequency and source of sensitisation
    Matilde Iorizzo
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti 1, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Eur J Dermatol 12:179-82. 2002
    ..The allergens known as strong skin sensitizers have remained almost the same over the years. Preventive measures should be mandatory to protect hands and to improve the safety of this job...
  47. ncbi Heterochromia of the scalp hair following Blaschko lines
    Matilde Iorizzo
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti 1, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Pediatr Dermatol 24:69-70. 2007
    ..It is considered a disorder of pigmentation when the tufts are asymmetrically distributed. We report four patients with isolated congenital tufts of heterochromia in the scalp hair following the Blaschko lines of the head...
  48. ncbi Drug-induced nail abnormalities
    Bianca Maria Piraccini
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti, 1 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Expert Opin Drug Saf 3:57-65. 2004
    ..Drug-induced nail changes usually involve several or all of the nails. In most cases, nail abnormalities are asymptomatic, but can sometimes cause pain and impair manual activities...
  49. ncbi Occupational protein contact dermatitis due to Calliphora vomitoria larvae (maggots) bred as fishing bait
    Massimiliano Pazzaglia
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti 1, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Contact Dermatitis 48:176. 2003
  50. ncbi White superficial onychomycosis: epidemiological, clinical, and pathological study of 79 patients
    Bianca Maria Piraccini
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Italy
    Arch Dermatol 140:696-701. 2004
    ..To analyze the epidemiology, responsible agents, clinical features, and outcome of white superficial onychomycosis (WSO)...
  51. ncbi Treatment of nondermatophyte mold and Candida onychomycosis
    Antonella Tosti
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti 1, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Dermatol Clin 21:491-7, vii. 2003
    ..Candida onychomycosis is always a sign of immunodepression. Systemic treatment with itraconazole or fluconazole is usually effective, but relapses are very common...
  52. ncbi Allergic contact cheilitis
    Valentina Zoli
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti 1, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Contact Dermatitis 54:296-7. 2006
  53. doi Reflectance confocal microscopy of the yellow dot pattern in alopecia areata
    Marco Ardigo
    San Gallicano Dermatologic Institute, IRCCS, Rome, Italy
    Arch Dermatol 147:61-4. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the yellow dot pattern observed at dermoscopy in alopecia areata with reflectance confocal microscopy (RCM) and correlate RCM findings with pathological features...
  54. ncbi Acquired progressive kinking of the hair: clinical features, pathological study, and follow-up of 7 patients
    A Tosti
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Italy
    Arch Dermatol 135:1223-6. 1999
    ..Whether APKH is a separate entity or a variety of androgenetic alopecia is still controversial. This study reviews the clinical and pathological features and long-term follow-up of 7 patients with APKH...
  55. ncbi Management of androgenetic alopecia
    A Tosti
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Italy
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 12:205-14. 1999
    ..Androgenetic alopecia (AGA) is the most frequent cause of hair loss affecting up to 50% of men and 40% of women by the age of 50...
  56. ncbi Dermoscopy in the diagnosis of hair and scalp disorders
    A Tosti
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Actas Dermosifiliogr 100:114-9. 2009
    ..In the last few years many studies have been published in this field; this review will describe the dermoscopic patterns observed in the most common hair and scalp disorders and discuss their diagnostic relevance...
  57. doi Periungual and subungual pyogenic granuloma
    B M Piraccini
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 163:941-53. 2010
    ..Nail PGs are due to different causes that act through different pathogenetic mechanisms and may be treated in several ways. Both causes and treatments of nail PG have never been classified...
  58. ncbi Paronychia associated with antiretroviral therapy
    A Tosti
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti 1, I 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 140:1165-8. 1999
    ..Dermatologists should be aware of this recently reported and probably not uncommon side-effect of antiretroviral treatment in order to avoid an invasive approach to the nail lesions...
  59. ncbi Treatment of common nail disorders
    A Tosti
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Italy
    Dermatol Clin 18:339-48. 2000
    ..Environmental nail abnormalities are frequent and include nail brittleness, onycholysis, and chronic paronychia. Preventive measures should always be associated with treatment in these cases...
  60. ncbi Telogen effluvium after allergic contact dermatitis of the scalp
    A Tosti
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti, 1 I 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Arch Dermatol 137:187-90. 2001
    ..After observing 2 cases of acute telogen effluvium induced by allergic contact dermatitis to hair dyes, we decided to evaluate the effects of acute contact dermatitis of the scalp on the hair cycle...
  61. ncbi Lycopenaemia
    M La Placa
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Italy
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 14:311-2. 2000
    ..One of these carotenoids, the lycopene, present in high concentrations in tomatoes, may cause a rare cutaneous disease called lycopenaemia...
  62. ncbi Warts of the nail unit: surgical and nonsurgical approaches
    A Tosti
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti 1, I 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Dermatol Surg 27:235-9. 2001
    ..Warts are the most common nail tumor and mostly affect children and young adults. Periungual warts are usually due to HPV-1, 2, and 4. Development of periungual warts is favored by maceration and trauma, especially nail biting...
  63. ncbi Nail lichen planus in children: clinical features, response to treatment, and long-term follow-up
    A Tosti
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti 1, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Arch Dermatol 137:1027-32. 2001
    ..To report clinical features, response to treatment, and long-term follow-up of nail lichen planus in children...
  64. ncbi Evaluation of sexual function in subjects taking finasteride for the treatment of androgenetic alopecia
    A Tosti
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Italy
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 15:418-21. 2001
    ..Our practical experience indicates that sexual side-effects in subjects taking finasteride 1 mg (Propecia) for androgenetic alopecia are much less common than reported in the literature...
  65. ncbi Systemic itraconazole in the yellow nail syndrome
    A Tosti
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti 1, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 146:1064-7. 2002
    ..The results of our study show that itraconazole cannot be considered effective for YNS, especially if compared with vitamin E, the efficacy and tolerability of which is already proven...
  66. ncbi Hair loss in women
    A Tosti
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Minerva Ginecol 61:445-52. 2009
    ..In this article, the authors review the most common clinical causes of hair loss in women, and emphasize the role of hormonal changes in the regulation of hair loss and hair growth...
  67. ncbi Onychomatricoma: report of three cases, including the first recognized in a colored man
    A Tosti
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti, 1, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Eur J Dermatol 10:604-6. 2000
    ..In all cases the pathology showed multiple fibroepithelial projections that extended into the thickened nail plate. The tumor epithelium was identical to that of the normal nail matrix and keratinized without a granular layer...
  68. doi Yellow nail syndrome: clinical experience in a series of 21 patients
    Bianca Maria Piraccini
    Dermatology, Department of Specialized, Experimental and Diagnostic Medicine, University of Bologna, Italy
    J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 12:131-7. 2014
    ..Our aim was to assess the clinical features, associated diseases and response to treatment of patients with YNS, to help clinicians to better diagnose and treat YNS patients...
  69. doi Short anagen syndrome
    Federica Giacomini
    Division 2 of Dermatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Geriatrics and Nephrology, University of Bologna, Italy
    Pediatr Dermatol 28:133-4. 2011
    ..Hair length tends to improve spontaneously after puberty. The main differential diagnoses include loose anagen hair syndrome (LAS)...
  70. ncbi Drug-induced nail abnormalities
    Bianca Maria Piraccini
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Am J Clin Dermatol 4:31-7. 2003
    ..In this article, we also include nail adverse effects as a result of radiotherapy since they are commonly observed in clinical practice...
  71. doi Nail involvement in epidermolysis bullosa
    Antonella Tosti
    Department of Dermatology, Bologna University, Via Massarenti, 1, Bologna 40138, Italy
    Dermatol Clin 28:153-7. 2010
    ..The spectrum of clinical severity is large, and nail abnormalities may cause severe disability or just be a mild cosmetic problem. This article reviews the nail abnormalities observed in EB...
  72. ncbi Juvenile xanthogranuloma of the proximal nail fold
    Bianca Maria Piraccini
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Pediatr Dermatol 20:307-8. 2003
    ..Periodic follow-up was important not only to monitor evolution of the juvenile xanthogranuloma, but also to avoid excessive growth of the lesion with possible definitive nail matrix damage...
  73. ncbi Topical steroids versus systemic antifungals in the treatment of chronic paronychia: an open, randomized double-blind and double dummy study
    Antonella Tosti
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti 1, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    J Am Acad Dermatol 47:73-6. 2002
    ..The involvement of Candida in the pathogenesis of chronic paronychia (CP) has never been proven, even though this condition is commonly considered a type of Candida onychomycosis...
  74. doi Histopathologic features of alopecia areata incognito: a review of 46 cases
    Mariya Miteva
    Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, 1600 NW 10th Avenue, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 39:596-602. 2012
    ..Dermoscopy shows yellow dots and short regrowing hairs. The differential diagnosis with telogen effluvium (TE) and androgenetic alopecia may be difficult...
  75. ncbi Treatment strategies for alopecia
    Antonella Tosti
    University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 10:1017-26. 2009
    ..Hair loss is a very common complaint and dermatologists should be able to make the correct diagnosis of different types of alopecia and choose the best therapeutic strategy according to patients' and doctors' expectations...
  76. ncbi Clinical features and long-term follow-up of 20 cases of parakeratosis pustulosa
    A Tosti
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Italy
    Pediatr Dermatol 15:259-63. 1998
    ..The results of our study suggest that PKP is not a single entity but rather represents a nail symptom that can be produced by several inflammatory diseases, including nail psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, and contact dermatitis...
  77. ncbi Allergic contact dermatitis to nickel in a hair clasp
    M Starace
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti 1, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Contact Dermatitis 56:290. 2007
  78. ncbi Nail matrix nevi: a clinical and histopathologic study of twenty-two patients
    A Tosti
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Italy
    J Am Acad Dermatol 34:765-71. 1996
    ..The pathologic features of nail matrix nevi are similar to those of skin nevi except for their architectural pattern, which reflects the peculiar anatomy of the nail unit...
  79. ncbi Lichen planus limited to the nails in childhood: case report and literature review
    A M Peluso
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Italy
    Pediatr Dermatol 10:36-9. 1993
    ..Since 1969 only 13 proved pediatric cases of lichen planus limited to the nails have been reported, including two children with 20-nail dystrophy and four with idiopathic atrophy of the nails...
  80. ncbi Patients at risk of onychomycosis--risk factor identification and active prevention
    A Tosti
    University of Bologna, Via Castiglione 72, Bologna, Italy
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 19:13-6. 2005
    ..The aims of this workshop were to identify risk factors for onychomycosis and to reach consensus on the management of high-risk groups to allow the development of guidelines to help doctors recognize risk factors that complicate treatment...
  81. doi Photo-onycholysis caused by an unusual beach game activity: a pediatric case of a side effect caused by doxycycline
    Massimiliano Pazzaglia
    Division of Dermatology, Department of Specialized, Experimental and Diagnostic Medicine, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Pediatr Dermatol 31:e26-7. 2014
    ..He developed a photo-onycholysis predominantly on his thumbs while he was being treated with 20 mg/day of doxycycline, a low dose but enough to trigger the photoreaction. ..
  82. pmc Videodermoscopy does not enhance diagnosis of scalp contact dermatitis due to topical minoxidil
    Antonella Tosti
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Italy
    Int J Trichology 1:134-7. 2009
    ..Videodermoscopy (VD) is a noninvasive diagnostic tool that provides useful information for the differential diagnosis of scalp disorders...
  83. doi Biorejuvenation: theory and practice
    Matilde Iorizzo
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Clin Dermatol 26:177-81. 2008
    ..In addition to a daily sunscreen application and nonsmoking, mesotherapy is another antiaging strategy helping to maintain a globally firm and bright skin, protecting it from the environmental contributors to aging...
  84. ncbi Pustular psoriasis of the nails: treatment and long-term follow-up of 46 patients
    B M Piraccini
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti 1, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 144:1000-5. 2001
    ..Topical calcipotriol is effective in about 50% of patients with localized disorder and is also useful as maintenance therapy after retinoid treatment...
  85. ncbi Itraconazole in the treatment of two young brothers with chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis
    A Tosti
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Italy
    Pediatr Dermatol 14:146-8. 1997
    ..This therapy produced a rapid cure of both candidal nail and mouth infections. The drug was very well tolerated, and routine laboratory monitoring during treatment did not reveal any abnormalities...
  86. ncbi Onycholysis and subungual haemorrhages secondary to systemic chemotherapy (paclitaxel)
    E Ghetti
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Via Massarenti 1, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 17:459-60. 2003
    ..Hemorrhagic onycholysis and subungual abscesses are a possible side effect of taxane treatment that should be early recognized to prevent serious complications...
  87. ncbi Alopecia totalis: is treating nonresponder patients useful?
    A Tosti
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Italy
    J Am Acad Dermatol 24:455-6. 1991
    ..None of them had any acceptable regrowth after at least 6 months of treatment. Our results suggest that other treatments are not useful in patients with 100% hair loss who fail to respond to sensitizing therapies...
  88. ncbi Phalangeal osteomyelitis due to nail biting
    A Tosti
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Italy
    Acta Derm Venereol 74:206-7. 1994
    ..Cultures grew Staphylococcus aureus. Treatment with intravenous teicoplamine 400 mg/day for 3 weeks resulted in complete cure of infection...
  89. ncbi Follicular mucinosis in alopecia areata
    P A Fanti
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Italy
    Am J Dermatopathol 14:542-5. 1992
    ..Different possibilities were discussed, but the clinical presentation and the follow-up favored the clinical and pathological interpretation of alopecia areata with incidental findings of follicular mucinosis...
  90. ncbi Linear alopecia mucinosa along Blaschko lines
    A Tosti
    Department of Dermatology, University of Bologna, Italy
    Acta Derm Venereol 72:155-6. 1992
    ..The possible relationships between the unusual linear arrangement of alopecia mucinosa along Blaschko's lines and lichen striatus are discussed...
  91. ncbi Dermoscopy allows better management of nail pigmentation
    Antonella Tosti
    Arch Dermatol 138:1369-70. 2002
  92. ncbi Videodermoscopy in the evaluation of hair and scalp disorders
    Elizabeth K Ross
    Dermatology and Laser Center Northwest, Bellingham, Italy
    J Am Acad Dermatol 55:799-806. 2006
    ..Studies on a few entities suggest that use of dermoscopy can improve clinical accuracy, but further investigation is needed...
  93. ncbi The nail and Koebner-like phenomenon
    C Ralph Daniel
    Int J Dermatol 45:1372-3. 2006
  94. ncbi Grading simple chronic paronychia and onycholysis
    C Ralph Daniel
    Int J Dermatol 45:1447-8. 2006
  95. ncbi A gene locus responsible for the familial hair shaft abnormality pili annulati maps to chromosome 12q24.32-24.33
    Kathrin A Giehl
    Department of Dermatology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munchen, Germany
    J Invest Dermatol 123:1073-7. 2004
    ..97 at D12S1609. Definite recombination events narrowed the region of shared haplotype in the affected individuals to an 8 Mb region between the marker D12S324 and the telomeric end of the long arm of chromosome 12...
  96. ncbi Histological features of peripilar signs associated with androgenetic alopecia
    Claire Deloche
    Centre Charles Zviak, L Oreal Recherche, 90 rue du General Roguet, 92583 Clichy Cedex, France
    Arch Dermatol Res 295:422-8. 2004
    ..A study of the scalp in a large cohort of volunteers with androgenetic alopecia using macrophotographs showed the presence of peripilar signs (PPS) around the hair ostia...
  97. ncbi The nail and hair in forensic science
    C Ralph Daniel
    Department of Medicine, University of Missisippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 50:258-61. 2004
    ..Drugs and toxins that can be detected in hair and nails are reviewed and the application of hair/nail analysis in general and in forensic medicine is discussed...
  98. doi Videodermoscopy of the hyponychium in nail bed psoriasis
    Matilde Iorizzo
    J Am Acad Dermatol 58:714-5. 2008
  99. ncbi Morphological approach to hair disorders
    Rodney Sinclair
    Department of Dermatology, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Investig Dermatol Symp Proc 8:56-64. 2003
    ..The final section by Leroy and Van Neste highlights the difficulties of evaluating therapeutic interventions in hair loss disease and proposes a new technique...
  100. ncbi Finasteride treatment may not prevent telogen effluvium after minoxidil withdrawal
    Antonella Tosti
    Arch Dermatol 139:1221-2. 2003
  101. ncbi Effectiveness of donor natural killer cell alloreactivity in mismatched hematopoietic transplants
    Loredana Ruggeri
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Hematology and Clinical Immunology, Perugia University School of Medicine, Perugia, Italy
    Science 295:2097-100. 2002
    ..NK cell alloreactivity may thus provide a powerful tool for enhancing the efficacy and safety of allogeneic hematopoietic transplantation...