September 2014

Dermatology Archives

1. Agi C, Kuhn D, Chung J, Zampella J, Hinds G. Racial differences in the use of extracorporeal photopheresis for mycosis fungoides. J Dermatolog Treat. 2014 Jul 18:1-0.
Key words: ECP; cutaneous T-cell lymphoma; ethnic skin; mycosis fungoides

1. Püttgen KB. Diagnosis and management of infantile hemangiomas. Pediatr Clin North Am. 2014 Apr; 61(2):383-402.
Key words: Infantile hemangioma, PHACE syndrome, Propranolol, Timolol, ?-Blocker

1. Olson MT, Harrington C, Beierl K, Chen G, Thiess M, O'Neill A, Taube J, Zeiger MA, Lin M, Eshleman JR. BRAF pyrosequencing analysis aided by a lookup table. Am J Clin Pathol. 2014 May; 141(5):639-47.
Key words: BRAF mutations, bioinformatics, pyromaker, pyrosequencing, pyrosequencing analysis

2. Malm IJ, Bruno TC, Fu J, Zeng Q, Taube JM, Westra W, Pardoll D, Drake CG, Kim YJ. Expression profile and in vitro blockade of PD-1 in HPV-negative head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. Head Neck 2014 Apr 7. [Epub ahead of print].
Key words: HNSCC, T cell, anergy, immunotherapy, programmed death 1 (PD-1)

3. Taube JM, Klein AP, Brahmer JR, Xu H, Pan X, Kim JH, Chen L, Pardoll DM, Topalian S, Anders RA. Association of PD-1, PD-1 ligands, and other features of the tumor immune microenvironment with response to anti-PD-1 therapy. Clin Can Res. 2014 Apr 8. [Epub ahead of print].
Key words: PD-1, ligands, tumor suppression, nivolumab

1. Balagula Y1, Kang S, Patel MJ. Synergism between mTOR pathway and Ultraviolet radiation in the pathogenesis of squamous cell carcinoma and its implication for solid-organ transplant recipients. Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed. 2014 Feb 11. doi: 10.1111/phpp.12115. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: NMSC, mammalian target of rapamycin, squamous cell carcinoma, transplant, ultraviolet radiation

2. Bauman NM, McCarter RJ, Guzzetta PC, Shin JJ, Oh AK, Preciado DA, He J, Greene EA, Puttgen KB.
Propranolol vs prednisolone for symptomatic proliferating infantile hemangiomas: a randomized clinical trial. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014 Feb 13. doi: 10.1001/jamaoto.2013.6723. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: hemangiomas, propranolol, prednisolone

3. Braunstein I, Gangadhar TC, Elenitsas R, Chu EY. Vemurafenib-induced interface dermatitis manifesting as radiation-recall and a keratosis pilaris-like eruption. J Cutan Pathol. 2014 Feb 12. doi: 10.1111/cup.12318. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: dermatopathology, melanoma, radiation therapy

4. Crane GM, Ambinder RF, Shirley CM, Fishman EK, Kasamon YL, Taube JM, Borowitz MJ, Duffield AS. HHV-8-positive and EBV-positive Intravascular Lymphoma: an unusual presentation of extracavitary primary effusion lymphoma. Am J Surg Pathol. 2014 Mar;38(3):426-32.
Key words: extracavitary primary effusion lymphoma

5. Dudley JC, Gurda GT, Tseng LH, Anderson DA, Chen G, Taube JM, Gocke CD, Eshleman JR, Lin MT. Tumor cellularity as a quality assurance measure for accurate clinical detection of BRAF mutations in melanoma. Mol Diagn Ther. 2014 Mar 7. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: quality assurance, BRAF mutation, melanoma

6. Elwood H, Kim J, Yemelyanova A, Ronnett BM, Taube JM. Basal cell carcinomas of the vulva: high-risk human papillomavirus DNA detection, p16 and BerEP4 expression. Am J Surg Pathol. 2014 Apr;38(4):542-7.

7. Taube JM. Emerging immunologic biomarkers: setting the [TNM-immune] stage. Clin Cancer Res. 2014 Mar 14. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: immunologic biomarkers

8. Tekes A, Koshy J, Kalayci TO, Puttgen K, Cohen B, Redett R, Mitchell SE. S.E. Mitchell Vascular Anomalies Flow Chart (SEMVAFC): A visual pathway combining clinical and imaging findings for classification of soft-tissue vascular anomalies. Clin Radiol. 2014 Feb 11. pii: S0009-9260(13)00551-5. doi: 10.1016/j.crad.2013.11.016. [Epub ahead of print]

9. Topalian SL, Sznol M, McDermott DF, Kluger HM, Carvajal RD, Sharfman WH, Brahmer JR, Lawrence DP, Atkins MB, Powderly JD, Leming PD, Lipson EJ, Puzanov I, Smith DC, Taube JM, Wigginton JM, Kollia GD, Gupta A, Pardoll DM, Sosman JA, Hodi FS. Survival, durable tumor remission, and long-term safety in patients with advanced melanoma receiving nivolumab. J Clin Oncol. 2014 Mar 3. [Epub ahead of print]

1. Crane GM, Ambinder RF, Shirley CM, Fishman EK, Kasamon YL, Taube JM, Borowitz MJ, and Duffield AS. HHV-8-positive and EBV-positive intravascular lymphoma: an unusual presentation of extracavity primary effusion lymphoma. Am J Surg Pathol. 2014 Mar;38(3):426-32.

2. Lazarus G, Valle MF, Malas M, Qazi U, Maruthur NM, Doggett D, Fawole OA, Bass EB, Zenilman J. Chronic venous leg ulcer treatment: Future Research Needs. Wound Repair Regen. 2014 Jan;22(1):34-42.
Key words: leg ulcer, treatment

3. Morison WL and Richard EG. Polymorphic light eruption. In: Treatment of Skin Disease, 4th edition. Lebwohl MG, Heymann WR, Berth-Jones J, Coulson I. London: Saunders Elsevier.
No PMID available

4. Richard E, Hönigsmann H. Phototherapy in the age of biologics. Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed. 2014;30:3-7.
Key words: biologics, phototherapy, psoriasis

5. Stavrakis, AI, Niska, JA, Shahbazian, JH, Loftin, AH, Ramos, RI, Billi, F, Francis, KP, Otto, M, Bernthal, NM, Uslan, DZ, Miller, LS. Combination Prophylactic Therapy with Rifampin has Increased Efficacy Against an Experimental Staphylococcus epidermidis Subcutaneous Implant-Related Infection. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2014. Feb 10. epub ahead of print.

1. Braunstein I, Wanat KA, Elenitsas R, Xu X, Frey N, Rosenbach M. Eltrombopag-associated hyperpigmentation. JAMA Dermatol. 2013 Sep;149(9):1112-5.
Key words: eltrombopag, hyperpigmentation

2. Granick JL, Falahee PC, Dahmubed D, Borjesson DL, Miller LS, Simon SI. Staphylococcus aureus recognition by hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells via TLR2/MyD88/PGE2 stimulates granulopoiesis in wounds. Blood. 2013 Sep 5;122(10):1770-8.
Key words: Staphylococcus auerus, stem cells, granulopoiesis

3. Hinds GA, Alhariri J, Klein RQ, Wilson LD. Treatment of mycosis fungoides with total skin electron beam: response and relapse by ethnicity and sex. Am J Clin Oncol. 2013 Oct;36(5):481-5.
Key words: mycosis fungoides, electron beam

4. Nakib S, Han J, Li T, Joshipura K, Qureshi AA. Periodontal disease and risk of psoriasis among nurses in the United States. Acta Odontol Scand. 2013 Nov;71(6):1423-9. doi: 10.3109/00016357.2013.766360.
Key words: periodontal disease, psoriasis, nurses

5. Niska JA, Shahbazian JH, Ramos RI, Francis KP, Bernthal NM, Miller LS. Vancomycin-rifampin combination therapy has enhanced efficacy against an experimental Staphylococcus aureus prosthetic joint infection. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2013 Oct;57(10):5080-6.
Key words: vancomycin-rifampin, Staphylococcus aureus, prosthetic joint infection

6. Puttgen KB, Summerer B, Schneider J, Cohen BA, Boss EF, Bauman NM. Cardiovascular and blood glucose parameters in infants during propranolol initiation for treatment of symptomatic infantile hemangiomas. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2013 Sep;122(9):550-4.
Key words: blood glucose, propranolol, infantile hemangiomas

7. Rosenthal IM, Taube JM, Nelson DL, Erdag G. A case of infraorbital lichen sclerosus. Dermatol Online J. 2013 Oct 16;19(10):20021.
Key words: infraorbital lichen sclerosus, case study

8. Wrangle J, Wang W, Koch A, Easwaran H, Mohammad HP, Vendetti F, Vancriekinge W, Demeyer T, Du Z, Parsana P, Rodgers K, Yen RW, Zahnow CA, Taube JM, Brahmer JR, Tykodi SS, Easton K, Carvajal RD, Jones PA, Laird PW, Weisenberger DJ, Tsai S, Juergens RA, Topalian SL, Rudin CM, Brock MV, Pardoll D, Baylin SB. Alterations of immune response of non-small cell lung cancer with azacytidine. Oncotarget. 2013 Oct 25. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: immune response, lung cancer, azacytidine

1. Bigelow E, Bever KM, Xu H, Yager A, Wu A, Taube J, Chen L, Jaffee EM, Anders RA, Zheng L. Immunohistochemical staining of B7-H1 (PD-L1) on paraffin-embedded slides of pancreatic adenocarcinoma tissue. J Vis Exp. 2013 Jan 3;(71). doi:pii: 4059. 10.3791/4059.
Key words: B7-H1, PD-L1, pancreatic adenocarcinoma, immunohistochemistry, method

2. Guo Y, Ramos RI, Cho JS, Donegan NP, Cheung AL, Miller LS. In vivo bioluminescence imaging to evaluate systemic and topical antibiotics against community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus-infected skin wounds in mice. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2013 Feb; 57(2):855-63. Doi: 10.1128/AAC.01003-12.
Key words: skin wound, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), antibiotics

3. Marqueling AL, Oza V, Frieden IJ, Puttgen KB. Propranolol and infantile hemangiomas four years later: a systematic review. Pediatr Dermatol. 2013 Mar;30(2):182-91. doi: 10.1111/pde.12089. Epub 2013 Feb 14.
Key words: infantile hemangioma, propranolol, hypoglycemia, hypotension

4. Zheng G, Martignoni G, Antonescu C, Montgomery E, Eberhart C, Netto G, Taube J, Westra W, Epstein JI, Lotan T, Maitra A, Gabrielson E, Torbenson M, Iacobuzio-Donahue C, Demarzo A, Shih IeM, Illei P, Wu TC, Argani P. A broad survey of cathepsin K immunoreactivity in human neoplasms. Am J Clin Pathol. 2013 Feb;139(2):151-9. doi: 10.1309/AJCPDTRTO2Z4UEXD.
Key words: cathepsin K, alveolar soft part sarcoma, translocation, renal cell carcinoma, melanoma

1. Cimino-Mathews A, Subhawong AP, Elwood H, Warzecha HN, Sharma R, Park BH, Taube JM, Illei PB, Argani P. Neural crest transcription factor Sox10 is preferentially expressed in triple-negative and metaplastic breast carcinomas. Hum Pathol. 2012 Dec 19. doi:pii: S0046-8177(12)00333-4. 10.1016/j.humpath.2012.09.005. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Sox-10, breast, carcinoma, neural crest, immunohistochemistry

2. Drolet BA, Frommelt PC, Chamlin SL, Haggstrom A, Bauman NM, Chiu YE, Chun RH, Garzon MC, Holland KE, Liberman L, Maclellan-Tobert S, Mancini AJ, Metry D, Puttgen KB, Seefeldt M, Sidbury R, Ward KM, Blei F, Baselga E, Cassidy L, Darrow DH, Joachim S, Kwon EK, Martin K, Perkins J, Siegel DH, Boucek RJ, Frieden IJ. Initiation and use of propranolol for infantile hemangioma: report of a consensus conference. Pediatrics. 2013 Jan;131(1):128-40. doi: 10.1542/peds.2012-1691. Epub 2012 Dec 24.
Key words: infantile hemangioma, propranolol, PHACE syndrome, hypertension, bradycardia, hypoglycemia

3. Li Y, Fukushima K, Coady DJ, Engler AC, Liu, S, Huang Y, Cho JS, Guo Y, Miller LS, Tan JPK, Ee, PLR, Fan W, Yang YY, Hedirck JL. Broad-spectrum antimicrobial and biofilm-disrupting hydrogels: stereocomplex-driven supramolecular assemblies. Angewandte Chemie. 2013 Jan: 52(2), 674-8.
Key words: Biofilms, antimicrobial, hydrogels

4. Lyford-Pike S, Peng S, Young GD, Taube JM, Westra WH, Akpeng B, Bruno TC, Richmon JD, Wang H, Bishop JA, Chen L, Drake CG, Topalian SL, Pardoll DM, Pai SI. Evidence for a role of the PD-1:PD-L1 pathway in immune resistance of HPV-associated head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. Cancer Res. 2013 Jan 3. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: HPV, head and neck, SCC, PD-1, PD-L1

5. Yi G, Romela IR, Cho JS, Donegan NP, Cheung AL, Miller LS. In vivo bioluminescence imaging to evaluate systemic and topical antibiotics against community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus-infected skin wounds in mice. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 2012 Dec 4. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: MRSA, wound infection, antibiotic therapy
PMID: 23207713

1. Cho JS, Guo Y, Ramos RI, Hebroni F, Plaisier SB, Xuan C, Granick JL, Matsushima H, Takashima A, Iwakura Y, Cheung AL, Cheng G, Lee DJ, Simon SI, Miller LS. Neutrophil-derived IL-1? Is Sufficient for Abscess Formation in Immunity against Staphylococcus aureus in Mice. PLoS Pathog. 2012 Nov;8(11):e1003047.
Key words: Staphylococcus aureus, neutrophil, abscess, infection, interleukin-1

2. Lipson EJ, Sharfman WH, Drake CG, Wollner I, Taube JM, Anders RA, Xu H, Yao S, Pons A, Chen L, Pardoll DM, Brahmer JR, Topalian SL. Durable cancer regression off-treatment and effective re-induction therapy with an anti-PD-1 antibody. Clin Cancer Res. 2012 Nov 20. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: PD-1, B7-H1, PD-L1, melanoma, immunotherapy

3. Wilson LD, Hinds GA, Yu JB. Age, race, sex, stage, and incidence of cutaneous lymphoma. Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk. 2012 Oct;12(5):291-6.
Key words: cutaneous T cell lymphoma, ethnic skin, disparities

1. Bishop JA, Ma XJ, Wang H, Luo Y, Illei PB, Begum S, Taube JM, Koch WM, Westra WH. Detection of Transcriptionally Active High-risk HPV in Patients With Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma as Visualized by a Novel E6/E7 mRNA In Situ Hybridization Method. Am J Surg Pathol. 2012 Dec;36(12):1874-82.
Key words: HPV, mRNA, in situ hybridization, squamous cell carcinoma, p16
PMID: 23060353

2. Niska JA, Meganck JA, Pribaz JR, Shahbazian JH, Lim E, Zhang N, Rice BW, Ramos RI, Bernthal NM, Francis KP, Miller LS. 2012. Monitoring bacterial burden, inflammation and bone damage longitudinally using optical and ?CT imaging in an orthopaedic implant infection in mice. PLoS ONE 7(10):e47397.
Key words: Staphylococcus aureus, infection, implant, orthopaedic

3. Oyoshi MK, He R, Li Y, Mondal S, Yoon J, Afshar R, Chen M, Lee DM, Luo HR, Luster AD, Cho JS, Miller LS, Larson Murphy GF, Geha RS. 2012. LTB4 driven neutrophil recruitment to the skin is essential for allergic skin inflammation. Immunity 37(4): 747-758.
Key words: leukotriene, neutrophil, skin, inflammation, allergy

4. Shin J, Vincent JG, Cuda JD, Xu H, Kang S, Kim J, Taube JM. Sox10 is expressed in primary melanocytic neoplasms of various histologies but not in fibrohistiocytic proliferations and histiocytoses. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2012 Oct;67(4):717-26.
Key words: Sox10, melanocytic, fibrohistiocytic, S100, immunohistochemistry

5. Wilson LD, Hinds GA, Yu JB. Age, race, sex, stage, and incidence of cutaneous lymphoma. Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk. 2012 Oct;12(5):291-6.
Key words: cutaneous lymphoma, mycosis fungoides, CTCL, B-cell lymphoma

6. Yang NB, Garza LA, Foote CE, Kang S, Meyerle JH. High prevalence of stump dermatoses 38 years or more after amputation. Arch Dermatol. 2012; 148(11): 1283-1286.
Key words: stump, amputation, prosthesis, veteran
PMID: 23165833

1. Topalian SL, Hodi FS, Brahmer JR, Gettinger SN, Smith DC, McDermott DF, Powderly JD, Carvajal RD, Sosman JA, Atkins MB, Leming PD, Spigel DR, Antonia SJ, Horn L, Drake CG, Pardoll DM, Chen L, Sharfman WH, Anders RA, Taube JM, McMiller TL, Xu H, Korman AJ, Jure-Kunkel M, Agrawal S, McDonald D, Kollia GD, Gupta A, Wigginton JM, Sznol M. Safety, activity, and immune correlates of anti-PD-1 antibody in cancer. N Engl J Med. 2012 Jun 2. [Epub ahead of print].
Key words: anti-PD-1 antibody, cancer

1. Garza LA, Liu Y, Yang Z, Alagesan B, Lawson JA, Norberg SM, Loy DE, Zhao T, Blatt HB, Stanton DC, Carrasco L, Ahluwalia G, Fischer SM, Fitzgerald GA, Cotsarelis G. Prostaglandin d2 inhibits hair growth and is elevated in bald scalp of men with androgenetic alopecia. Sci Transl Med. 2012 Mar 21;4(126):126ra34.
Key words: prostaglandin d2, androgenetic alopecia

2. Taube JM, Anders RA, Young GD, Xu H, Sharma R, McMiller TL, Chen S, Klein AP, Pardoll DM, Topalian SL, Chen L. Colocalization of inflammatory response with b7-h1 expression in human melanocytic lesions supports an adaptive resistance mechanism of immune escape. Sci Transl Med. 2012 Mar 28;4(127):127ra37.
Key words: melanocytic lesions, b7-h1 expression

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