R P Braun

Summary

Affiliation: University Hospital
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi Three-dimensional reconstruction of basal cell carcinomas
    Ralph P Braun
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Dermatol Surg 31:562-6; discussion 566-8. 2005
  2. ncbi Telemedical wound care using a new generation of mobile telephones: a feasibility study
    Ralph Peter Braun
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Arch Dermatol 141:254-8. 2005
  3. ncbi Dermoscopy of pigmented skin lesions
    Ralph Peter Braun
    Pigmented Skin Lesion Unit, Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Geneva, Switzerland
    J Am Acad Dermatol 52:109-21. 2005
  4. ncbi Dermoscopy of pigmented lesions: a valuable tool in the diagnosis of melanoma
    R P Braun
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 134:83-90. 2004
  5. ncbi Diagnosis and management of nail pigmentations
    Ralph Peter Braun
    Pigmented Skin Lesion Unit, Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Geneva, Switzerland
    J Am Acad Dermatol 56:835-47. 2007
  6. ncbi Histopathologic correlation in dermoscopy: a micropunch technique
    Ralph Peter Braun
    Pigmented Skin Lesion Clinic, Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Geneva, 24, Rue Micheli du Crest, CH 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Arch Dermatol 139:349-51. 2003
  7. ncbi Dermoscopy of pigmented seborrheic keratosis: a morphological study
    Ralph Peter Braun
    Pigmented Skin Lesion Clinic, Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Geneva, Switzerland
    Arch Dermatol 138:1556-60. 2002
  8. ncbi The significance of multiple blue-grey dots (granularity) for the dermoscopic diagnosis of melanoma
    R P Braun
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Zurich, Gloriastr 31, 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
    Br J Dermatol 157:907-13. 2007
  9. ncbi The furrow ink test: a clue for the dermoscopic diagnosis of acral melanoma vs nevus
    Ralph Peter Braun
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Arch Dermatol 144:1618-20. 2008
  10. ncbi Periorbital oedema and erythema as a manifestation of discoid lupus erythematosus
    R P Braun
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland
    Dermatology 205:194-7. 2002

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. ncbi Three-dimensional reconstruction of basal cell carcinomas
    Ralph P Braun
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Dermatol Surg 31:562-6; discussion 566-8. 2005
    ..One of the main problems with BCC is the risk of local recurrence of the tumor after treatment. This is mainly due to its irregular outgrowths, which cannot be detected clinically...
  2. ncbi Telemedical wound care using a new generation of mobile telephones: a feasibility study
    Ralph Peter Braun
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Arch Dermatol 141:254-8. 2005
    ..In this study, we evaluated the feasibility of telemedical wound care using a new generation of mobile telephones with integrated cameras...
  3. ncbi Dermoscopy of pigmented skin lesions
    Ralph Peter Braun
    Pigmented Skin Lesion Unit, Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Geneva, Switzerland
    J Am Acad Dermatol 52:109-21. 2005
    ..It has been shown to increase diagnostic accuracy over clinical visual inspection in the hands of experienced physicians. This article is a review of the principles of dermoscopy as well as recent technological developments...
  4. ncbi Dermoscopy of pigmented lesions: a valuable tool in the diagnosis of melanoma
    R P Braun
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 134:83-90. 2004
    ..It has been shown to increase diagnostic accuracy over clinical visual inspection in the hands of experienced physicians. This paper reviews the principles of dermoscopy, diagnostic strategies and recent technological developments...
  5. ncbi Diagnosis and management of nail pigmentations
    Ralph Peter Braun
    Pigmented Skin Lesion Unit, Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Geneva, Switzerland
    J Am Acad Dermatol 56:835-47. 2007
    ..In this article, we will review the management, including diagnosis as well as differential diagnosis of nail pigmentations and propose a new algorithm for the non invasive diagnosis of nail pigmentation...
  6. ncbi Histopathologic correlation in dermoscopy: a micropunch technique
    Ralph Peter Braun
    Pigmented Skin Lesion Clinic, Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Geneva, 24, Rue Micheli du Crest, CH 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Arch Dermatol 139:349-51. 2003
    ..We recently developed a micropunch technique that allows for the first time this direct correlation...
  7. ncbi Dermoscopy of pigmented seborrheic keratosis: a morphological study
    Ralph Peter Braun
    Pigmented Skin Lesion Clinic, Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Geneva, Switzerland
    Arch Dermatol 138:1556-60. 2002
    ..To describe morphological features of seborrheic keratosis as seen by dermoscopy and to investigate their prevalence...
  8. ncbi The significance of multiple blue-grey dots (granularity) for the dermoscopic diagnosis of melanoma
    R P Braun
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Zurich, Gloriastr 31, 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
    Br J Dermatol 157:907-13. 2007
    ..The presence of multiple blue-grey dots (MBGD) is widely used by clinicians to decide if a pigmented lesion should be removed, but only little is known about their significance...
  9. ncbi The furrow ink test: a clue for the dermoscopic diagnosis of acral melanoma vs nevus
    Ralph Peter Braun
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Arch Dermatol 144:1618-20. 2008
    ..For this reason, we describe a simple in vivo technique that makes this task much easier for the clinician...
  10. ncbi Periorbital oedema and erythema as a manifestation of discoid lupus erythematosus
    R P Braun
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland
    Dermatology 205:194-7. 2002
    ..Since swelling of the eyelid is common in the dermatological practice, dermatologists should be aware of the differential diagnosis and its occurrence in patients with DLE...
  11. ncbi Dermoscopic diagnosis of seborrheic keratosis
    Ralph P Braun
    Pigmented Skin Lesion Clinic, Department of Dermatology, University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland
    Clin Dermatol 20:270-2. 2002
  12. ncbi Pattern analysis: a two-step procedure for the dermoscopic diagnosis of melanoma
    Ralph P Braun
    Pigmented Skin Lesion Unit, Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Geneva, and the Département Hospitalo Universitaire Romand de Dermatologie et Vénérologie, Geneva Lausanne, Switzerland
    Clin Dermatol 20:236-9. 2002
  13. ncbi [Dermatoscopy of pigmented lesions]
    R P Braun
    Clinique de Dermatologie, Hôpital Cantonal et Universitaire de Genève, Suisse
    Ann Dermatol Venereol 129:187-202. 2002
    ..It has been shown to increase diagnostic accuracy over clinical visual inspection in the hands of an experienced physician. This paper is a review of the principles of Dermoscopy as well as recent technological developments...
  14. ncbi [Summary of the Skin Cancer Prevention Campaign 2000 of the Suisse league against cancer "Protect me! Your skin"]
    Ralph P Braun
    Clinique de Dermatologie, Hopital Cantonal, Universitaire de Geneve
    Rev Med Suisse Romande 122:17-8. 2002
  15. ncbi Hypoluminescence microscopy of pigmented skin lesions
    R P Braun
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Geneva, and DHURDV Geneva Lausanne, Switzerland
    Melanoma Res 10:141-4. 2000
    ..In conclusion, HLM is a simple, easy to use, reproducible ex vivo technique that is able to provide additional information to the conventional ELM technique...
  16. ncbi Two types of pattern modification detected on the follow-up of benign melanocytic skin lesions by digitized epiluminescence microscopy
    R P Braun
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Geneva, Switzerland
    Melanoma Res 8:431-7. 1998
    ..We have documented the feasibility of following up PSL with DELM. The pattern of modification of a PSL over time could be correlated with its nature...
  17. ncbi Acquired melanocytic naevus in childhood vulval pemphigoid
    S Lebeau
    Clinic of Dermatology, University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland
    Dermatology 213:159-62. 2006
    ..Eruptive epidermolysis bullosa (EB) naevi comprise a subset of melanocytic naevi with atypical features that characteristically occur in areas of former blistering in patients suffering from hereditary EB...
  18. ncbi Dermoscopy patterns of nevi associated with melanoma
    I Kolm
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    G Ital Dermatol Venereol 145:99-110. 2010
    ..This paper reviews the global and local dermoscopic features seen both in nevi and melanoma and focuses on the interpretation of those findings in order to differentiate between benign and malignant melanocytic skin tumors...
  19. ncbi The use of digital dermoscopy for the follow-up of congenital nevi: a pilot study
    R P Braun
    Pigmented Skin Lesion Unit, Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Pediatr Dermatol 18:277-81. 2001
    ..We showed the feasibility of follow-up of congenital nevi using digital dermoscopy. Furthermore, we identified three different patterns as well as some typical structures seen in congenital nevi by DD...
  20. doi Agreement of dermatopathologists in the evaluation of clinically difficult melanocytic lesions: how golden is the 'gold standard'?
    R P Braun
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Dermatology 224:51-8. 2012
    ..The 'gold standard' for the diagnosis of melanocytic lesions is dermatopathology. Although most of the diagnostic criteria are clearly defined, the interpretation of histopathology slides may be subject to interobserver variability...
  21. ncbi An evaluation of dermoscopy fluids and application techniques
    A J Gewirtzman
    Pigmented Skin Lesion Clinic, Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Geneva, 24, Rue Micheli du Crest, CH 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Br J Dermatol 149:59-63. 2003
    ..Yet despite its popularity, to our knowledge basic aspects such as the best immersion fluid (IF) to use and proper procedures for applying the IF and dermatoscope have never been the subject of a systematic investigation...
  22. doi Diagnostic pitfall: pigmented lesion of the nipple--correlation between dermoscopy, reflectance confocal microscopy and histopathology
    I Kolm
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Dermatology 222:1-4. 2011
    ..Finally, we focus on two main limitations of reflectance confocal microscopy: the misinterpretation of dendritic cells and the limitation of the imaging depth...
  23. ncbi Cutaneous pseudolymphoma, lymphomatoid contact dermatitis type, as an unusual cause of symmetrical upper eyelid nodules
    R P Braun
    Department of Dermatology, Professorial Unit, University Hospital Geneva, 24, Rue Micheli du Crest, CH 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Br J Dermatol 143:411-4. 2000
    ..Complete regression of the lesions required treatment with systemic steroids and chlorambucil. No relapse occurred within a 5-year follow-up period...
  24. ncbi Multiple cutaneous osteomas of the face associated with chronic inflammatory acne
    A M Thielen
    Clinique et Policlinique de Dermatologie, Hopitaux Universitaires de Geneve, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 20:321-6. 2006
    ..Our novel technique consisting of needle microincisions with curettage of the lesions is simple and safe, leading to good cosmetic results...
  25. ncbi Dermoscopy for the in vivo detection of sarcoptes scabiei
    C Prins
    Pigmented Skin Lesion Unit, Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Dermatology 208:241-3. 2004
    ..Dermoscopy is a useful tool for the diagnosis of scabies either as a diagnostic test or to guide the traditional diagnostic tests...
  26. ncbi Teledermoscopy
    Ralph P Braun
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland
    Curr Probl Dermatol 32:201-6. 2003
  27. ncbi Multiple hyperkeratotic spicules and myeloma
    R P Braun
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland
    Dermatology 205:210-2. 2002
    ..Hence, our patient presented features characteristic of a rare distinctive disorder associated with an underlying paraprotein or multiple myeloma, paraneoplastic hyperkeratotic spicules...
  28. ncbi Clinical and dermoscopic characteristics of amelanotic melanomas that are not of the nodular subtype
    N Jaimes
    Department of Dermatology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 26:591-6. 2012
    ..Amelanotic melanomas remain challenging to diagnose...
  29. doi Trauma as triggering factor for development of melanocytic nevi
    Alexander A Navarini
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital of Zurich, Gloriastrasse 31, Zurich, Switzerland
    Dermatology 220:291-6. 2010
    ..We conclude that in predisposed patients, the trigger for eruptive nevi can be reduced to a simple localized minor trauma...
  30. doi Dermoscopy research--an update
    Ralph P Braun
    Skin Cancer Diagnosis and Prevention Centre, Department of Dermatology, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Semin Cutan Med Surg 28:165-71. 2009
    ..In this article, we provide the reader with an overview of the different aspects of dermoscopy as a research tool. We cover different aspects, such as the new equipment, new structures, the importance of blood vessels, etc...