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. doi request reprint Management of high-risk and advanced basal cell carcinoma
    S Puig
    Melanoma Unit, Dermatology Department, Hospital Clinic Barcelona, IDIBAPS, University of Barcelona, Villarroel 170, 08036, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Transl Oncol 17:497-503. 2015
  3. ncbi request reprint Dermoscopic criteria and melanocytic lesions
    R Roldan-Marin
    Diagnosis Dermatologica, Barcelona, Spain
    G Ital Dermatol Venereol 147:149-59. 2012
  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 Toxicity of combined treatment of adjuvant irradiation and interferon alpha2b in high-risk melanoma patients
    Carlos Conill
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Melanoma Res 17:304-9. 2007
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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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. doi request reprint Management of high-risk and advanced basal cell carcinoma
    S Puig
    Melanoma Unit, Dermatology Department, Hospital Clinic Barcelona, IDIBAPS, University of Barcelona, Villarroel 170, 08036, Barcelona, Spain
    Clin Transl Oncol 17:497-503. 2015
    ....
  3. 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...
  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 Toxicity of combined treatment of adjuvant irradiation and interferon alpha2b in high-risk melanoma patients
    Carlos Conill
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Melanoma Res 17:304-9. 2007
    ..Concurrent use of adjuvant radiotherapy and IFNalpha2b might enhance radiation-induced toxicity, and special care should be taken when the spinal cord is included in the radiation field...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. ncbi request reprint Is the identification of in-transit sentinel lymph nodes in malignant melanoma patients really necessary?
    Sergi Vidal-Sicart
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 31:945-9. 2004
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Ex vivo dermoscopy for biobank-oriented sampling of melanoma
    Joseph Malvehy
    Melanoma Unit, Department of Dermatology, Hospital Clinic, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, Barcelona, Spain2Centro de Investigacion Biomedica en Red Enfermedades Raras, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Barcelona, Spain
    JAMA Dermatol 149:1060-7. 2013
    ..In the era of targeted therapy for cancer, translational research identifying molecular targets in melanoma offers novel opportunities for potential new treatments...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  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 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
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. doi request reprint Pigmented spindle cell nevus: clues for differentiating it from spindle cell malignant melanoma. A comprehensive survey including clinicopathologic, immunohistochemical, and FISH studies
    Alba Diaz
    Department of Pathology, Hospital Clinic, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Surg Pathol 35:1733-42. 2011
    ..However, ancillary techniques such as proliferation antigen Ki-67, cyclin D1, survivin, and FISH can be useful as adjunctive tools...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. ncbi request reprint Dendritic cells in pigmented basal cell carcinoma: a relevant finding by reflectance-mode confocal microscopy
    Sonia Segura
    Department of Dermatology, Hospital Clinic Barcelona, Villarroel 170, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    Arch Dermatol 143:883-6. 2007
    ..We studied 3 consecutive pigmented BCC by means of RCM and performed a histological and immunohistochemical correlation focusing on the presence of dendritic structures...
  28. 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...
  29. doi request reprint Multiple BRAF Wild-Type Melanomas During Dabrafenib Treatment for Metastatic BRAF-Mutant Melanoma
    Cristina Carrera
    Melanoma Unit, Department of Dermatology, Hospital Clinic, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain2Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red en Enfermedades Raras, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, B
    JAMA Dermatol 151:544-8. 2015
    ..The most worrisome finding is the possible development of resistance to new malignant tumors...
  30. pmc Increased prevalence of lung, breast, and pancreatic cancers in addition to melanoma risk in families bearing the cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitor 2A mutation: implications for genetic counseling
    Miriam Potrony
    Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Enfermedades Raras ISCIII, Barcelona, Spain Dermatology Department, Melanoma Unit, Hospital Clinic of Barcelona, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, Barcelona, Spain
    J Am Acad Dermatol 71:888-95. 2014
    ..Cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitor 2A (CDKN2A) is the major high-risk susceptibility gene for melanoma...
  31. 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
    ....
  32. 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...
  33. doi request reprint Preoperative assessment of cutaneous melanoma thickness using 10-MHz sonography
    Ramon Vilana
    Department of Radiology, DIC, Hospital Clinic, Villarroel 170, Barcelona 08036, Spain
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 193:639-43. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the prognostic value of 10-MHz sonography in measuring melanoma thickness before biopsy or excision...
  34. 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. ..
  35. doi request reprint Atypical Clinical Presentation of Xeroderma Pigmentosum in a Patient Harboring a Novel Missense Mutation in the XPC Gene: The Importance of Clinical Suspicion
    Marina Meneses
    Melanoma Unit, Dermatology Department, Hospital Clinic of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Dermatology 231:217-21. 2015
    ..Xeroderma pigmentosum (XP) is a genodermatosis caused by abnormal DNA repair. XP complementation group C (XPC) is the most frequent type in Mediterranean countries. We describe a case with a novel mutation in the XPC gene...
  36. 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...
  37. 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
    ....
  38. 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...
  39. 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
  40. doi request reprint TERT and AURKA gene copy number gains enhance the detection of acral lentiginous melanomas by fluorescence in situ hybridization
    Alba Diaz
    Department of Pathology, Hospital Clinic, IDIBAPS, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    J Mol Diagn 16:198-206. 2014
    ..015). Our results indicate that addition of specific FISH probes to the current probe could improve sensitivity for the diagnosis of acral melanomas. Further studies in larger numbers of cases are needed to validate these results...
  41. 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...
  42. doi request reprint Dermoscopy of Naevus-associated Melanomas
    Danielle Shitara
    Melanoma Unit, Dermatology Department, Hospital Clinic of Barcelona, IDIBAPS, Barcelona, Spain
    Acta Derm Venereol 95:671-5. 2015
    ..The use of the proposed algorithms could help raise awareness of naevus-associated melanomas and avoid the possibility of incorrectly diagnosing a naevus-associated melanoma if partial biopsies are performed...
  43. 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...
  44. 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...
  45. 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...
  46. 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...
  47. doi request reprint Multiple primary acral melanomas in two young caucasian patients
    Goretti Lacruz
    Melanoma Unit, Dermatology Department, Hospital Clinic of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Dermatology 228:307-10. 2014
    ..Acral melanoma (AM) is still one of the most poorly studied melanomas. It generally presents beyond the fifth decade of life and usually is a BRAF wild-type melanoma...
  48. pmc Capturing the biological impact of CDKN2A and MC1R genes as an early predisposing event in melanoma and non melanoma skin cancer
    Joan Anton Puig-Butille
    Melanoma Unit, Hospital Clínic and IDIBAPS Institut d Investigacions Biomèdiques Agustí Pi I Sunyer, Barcelona, Spain
    Oncotarget 5:1439-51. 2014
    ..These results indicate that transcriptome deregulation represents an early event critical for skin cancer development. ..
  49. doi request reprint In vivo reflectance confocal microscopy to monitor the response of lentigo maligna to imiquimod
    Ivette Alarcón
    Dermatology Department, Melanoma Unit, Hospital Clinic of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain Institut de Recerca Biomédica August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, Barcelona, Spain
    J Am Acad Dermatol 71:49-55. 2014
    ..Reflectance confocal microscopy (RCM) is a noninvasive method that has not been validated for monitoring the treatment of LM with imiquimod...
  50. 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. ..
  51. 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...
  52. 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...
  53. 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
  54. 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...
  55. ncbi request reprint Dermoscopy of dermatofibroma
    Susana Puig
    Hospital Clinic, IDIBAPS, Barcelona, and Hospital de Santa Tecla, Tarragona, Spain
    Arch Dermatol 141:122. 2005
  56. ncbi request reprint Temozolomide as prophylaxis for melanoma brain metastases
    Carlos Conill
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Hospital Clinic, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Melanoma Res 14:73-4. 2004
  57. ncbi request reprint Secondary orbital metastases from cutaneous melanoma
    Carlos Conill
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Villarroel 170, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    Melanoma Res 14:437-8. 2004
  58. ncbi request reprint Intramedullary spinal cord metastases of melanoma
    Carlos Conill
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Hospital Clinic, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer IDIBAPS, University of Barcelona, Villarroel 170, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    Melanoma Res 14:431-3. 2004
    ..We report a case of ISCMs of melanoma, with a review of the clinical and radiological characteristics of these medullary lesions and their prognosis, as well as the different therapeutic approaches...
  59. doi request reprint Monitoring patients with multiple nevi
    Susana Puig
    Melanoma Unit, Dermatology Department, Hospital Clinic of Barcelona, IDIBAPS, Villarroel 170, Barcelona 08036, Spain
    Dermatol Clin 31:565-77, viii. 2013
    ..Digital follow-up in atypical mole syndrome patients allows detection of new lesions and changes in preexisting lesions. ..
  60. 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
  61. doi request reprint Dermoscopic rosettes as a clue for pigmented incipient melanoma
    Tatiana González-Álvarez
    Dermatology Department, Melanoma Unit, Hospital Clinic and Institut d Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer, Barcelona University, Barcelona, Spain
    Dermatology 228:31-3. 2014
    ..Based on a proper dermoscopic- confocal-histopathological correlation, we hypothesize that rosettes could correspond to optic phenomena due to changes in the superficial epidermal reaction and in the acrosyringia...
  62. doi request reprint Melanoma incidence increases in the elderly of Catalonia but not in the younger population: effect of prevention or consequence of immigration?
    Susana Puig
    Melanoma Unit, Dermatology Department, Hospital Clinic of Barcelona, University of Barcelona, IDIBAPS, ES 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    Acta Derm Venereol 95:422-6. 2015
    ....
  63. 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
  64. doi request reprint In vivo confocal microscopy features of cutaneous leishmaniasis
    Ivette Alarcón
    Melanoma Unit, Dermatology Department, Hospital Clinic of Barcelona, IDIBAPS, Barcelona, Spain
    Dermatology 228:121-4. 2014
    ..Confocal microscopy is a technique which allows in vivo examination of the skin at cellular resolution...
  65. 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...
  66. doi request reprint Monitoring treatment of field cancerisation with 3% diclofenac sodium 2.5% hyaluronic acid by reflectance confocal microscopy: a histologic correlation
    Josep Malvehy
    Melanoma Unit, Dermatology Department, Hospital Clinic, ES 08036 Barcelona, Spain
    Acta Derm Venereol 95:45-50. 2015
    ..Reflectance confocal microscopy was useful in the evaluation of field cancerisation and monitoring of treatment response. A rapid improvement in epidermal atypia was observed. ..
  67. doi request reprint Shiny white streaks: a sign of malignancy at dermoscopy of pigmented skin lesions
    Danielle Shitara
    Melanoma Unit, Dermatology Department, Hospital Clinic of Barcelona, IDIBAPS, Barcelona, Spain
    Acta Derm Venereol 94:132-7. 2014
    ..These results corroborate the clinical applicability of SWS in aiding the diagnosis of malignancy and helping to raise the general dermatologist's awareness in cases of doubt and featureless lesions...
  68. ncbi request reprint Dermoscopy of disseminated superficial actinic porokeratosis
    Pedro Zaballos
    Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    Arch Dermatol 140:1410. 2004
  69. 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
  70. 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