Susana Puig

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Dermoscopic criteria and basal cell carcinoma
    S Puig
    Melanoma Unit, Dermatology Department, Barcelona Clinical Hospital, IDIBAPS, Barcelona, Spain
    G Ital Dermatol Venereol 147:135-40. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Dermoscopic criteria and melanocytic lesions
    R Roldan-Marin
    Diagnosis Dermatologica, Barcelona, Spain
    G Ital Dermatol Venereol 147:149-59. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Development of a two-step method for the diagnosis of melanoma by reflectance confocal microscopy
    Sonia Segura
    Department of Dermatology, Hospital del Mar, Barcelona, Passeig Maritim 25 29, Barcelona 08003, Spain
    J Am Acad Dermatol 61:216-29. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Whole brain irradiation and temozolomide based chemotherapy in melanoma brain metastases
    Carlos Conill
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Hospital Clinic, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Transl Oncol 8:266-70. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Prognostic implications of protein S-100beta serum levels in the clinical outcome of high-risk melanoma patients
    Josep Domingo-Domenech
    Medical Oncology Department and Laboratory of Experimental Oncology, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Tumour Biol 28:264-72. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Early stages of melanoma on the limbs of high-risk patients: clinical, dermoscopic, reflectance confocal microscopy and histopathological characterization for improved recognition
    Cristina Carrera
    Department of Dermatology, Melanoma and Dermatopathology Units, Hospital Clinic de Barcelona, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Acta Derm Venereol 91:137-46. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Characterization of 1152 lesions excised over 10 years using total-body photography and digital dermatoscopy in the surveillance of patients at high risk for melanoma
    Gabriel Salerni
    Melanoma Unit, Dermatology Department, Hospital Clinic of Barcelona, IDIBAPS, Barcelona, Spain
    J Am Acad Dermatol 67:836-45. 2012
  8. pmc Benefits of total body photography and digital dermatoscopy ("two-step method of digital follow-up") in the early diagnosis of melanoma in patients at high risk for melanoma
    Gabriel Salerni
    Melanoma Unit, Dermatology Department, Hospital Clinic of Barcelona, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, Barcelona, Spain
    J Am Acad Dermatol 67:e17-27. 2012
  9. 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
  10. pmc Genetic counseling in melanoma
    Celia Badenas
    Centro Investigación Biomédica en Red en Enfermedades Raras CIBERER, Biochemical and Molecular Genetics Service, Melanoma Unit, Hospital Clinic, Villarroel, Barcelona, Spain
    Dermatol Ther 25:397-402. 2012

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  1. ncbi request reprint Dermoscopic criteria and basal cell carcinoma
    S Puig
    Melanoma Unit, Dermatology Department, Barcelona Clinical Hospital, IDIBAPS, Barcelona, Spain
    G Ital Dermatol Venereol 147:135-40. 2012
    ..Improved knowledge of all these criteria may avoid some diagnostic pitfalls and improve the early recognition of BCCs...
  2. ncbi request reprint Dermoscopic criteria and melanocytic lesions
    R Roldan-Marin
    Diagnosis Dermatologica, Barcelona, Spain
    G Ital Dermatol Venereol 147:149-59. 2012
    ..This article reviews the principles of dermoscopy, the most common dermoscopic patterns associated with nevi and melanoma, and the factors influencing the nevus pattern in a given individual...
  3. doi request reprint Development of a two-step method for the diagnosis of melanoma by reflectance confocal microscopy
    Sonia Segura
    Department of Dermatology, Hospital del Mar, Barcelona, Passeig Maritim 25 29, Barcelona 08003, Spain
    J Am Acad Dermatol 61:216-29. 2009
    ..Reflectance confocal microscopy (RCM) has been shown to improve accuracy in the differentiation of nevus from melanoma, but only a few studies have evaluated both melanocytic lesions (ML) and non-ML...
  4. ncbi request reprint Whole brain irradiation and temozolomide based chemotherapy in melanoma brain metastases
    Carlos Conill
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Hospital Clinic, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Transl Oncol 8:266-70. 2006
    ..The objective was to evaluate the potential benefit in survival of two different schedules of total dose and fractionation (20 Gy/5 fractions vs 30 Gy/10 fractions) and further TMZ based chemotherapy...
  5. ncbi request reprint Prognostic implications of protein S-100beta serum levels in the clinical outcome of high-risk melanoma patients
    Josep Domingo-Domenech
    Medical Oncology Department and Laboratory of Experimental Oncology, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Tumour Biol 28:264-72. 2007
    ..It was the aim of this study to analyze the clinical value of the determination of serum S-100beta protein in high-risk melanoma patients...
  6. doi request reprint Early stages of melanoma on the limbs of high-risk patients: clinical, dermoscopic, reflectance confocal microscopy and histopathological characterization for improved recognition
    Cristina Carrera
    Department of Dermatology, Melanoma and Dermatopathology Units, Hospital Clinic de Barcelona, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Acta Derm Venereol 91:137-46. 2011
    ..Although the biological behaviour of these incipient tumours remains uncertain, the most appropriate treatment seems to be recognition and proper excision...
  7. doi request reprint Characterization of 1152 lesions excised over 10 years using total-body photography and digital dermatoscopy in the surveillance of patients at high risk for melanoma
    Gabriel Salerni
    Melanoma Unit, Dermatology Department, Hospital Clinic of Barcelona, IDIBAPS, Barcelona, Spain
    J Am Acad Dermatol 67:836-45. 2012
    ..The combined use of total-body photography and digital dermatoscopy, named "two-step method of digital follow-up," allowed the detection of incipient melanoma as a result of dermatoscopic or macroscopic changes during follow-up...
  8. pmc Benefits of total body photography and digital dermatoscopy ("two-step method of digital follow-up") in the early diagnosis of melanoma in patients at high risk for melanoma
    Gabriel Salerni
    Melanoma Unit, Dermatology Department, Hospital Clinic of Barcelona, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, Barcelona, Spain
    J Am Acad Dermatol 67:e17-27. 2012
    ..Early detection of melanoma is the best way to improve prognosis. Digital follow-up (DFU) programs of populations at high risk could be an efficient strategy for detecting early melanomas with low morbidity...
  9. 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...
  10. pmc Genetic counseling in melanoma
    Celia Badenas
    Centro Investigación Biomédica en Red en Enfermedades Raras CIBERER, Biochemical and Molecular Genetics Service, Melanoma Unit, Hospital Clinic, Villarroel, Barcelona, Spain
    Dermatol Ther 25:397-402. 2012
    ..In countries with a high incidence, families with three cases of melanoma, with two melanomas and one pancreatic adenocarcinoma, or patients with three primary melanomas, may benefit from genetic testing...
  11. doi request reprint Development of a human in vivo method to study the effect of ultraviolet radiation and sunscreens in melanocytic nevi
    Cristina Carrera
    Melanoma Unit, Dermatology Department, Hospital Clinic de Barcelona, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, Barcelona, Spain
    Dermatology 217:124-36. 2008
    ..The aim was to design and validate an in vivo human model to study the influence of UVR and sunscreen protection on nevi...
  12. ncbi request reprint Biochemotherapy with temozolomide, cisplatin, vinblastine, subcutaneous interleukin-2 and interferon-alpha in patients with metastatic melanoma
    María González Cao
    Medical Oncology Department, Clinic Institute of Hematologic and Oncologic Diseases ICHMO, Clinic Hospital, Barcelona, Spain
    Melanoma Res 16:59-64. 2006
    ..2%). It can be concluded that this regimen is well tolerated and has a modest activity despite the poor prognosis of our patient population. The low haematological toxicity rate obtained suggests that higher doses could be tried...
  13. pmc Genetic alterations in RAS-regulated pathway in acral lentiginous melanoma
    Joan A Puig-Butille
    Centro Investigación Biomédica en Enfermedades Raras, ISCIII, Barcelona, Spain
    Exp Dermatol 22:148-50. 2013
    ..Gains of 11q13 and 20q13 were mutually exclusive, and 1p13.2 gain was associated with 5p15.33. Our findings showed that alterations in RAS-related pathways are present in 87.5% of acral lentiginous melanomas...
  14. ncbi request reprint Molecular characterization of human cutaneous melanoma-derived cell lines
    Zighereda Ogbah
    Melanoma Unit of the Department of Dermatology, Hospital Clinic of Barcelona, IDIBAPS, Barcelona University, Barcelona, Spain
    Anticancer Res 32:1245-51. 2012
    ..Several studies have demonstrated that different genetic profiles contribute to melanoma development and progression...
  15. doi request reprint Dermoscopy of early recurrent basal cell carcinoma
    Francisco Cuellar
    Unidad de Dermatología Quirúrgica, Hospital Clinic, Institut de Investigacions Biomediques Cientifiques Agusti Pi I Suryer, Barcelona, Spain
    Arch Dermatol 144:1254. 2008
  16. doi request reprint Prevalence study of nevi in children from Barcelona. Dermoscopy, constitutional and environmental factors
    Paula Aguilera
    Melanoma Unit, Department of Dermatology, Hospital Clinic Barcelona, Institute for Biomedical Investigations August Pi Sunyer, Barcelona, Spain
    Dermatology 218:203-14. 2009
    ..Childhood and adolescence is an important time of life for the formation and evolution of nevi, and the presence of a higher number of nevi in early life could predict a major risk of developing melanoma...
  17. doi request reprint Adult xanthogranuloma mimicking basal cell carcinoma: dermoscopy, reflectance confocal microscopy and pathological correlation
    Louise Lovato
    Dermatology Department, Hospital Clinic, IDIBAPS, CIBER de Enfermedades Raras, Barcelona, Spain
    Dermatology 220:66-70. 2010
    ..To our knowledge this is the first description of the clinical, dermoscopic and confocal microscopy correlations of a xanthogranuloma...
  18. ncbi request reprint Melanomas that failed dermoscopic detection: a combined clinicodermoscopic approach for not missing melanoma
    Susana Puig
    Melanoma Unit, Dermatology Department, Hospital Clinic i Provincial de Barcelona, IDIBAPS, Barcelona, Spain
    Dermatol Surg 33:1262-73. 2007
    ..The objective was to describe the clinical and dermoscopic characteristics of difficult-to-diagnose melanomas (DDM)...
  19. doi request reprint Melanomas detected in a follow-up program compared with melanomas referred to a melanoma unit
    Gabriel Salerni
    Melanoma Unit, Dermatology Department, Hospital Clinic Barcelona, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, Villarroel 170, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    Arch Dermatol 147:549-55. 2011
    ..To compare melanomas diagnosed in patients included in follow-up programs with melanomas diagnosed in patients referred to a melanoma unit...
  20. doi request reprint In vivo confocal reflectance microscopy in melanoma
    Cristina Carrera
    Melanoma Unit, Dermatology Department, Hospital Clinic de Barcelona, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
    Dermatol Ther 25:410-22. 2012
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  21. doi request reprint Impact of sunscreens on preventing UVR-induced effects in nevi: in vivo study comparing protection using a physical barrier vs sunscreen
    Cristina Carrera
    Melanoma Unit, Hospital Clinic de Barcelona, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    JAMA Dermatol 149:803-13. 2013
    ..Sun damage is the most important environmental factor associated with malignant melanoma. To address the health threat, as well as the economic burden, primary prevention and early detection are crucial...
  22. ncbi request reprint Seborrheic keratosislike melanoma with folliculotropism
    Cristina Carrera
    Melanoma Unit, Department of Dermatology, Hospital Clinic de Barcelona, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, Spain
    Arch Dermatol 143:373-6. 2007
    ..Dermoscopic examination of pigmented tumors improves the diagnostic accuracy in these challenging lesions. In these tumors, numerous comedolike openings are present...
  23. ncbi request reprint Dermoscopy report: proposal for standardization. Results of a consensus meeting of the International Dermoscopy Society
    Josep Malvehy
    Dermatology Department, Melanoma Unit, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    J Am Acad Dermatol 57:84-95. 2007
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  24. ncbi request reprint Acral melanoma simulating warts: dermoscopic clues to prevent missing a melanoma
    Joan Dalmau
    Department of Dermatology, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Barcelona, Spain
    Dermatol Surg 32:1072-8. 2006
    ..In the Caucasian population health care providers often misdiagnose acral melanoma, and this is the cause of inadequate treatments. Clinical and dermoscopic clues can be easily recognized, which help to prevent missing a melanoma...
  25. ncbi request reprint Central white network: an additional dermoscopic feature for the diagnosis of dermatofibroma
    Pedro Zaballos
    Dermatology Department, Hospital de Sant Pau i Santa Tecla, Tarragona, Spain
    Dermatol Surg 31:960-2. 2005
  26. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcome after surgical resection of lung metastases from melanoma
    Carlos Conill
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Institute of Hematology and Oncology, Hospital Clinic, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Transl Oncol 9:48-52. 2007
    ..Surgical therapy plays an important role in the management of selected patients with metastatic melanoma...
  27. ncbi request reprint Dermoscopy of dermatofibroma
    Susana Puig
    Hospital Clinic, IDIBAPS, Barcelona, and Hospital de Santa Tecla, Tarragona, Spain
    Arch Dermatol 141:122. 2005
  28. ncbi request reprint Small cell melanoma and ulceration as predictors of positive sentinel lymph node in malignant melanoma patients
    Francisco A Cuéllar
    Melanoma Unit, Hospital Clinic, IDIBAPS, Barcelona, Spain
    Melanoma Res 14:277-82. 2004
    ..3-97.1%). The results of this study corroborated ulceration as a prognostic factor for SLN candidate selection and for the first time we have described small cell melanoma morphology as a significant factor associated with positive SLN...
  29. doi request reprint Correlation among Dermoscopy, Confocal Reflectance Microscopy, and Histologic Features of Melanoma and Basal Cell Carcinoma Collision Tumor
    Gabriel Salerni
    Melanoma Unit, Department of Dermatology Department of Pathology Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics Service, Hospital Clinic of Barcelona, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, Barcelona, Spain
    Dermatol Surg 37:275-9. 2011
    ..The authors have indicated no significant interest with commercial supporters...
  30. doi request reprint Dermoscopic findings of pilomatricomas
    Pedro Zaballos
    Dermatology Department, Hospital de Sant Pau i Santa Tecla, Tarragona, Spain
    Dermatology 217:225-30. 2008
    ..To the best of our knowledge, no specific dermoscopic criteria have been described in the medical literature for the diagnosis of pilomatricomas...
  31. ncbi request reprint Dermoscopy in epidermodysplasia verruciformis
    Sonia Segura
    Department of Dermatology, Hospital Clinic, IDIBAPS, University of Barcelona, 170 Villaroel, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    Dermatol Surg 32:103-6. 2006
    ..Patients affected with EV are not able to eliminate oncogenic viruses within lesions, leading to a malignant transformation...
  32. ncbi request reprint Dermoscopy of venous stasis dermatitis
    Pedro Zaballos
    Hospital Sant Pau y Santa Tecla, Tarragona, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Arch Dermatol 142:1526. 2006
  33. doi request reprint Depression in hospitalized patients with malignant melanoma treated with interferon-alpha-2b: primary to induced disorders
    Ricard Navinés
    Unitat de Recerca Farmacològica, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica, Doctor Aiguader 88, E 08003, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Dermatol 19:611-5. 2009
    ..Interferon-induced depression occurred in a few patients, which in turn were the most severe. Adjustment depressive disorder was the most common psychiatric diagnosis...
  34. ncbi request reprint Dermoscopic patterns of benign volar melanocytic lesions in patients with atypical mole syndrome
    Josep Malvehy
    Department of Dermatology, Hospital Clinic, Institut de Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Suñé, Barcelona, Spain
    Arch Dermatol 140:538-44. 2004
    ..The advent of dermoscopy has enabled more specific diagnoses of these pigmented skin lesions...
  35. ncbi request reprint Role of the CDKN2A locus in patients with multiple primary melanomas
    Susana Puig
    Dermatology Department, Hospital Clinic, Villarroel 170, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    J Clin Oncol 23:3043-51. 2005
    ..We have studied a consecutive case series of patients with multiple primary melanoma (MPM) for the involvement of the melanoma susceptibility loci CDKN2A and CDK4...
  36. ncbi request reprint Dermoscopy of sebaceous hyperplasia
    Pedro Zaballos
    Hospital de Sant Pau i Santa Tecla, Tarragona and Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Arch Dermatol 141:808. 2005
  37. doi request reprint Fast evaluation of 69 Basal cell carcinomas with ex vivo fluorescence confocal microscopy: criteria description, histopathological correlation, and interobserver agreement
    Antoni Bennassar
    Department of Dermatology, Hospital Clínic and Institut d Investigacions Biomèdiques Agustí Pi i Sunyer, Barcelona, Spain
    JAMA Dermatol 149:839-47. 2013
    ..Fluorescence confocal microscopy (FCM) represents a first step toward a rapid "bedside pathology" in the Mohs surgery setting and in other fields of general pathology...
  38. ncbi request reprint Biochemotherapy with low doses of subcutaneous interleukin-2 in patients with melanoma: results of a phase II trial
    María González Cao
    Servicio de Oncología Médica ICHMO, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, IDIBAPS, Spain
    Clin Transl Oncol 7:250-4. 2005
    ..Metastatic melanoma has an ominous prognosis. Bio-chemotherapy regimens can increase the response rate but with a high degree of toxicity due, mainly, to the use of high-dose intravenous interleukin-2...
  39. ncbi request reprint Molecular characterization of a t(9;12)(p21;q13) balanced chromosome translocation in combination with integrative genomics analysis identifies C9orf14 as a candidate tumor-suppressor
    Miguel Angel Pujana
    Bioinformatics and Biostatistics Unit, Translational Research Laboratory, Catalan Institute of Oncology, IDIBELL, L Hospitalet, Barcelona, Spain
    Genes Chromosomes Cancer 46:155-62. 2007
    ..Taken together, our results indicate that C9orf14 is a candidate tumor-suppressor for nevus development and late stage melanoma at 9p21, a region frequently deleted in different types of human cancers...
  40. ncbi request reprint Dermoscopy of molluscum contagiosum
    Ana Morales
    Dermatology Department, Hospital Clinico Universitario de Valladolid, Valladolid, Hospital Clinico IDIBAPS, Barcelona, Spain
    Arch Dermatol 141:1644. 2005
  41. doi request reprint Evaluation of PAX3 genetic variants and nevus number
    Zighereda Ogbah
    Melanoma Unit, Department of Dermatology Hospital Clínic de Barcelona, IDIBAPS, Barcelona University, Barcelona, Spain
    Pigment Cell Melanoma Res 26:666-76. 2013
    ..This study suggests that SNPs in PAX3 are associated with nevus number, providing support for PAX3 as a candidate nevus gene. Further studies are needed to examine the role of PAX3 in melanoma susceptibility. ..
  42. pmc Role of CPI-17 in restoring skin homoeostasis in cutaneous field of cancerization: effects of topical application of a film-forming medical device containing photolyase and UV filters
    Joan Anton Puig-Butille
    Melanoma Unit, Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics Service, Hospital Clinic of Barcelona, IDIBAPS, Barcelona, Spain CIBER de Enfermedades Raras, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Barcelona, Spain
    Exp Dermatol 22:494-6. 2013
    ..001). Low CPI-17 levels were directly associated with pro-inflammatory genes such as TNF (P = 0.012) and IL-1B (P = 0.07). Our results suggest a role for CPI-17 in restoring skin homoeostasis in CFC lesions. ..
  43. ncbi request reprint Clinical and dermoscopic image of an intermediate stage of regressing seborrheic keratosis in a lichenoid keratosis
    Pedro Zaballos
    Dermatology Department, Hospital de Sant Pau i Santa Tecla, Tarragona, Spain
    Dermatol Surg 31:102-3. 2005
  44. ncbi request reprint Dermoscopy of disseminated superficial actinic porokeratosis
    Pedro Zaballos
    Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Arch Dermatol 140:1410. 2004
  45. ncbi request reprint Treatment of patients with progressive unresectable metastatic melanoma with a heterologous polyvalent melanoma whole cell vaccine
    Ramon Vilella
    Department of Immunology, Hospital Clinic and IDIBAPS, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Cancer 106:626-31. 2003
    ..The clinical responses and the median survival of our group of patients, together with the low toxicity of our polyvalent vaccine, suggest that this approach could be applied to earlier metastatic melanoma patients...
  46. ncbi request reprint Follow-up of melanocytic skin lesions with digital total-body photography and digital dermoscopy: a two-step method
    Josep Malvehy
    Dermatology Department, Melanoma Unit, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Dermatol 20:297-304. 2002