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Montag, 01.11.2021

Comprehensive review article on "Lichen planus" published

Boch et al, Lichen planus. Front. Med., 01 November 2021 | https://doi.org/10.3389/fmed.2021.737813

Abstract:

Lichen planus (LP) is a T cell-mediated disease...

Montag, 03.05.2021

Risk of COVID-19 in pemphigus and pemphigoid

The risk of COVID-19 in patients with bullous pemphigoid and pemphigus: A population-based cohort study

Kridin et al, J Am Acad Dermatol. 2021 Mar...

Mittwoch, 17.03.2021

A Mitochondrial Polymorphism Alters Immune Cell Metabolism and Protects Mice from Skin Inflammation

Abstract:

Several genetic variants in the mitochondrial genome (mtDNA), including ancient polymorphisms, are associated with chronic inflammatory conditions, but investigating the functional consequences of such mtDNA polymorphisms in humans is challenging due to the influence of many...

Mittwoch, 17.03.2021

Milestones in Personalized Medicine in Pemphigus and Pemphigoid

New paper in Front Immunol.

Abstract:

Pemphigus and pemphigoid diseases are autoimmune bullous diseases characterized and caused by autoantibodies targeting adhesion molecules in the skin and/or mucous membranes. Personalized medicine is a new medical model that separates...

Mittwoch, 17.03.2021

A History of Asthma Increases the Risk of Bullous Pemphigoid: Insights from a Large Population-Based Study

Abstract:

Background: Bullous pemphigoid (BP) and asthma both share a pathogenic role of eosinophils and immunoglobulin E (IgE) and favorable response for corticosteroids and omalizumab. However, the association between these conditions is yet to be...

Mittwoch, 17.03.2021

Estimating the Odds of Ulcerative Colitis-Associated Pyoderma Gangrenosum: A Population-Based Case-Control Study

New paper by LIED researcher in Dermatology

Abstract:

Background: Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a well-known underlying comorbidity of pyoderma gangrenosum (PG). However, the risk conferred by UC for the subsequent development of PG is yet to be...

Mittwoch, 17.03.2021

Melanoma is associated with an increased risk of bullous pemphigoid: a large population-based longitudinal study

New paper in Arch Dermatol Res.

Abstract:

The association between bullous pemphigoid (BP) and melanoma is yet to be investigated. We aimed to assess assess the bidirectional association between BP and melanoma and to delineate the epidemiological features of patients with both...