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Gancevičienė, Rūta
Background: Acne is a chronic inflammatory disorder of the pilosebaceous unit (PSU). The PSU is an immunocompetent organ, and the sebaceous gland (SG) exhibits an independent peripheral endocrine function and expresses receptors for neuropeptides (NP). The presence of a complete corticotrophin-releasing hormone (CRH)/CRH receptor (CRHR) system in human sebocytes has ...
Chramow Alexander A York University, Toronto, Ontario, - - 2014
To demonstrate the potential use of zebra fish (Danio rerio) as a model vertebrate organism by producing two-dimensional ion images of the whole zebra fish, and being able to distinguish particular areas of interest such as the brain, spinal cord, and stomach region using a desorption electrospray ionization (DESI) ion ...
Sula Bilal B Departamerto de Dermatología, Facultad de Medicina, Dicle - - 2014
Background. The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence of childhood dermatoses in Diyarbakir, which is located in the southeastern region of Turkey. Material and Method. This cross-sectional study was carried out in April 2008 among students of eight randomly selected public primary schools in Diyarbakir. Students were ...
Kacar Seval Dogruk SD Departamento de Dermatología, Facultad de Medicina, Afyon Kocatepe University, Afyonkarahisar, - - 2014
Background: The field of pediatric dermatology has gained importance with the increment of pediatric patients and the discrepancy of their skin diseases with the adult versions. We aimed to describe frequency and distribution of pediatric skin diseases, and the diagnostic procedures and treatments prescribed. Methods: Cross-sectional epidemiological study. We collected ...
Horneff John G JG Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Hospital of University of Pennsylvania, 2 Silverstein, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, - - 2014
Perioperative shoulder infections involving Propionibacterium acnes can be difficult to identify in a patient who presents with little more than pain and stiffness in the postoperative period. Although indolent in its growth and presentation, infection of the shoulder with P acnes can have devastating effects, including failure of the surgical ...
Lee Sang Ju SJ Yonsei Star Skin and Laser Clinic, Seoul, South - - 2014
Akita Hirotaka H Department of Dermatology, Fujita Health University School of Medicine, Toyoake, Aichi, Japan; Division of Dermatology, Koyu Clinic, Ichinomiya, Aichi, - - 2014
Bipolar radiofrequency (RF) technology is developed based on fractional thermolysis, and the literature concerning the efficacy of the rejuvenation and treatment of acne scars has been reported in Europe and the United States of America. Therefore, we examined bipolar RF treatment using fractional thermolysis to evaluate the efficacy and safety ...
Heldmann F F Rheumazentrum Ruhrgebiet Herne, Claudiusstr. 45, 44649, Herne, Deutschland, - - 2014
The SAPHO syndrome, an acronym for synovitis, acne, pustulosis, hyperostosis and osteitis, is a rare disease which affects bones, joints and the skin. The main osteoarticular features are hyperostosis and osteitis. Osteoarticular symptoms predominantly occur on the anterior chest wall but the spine and the peripheral skeleton can also be ...
Manfredini M M Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, - - 2014
Acne vulgaris is a common disease of the pilosebaceous unit, clinically showing alteration of the keratinization process leading to comedos formation and subsequent inflammatory process. To characterize the morphology of acne lesions and pilosebaceous units by means of in vivo reflectance confocal microscopy, in order to non-invasively define the microscopic ...
Frühauf J J JF Private Dermatology Practice, Maria Enzersdorf, Lower Austria, Austria; Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, - - 2014
Acne is an important health issue with a major psychological impact in addition to the physical problems it causes. To investigate the superiority of mobile teledermatology in the care of patients with high-need facial acne in comparison to outpatient services with particular attention to treatment efficacy, safety, and patient compliance. ...
Schneider Marlon R MR Institute of Molecular Animal Breeding and Biotechnology Gene Center, LMU Munich, Feodor-Lynen-Str. 25, 81377, Munich, Germany, - - 2014
The infundibulum is the funnel-shaped, uppermost epithelial segment of the hair follicle. Thus, as the infundibulum represents a major interface zone of mammalian skin epithelium with the environment and harbors a rich residential microflora, it is not surprising that this area is endowed with a specialized immune system and innate ...
Bogseth Roy R Medical Products Division, Baxter Healthcare Corporation , 25212 W. Illinois Route 120, Round Lake, IL, 60073, - - 2014
Simple alcohols formed protonated acetonitrile adducts containing up to two acetonitrile molecules when analyzed by ESI or APCI in the presence of acetonitrile in the solvent. These acetonitrile adducts underwent dissociation to form a nitrilium ion, also referred to as the substitution ion. Diols and triols behaved differently. In ESI, ...
Jad Yahya E YE Catalysis and Peptide Research Unit, School of Health Sciences, University of Kwazulu-Natal, Durban 4001, South Africa. - - 2014
Peptide-bond formation is a key process in the synthesis of peptide oligomers. Among the many coupling techniques reported, carbodiimides combine strong acylation potency and smooth reaction conditions and are commonly used in the presence of additives. Recently, ethyl 2-cyano-2-(hydroxyimino)acetate (OxymaPure) has emerged as a highly reactive alternative to the classic ...
Skroza N N Department of Dermatology "Daniele Innocenzi", Sapienza University of Rome, Polo Pontino, Italy - - - 2014
The attention to the impact of gender differences in acne is needed and lacking OBJECTIVE: To perform a systematic review on gender differences in acne METHODS: A review of literature was performed using PubMed and Ovid literature search, using a variety of combined search terms including ''acne'' ''gender,'' ''sex,'' ''females,'' ...
Stinco G G Institute of Dermatology, Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, University of Udine, Italy - - - 2014
Acne is treated according to the clinical observations and pathophysiologically relevant mechanisms, such as hyper--keratinization, seborrhea and bacterial proliferation. In mild and moderate forms of inflammatory acne, topical antimicrobials are recommended as a monotherapy or in combination with topical retinoids. To compare the clinical effectiveness, tolerability, impact on quality of ...
Taylor Emma J M EJ UCLA Division of Dermatology and Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, 52-121 CHS, 10833 Le Conte Ave, Los Angeles, CA, 90095-1782, USA, - - 2014
Resveratrol (3,5,4'-trihydroxystilbene) is an antioxidant that has multiple biologic effects including antimicrobial properties. Acne vulgaris is a disease of the pilosebaceous unit, characterized by an inflammatory host immune response to the bacteria Propionibacterium acnes (P. acnes). This study sought to determine whether resveratrol may be a potential treatment for acne ...
Mackesy Meaghan M MM Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, - - 2014
Acneiform eruptions are dermatoses that resemble true acne. They are almost always drug induced (Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2009;75:255). Unlike true acne, acneiform eruptions have sudden onset, widespread involvement, occur in unusual locations, occur beyond typical acne age, consist of monomorphous lesions, and clear after the offending drug has ...
Takahashi Hidetoshi H Department of Dermatology, Asahikawa Medical University, Asahikawa, - - 2014
Numerous reports indicate therapeutic efficacy of photodynamic therapy (PDT) against skin tumors, acne and for skin rejuvenation. However, few reports exist regarding its efficacy for fungal skin diseases. In order to determine the antifungal effect, PDT was applied on Malassezia furfur. M. furfur was cultured in the presence of a novel ...
Garrido María C MC *Department of Pathology, Instituto de Investigación i+12 Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre, Complutense University, Madrid, Spain; †Department of Pathology, Hospital Universitario Virgen Macarena, Seville, Spain; and Departments of ‡Pathology, and §Dermatology, Hospital Infanta Elena, Huelva, - - 2014
: Primary cutaneous spindle cell lymphoma is a unique morphologic variant of cutaneous B-cell follicle center lymphoma characterized by a prominent population of spindle-shaped, medium, and large B lymphocytes with a poorly formed storiform pattern.We report a case of a 35-year-old woman who presented with a well-defined erythematous plaque with ...
Pherson Emily C EC Emily C. Pherson, Pharm.D., BCPS, is Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD. Kenneth M. Shermock, Pharm.D., Ph.D., is Director, Center for Medication Quality and Outcomes, Johns Hopkins Hospital, and Assistant Professor, General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore. Leigh E. Efird, Pharm.D., BCPS, is Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Internal Medicine; Vi T. Gilmore, Pharm.D., BCPS, is Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Internal Medicine; and Todd Nesbit, Pharm.D., M.B.A., is Associate Director, Decentralized and Clinical Services, Department of Pharmacy, Johns Hopkins Hospital. Yvonne LeBlanc, Pharm.D., M.B.A., CGP, is Associate Clinical Editor, Natural Standard Research Collaboration, Somerville, MA. Daniel J. Brotman, M.D., SFHM, FACP, is Director, Hospitalist Program, and Associate Professor of Medicine; Amy Deutschendorf, B.S.N., M.S.N., RN, ACNS-BC, is Senior Director, Utilization/Clinical Resource Management; and Meghan Davlin Swarthout, Pharm.D., M.B.A., BCPS, is Division Director, Ambulatory and Care Transitions, Department of Pharmacy, Johns Hopkins Hospital. - - 2014
The development and implementation of a postdischarge home-based, pharmacist-provided medication management service are described. A work group composed of pharmacy administrators, clinical specialists, physicians, and nursing leadership developed the structure and training requirements to implement the service. Eligible patients were identified during their hospital admission by acute care pharmacists and ...
Kovac J R JR Urology of Indiana, Male Reproductive Endocrinology and Surgery, Carmel, IN, - - 2014
We examined whether men with anabolic-steroid-induced hypogonadism (ASIH) seeking testosterone supplementation therapy (TST) regretted their decision to use anabolic-androgenic steroids (AAS) and what their reasons were for this regret. An anonymous, prospective survey was distributed to 382 men seeking follow-up treatment for hypogonadism. Prior AAS use was confirmed by self-report, ...
Lee Hyun-Hee HH Department of Herbal Skin Care, College of Herbal Bio-Industry, Daegu Haany University, Gyeongsan, 712-715, - - 2014
In traditional oriental medicine, apricot (Prunus armeniaca L.) seed has been used to treat skin diseases such as furuncle, acne vulgaris and dandruff, as well as coughing, asthma and constipation. This study describes the phytochemical profile and antimicrobial potential of the essential oil obtained from apricot seeds (Armeniacae Semen). The ...
Khan Tanya T TT *Department of Ophthalmology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center; †Department of Ophthalmology, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.A.; and ‡Charlotte Eye Ear Nose & Throat Associates, Charlotte, North Carolina, - - 2014
Minocycline is a tetracycline antibiotic commonly used to treat acne and rosacea. Although pigmentation of the skin, nails, teeth, oral mucosa, and sclera is a well-recognized adverse outcome associated with minocycline, ocular pigmentation may be missed on routine examination. The authors present a case of a 43-year-old Caucasian woman who ...
Tilles Gérard G Bibliothèque Henri-Feulard, Hôpital Saint-Louis, Paris, - - 2014
From the first reliable descriptions of acne in the early 19th century, dermatologists recognized it as a disease of the pilosebaceous follicle. Until the middle of the 20th century, they hypothesized that seborrhoea, follicular keratosis and microorganisms could be individually responsible for the acne lesions. Inflammation was only regarded as ...
An Hyun-Jin HJ Department of Pathology, College of Medicine, Catholic University of Daegu, Daegu, Republic of - - 2014
Propionibacterium acnes (P. acnes) is a major contributing factor to the inflammatory component of acne. The many prescription medications for acne allow for a large number of potential combination treatments. However, several antibiotics, apart from their antibacterial effects, exert side‑effects, such as the suppression of host inflammatory responses. Purified bee venom (BV) is ...
De Smedt T T Scientific Institute of Public Health, Department Public Health and Surveillance, Brussels, Belgium. Electronic address: - - 2014
On Saturday May 4, 2013, a train transporting chemicals derailed in the village of Wetteren (Belgium) and caused a leak of acrylonitrile (ACN). To assess the human exposure to acrylonitrile in the local population with the highest suspected exposure. Between May 18-25, 242 residents participated in the study. N-2-cyanoethylvaline (CEV), ...
Naqvi Syed Haider SH The University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, - - 2014
The aim of this study is to assess the prevalence and predictors of depressive symptoms in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). In a cross-sectional study of 114 women seeking consultation for symptoms of PCOS (menstrual irregularity, hirsutism, and/or acne), personal and family history of depression (HD and FHD respectively) ...
Zhang Xulun X Department of Neurobiology, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, - - 2014
Erickson Brandon J BJ Division of Sports Medicine, Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, Rush University Medical Center, 1611 W Harrison St Suite 300, Chicago, IL, 60611, USA, - - 2014
Coracoid transfer procedures are highly effective at improving glenohumeral stability in patients with recurrent shoulder instability; complication rates from this procedure are generally low. We present the first case in the literature of a Propionibacterium acnes (P. acnes) infection following a coracoid transfer. The case stresses the importance of proper antibiotic ...
Kaiser Julienne C - - 2014
The Streptococcus Milleri/Anginosus Group (SMG) colonize mucosal surfaces, especially the airways, and are considered to be normal mucosal microbiota; however, they are a major cause of abscesses, pneumonia and pleural empyema. The production of exoenzymes and virulence factors do not correlate with SMG pathogenicity. Since SMG infections are associated with ...
Rashtak Shadi S Department of Dermatology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, - - 2014
Isotretinoin is the standard treatment for refractory severe nodulocystic acne. A true association between prior isotretinoin use and development of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is uncertain. Addressing the reality of this association is important in decision making for both the clinician and the patient when isotretinoin treatment is indicated. To ...
Seeber Beata - - 2014
High plasma concentrations of the vitamin E-binding protein afamin have been previously shown to be associated with insulin resistance and metabolic syndrome. We set out to determine whether the concentration of afamin in the serum of women with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is elevated in relation to the presence and ...
Cho Eun Byul EB Department of Dermatology, Hallym University Sacred Heart Hospital, Anyang, - - 2014
Acne is a chronic inflammatory disease of the pilocebaceous unit that presents with various spectrum and severity. Genetic backgrounds and environmental factors are also considered to be relevant, but few studies have focused on Korean patients. A cross-sectional epidemiologic study on family history of Korean acne patients was performed to ...
Williams Sophie S University of Derby, UK - - 2014
Polycystic ovary syndrome affects 6  percent of women. Symptoms include hirsutism, acne, and infertility. This research explores the impact of polycystic ovary syndrome on women's lives using photovoice. Nine participants photographed objects related to their quality of life and made diary entries explaining each photograph. Three themes emerged from thematic analysis ...
Zouboulis Christos C CC Departments of Dermatology, Venereology, Allergology and Immunology, Dessau Medical Center, Dessau, - - 2014
A 30-year-old woman presented with recurrent acne lesions and progressing male-pattern baldness. Furthermore, she reported amenorrhea, weight loss, mucosal xerosis and dyspareunia since discontinuation of hormonal contraception 6 months earlier in order to conceive. Acne tarda and androgenetic alopecia of female pattern were diagnosed. Hormonal and immunologic serological and ultrasound ...
Kröger Inga L - - 2014
Acetylsalicylic acid is one of the most used analgesics to treat an acute migraine attack. Next to the inhibitory effects on peripheral prostaglandin synthesis, central mechanisms of action have also been discussed. Using a standardized model for trigeminal-nociceptive stimulation during fMRI scanning, we investigated the effect of acetylsalicylic acid on ...
Arslanian-Engoren Cynthia C Cynthia Arslanian-Engoren, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, FAHA, FAAN Associate Professor, School of Nursing, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Jo-Ann Eastwood, PhD, RN, CCNS, ACNP-BC, FAHA Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, University of California Los Angeles. Marla J. De Jong, PhD, RN, CCNS, FAAN Dean, US Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio. Kathy Berra, MSN, ANP-BC, FAHA, FPCNA, FAAN Nurse Practitioner, School of Medicine, Stanford University, Palo Alto, - - 2014
The American Heart Association created Go Red Heart Match, a free and secure online program that enables women to connect with each other to fight heart disease either personally or as a caregiver for someone with heart disease. Through these connections, participants have an opportunity to develop a personal, private, ...
Ayesh Basim M - - 2014
Natural products including, traditional medicinal plants have emerged as a tempting alternative to conventional chemotherapeutic protocols of leukemia because of their minimum side effects and less documented drug resistance. Ethanol extracts were prepared from Thymus vulgaris L. and Origanum syriacum L. plants and investigated against the THP-1 leukemia cell line ...
Kwon Hyuck Hoon HH Department of Dermatology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, South - - 2014
Background: Screening of natural compounds for the development of anti-acne therapeutic agents has been steadily required considering various side effects of acne medications. However, previous studies have mainly focused on experimental tests without clinical trials and histopathological analysis. Objectives: To compare the clinical efficacy, safety and histopathological changes between Lactobacillus-fermented ...
van Assen T T Department of Surgery, Máxima Medical Center, de Run 4600, P.O. Box 7777, 5500 MB, Eindhoven, Veldhoven, The Netherlands, - - 2014
Injection treatment followed by an anterior neurectomy in patients insufficiently responding to an injection regimen is successful long term in three-quarters of patients with anterior cutaneous nerve entrapment syndrome (ACNES). The efficacy of secondary surgery, including re-exploration or a posterior neurectomy in patients reporting recurrent pain after initially successful surgery ...
Valladares-Narganes L M LM Complejo Asistencial Universitario de León - Dermatology, Calle Altos de Nava s/n LEÓN, León, 24003, - - 2014
Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) or acne inversa is a chronic inflammatory process that affects the apocrine glands of the skin folds. Recent histological investigations suggests that HS involving an entire hair follicle with follicular hyperkeratosis in early stages. HS has a prevalence of approximately between 1 and 2% and most often ...
Grozdics Enik - - 2014
B7 costimulatory molecules are expressed on antigen presenting cells (APCs) and are important regulators of T cell activation. We investigated the role of the B7 family of costimulatory molecules in the development of the systemic maternal immune tolerance during healthy pregnancy (HP). We also aimed to investigate the intracellular expression ...
Lee Michael J MJ Departments of Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Surgery (M.J.L., S.M.R., and F.A.M.) and Microbiology (R.E.B.), Divisions of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (P.S.P.) and Laboratory Medicine and Clinical Microbiology (S.B-W.), University of Washington Medical Center, University of Washington, Box 356500, 1959 N.E. Pacific Street, Seattle, WA 98195. E-mail address for M.J. Lee: - - 2014
Propionibacterium acnes, which normally resides in the skin, is known to play a role in surgical site infection in orthopaedic surgery. Studies have suggested a persistence of propionibacteria on the skin surface, with rates of positive cultures ranging from 7% to 29% after surgical preparation. However, as Propionibacterium organisms normally ...
de Diego-Otero Yolanda - - 2014
Fragile X syndrome (FXS) is an inherited neurodevelopmental condition characterised by behavioural, learning disabilities, phisical and neurological symptoms. In addition, an important degree of comorbidity with autism is also present. Considered a rare disorder affecting both genders, it first becomes apparent during childhood with displays of language delay and behavioural ...
Caserta D D Department of Obstetrics, Gynecological and Urological Sciences La Sapienza University of Rome Sant' Andrea Hospital, Rome, Italy - - - 2014
It has been recognized for over 50 years that combined oral contraceptives (COCs) are also capable of offering health benefits beyond contraception through the treatment and prevention of several gynaecological and medical disorders. During the last years a constant attention was given to the adverse effects of COCs, whereas their ...
Gupta Arpita A Department of Biotechnology, Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University, Amravati 444 602, Maharashtra, - - 2014
Lawsonia inermis mediated synthesis of silver nanoparticles (Ag-NPs) and its efficacy against Candida albicans, Microsporum canis, Propioniabacterium acne and Trichophyton mentagrophytes is reported. A two-step mechanism has been proposed for bioreduction and formation of an intermediate complex leading to the synthesis of capped nanoparticles was developed. In addition, antimicrobial gel ...
Bartlett Kyle B KB Department of Dermatology, Center for Dermatology Research, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North - - 2014
Wang Zhongchao Z Department of Radiotherapy, Xinyi People's Hospital, Xuzhou, Jiangsu 221400, P.R. China ; Department of Radiotherapy, The Fourth Affiliated Hospital of Soochow University, Wuxi, Jiangsu 214062, P.R. - - 2014
Epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs), such as gefitinib and erlotinib, are known to play a significant role in EGFR mutation-positive non-small cell lung cancer. When an EGFR mutation is found, gefitinib and erlotinib have been shown to have significant roles in the treatment of untreated advanced ...
Chaijan Suthidarak S Inter-Departmental Program in Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of the Graduate School, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok 10330, - - 2014
The function of the extracellular matrix (ECM) in the tumor microenvironment is not limited to forming a barrier against tumor invasion. As demonstrated in pathological specimens, cholangiocarcinoma samples exhibit an enrichment of the ECM surrounding the tumor cells. In this study, we examined involvement of the ECM in the regulation ...
Pieper Barbara B Barbara Pieper, PhD, RN, CWOCN, ACNS-BC, FAAN, is Professor/Nurse Practitioner, College of Nursing, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan. Karen Zulkowski, DNS, RN, is Associate Professor, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana. Dr Pieper has disclosed that she has no financial relationships related to this article. Dr Zulkowski has disclosed that she is remunerated for providing expert testimony and was a member of the speakers' bureau for Derma Sciences and Hill-Rom. Submitted May 6, 2014; accepted in revised form June 13, - - 2014
To describe the development and initial testing of the Pieper-Zulkowski Pressure Ulcer Knowledge Test (PZ-PUKT). Cross-sectional, instrument testing. Hospital association pressure ulcer educational program conference. Pressure ulcer research and guidelines from the last 5 years were examined for test item content. The initial PZ-PUKT had 115 items; response options were ...
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