Gil Yosipovitch

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Affiliation: National Skin Centre
Country: Singapore

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint High body mass index, dry scaly leg skin and atopic conditions are highly associated with keratosis pilaris
    G Yosipovitch
    Department of Dermatology, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Dermatology 201:34-6. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the combined effect of cryotherapy and corticosteroid injections versus corticosteroids and cryotherapy alone on keloids: a controlled study
    G Yosipovitch
    National Skin Centre, National Medical Research Council, Ministry of Health, Singapore
    J Dermatolog Treat 12:87-90. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Clinical characteristics of pruritus in chronic idiopathic urticaria
    G Yosipovitch
    National Skin Center, 1 Mandalay Road, 308205 Singapore
    Br J Dermatol 147:32-6. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Itch characteristics in Chinese patients with atopic dermatitis using a new questionnaire for the assessment of pruritus
    Gil Yosipovitch
    National Skin Center, National Medical Research Council, Ministry of Health, 1 Mandalay Road, Singapore 308205
    Int J Dermatol 41:212-6. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Distribution of mucosal pH on the bucca, tongue, lips and palate. A study in healthy volunteers and patients with lichen planus, Behçet's disease and burning mouth syndrome
    G Yosipovitch
    Department of Dermatology, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    Acta Derm Venereol 81:178-80. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Acute Crohn's colitis with lobular panniculitis--metastatic Crohn's?
    G Yosipovitch
    Department of Dermatology, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 14:405-6. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Suggested rationale for prevention and treatment of glucocorticoid-induced bone loss in dermatologic patients
    G Yosipovitch
    National Skin Center, 1 Mandalay Rd, Singapore 308205
    Arch Dermatol 137:477-81. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint The prevalence and clinical characteristics of pruritus among patients with extensive psoriasis
    G Yosipovitch
    National Skin Centre, 1 Mandalay Road, Singapore 308205Clinical Trials and Epidemiology Research Unit, National Medical Research Council, Ministry of Health, Singapore
    Br J Dermatol 143:969-73. 2000
  9. doi request reprint Prevention of glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis in immunobullous diseases with alendronate: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study
    Shang Ian Tee
    National Skin Centre, Singapore
    Arch Dermatol 148:307-14. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Thermal sensory and pain thresholds in the tongue and chin change with age, but are not altered in burning mouth syndrome
    Ilana Kaplan
    Oral Pathology Service, Rabin Medical Center, Institute of Pathology, Petach Tiqva, Israel
    Skin Res Technol 17:196-200. 2011

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  1. ncbi request reprint High body mass index, dry scaly leg skin and atopic conditions are highly associated with keratosis pilaris
    G Yosipovitch
    Department of Dermatology, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Dermatology 201:34-6. 2000
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the combined effect of cryotherapy and corticosteroid injections versus corticosteroids and cryotherapy alone on keloids: a controlled study
    G Yosipovitch
    National Skin Centre, National Medical Research Council, Ministry of Health, Singapore
    J Dermatolog Treat 12:87-90. 2001
    ..Few studies have been performed in a controlled fashion to evaluate the efficacy of these treatments...
  3. ncbi request reprint Clinical characteristics of pruritus in chronic idiopathic urticaria
    G Yosipovitch
    National Skin Center, 1 Mandalay Road, 308205 Singapore
    Br J Dermatol 147:32-6. 2002
    ..Although pruritus is a predominant symptom of chronic idiopathic urticaria (CIU) its clinical characteristics have not been explored...
  4. ncbi request reprint Itch characteristics in Chinese patients with atopic dermatitis using a new questionnaire for the assessment of pruritus
    Gil Yosipovitch
    National Skin Center, National Medical Research Council, Ministry of Health, 1 Mandalay Road, Singapore 308205
    Int J Dermatol 41:212-6. 2002
    ..Although pruritus is the predominant and commonest feature of atopic dermatitis, its clinical characteristics have not been explored...
  5. ncbi request reprint Distribution of mucosal pH on the bucca, tongue, lips and palate. A study in healthy volunteers and patients with lichen planus, Behçet's disease and burning mouth syndrome
    G Yosipovitch
    Department of Dermatology, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    Acta Derm Venereol 81:178-80. 2001
    ..The relatively high pH in the palate region in all patient groups as well as healthy volunteers needs to be further studied to clarify its mechanisms and clinical relevance...
  6. ncbi request reprint Acute Crohn's colitis with lobular panniculitis--metastatic Crohn's?
    G Yosipovitch
    Department of Dermatology, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 14:405-6. 2000
    ..As skin biopsies are not usually performed by gastroenterologists in erythema nodosum-like skin lesions in Crohn's patients it may well be that the incidence of lobular panniculitis is higher than reported in the literature...
  7. ncbi request reprint Suggested rationale for prevention and treatment of glucocorticoid-induced bone loss in dermatologic patients
    G Yosipovitch
    National Skin Center, 1 Mandalay Rd, Singapore 308205
    Arch Dermatol 137:477-81. 2001
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint The prevalence and clinical characteristics of pruritus among patients with extensive psoriasis
    G Yosipovitch
    National Skin Centre, 1 Mandalay Road, Singapore 308205Clinical Trials and Epidemiology Research Unit, National Medical Research Council, Ministry of Health, Singapore
    Br J Dermatol 143:969-73. 2000
    ..Many patients with psoriasis are known to suffer from itch. However, the data available regarding itch and its characteristics in psoriasis are sparse...
  9. doi request reprint Prevention of glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis in immunobullous diseases with alendronate: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study
    Shang Ian Tee
    National Skin Centre, Singapore
    Arch Dermatol 148:307-14. 2012
    ..To evaluate the efficacy and safety of oral alendronate sodium therapy once daily in preventing glucocorticoid-induced bone loss in patients with immunobullous skin diseases treated with long-term glucocorticoid therapy...
  10. doi request reprint Thermal sensory and pain thresholds in the tongue and chin change with age, but are not altered in burning mouth syndrome
    Ilana Kaplan
    Oral Pathology Service, Rabin Medical Center, Institute of Pathology, Petach Tiqva, Israel
    Skin Res Technol 17:196-200. 2011
    ..It has been suggested previously that BMS is a small-fiber neuropathy...
  11. ncbi request reprint Pruritus, pain, and small nerve fiber function in keloids: a controlled study
    Siong See Lee
    National Skin Center, Singapore
    J Am Acad Dermatol 51:1002-6. 2004
    ..Because itch and pain are carried by small nerve fibers, abnormal function of these fibers could be an explanation for such phenomena...
  12. ncbi request reprint Itch in ethnic populations
    Hong Liang Tey
    National Skin Center, Singapore 308205, Singapore
    Acta Derm Venereol 90:227-34. 2010
    ..Racial and ethnic differences in itch and its medical care are poorly understood. Research is needed to examine biological, psychosocial, and lifestyle factors that may contribute to these disparities...
  13. ncbi request reprint Barrier repair in chronic plaque-type psoriasis
    Anthony Teik Jin Goon
    National Skin Centre, Singapore, Singapore
    Skin Res Technol 10:10-3. 2004
    ..To investigate barrier repair after mild trauma in lesional skin of psoriasis patients with chronic plaque-type disease and to compare this with non-involved psoriatic skin and normal controls...
  14. doi request reprint Autoimmune diseases in patients with pemphigus and their first-degree relatives
    Yael A Leshem
    Department of Dermatology, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tiqwa, Israel
    Int J Dermatol 50:827-31. 2011
    ..Pemphigus is an autoimmune blistering disease affecting the skin and mucosa, which mostly in anecdotal reports has been associated with several autoimmune diseases...
  15. ncbi request reprint Palmar-plantar keratoderma of Unna Thost associated with atopic dermatitis: an underrecognized entity?
    Teck Hiong Loh
    National Skin Center, Singapore
    Pediatr Dermatol 20:195-8. 2003
    ..We believe that the association between the two disorders is not coincidental but an underrecognized entity that may shed light on the underlying pathogenesis of these two conditions...
  16. doi request reprint Atopic dermatitis in African American children: addressing unmet needs of a common disease
    Vasanop Vachiramon
    Department of Dermatology, School of Medicine, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Pediatr Dermatol 29:395-402. 2012
    ..It is important for dermatologists to understand these differences in order to provide better care for African American children with AD...
  17. ncbi request reprint A case of nonfatal cutaneous melioidosis
    T G Thng
    National Skin Centre, Singapore
    Cutis 72:310-2. 2003
    ..It is endemic in many parts of the world, including Southeast Asia, and has a mortality rate of about 45%. We report a case of localized nonfatal cutaneous melioidosis presenting as a persistent ulcer in an otherwise healthy young woman...
  18. ncbi request reprint Acute Churg-Strauss syndrome in an asthmatic patient receiving montelukast therapy
    Mark B Y Tang
    National Skin Centre, Singapore
    Arch Dermatol 139:715-8. 2003
  19. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and characterization of uremic pruritus in patients undergoing hemodialysis: uremic pruritus is still a major problem for patients with end-stage renal disease
    Inbar Zucker
    Department of Dermatology, Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tikva
    J Am Acad Dermatol 49:842-6. 2003
    ..Pruritus is a common disabling problem in patients with advanced end-stage renal disease. Few studies have evaluated the clinical characteristics of uremic itch...
  20. ncbi request reprint Photo recall phenomenon: an adverse reaction to taxanes
    Hock Leong Ee
    National Skin Center, Singapore, Republic of Singapore
    Dermatology 207:196-8. 2003
    ..We report a case of photo recall phenomenon in a 55-year-old Chinese woman with metastatic breast cancer who was undergoing chemotherapy with taxanes...
  21. ncbi request reprint Suggested guidelines for screening and management of tuberculosis in patients taking oral glucocorticoids--an important but often neglected issue
    Yuin Chew Chan
    National Skin Center, Singapore
    J Am Acad Dermatol 49:91-5. 2003
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Chronic itch and chronic pain: Analogous mechanisms
    Gil Yosipovitch
    Department of Dermatology, Neurobiology and Anatomy, and Regenerative Medicine, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Pain 131:4-7. 2007
  23. ncbi request reprint Obesity and the skin: skin physiology and skin manifestations of obesity
    Gil Yosipovitch
    Departments of Dermatology, Regenerative Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 56:901-16; quiz 917-20. 2007
    ..We review the clinical features, evidence for association with obesity, and management of these various dermatoses and highlight the profound impact of obesity in clinical dermatology...
  24. ncbi request reprint Are itch and chronic pain associated in adults? Results of a large population survey in Norway
    Florence Dalgard
    Department of Dermatology, Ullevål University Hospital and Institute of General Practice and Community Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Dermatology 214:305-9. 2007
    ..Itch and pain are common and complex symptoms which contribute to the burden of disease. Although there is antagonistic interaction between itch and pain, there are also many similarities in their pathophysiology...
  25. ncbi request reprint Treating itch in psoriasis
    Aerlyn Dawn
    Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Dermatol Nurs 18:227-33. 2006
    ..Using these therapies can benefit psoriasis patients in the outpatient clinical setting...
  26. ncbi request reprint Cutaneous symptoms of dermatomyositis significantly impact patients' quality of life
    Jennifer L Hundley
    Center for Dermatology Research, Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 54:217-20. 2006
    ..Dermatomyositis affects visible skin and causes disease symptoms that can affect patients' quality of life (QOL)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Noxious heat and scratching decrease histamine-induced itch and skin blood flow
    Gil Yosipovitch
    Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University Medical Center, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    J Invest Dermatol 125:1268-72. 2005
    ..Sub-noxious warming the skin did not affect the skin blood flow or itch intensity. These findings suggest that heat pain and scratching may inhibit itch through a neurogenic mechanism that also affects skin blood flow...
  28. ncbi request reprint Skin barrier structure and function and their relationship to pruritus in end-stage renal disease
    Gil Yosipovitch
    Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University Medical Center, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, North Carolina, 27157, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 22:3268-72. 2007
    ..The purpose of the present study was to assess the function and structure of the skin barrier in patients with ESRD and to correlate any abnormalities with uraemic pruritus...
  29. ncbi request reprint Clinical classification of itch: a position paper of the International Forum for the Study of Itch
    Sonja Ständer
    Clinical Neurodermatology, Department of Dermatology, University of Munster, Von Esmarch Strasse 58, Munster, Germany
    Acta Derm Venereol 87:291-4. 2007
    ..It is intended to serve as a diagnostic route for better evaluation of patients with chronic pruritus and aims to improve patients' care...
  30. ncbi request reprint Nocturnal itch: why do we itch at night?
    Tejesh Patel
    Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Acta Derm Venereol 87:295-8. 2007
    ..This review describes the scale of the problem associated with nocturnal pruritus, the impact it has on patients, possible underlying mechanisms and, lastly, treatment options...
  31. ncbi request reprint Enhanced skin blood flow and sensitivity to noxious heat stimuli in papulopustular rosacea
    Daniela A Guzman-Sanchez
    Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 57:800-5. 2007
    ..Furthermore, cutaneous blood flow in these patients has not been assessed using state-of-the-art laser Doppler imaging (LDI)...
  32. ncbi request reprint Clinical characteristics of generalized idiopathic pruritus in patients from a tertiary referral center in Singapore
    Anthony T-J Goon
    National Skin Centre and National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Int J Dermatol 46:1023-6. 2007
    ..Generalized idiopathic pruritus is a rarely studied heterogeneous condition, where patients with non-inflamed, non-pathologic skin complain of widespread pruritus...
  33. doi request reprint Chronic idiopathic urticaria: a "Cinderella" disease with a negative impact on quality of life and health care costs
    Gil Yosipovitch
    Arch Dermatol 144:102-3. 2008
  34. ncbi request reprint What causes itch in atopic dermatitis?
    Gil Yosipovitch
    Departments of Dermatology and Neurobiology and Anatomy, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Curr Allergy Asthma Rep 8:306-11. 2008
    ..This review covers the peripheral and central mechanisms and mediators involved in pathogenesis of itch in atopic dermatitis...
  35. ncbi request reprint Pharmacologic advances in the systemic treatment of itch
    Brett T Summey
    Department of Dermatology and Neuroscience Center, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1071, USA
    Dermatol Ther 18:328-32. 2005
    ..In addition, research focused on the neuromediators of itch transmission has led to the development of novel targets for itch reduction and great potential for future therapies...
  36. ncbi request reprint It's a wrap: the use of wet pajamas in wet-wrap dressings for atopic dermatitis
    Kelly L Barham
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Dermatol Nurs 17:365-7. 2005
  37. ncbi request reprint Itch, pain, and burning sensation are common symptoms in mild to moderate chronic venous insufficiency with an impact on quality of life
    Maria I Duque
    Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 53:504-8. 2005
    ..This study found that itch, pain, and burning sensation are common symptoms of mild to moderate chronic venous insufficiency with a significant impact on quality of life...
  38. ncbi request reprint Itch associated with skin disease: advances in pathophysiology and emerging therapies
    Gil Yosipovitch
    Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Clin Dermatol 4:617-22. 2003
    ..With the new information it seems we will be able to better help our dermatologic patients who have itch, however we are not closer to identifying a single agent specifically targetable to this symptom...
  39. ncbi request reprint Practical guidelines for relief of itch
    Gil Yosipovitch
    Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Dermatol Nurs 16:325-8; quiz 329. 2004
    ..Using these in conjunction with practical measuresf or itch reduction can benefit patients in the outpatient clinical setting...
  40. ncbi request reprint Itching in the new millennium: highlights of the Second International Workshop for the Study of Itch, Toyoma, Japan
    Gil Yosipovitch
    Department of Dermatology and Neuroscience Center, Wake Forest Medical Center, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 51:625-7. 2004
  41. ncbi request reprint Itching in the psychiatric ward
    Doron Mazeh
    Abarbanel Mental Health Center, Bat Yam, Tel Aviv University Tel Aviv, Israel
    Acta Derm Venereol 88:128-31. 2008
    ..Thirty-six patients (32% of those screened) reported itching. Few sought help or used anti-pruritic therapy. Itching should be addressed during psychiatric assessments, in order to provide appropriate treatment...
  42. ncbi request reprint The brain processing of scratching
    Gil Yosipovitch
    Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    J Invest Dermatol 128:1806-11. 2008
    ..Future studies that investigate the central effects of scratching in chronic itch conditions will be of high clinical relevance...
  43. ncbi request reprint Itch
    Gil Yosipovitch
    Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27517, USA
    Lancet 361:690-4. 2003
    ..We describe the clinical classification of itch, new findings on neuropathophysiology of itch, methods for assessment, and improved treatments...
  44. doi request reprint Report from the 4th International Workshop for the Study of Itch
    Gil Yosipovitch
    Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    J Invest Dermatol 128:256-7. 2008
  45. ncbi request reprint Assessment of itch: more to be learned and improvements to be made
    Gil Yosipovitch
    Department of Dermatology and Neuroscience Center, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    J Invest Dermatol 121:xiv-xv. 2003
  46. doi request reprint [4th International Workshop for the Study of Itch vom 9.-11.9.2007 in San Francisco]
    Uwe Gieler
    J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 6:252-4. 2008
  47. ncbi request reprint Neuropathic and psychogenic itch
    Gil Yosipovitch
    Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Dermatol Ther 21:32-41. 2008
    ..Although no controlled studies have been conducted for treatment of neuropathic and psychogenic itch, medications that are part of the treatment armentarium for neuropathic pain, depression, and anxiety seem to be effective...
  48. doi request reprint Generalized granuloma annulare as an initial manifestation of chronic myelomonocytic leukemia: a report of 2 cases
    Michael R Hinckley
    Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1071, USA
    Am J Dermatopathol 30:274-7. 2008
    ..We suggest that chronic myelomonocytic leukemia should be added to the list of systemic diseases associated with generalized granuloma annulare...
  49. doi request reprint Lower extremity lymphedema update: pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment guidelines
    Katherine Kerchner
    Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 59:324-31. 2008
    ..This is accomplished through elevation, exercises, compression garments/devices, manual lymph drainage, and treatment is combined with good skin care practices...
  50. ncbi request reprint Nephrogenic fibrosing dermopathy after five days of hemodialysis
    John G Hancox
    Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Drugs Dermatol 2:550-3. 2003
  51. ncbi request reprint In vitro and in vivo characterization of a novel liposomal butorphanol formulation for treatment of pruritus
    Grace J Lim
    1Institute for Regenerative Medicine, 2Departments of Dermatology, Neurobiology and Anatomy, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, USA
    Acta Derm Venereol 88:327-30. 2008
    ..This liposomal transdermal delivery formulation could serve as a method to deliver butorphanol for patients with chronic pruritus...
  52. ncbi request reprint Hemorrhagic bullae after cryosurgery in a patient with hemophilia A
    John G Hancox
    Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Dermatol Surg 29:1084-6. 2003
    ..A case of hemorrhagic bullae and blisters on the hand of a patient with hemophilia A after cryosurgery for verruca vulgaris is reported...
  53. ncbi request reprint Medical pearl: Scleroderma-like skin changes in patients with diabetes mellitus
    Gil Yosipovitch
    National Skin Center and Department of General Medicine, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
    J Am Acad Dermatol 49:109-11. 2003
  54. ncbi request reprint Practical management of psoriasis in the elderly: epidemiology, clinical aspects, quality of life, patient education and treatment options
    Gil Yosipovitch
    Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest Medical Center, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Drugs Aging 19:847-63. 2002
    ..The ambulatory psoriasis treatment centre is an integral part of the overall cost-effective management of patients with psoriasis that can function as a 'one-stop' treatment and resource centre for the elderly patient...
  55. ncbi request reprint Transglutaminases: the missing link in nephrogenic systemic fibrosis
    Amy C Parsons
    Department of Pathology, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1045, USA
    Am J Dermatopathol 29:433-6. 2007
    ..We recommend further research into the use of transglutaminase inhibitors in the treatment and prevention of NSF...
  56. ncbi request reprint Do ethnicity and gender have an impact on pain thresholds in minor dermatologic procedures? A study on thermal pain perception thresholds in Asian ethinic groups
    Gil Yosipovitch
    Department of Dermatology and Neuroscience, Wake Forest University Health Sciences Center, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Skin Res Technol 10:38-42. 2004
    ..Little is known about how these differences affect the perception of experimental pain. The purpose of this study was to determine experimental pain perception differences in three distinct East Asian ethnic populations...
  57. ncbi request reprint Circadian and ultradian (12 h) variations of skin blood flow and barrier function in non-irritated and irritated skin-effect of topical corticosteroids
    Gil Yosipovitch
    Department of Dermatology Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    J Invest Dermatol 122:824-9. 2004
    ..Circadian and ultradian rhythms are maintained during treatment with high-potency and mid-potency CS in healthy skin. These rhythms persist during stratum corneum disruption with and without CS application...
  58. ncbi request reprint HIV and leprosy in the Eastern United States
    Phoebe D Lu
    J Infect Dis 192:1673-4; author reply 1674-5. 2005
  59. ncbi request reprint Glucocorticoid-induced bone loss in dermatologic patients: an update
    Brett T Summey
    Department of Dermatology, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA
    Arch Dermatol 142:82-90. 2006
    ..To raise awareness of the new treatment options and current recommendations among dermatologists treating patients with systemic corticosteroids...
  60. ncbi request reprint Butorphanol for treatment of intractable pruritus
    Aerlyn G Dawn
    Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 54:527-31. 2006
    ..Because of the small, open-label nature of this study, butorphanol should be investigated further in a larger, randomized controlled trial...
  61. ncbi request reprint The neurobiology of itch
    Akihiko Ikoma
    Department of Dermatology, Kyoto University, Shogin Kawahara cho 54, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8507, Japan
    Nat Rev Neurosci 7:535-47. 2006
    ..The antagonistic interaction between pain and itch is already exploited in pruritus therapy, and current research concentrates on the identification of common targets for future analgesic and antipruritic therapy...
  62. ncbi request reprint A patient with nasal ulceration after brain surgery
    John G Hancox
    Arch Dermatol 141:796-8. 2005
  63. ncbi request reprint Meeting report of the 3rd International Workshop for the Study of Itch
    Gil Yosipovitch
    Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, North Carolina, 27157, USA
    J Invest Dermatol 126:1928-30. 2006
  64. ncbi request reprint How to treat that nasty itch
    Gil Yosipovitch
    Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School and Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 271S7, USA
    Exp Dermatol 14:478-9. 2005
  65. ncbi request reprint Menthol: a refreshing look at this ancient compound
    Tejesh Patel
    Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 57:873-8. 2007
    ..The purpose of this review is to highlight the recent advances in the mechanism of action of menthol and to provide an overview of its dermatologic applications...
  66. ncbi request reprint Lack of efficacy of tacrolimus ointment 0.1% for treatment of hemodialysis-related pruritus: a randomized, double-blind, vehicle-controlled study
    Maria I Duque
    Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 52:519-21. 2005
    ..1% for the treatment of hemodialysis-related pruritus. The results of this study do not demonstrate that tacrolimus ointment 0.1% is more effective than vehicle in relieving uremic pruritus...
  67. ncbi request reprint Rapid onset of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma of the penis in a patient with psoriasis on etanercept therapy
    Raymond S Fryrear
    J Am Acad Dermatol 51:1026. 2004
  68. ncbi request reprint Recurrent, pruritic dermal plaques and bullae. Diagnosis: eosinophilic cellulitis (Wells syndrome)
    W Harris Green
    East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, USA
    Arch Dermatol 143:791-6. 2007
  69. ncbi request reprint An update on pruritus associated with CKD
    Tejesh S Patel
    Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 50:11-20. 2007
    ..The purpose of this review is to highlight the importance of this neglected topic by providing an overview of recent epidemiological studies, outcomes data, proposed pathophysiological mechanisms, and emerging treatment options...
  70. ncbi request reprint Mirtazapine for reducing nocturnal itch in patients with chronic pruritus: a pilot study
    Jennifer L Hundley
    Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 50:889-91. 2004
    ..Mirtazapine is a safe medication without serious side effects and may be an effective alternative for the treatment of nocturnal pruritus...
  71. ncbi request reprint Cutaneous blood flow in dermatomyositis and its association with disease severity
    Aerlyn Dawn
    Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Skin Res Technol 13:285-92. 2007
    ..Several studies using nailfold capillary microscopes have demonstrated capillary changes in patients with dermatomyositis (DM); however, no previous study has examined cutaneous blood flow in this disease...
  72. ncbi request reprint The pruritus receptor unit: a target for novel therapies
    Gil Yosipovitch
    Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    J Invest Dermatol 127:1857-9. 2007
    ..Identification of new itch mediators and their respective receptors within the skin will undoubtedly be the focus of future drug development for this distressing symptom...
  73. ncbi request reprint Exogenous factors in itch response
    Christopher B Yelverton
    Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Curr Probl Dermatol 35:146-53. 2007
    ..These factors were classified into mechanical, chemical, and environmental components. A better understanding of the various mechanisms of pruritus is critical to effective research into the treatment of itch...