J Wallengren

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Affiliation: University Hospital
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi Neuroanatomy and neurophysiology of itch
    Joanna Wallengren
    Department of Dermatology, Clinical Sciences, University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    Dermatol Ther 18:292-303. 2005
  2. ncbi Nitric oxide participates in prick test and irritant patch test reactions in human skin
    J Wallengren
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital, SE 221 85 Lund, Sweden
    Arch Dermatol Res 293:121-5. 2001
  3. ncbi Urticarial dermographism: clinical features and response to psychosocial stress
    Joanna Wallengren
    Department of Clinical Sciences, University Hospital, SE 221 85 Lund, Sweden
    Acta Derm Venereol 87:493-8. 2007
  4. ncbi Familial brachioradial pruritus
    J Wallengren
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital, SE 221 85 Lund, Sweden
    Br J Dermatol 153:1016-8. 2005
  5. ncbi Cutaneous field stimulation with moderate intensity current induces nerve proliferation in rat skin but has no effect on dorsal root ganglia
    Joanna Wallengren
    Department of Dermatology, Section for Neuroendocrine Cell Biology, University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    Acta Derm Venereol 85:324-8. 2005
  6. ncbi Brachioradial pruritus is associated with a reduction in cutaneous innervation that normalizes during the symptom-free remissions
    Joanna Wallengren
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    J Am Acad Dermatol 52:142-5. 2005
  7. ncbi Phototherapy reduces the number of epidermal and CGRP-positive dermal nerve fibres
    Joanna Wallengren
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    Acta Derm Venereol 84:111-5. 2004
  8. ncbi Prurigo: diagnosis and management
    Joanna Wallengren
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    Am J Clin Dermatol 5:85-95. 2004
  9. ncbi Cutaneous field stimulation in the treatment of severe itch
    J Wallengren
    Department of Dermatology, Lund University Hospital, SE 221 85 Lund, Sweden
    Arch Dermatol 137:1323-5. 2001
  10. pmc Identification of core competencies for primary care of allergy patients using a modified Delphi technique
    Joanna Wallengren
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Section of Dermatology, Lund University, Skane University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    BMC Med Educ 11:12. 2011

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Publications19

  1. ncbi Neuroanatomy and neurophysiology of itch
    Joanna Wallengren
    Department of Dermatology, Clinical Sciences, University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    Dermatol Ther 18:292-303. 2005
    ..Itch in inflamed skin resulting from interactions between nerve transmitters and other mediators of inflammation is described...
  2. ncbi Nitric oxide participates in prick test and irritant patch test reactions in human skin
    J Wallengren
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital, SE 221 85 Lund, Sweden
    Arch Dermatol Res 293:121-5. 2001
    ..016). The other test reactions remained unchanged. Nitroglycerin did not affect any of the reactions significantly. The results suggest that NO is involved in immediate immunological reactions and irritant contact dermatitis...
  3. ncbi Urticarial dermographism: clinical features and response to psychosocial stress
    Joanna Wallengren
    Department of Clinical Sciences, University Hospital, SE 221 85 Lund, Sweden
    Acta Derm Venereol 87:493-8. 2007
    ..We conclude that the acute psychosocial stress test does not alter the magnitude of the dermographic reactions...
  4. ncbi Familial brachioradial pruritus
    J Wallengren
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital, SE 221 85 Lund, Sweden
    Br J Dermatol 153:1016-8. 2005
    ..The cause of brachioradial pruritus (a localized itching on the arms or shoulders) is controversial. A hereditary form of this condition has not been reported...
  5. ncbi Cutaneous field stimulation with moderate intensity current induces nerve proliferation in rat skin but has no effect on dorsal root ganglia
    Joanna Wallengren
    Department of Dermatology, Section for Neuroendocrine Cell Biology, University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    Acta Derm Venereol 85:324-8. 2005
    ..008) as compared with the control ganglia. We conclude that serial cutaneous electrical stimulation by a moderate current in rat does not induce neurochemical changes in the dorsal root ganglia...
  6. ncbi Brachioradial pruritus is associated with a reduction in cutaneous innervation that normalizes during the symptom-free remissions
    Joanna Wallengren
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    J Am Acad Dermatol 52:142-5. 2005
    ..There has been a controversy regarding the cause of brachioradial pruritus: is it caused by a nerve compression in the cervical spine or is it caused by a prolonged exposure to sunlight?..
  7. ncbi Phototherapy reduces the number of epidermal and CGRP-positive dermal nerve fibres
    Joanna Wallengren
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    Acta Derm Venereol 84:111-5. 2004
    ..The reduction in the number of CGRP-immunoreactive nerve fibres in the dermis may contribute to the beneficial effects of UV irradiation on the inflammatory process...
  8. ncbi Prurigo: diagnosis and management
    Joanna Wallengren
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    Am J Clin Dermatol 5:85-95. 2004
    ..Combined sequential treatments for generalized, therapy-resistant cases need to be tailored to the exacerbations that occur and to provide maintenance treatment in order to enable the patient to withstand the intolerable itch...
  9. ncbi Cutaneous field stimulation in the treatment of severe itch
    J Wallengren
    Department of Dermatology, Lund University Hospital, SE 221 85 Lund, Sweden
    Arch Dermatol 137:1323-5. 2001
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of cutaneous field stimulation of C fibers for the treatment of itchy skin and its effect on peripheral nerve fibers as shown in skin biopsy specimens...
  10. pmc Identification of core competencies for primary care of allergy patients using a modified Delphi technique
    Joanna Wallengren
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Section of Dermatology, Lund University, Skane University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    BMC Med Educ 11:12. 2011
    ..We sought to identify core competencies for good practice amongst primary care providers with respect to diagnosis and therapy of allergic diseases and to outline learning objectives for a postgraduate training programme in this field...
  11. ncbi Local skin lesions in the rat after subcutaneous deposition of capsaicin
    Joanna Wallengren
    Department of Dermatology, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Skin Pharmacol Appl Skin Physiol 15:154-65. 2002
    ..Possibly, impaired nociception in the afflicted area results in more vigorous grooming behavior and this, in turn, in a local skin damage...
  12. ncbi Cutaneous innervation before and after one treatment period of acupuncture
    C P Carlsson
    Clinical Science, Department of Neurosurgery, Lund University, University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    Br J Dermatol 155:970-6. 2006
    ..The effect of acupuncture on nociceptive pain is well documented, but effects on nociceptive itch have been contradictory...
  13. ncbi Cutaneous field stimulation of sensory nerve fibers reduces itch without affecting contact dermatitis
    J Wallengren
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital, SE 221 85 Lund, Sweden
    Allergy 57:1195-9. 2002
    ..Its action is similar to that of capsaicin, the pungent agent in hot peppers, which enhances delayed allergic reactions. The aim of the study was to investigate how experimental contact dermatitis responds to CFS...
  14. ncbi Cutaneous sensory nerve fibers are decreased in number after peripheral and central nerve damage
    Joanna Wallengren
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    J Am Acad Dermatol 46:215-7. 2002
    ..It seems that peripheral sensory innervation is a prerequisite for inflammation, whereas spontaneous itching may emanate from a central nervous system disorder such as a stroke and continue on in partly denervated skin...
  15. ncbi Circulating eosinophils in asthma, allergic rhinitis, and atopic dermatitis lack morphological signs of degranulation
    M Malm-Erjefalt
    Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Lund University Hospital, University of Lund, Sweden
    Clin Exp Allergy 35:1334-40. 2005
    ..If degranulation occurs in the circulation, this could contribute to widespread systemic effects and provide an important marker of disease...
  16. doi Therapeutic and experimental therapeutic studies on acupuncture and itch: review of the literature
    C P Carlsson
    Section of Neurosurgery, Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 24:1013-6. 2010
    ..This article summarizes the rational for the use of acupuncture in treatment of itch and reviews therapeutic and experimental therapeutic studies on acupuncture and itch...
  17. doi Somatic and psychiatric comorbidity in patients with chronic pruritus
    Ingela Ferm
    Department of Dermatology, Lund University, University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    Acta Derm Venereol 90:395-400. 2010
    ..Phototherapy was found to be a useful therapeutic option. In conclusion, systemic diseases are unlikely to cause chronic pruritus in patients consulting a dermatology department...
  18. ncbi Pellagra-like skin lesions associated with Wernicke's encephalopathy in a heavy wine drinker
    Joanna Wallengren
    Acta Derm Venereol 82:152-4. 2002
  19. ncbi 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...