Jennifer M McNiff

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Affiliation: Yale University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint CD56 staining in Merkel cell carcinoma and natural killer-cell lymphoma: magic bullet, diagnostic pitfall, or both?
    Jennifer M McNiff
    Department of Dermatology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8059, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 32:541-5. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Plasmacytoid dendritic cells are present in cutaneous dermatomyositis lesions in a pattern distinct from lupus erythematosus
    Jennifer M McNiff
    Department of Dermatology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8059, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 35:452-6. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Histologic features of melanocytic nevi seen in association with mycosis fungoides
    Jennifer M McNiff
    Department of Dermatology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 30:606-10. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Cellular digital fibromas: distinctive CD34-positive lesions that may mimic dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans
    Jennifer M McNiff
    Departments of Dermatology and Pathology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 32:413-8. 2005
  5. pmc Development of a humanized mouse model to study the role of macrophages in allograft injury
    Nancy C Kirkiles-Smith
    Department of Immunobiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06509, USA
    Transplantation 87:189-97. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Distinct roles for donor- and host-derived antigen-presenting cells and costimulatory molecules in murine chronic graft-versus-host disease: requirements depend on target organ
    Britt E Anderson
    Section of Immunobiology, The Department of Dermatology, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar St, Box 208035, New Haven, CT 06520 8035, USA
    Blood 105:2227-34. 2005
  7. pmc Enhancing alloreactivity does not restore GVHD induction but augments skin graft rejection by CD4⁺ effector memory T cells
    Britt E Anderson
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8035, USA
    Eur J Immunol 41:2782-92. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Target antigens determine graft-versus-host disease phenotype
    Daniel H Kaplan
    Departments of Dermatology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    J Immunol 173:5467-75. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Immunomodulatory properties of FK734, a humanized anti-CD28 monoclonal antibody with agonistic and antagonistic activities
    Stephen L Shiao
    Section of Immunobiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Transplantation 83:304-13. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Human effector memory CD4+ T cells directly recognize allogeneic endothelial cells in vitro and in vivo
    Stephen L Shiao
    Department of Immunobiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    J Immunol 179:4397-404. 2007

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Publications56

  1. ncbi request reprint CD56 staining in Merkel cell carcinoma and natural killer-cell lymphoma: magic bullet, diagnostic pitfall, or both?
    Jennifer M McNiff
    Department of Dermatology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8059, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 32:541-5. 2005
    ..In MCC altered by crush artifact or obscured by lymphocytes, the histologic features coupled with CD56 positivity can lead to an erroneous impression of NK-cell lymphoma...
  2. ncbi request reprint Plasmacytoid dendritic cells are present in cutaneous dermatomyositis lesions in a pattern distinct from lupus erythematosus
    Jennifer M McNiff
    Department of Dermatology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8059, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 35:452-6. 2008
    ..Given the histologic similarities between LE and dermatomyositis (DM), we evaluated the presence and distribution of PDCs in lesional skin of both diseases...
  3. ncbi request reprint Histologic features of melanocytic nevi seen in association with mycosis fungoides
    Jennifer M McNiff
    Department of Dermatology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 30:606-10. 2003
    ..Many different tumors have been reported to occur simultaneously as collision lesions. To date, no such events have been reported between mycosis fungoides (MFs) and melanocytic neoplasms...
  4. ncbi request reprint Cellular digital fibromas: distinctive CD34-positive lesions that may mimic dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans
    Jennifer M McNiff
    Departments of Dermatology and Pathology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 32:413-8. 2005
    ..Digital fibromas are common benign acral tumors typically reported as angiofibromas (AFs) or acquired digital fibrokeratomas (ADFs). Cellular variants are not well recognized...
  5. pmc Development of a humanized mouse model to study the role of macrophages in allograft injury
    Nancy C Kirkiles-Smith
    Department of Immunobiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06509, USA
    Transplantation 87:189-97. 2009
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Distinct roles for donor- and host-derived antigen-presenting cells and costimulatory molecules in murine chronic graft-versus-host disease: requirements depend on target organ
    Britt E Anderson
    Section of Immunobiology, The Department of Dermatology, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar St, Box 208035, New Haven, CT 06520 8035, USA
    Blood 105:2227-34. 2005
    ..These results identify differences in APC requirements between CD8-mediated aGVHD and CD4-mediated cGVHD. They further highlight donor APCs as additional targets for GVHD therapy...
  7. pmc Enhancing alloreactivity does not restore GVHD induction but augments skin graft rejection by CD4⁺ effector memory T cells
    Britt E Anderson
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8035, USA
    Eur J Immunol 41:2782-92. 2011
    ..Our findings establish that conversion to T(EM) cells significantly reduces GVHD potency, even in cells with a substantially enhanced alloreactive repertoire...
  8. ncbi request reprint Target antigens determine graft-versus-host disease phenotype
    Daniel H Kaplan
    Departments of Dermatology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    J Immunol 173:5467-75. 2004
    ..Thus, the selection of immunodominant Ags determines the target and character of GVHD, providing insight into the genetic basis for different forms of GVHD...
  9. ncbi request reprint Immunomodulatory properties of FK734, a humanized anti-CD28 monoclonal antibody with agonistic and antagonistic activities
    Stephen L Shiao
    Section of Immunobiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Transplantation 83:304-13. 2007
    ..We describe immunomodulatory effects of FK734, a humanized version of a mouse anti-human CD28 mAb (clone TN228), in vitro and in a chimeric human-mouse model of allograft rejection...
  10. ncbi request reprint Human effector memory CD4+ T cells directly recognize allogeneic endothelial cells in vitro and in vivo
    Stephen L Shiao
    Department of Immunobiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    J Immunol 179:4397-404. 2007
    ..Consistent with EC activation of effector functions, human CD4+ T(EM) can mediate allogeneic EC injury in vivo...
  11. pmc A repertoire-independent and cell-intrinsic defect in murine GVHD induction by effector memory T cells
    Kathryn W Juchem
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8035, USA
    Blood 118:6209-19. 2011
    ..Thus, cell-intrinsic properties independent of repertoire explain the impairment of T(EM), which can initiate but cannot sustain expansion and tissue damage...
  12. pmc Effects of donor T-cell trafficking and priming site on graft-versus-host disease induction by naive and memory phenotype CD4 T cells
    Britt E Anderson
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Blood 111:5242-51. 2008
    ..Taken together, these data argue against the hypothesis that T(EM) fail to induce GVHD because of inefficient trafficking to LN and PP...
  13. ncbi request reprint Memory T cells and their costimulators in human allograft injury
    Stephen L Shiao
    Section of Immunobiology, Boyer Center for Molecular Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    J Immunol 175:4886-96. 2005
    ..These data demonstrate that human memory T cells respond to microvascular endothelial cells and can injure allografts in vivo without priming. Furthermore, several recently described costimulators contribute to these processes...
  14. doi request reprint Nuclear expression of survivin portends a poor prognosis in Merkel cell carcinoma
    Jinah Kim
    Department of Dermatology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Mod Pathol 21:764-9. 2008
    ..Moreover, nuclear subcellular localization of survivin in Merkel cell carcinomas may portend a poor prognosis and identification of these cases may assist clinical management...
  15. doi request reprint Promontory sign--present in patch and plaque stage of angiosarcoma!
    Rossitza Lazova
    Department of Dermatology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8059, USA
    Am J Dermatopathol 31:132-6. 2009
    ..The presence of promontory sign has not been emphasized in lesions other than Kaposi sarcoma, but seems to be a feature that is not uncommon in patch/plaque stage AS...
  16. doi request reprint Detecting HPV in cutaneous lesions using anti-HPV antibody immunohistochemistry
    Jade Wititsuwannakul
    Department of Dermatology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Am J Dermatopathol 35:327-31. 2013
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  17. doi request reprint Expression of p75 neurotrophin receptor in desmoplastic trichoepithelioma, infiltrative basal cell carcinoma, and microcystic adnexal carcinoma
    Jaroslaw Jedrych
    Department of Pathology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Am J Dermatopathol 35:308-15. 2013
    ..Nevertheless, the practical value of p75NTR as an adjunct marker in the differential diagnosis of these tumors seems to be limited because of significant overlap in amount of p75NTR immunoreactivity...
  18. ncbi request reprint Hypertrophic lupus erythematosus: the diagnostic utility of CD123 staining
    Christine J Ko
    Department of Pathology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 38:889-92. 2011
    ..The pattern of CD123 staining can be a useful feature to distinguish hypertrophic LE from SCC and hypertrophic AK...
  19. doi request reprint A case of recurrent pseudolymphomatous folliculitis: A mimic of cutaneous lymphoma
    Eun Ji Kwon
    Department of Dermatology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 60:994-1000. 2009
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  20. doi request reprint Adenosquamous carcinoma: a report of nine cases with p63 and cytokeratin 5/6 staining
    Christine J Ko
    Department of Dermatology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 36:448-52. 2009
    ..Six tumors stained focally in luminal areas with cytokeratin 7. Recognition of adenosquamous carcinoma is important for appropriate therapy, and stains for p63 and cytokeratin 5/6 may be helpful in ruling out metastatic adenocarcinoma...
  21. doi request reprint Melanocytic nevi with features of Spitz nevi and Clark's/dysplastic nevi ("Spark's" nevi)
    Christine J Ko
    Department of Dermatology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 36:1063-8. 2009
    ..Nevi with cytologic characteristics of Spitz nevus and architectural features of Clark's/dysplastic nevus are not well recognized in the literature...
  22. ncbi request reprint IL-11 protects human microvascular endothelium from alloinjury in vivo by induction of survivin expression
    Nancy C Kirkiles-Smith
    Interdepartmental Program in Vascular Biology and Transplantation, Boyer Center for Molecular Medicine and Department of Pathology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven CT 06510, USA
    J Immunol 172:1391-6. 2004
    ..We conclude that in this human transplant model, IL-11 exerts a cytoprotective rather than anti-inflammatory or immunomodulatory effect mediated through induction of survivin...
  23. doi request reprint Solitary and multiple tumors of follicular infundibulum: a review of 168 cases with emphasis on staining patterns and clinical variants
    Ahmed Alomari
    Department of Pathology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 40:532-7. 2013
    ..Infrequently, it may present as multiple lesions or in association with other conditions. Although it was initially described in 1961, the pathogenesis of this lesion is still controversial...
  24. doi request reprint Desmoplastic trichoepithelioma with perineural involvement: a series of seven cases
    Jaroslaw Jedrych
    Department of Pathology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 39:317-23. 2012
    ..No tumor recurrence was observed in any of these patients. We postulate that perineural involvement is an unusual feature of DTE that should not be equated with malignancy or lead to unnecessary over-treatment...
  25. doi request reprint Circumscribed palmar hypokeratosis: two cases and a review of the literature
    Catherine I Barry
    Department of Pathology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8023, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 35:484-7. 2008
    ..Based on these 2 cases and the 25 cases reported in the literature to date, this entity seems to represent a chronic localized non-inflammatory defect in keratinization on acral sites...
  26. doi request reprint Squamous cell carcinomas with single cell infiltration: a potential diagnostic pitfall and the utility of MNF116 and p63
    Christine J Ko
    Department of Dermatology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 35:353-7. 2008
    ..CK MNF116 and p63 were useful in identifying each of these neoplasms. This single--cell pattern of SCC can easily be misdiagnosed, and CK MNF116 and/or p63 are diagnostically helpful in recognizing it...
  27. doi request reprint Fatal HHV6 infection in an immunocompromised patient presenting with skin involvement
    Anjela Galan
    Department of Dermatology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8059, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 37:277-81. 2010
    ..Although rare, HHV6 virus may be an important pathogen in immunocompromised patients, and may present initially in the skin. Awareness of this infection is critical to diagnosis in acute settings...
  28. doi request reprint Fibrillar IgA deposition in dermatitis herpetiformis--an underreported pattern with potential clinical significance
    Christine J Ko
    Department of Dermatology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 37:475-7. 2010
    ..Dermatitis herpetiformis may have a fibrillar rather than granular pattern of IgA deposition on direct immunofluorescent microscopy, and patients with this pattern of immunoglobulin deposition may lack circulating autoantibodies...
  29. ncbi request reprint Lichen sclerosus and eosinophilic fasciitis as manifestations of chronic graft-versus-host disease: expanding the sclerodermoid spectrum
    Julie V Schaffer
    Department of Dermatology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 53:591-601. 2005
    ..This case series serves to expand the spectrum of sclerodermoid GVHD, with LS as the most superficial and EF as its deepest manifestation...
  30. ncbi request reprint Eccrine angiomatous hamartoma with features resembling verrucous hemangioma
    Anjela Galan
    Department of Dermatology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 34:68-70. 2007
    ..However, changes resembling verrucous hemangioma associated with EAH, as seen in this case, have not been emphasized in the literature. The findings are unusual and expand the histological spectrum of this hamartoma...
  31. doi request reprint Keratoacanthoma: clinical and histopathologic features of regression
    Christine J Ko
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 67:1008-12. 2012
    ..The clinical and histopathologic features of regressing keratoacanthomas have not been adequately described in the literature...
  32. doi request reprint Pityriasis rubra pilaris: the clinical context of acantholysis and other histologic features
    Christine J Ko
    Department of Dermatology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Int J Dermatol 50:1480-5. 2011
    ..It is helpful for dermatologists to associate acantholysis with PRP in the correct clinical setting...
  33. doi request reprint Keloidal atypical fibroxanthoma: a case series
    Jinah Kim
    Department of Dermatology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8059, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 36:535-9. 2009
    ..Although AFX is a pleomorphic cutaneous tumor typically associated with a good prognosis, occasional reports of metastatic AFX highlight the importance of accurate identification...
  34. ncbi request reprint Abrogation of skin disease in LUPUS-prone MRL/FASlpr mice by means of a novel tylophorine analog
    Jin Young Choi
    Yale School of Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 54:3277-83. 2006
    ..To test the therapeutic effect of DCB-3503, a synthetic compound derived from a natural product that inhibits NF-kappaB, on end-organ disease in the MRL-Fas(lpr) murine model of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)...
  35. ncbi request reprint Epithelioid fibrous papule - a new variant
    Cynthia Kucher
    Department of Dermatopathology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 34:571-5. 2007
    ..Immunoperoxidase stains show that the cells of this 'epithelioid fibrous papule' are reactive for procollagen, and are negative for NKI/C3, unlike previously described clear cell variants...
  36. doi request reprint Immunohistochemical techniques to compare primary vs. metastatic mucinous carcinoma of the skin
    Gillian Levy
    Department of Pathology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 37:411-5. 2010
    ..Primary and metastatic mucinous carcinomas in skin are histologically indistinguishable. Immunohistochemical panels help differentiate primary and metastatic adenocarcinoma of skin, but data regarding mucinous carcinoma is scant...
  37. ncbi request reprint Pemphigoid vegetans: a case report and review of the literature
    Jinah Kim
    Department of Dermatology, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 35:1144-47. 2008
    ..Most reported cases were successfully treated with topical antibiotics or steroids; therefore, appropriate diagnosis of this rare lesion will assist management...
  38. ncbi request reprint Expanding the histologic findings in smallpox-related post-vaccinial non-viral folliculitis
    Christopher G Bunick
    Department of Dermatology, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 40:305-9. 2013
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  39. pmc Mutation of POLB Causes Lupus in Mice
    Alireza G Senejani
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA Department of Genetics, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Cell Rep 6:1-8. 2014
    ..These results demonstrate that decreased Pol β activity during the generation of immune diversity leads to lupus-like disease in mice, and suggest that decreased expression of Pol β in humans is an underlying cause of SLE. ..
  40. ncbi request reprint Multiple facial angiofibromas: a cutaneous manifestation of Birt-Hogg-Dubé syndrome
    Julie V Schaffer
    Department of Dermatology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 53:S108-11. 2005
    ..BHDS should be considered, along with tuberous sclerosis and multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1, in the differential diagnosis of multiple facial angiofibromas, particularly when onset is in adulthood...
  41. ncbi request reprint Flow cytometric DNA ploidy analysis of peripheral blood from patients with sezary syndrome: detection of aneuploid neoplastic T cells in the blood is associated with large cell transformation in tissue
    Sa Wang
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT 06520 8035, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 122:774-82. 2004
    ..Detection of aneuploid neoplastic T cells in peripheral blood samples of patients with CTCL is associated with LCT in skin, lymph node, or other tissues...
  42. ncbi request reprint Primary cutaneous B-cell lymphoma treated with radiotherapy: a comparison of the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer and the WHO classification systems
    Benjamin D Smith
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology, Section of Oncology, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar St, PO Box 208040, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    J Clin Oncol 22:634-9. 2004
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  43. ncbi request reprint Cross-comparison of patch test and lymphocyte proliferation responses in patients with a history of acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis
    Michael Girardi
    Departments of Dermatology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Am J Dermatopathol 27:343-6. 2005
    ..These findings provide additional evidence that the pathogenesis of AGEP involves a T cell-mediated immune response...
  44. doi request reprint Acantholytic dyskeratotic acanthoma: a variant of a benign keratosis
    Christine J Ko
    Department of Dermatology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 35:298-301. 2008
    ..There was a slight female predominance. Confluent acantholysis and dyskeratosis is a histologic pattern that may present as a solitary keratosis...
  45. ncbi request reprint Two men with toxic shock syndrome presenting with targetoid and spotty skin rashes
    Noah Scheinfeld
    Saint Lukes Roosevelt Medical Center, Department of Dermatology, St Lukes Roosevelt Hospital, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Acta Derm Venereol 82:449-52. 2002
    ..An understanding that toxic shock syndrome can strike anyone has manifold dermatological manifestations and defined histopathological findings is important for its early diagnosis and effective treatment...
  46. ncbi request reprint Treatment of primary cutaneous CD30+ anaplastic large-cell lymphoma with radiation therapy
    James B Yu
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8040, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 70:1542-5. 2008
    ..Primary cutaneous CD30+ anaplastic large-cell lymphoma (CALCL) is a relatively rare and indolent variant of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL). This report examines the response of localized disease to radiation alone...
  47. ncbi request reprint Punctate pemphigus: an underreported direct immunofluorescence pattern
    Christine J Ko
    Dermatology and Pathology, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 41:293-6. 2014
    ..This series highlights the punctate or dot-like pattern of intercellular IgG deposition in DIF studies of pemphigus, reviews potential mechanisms and calls attention to this potentially under-recognized phenomenon. ..
  48. doi request reprint The significance of eosinophils in hypertrophic lichen planus
    Ahmed Alomari
    Department of Pathology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 41:347-52. 2014
    ..Contrary to dogma that eosinophils are rare in LP and variants, we noticed that some cases of hypertrophic LP have eosinophils in the absence of drug history...
  49. ncbi request reprint Immunopathology of human T cell responses to skin, artery and endothelial cell grafts in the human peripheral blood lymphocyte/severe combined immunodeficient mouse
    Jordan S Pober
    Interdepartmental Program in Vascular Biology and Transplantation, Yale University School of Medicine, Boyer Center for Molecular Medicine, 295 Congress Avenue Room 454, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Springer Semin Immunopathol 25:167-80. 2003
    ..We also describe our more limited experience using porcine skin and artery transplantation to study human T cells responses to pig endothelium...
  50. ncbi request reprint Recipient CD4+ T cells that survive irradiation regulate chronic graft-versus-host disease
    Britt E Anderson
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar St, PO Box 208035, New Haven, CT 06520 8035, USA
    Blood 104:1565-73. 2004
    ..Additional CD4+CD25+ cells also promoted healing of established lesions, suggesting that their effects persist during the evolution of cGVHD...
  51. ncbi request reprint Congenital panfollicular nevus associated with polydactyly
    Jinah Kim
    Department of Pathology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 34:14-7. 2007
    ..In our case, the congenital panfollicular nevus was associated with distal thumb polysyndactyly, which may suggest an important link between limb patterning and hair follicle development...
  52. pmc Absence of human herpesvirus 8 in pemphigus and bullous pemphigoid
    Anjela Galan
    Department of Pathology, Yale University of School of Medicine New Haven, CT, USA
    Int J Clin Exp Pathol 2:456-62. 2009
    ..Published studies have shown contradictory evidence regarding the presence of HHV8 in vesiculobullous diseases such as pemphigus and pemphigoid. Our results refute a causal relationship between HHV8 and PV, PF and BP...
  53. ncbi request reprint Rab33A: characterization, expression, and suppression by epigenetic modification
    Elaine Cheng
    Department of Dermatology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8059, USA
    J Invest Dermatol 126:2257-71. 2006
    ..This information is important for understanding carcinogenesis as well as other aberrant processes because Rab33A may have an important role in disorders involving X-chromosome-linked genes associated with vesicular transport...
  54. ncbi request reprint Primary cutaneous carcinosarcoma arising in a patient with nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome
    Pradip Bhattacharjee
    Department of Dermatology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Have, CT 06520, USA
    J Cutan Pathol 32:638-41. 2005
    ..leiomyosarcoma, rhabdomyosarcoma, and fibrosarcoma). Primary cutaneous carcinosarcoma (PCC), a rare tumor composed of malignant epithelial and mesenchymal components, has never been previously described in association with this syndrome...
  55. doi request reprint Nevoid acanthosis nigricans with subtle melanocyte hyperplasia
    Oscar R Colegio
    J Am Acad Dermatol 58:S102-3. 2008
  56. ncbi request reprint Mucocutaneous neuromas: an underrecognized manifestation of PTEN hamartoma-tumor syndrome
    Julie V Schaffer
    Ronald O Perelman Department of Dermatology and Departments of Pathology and Pediatrics, New York University School of Medicine, New York, USA
    Arch Dermatol 142:625-32. 2006
    ..Although the skin is the ectodermal structure most often affected by these autosomal dominant genodermatoses, abnormalities of neural tissues are frequently observed...