C Longo

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  1. ncbi Non-invasive, investigative methods in skin aging
    C Longo
    Skin Cancer Unit, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova IRCCS, Reggio Emilia, Italy
    G Ital Dermatol Venereol 150:675-86. 2015
  2. doi Classifying distinct basal cell carcinoma subtype by means of dermatoscopy and reflectance confocal microscopy
    Caterina Longo
    Dermatology and Skin Cancer Unit, Arcispedale S Maria Nuova, IRCCS, Reggio Emilia, Italy Electronic address
    J Am Acad Dermatol 71:716-724.e1. 2014
  3. doi Melasma and low-energy Q-switched laser: treatment assessment by means of in vivo confocal microscopy
    Caterina Longo
    Dermatology and Skin Cancer Unit, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova IRCCS, Viale Risorgimento 80, 42100, Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Lasers Med Sci 29:1159-63. 2014
  4. doi Blue lesions
    Caterina Longo
    Skin Cancer Unit, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova IRCCS, Viale Risorgimento 80, Reggio Emilia 42100, Italy Electronic address
    Dermatol Clin 31:637-47, ix. 2013
  5. doi Laser skin rejuvenation: epidermal changes and collagen remodeling evaluated by in vivo confocal microscopy
    Caterina Longo
    Dermatology and Skin Cancer Unit, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova IRCCS, Viale Risorgimento, 80, 42100, Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Lasers Med Sci 28:769-76. 2013
  6. doi Confocal microscopy insights into the treatment and cellular immune response of Basal cell carcinoma to photodynamic therapy
    Caterina Longo
    Dermatology and Skin Cancer Unit, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova, IRCCS, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Dermatology 225:264-70. 2012
  7. doi Confocal microscopy of recurrent naevi and recurrent melanomas: a retrospective morphological study
    C Longo
    Dermatology Unit, 1st Medical Department, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova, Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 165:61-8. 2011
  8. doi Melanoma and naevi with a globular pattern: confocal microscopy as an aid for diagnostic differentiation
    E Benati
    Skin Cancer Unit, Arcispedale S Maria Nuova IRCCS, Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 173:1232-8. 2015
  9. doi Is confocal microscopy a valuable tool in diagnosing nodular lesions? A study of 140 cases
    C Longo
    Dermatology and Skin Cancer Unit, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico IRCCS, Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 169:58-67. 2013
  10. ncbi Update on the use of confocal microscopy in melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer
    S Guida
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    G Ital Dermatol Venereol 150:547-63. 2015

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  1. ncbi Non-invasive, investigative methods in skin aging
    C Longo
    Skin Cancer Unit, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova IRCCS, Reggio Emilia, Italy
    G Ital Dermatol Venereol 150:675-86. 2015
    ..In this review we have described the most relevant methods that have emerged from recently introduced technologies, aiming at quantitatively assessing the effects of aging on the skin. ..
  2. doi Classifying distinct basal cell carcinoma subtype by means of dermatoscopy and reflectance confocal microscopy
    Caterina Longo
    Dermatology and Skin Cancer Unit, Arcispedale S Maria Nuova, IRCCS, Reggio Emilia, Italy Electronic address
    J Am Acad Dermatol 71:716-724.e1. 2014
    ..Although dermatoscopic and confocal criteria of BCC have been investigated, no specific studies were performed to evaluate the distinct reflectance confocal microscopy (RCM) aspects of BCC subtypes...
  3. doi Melasma and low-energy Q-switched laser: treatment assessment by means of in vivo confocal microscopy
    Caterina Longo
    Dermatology and Skin Cancer Unit, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova IRCCS, Viale Risorgimento 80, 42100, Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Lasers Med Sci 29:1159-63. 2014
    ..Confocal microscopy has emerged as an excellent tool for a better understanding of the changes occurring during laser treatment...
  4. doi Blue lesions
    Caterina Longo
    Skin Cancer Unit, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova IRCCS, Viale Risorgimento 80, Reggio Emilia 42100, Italy Electronic address
    Dermatol Clin 31:637-47, ix. 2013
    ..This article provides an overview of the main diagnoses whereby blue color can be found, providing simple management rules for these lesions. ..
  5. doi Laser skin rejuvenation: epidermal changes and collagen remodeling evaluated by in vivo confocal microscopy
    Caterina Longo
    Dermatology and Skin Cancer Unit, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova IRCCS, Viale Risorgimento, 80, 42100, Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Lasers Med Sci 28:769-76. 2013
    ..In the near future, RCM can be an essential adjunct for Clinicians to measure the effects of laser treatment and possibly to gain new insights into the development of side effects...
  6. doi Confocal microscopy insights into the treatment and cellular immune response of Basal cell carcinoma to photodynamic therapy
    Caterina Longo
    Dermatology and Skin Cancer Unit, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova, IRCCS, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Dermatology 225:264-70. 2012
    ..Reflectance confocal microscopy (RCM) is a noninvasive imaging tool that has been applied in skin oncology and for BCC diagnosis. Moreover, RCM is a useful tool to determine noninvasive treatment efficacy of nonmelanoma skin cancer...
  7. doi Confocal microscopy of recurrent naevi and recurrent melanomas: a retrospective morphological study
    C Longo
    Dermatology Unit, 1st Medical Department, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova, Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 165:61-8. 2011
    ..Repigmentation within a scar after different procedures (shave biopsy, partial excision, cryotherapy, laser) is a challenging diagnostic situation...
  8. doi Melanoma and naevi with a globular pattern: confocal microscopy as an aid for diagnostic differentiation
    E Benati
    Skin Cancer Unit, Arcispedale S Maria Nuova IRCCS, Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 173:1232-8. 2015
    ..A regular globular pattern is a common finding in naevi. Melanoma can also show a globular pattern, with globules typically irregular in size, colour and distribution...
  9. doi Is confocal microscopy a valuable tool in diagnosing nodular lesions? A study of 140 cases
    C Longo
    Dermatology and Skin Cancer Unit, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico IRCCS, Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 169:58-67. 2013
    ..Reflectance confocal microscopy (RCM) is a novel technique that allows visualization of the skin at nearly histological resolution although limited laser depth penetration hampers visualization of the deep dermis...
  10. ncbi Update on the use of confocal microscopy in melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer
    S Guida
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    G Ital Dermatol Venereol 150:547-63. 2015
    ..The selection of articles was limited in order to provide an up-to-date revision. In conclusion, several RCM features were implemented for the diagnosis of melanoma and NMSC, leading to a confocal-based classification in most cases. ..
  11. ncbi Update on non-invasive imaging techniques in early diagnosis of non-melanoma skin cancer
    C Reggiani
    Dermatology Unit, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    G Ital Dermatol Venereol 150:393-405. 2015
    ..A search concerning the role of dermoscopy, RCM and OCT in the diagnosis of NMSC was performed on PubMed...
  12. doi Towards an in vivo morphologic classification of melanocytic nevi
    G Pellacani
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 28:864-72. 2014
    ..However, systematic studies of the specific RCM features of nevi are still lacking...
  13. doi Dermoscopy and reflectance confocal microscopy of pigmented actinic keratoses: a morphological study
    E Moscarella
    Dermatology and Skin Cancer Unit, Arcispedale S Maria Nuova, IRCCS, Reggio Emilia, Italy
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 29:307-14. 2015
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  14. doi Grading keratinocyte atypia in actinic keratosis: a correlation of reflectance confocal microscopy and histopathology
    G Pellacani
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 29:2216-21. 2015
    ..Actinic Keratosis (AK) is the clinical manifestation of cutaneous dysplasia of epidermal keratinocytes, with progressive trend towards squamous cell carcinoma...
  15. doi Clonal seborrheic keratosis: dermoscopic and confocal microscopy characterization
    C Longo
    Skin Cancer Unit, First Medical Department, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova, IRCCS, Reggio Emilia, Italy
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 28:1397-400. 2014
    ..The diagnosis of clonal seborrheic keratosis may be challenging clinically and histologically...
  16. doi Evaluating ex vivo fluorescence confocal microscopy images of basal cell carcinomas in Mohs excised tissue
    C Longo
    Dermatology and Skin Cancer Unit, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico IRCCS, Viale Risorgimento, 80, 42100, Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 171:561-70. 2014
    ..Basal cell carcinomas (BCCs) can be detected in Mohs excisions although few studies have described the major BCC findings as seen on FCM...
  17. doi Dermoscopic patterns of common facial inflammatory skin diseases
    A Lallas
    Skin Cancer Unit, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova, Instituto di Ricovera e Cura a Carattere Scientifico IRCCS, Reggio Emilia, Italy
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 28:609-14. 2014
    ..Dermoscopy, in addition to its well-documented value in evaluation of skin tumours, is continuously gaining appreciation also in the field of general dermatology...
  18. doi 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...
  19. doi Reflectance confocal microscopy in the diagnosis of solitary pink skin tumours: review of diagnostic clues
    C Longo
    Dermatology and Skin Cancer Unit, Arcispedale S Maria Nuova, IRCCS, Viale Risorgimento 80, 42100, Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 173:31-41. 2015
    ..The present review offers a comprehensive description of the main RCM diagnostic clues for solitary pink neoplasms that direct clinicians to the correct diagnosis and that may serve as groundwork for future prospective studies. ..
  20. doi Reflectance confocal microscopy correlates of dermoscopic patterns of facial lesions help to discriminate lentigo maligna from pigmented nonmelanocytic macules
    N De Carvalho
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 173:128-33. 2015
    ..Noninvasive diagnostic techniques can assist in the differential diagnosis...
  21. doi Dermoscopic difficult lesions: an objective evaluation of reflectance confocal microscopy impact for accurate diagnosis
    B Ferrari
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 29:1135-40. 2015
    ..Early detection of melanoma is the main objective to ensure a high survival rate. In some cases melanoma diagnosis still remain difficult and this leads to unnecessary excisions...
  22. doi Age-related prevalence and morphological appearance of facial skin tumours: a prospective, cross-sectional, observational, multicentre study with special emphasis on melanocytic tumours
    E Moscarella
    Dermatology and Skin Cancer Unit, 1st Medical Department, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova, IRCCS, Reggio Emilia, Italy
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 29:1331-8. 2015
    ..The clinical and histopathological diagnosis of skin tumours arising on the face may be challenging...
  23. doi Morphological features of naevoid melanoma: results of a multicentre study of the International Dermoscopy Society
    C Longo
    Dermatology and Skin Cancer Unit, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova IRCCS, Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 172:961-7. 2015
    ..Naevoid melanoma (NeM), a rare variant of melanoma, can be difficult to detect as its clinical and histopathological morphology can simulate a naevus...
  24. doi A novel CYLD germline mutation in Brooke-Spiegler syndrome
    D Guardoli
    Dermatology and Skin Cancer Unit, Arcispedale S Maria Nuova, IRCCS, Reggio Emilia, Italy
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 29:457-62. 2015
    ..This syndrome encompasses a wide variability of clinical phenotypes depending on the variable number of tumours present in the given patient...
  25. doi The stars within the melanocytic garden: unusual variants of Spitz naevi
    E Moscarella
    Dermatology and Skin Cancer Unit, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova IRCCS, Viale Risorgimento 80, 42100, Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 172:1045-51. 2015
    ..Clinical and dermoscopic features of these unusual variants of Spitz naevi have been reported only rarely...
  26. doi Multiple primary melanomas: do they look the same?
    E Moscarella
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 168:1267-72. 2013
    ..However, comparison of the clinical and dermoscopic features of MPM within a given individual has been described only in case reports...
  27. doi Dermoscopy uncovers clinically undetectable pigmentation in basal cell carcinoma
    A Lallas
    Skin Cancer Unit, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova IRCCS, Viale Risorgimento 80, 42123, Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 170:192-5. 2014
    ....
  28. doi The clinical and dermoscopic features of invasive cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma depend on the histopathological grade of differentiation
    A Lallas
    Skin Cancer Unit, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova IRCCS, Viale Risorgimento 80, 42100, Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 172:1308-15. 2015
    ..Little is known about the variability of the dermoscopic criteria of squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) according to the histopathological differentiation grade...
  29. doi CD271 is expressed in melanomas with more aggressive behaviour, with correlation of characteristic morphology by in vivo reflectance confocal microscopy
    F Beretti
    Department of Surgical, Medical, Dental and Morphological Sciences with interest in Transplant, Oncology and Regenerative Medicine, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Largo del Pozzo 71, 41124, Modena, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 172:662-8. 2015
    ..Melanoma is the most highly aggressive type of skin cancer. Its resistance to existing treatments and the rapid rise in incidence underscore the importance of acquiring a better understanding of melanomagenesis...
  30. doi A novel BRAF mutation in association with primary amelanotic melanoma with oral metastases
    I Zalaudek
    Skin Cancer Unit, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova IRCCS, Reggio Emilia, Italy Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 29:387-90. 2015
    ..However, it appears that amelanotic melanomas frequently lack BRAF mutations...
  31. doi Acne: in vivo morphologic study of lesions and surrounding skin by means of reflectance confocal microscopy
    M Manfredini
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 29:933-9. 2015
    ..Acne vulgaris is a common disease of the pilosebaceous unit, clinically showing alteration of the keratinization process leading to comedos formation and subsequent inflammatory process...
  32. doi The BRAAFF checklist: a new dermoscopic algorithm for diagnosing acral melanoma
    A Lallas
    Skin Cancer Unit, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova IRCCS, Viale Risorgimento 80, 42100, Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 173:1041-9. 2015
    ..However, it was recently shown that approximately one-third of AMs do not display a PRP dermoscopically, rendering their detection more troublesome...
  33. ncbi 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...
  34. doi Integration of reflectance confocal microscopy in sequential dermoscopy follow-up improves melanoma detection accuracy
    I Stanganelli
    Skin Cancer Unit, IRCCS IRST, Istituto Scientifico Romagnolo per lo Studio e la Cura Tumori, Meldola, FC, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 172:365-71. 2015
    ..Successful treatment of melanoma depends on early diagnosis, but its varied clinical presentation means that no single noninvasive method or criterion can provide reliable detection in all cases...
  35. doi Reflectance confocal microscopy as a second-level examination in skin oncology improves diagnostic accuracy and saves unnecessary excisions: a longitudinal prospective study
    G Pellacani
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Via del Pozzo 71, Modena, 41124, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 171:1044-51. 2014
    ..Dermatoscopy increases both the sensitivity and specificity of melanoma diagnosis. Reflectance confocal microscopy (RCM) is a noninvasive technique that complements dermatoscopy in the evaluation of equivocal lesions at cellular resolution...
  36. doi Hyporeflective pagetoid cells: a new clue for amelanotic melanoma diagnosis by reflectance confocal microscopy
    A Losi
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 171:48-54. 2014
    ..Amelanotic melanoma represents a diagnostic challenge both clinically and dermoscopically. Few studies based on case series have explored the possibility of using reflectance confocal microscopy (RCM) to diagnose amelanotic melanoma...
  37. doi Dermoscopic nevus patterns in skin of colour: a prospective, cross-sectional, morphological study in individuals with skin type V and VI
    A Lallas
    Skin Cancer Unit, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova IRCCS, Reggio Emila, Italy
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 28:1469-74. 2014
    ..Most of the knowledge on the prevailing dermoscopic patterns of acquired melanocytic nevi (AMV) is based on studies in Caucasians, while little research focuses on the dermoscopic variability in nevi in skin of colour...
  38. doi Blue-black rule: a simple dermoscopic clue to recognize pigmented nodular melanoma
    G Argenziano
    Dermatology Unit, Medical Department, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova, Viale Risorgimento 80, 42100 Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Br J Dermatol 165:1251-5. 2011
    ..Dermoscopy improves melanoma recognition, but most criteria were described in the context of superficial spreading melanoma...
  39. doi Dermoscopy of scalp tumours: a multi-centre study conducted by the international dermoscopy society
    I Stanganelli
    Skin Cancer Unit, Istituto Tumori Romagna IRST, Meldola FC, Italy
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 26:953-63. 2012
    ..Little is known about the dermoscopic features of scalp tumours. Objective  To determine the dermoscopic features of scalp tumours...