foot dermatoses

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Summary: Skin diseases of the foot, general or unspecified.

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  1. pmc Onychomycosis: pathogenesis, diagnosis, and management
    B E Elewski
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Case Western Reserve University, Ohio, USA
    Clin Microbiol Rev 11:415-29. 1998
  2. ncbi Onychomycosis: rationalization of topical treatment
    Avner Shemer
    Department of Dermatology, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 10:415-6. 2008
  3. ncbi Incidence of dermatophytosis in a public hospital of São Bernardo do Campo, São Paulo State, Brazil
    Andreia Pelegrini
    Núcleo de Pesquisas Biológicas, Universidade Metodista de São Paulo, Sao Bernardo do Campo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Rev Iberoam Micol 26:118-20. 2009
  4. ncbi Fungal infection of the feet in soccer players and non-athlete individuals
    Katia Sheylla Malta Purim
    Mycology Laboratory, Federal University of Parana, Brazil
    Rev Iberoam Micol 22:34-8. 2005
  5. ncbi Epidemiological aspects of patients with ungual and cutaneous lesions caused by Scytalidium spp
    Ana Paula Martins Xavier
    Applied Microbiology and Parasitology, Fluminense Federal University, Niteroi, RJ, Brazil
    An Bras Dermatol 85:805-10. 2010
  6. ncbi Onycomychosis due to Scytalidium spp.: a clinical and epidemiologic study at a University Hospital in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Igor Brum Cursi
    Pedro Ernesto University Hospital, State University of Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
    An Bras Dermatol 86:689-93. 2011
  7. ncbi The diagnosis of onychomycosis in a geriatric population: a study of 450 cases in South Florida
    W P Scherer
    Barry University School of Graduate Medical Sciences, Miami Shores, FL, USA
    J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 91:456-64. 2001
  8. pmc Hand-foot skin reaction increases with cumulative sorafenib dose and with combination anti-vascular endothelial growth factor therapy
    Nilofer S Azad
    Medical Oncology Branch, Biostatistics and Data Management Section, Center for Cancer Research, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 15:1411-6. 2009
  9. ncbi The prevalence and management of onychomycosis in diabetic patients
    A K Gupta
    University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Eur J Dermatol 10:379-84. 2000
  10. ncbi Antineoplastic therapy-induced palmar plantar erythrodysesthesia ('hand-foot') syndrome. Incidence, recognition and management
    E Nagore
    Instituto Valenciano de Oncologia, Valencia, Spain
    Am J Clin Dermatol 1:225-34. 2000

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  1. pmc Onychomycosis: pathogenesis, diagnosis, and management
    B E Elewski
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Case Western Reserve University, Ohio, USA
    Clin Microbiol Rev 11:415-29. 1998
    ..In addition, the short treatment times (< 3 months) and intermittent dosing schedules are likely to enhance compliance and reduce the costs of therapy...
  2. ncbi Onychomycosis: rationalization of topical treatment
    Avner Shemer
    Department of Dermatology, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 10:415-6. 2008
    ..Fungal infection of the nail affects millions of people worldwide and has an estimated prevalence of more than 10% of the general population...
  3. ncbi Incidence of dermatophytosis in a public hospital of São Bernardo do Campo, São Paulo State, Brazil
    Andreia Pelegrini
    Núcleo de Pesquisas Biológicas, Universidade Metodista de São Paulo, Sao Bernardo do Campo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Rev Iberoam Micol 26:118-20. 2009
    ..6% of the infections. These data agree with findings reported in the literature indicating a lower prevalence of filamentous fungi, such as Epidermophyton, Trichophyton, and Microsporum, in dermatomycosis...
  4. ncbi Fungal infection of the feet in soccer players and non-athlete individuals
    Katia Sheylla Malta Purim
    Mycology Laboratory, Federal University of Parana, Brazil
    Rev Iberoam Micol 22:34-8. 2005
    ..5% vs 40.9%). The frequency of tinea pedis among soccer players was lower than the other groups in this study, possibly due to health education and professional feet care...
  5. ncbi Epidemiological aspects of patients with ungual and cutaneous lesions caused by Scytalidium spp
    Ana Paula Martins Xavier
    Applied Microbiology and Parasitology, Fluminense Federal University, Niteroi, RJ, Brazil
    An Bras Dermatol 85:805-10. 2010
    ..Among these etiologic agents, we highlight Scytalidium dimidiatum and S. hyalinum, emergent fungi that cause mycoses that affect the nails and skin...
  6. ncbi Onycomychosis due to Scytalidium spp.: a clinical and epidemiologic study at a University Hospital in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Igor Brum Cursi
    Pedro Ernesto University Hospital, State University of Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
    An Bras Dermatol 86:689-93. 2011
    ..It is currently considered a primary pathogen of the nail. The prevalence of nail infections caused by this fungus has been increasing in recent decades, although few published studies have been done on its epidemiology...
  7. ncbi The diagnosis of onychomycosis in a geriatric population: a study of 450 cases in South Florida
    W P Scherer
    Barry University School of Graduate Medical Sciences, Miami Shores, FL, USA
    J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 91:456-64. 2001
    ..8%. The results of this investigation demonstrate that there may be a shift from isolated dermatophyte infection to mixed saprophyte infections in a geriatric population with onychomycosis...
  8. pmc Hand-foot skin reaction increases with cumulative sorafenib dose and with combination anti-vascular endothelial growth factor therapy
    Nilofer S Azad
    Medical Oncology Branch, Biostatistics and Data Management Section, Center for Cancer Research, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 15:1411-6. 2009
    ..We retrospectively analyzed dermatologic toxicity in patients receiving combined antiangiogenic therapy involving sorafenib and bevacizumab...
  9. ncbi The prevalence and management of onychomycosis in diabetic patients
    A K Gupta
    University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Eur J Dermatol 10:379-84. 2000
    ..An ideal antifungal agent should combine a broad spectrum of activity with good efficacy and a favorable safety profile...
  10. ncbi Antineoplastic therapy-induced palmar plantar erythrodysesthesia ('hand-foot') syndrome. Incidence, recognition and management
    E Nagore
    Instituto Valenciano de Oncologia, Valencia, Spain
    Am J Clin Dermatol 1:225-34. 2000
    ..It could be of interest to consider them as preventive measures when drugs with a strong association with PPE are going to be administered...
  11. ncbi Acral peeling skin syndrome: a case of two brothers
    Oojwala Wakade
    Wayne State University, School of Medicine, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Pediatr Dermatol 26:328-30. 2009
    ..Two biopsies from flaccid blisters on the feet were taken from the older brother, which revealed cleavage at the level of the stratum corneum. A diagnosis of acral peeling skin syndrome was made...
  12. ncbi Atypical melanosis of the foot showing a dermoscopic feature of the parallel ridge pattern
    Isil Kilinc Karaarslan
    Department of Dermatology, Ege University Medical Faculty, Izmir, Turkey
    J Dermatol 34:56-9. 2007
    ..This case is presented to emphasize the significance of this rare entity which has recently been reported to be a very early phase of acral melanoma...
  13. ncbi Xerosis of the feet: a comparative study on the effectiveness of two moisturizers
    Paul Baalham
    Br J Community Nurs 16:591-2, 594-7. 2011
    ..Results showed that the regular use of both moisturizers had a significant hydrating effect on the skin. However, CCS Foot Care Cream had a significantly greater hydrating effect than Aqueous Cream BP...
  14. ncbi [Onychomycosis: recent progress in the epidemiology, diagnosis and treatment]
    Masataro Hiruma
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Juntendo University Nerima Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Nihon Ishinkin Gakkai Zasshi 47:69-73. 2006
    ..The effectiveness of concomitant use with nail lacquer is anticipated in combined therapy. New studies on accurate diagnosis, early detection and early stage treatment are now being undertaken...
  15. ncbi Onychomycosis in Lebanon: a mycological survey of 772 patients
    Fouad El Sayed
    Division of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, Lebanese University, Beirut, Lebanon
    Mycoses 49:216-9. 2006
    ..rubrum (27.5%) and T. tonsurans (26%). Pathogens involved in onychomycosis change according to each geographical area. Therefore, treatments should be based on studies carried out in the same region...
  16. ncbi [Causative agents of onychomycosis--a retrospective study]
    Claudia Mügge
    Klinik fur Dermatologie, Venerologie und Allergologie, Universitatsklinikum Leipzig
    J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 4:218-28. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the percentage of cases of onychomycoses caused by each group. In addition, the responsible genus and species was identified for each nail infection...
  17. ncbi [Optimal dosages and cycles of itraconazole pulse therapy for onychomycosis]
    Shinichi Watanabe
    Department of Dermatology, Teikyo University School of Medicine, 2 11 1 Kaga, Itabashi, Tokyo 173 8605, Japan
    Nihon Ishinkin Gakkai Zasshi 45:143-7. 2004
    ..To compare the international standard regimen of itraconazole pulse therapy with low daily-dose pulse therapies, which are widely conducted in Japan...
  18. ncbi Itraconazole pulse therapy in the treatment of disto-lateral subungual onychomycosis
    Shahbaz Aman
    Department of Dermatology, KEMC Mayo Hospital, Lahore
    J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 13:618-20. 2003
    ..To assess the efficacy of itraconazole pulse therapy in disto-lateral subungual onychomycosis...
  19. ncbi Clinical characteristics and mycology of onychomycosis in autoimmune patients
    Waranya Boonchai
    Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10700, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 86:995-1000. 2003
    ..The causative organisms were more frequently discovered in autoimmune patients, whether by potassium hydroxide (KOH) or culture, than in non-autoimmune patients (p < 0.05; chi2, two-sided)...
  20. ncbi Spotlight on nail histomycology
    Gerald E Pierard
    Department of Dermatopathology, University Hospital of Liege, CHU Sart Tilman, B 4000 Liege, Belgium
    Dermatol Clin 24:371-4. 2006
    ..The correct diagnosis provided by histomycology combined with culture not only allows for more efficient expenditure of funds and services but also is important for the timely alleviation of the disorder...
  21. ncbi The prevalence, aetiological agents and therapy of onychomycosis in patients with psoriasis: a prospective controlled trial
    N Kacar
    Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, Pamukkale University, Denizli, Turkey
    Clin Exp Dermatol 32:1-5. 2007
    ..The role of psoriasis as a predisposing factor for onychomycosis and the possible influence of psoriasis on responsiveness of onychomycosis to treatment are controversial...
  22. ncbi [Clinical cases in medical mycology. Case no. 20]
    Ricardo Negroni
    Unidad de Micologia, Hospital de Infecciosas Francisco Javier Muniz, Uspallata 2272 1282, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Rev Iberoam Micol 23:116-8. 2006
  23. ncbi [The treatment of extensive onychomycosis in aged patients]
    R Maleszka
    , , ul. Dojazd 34
    Wiad Parazytol 47:817-22. 2001
    ..From among patients treated with itraconazole and external amorolfine application the cures made 75,0% (15 individuals)...
  24. ncbi Treatment failures and relapses in onychomycosis: a stubborn clinical problem
    Jorge E Arrese
    Department of Dermatopathology, University Medical Center, Liege, Belgium
    Dermatology 207:255-60. 2003
    ..The concept of fungicidal drug derived from selected in vitro studies appears irrelevant in clinical practice...
  25. ncbi [New effective methods of onychomycosis therapy in servicemen]
    G N Tarasenko
    Voen Med Zh 327:13-6. 2006
  26. ncbi Onychomycosis in primary school children: association with socioeconomic conditions
    Turan Gunduz
    Microbiology Department, Celal Bayar University, Manisa, Turkey
    Mycoses 49:431-3. 2006
    ..016) [Odds ratio = 3.43 (%95 CI 1.11<OR<11.84)], and onychomycosis was more frequent in boys than girls (p = 0.001) [(Odds ratio = 5.85 (1.66<OR<24.61)]...
  27. ncbi The epidemiology of onychomycoses in Crete, Greece, between 1992 and 2001
    D J Ioannidou
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital of Heraklion, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 20:170-4. 2006
    ..Differences in the incidence of onychomycosis have been reported not only for various geographical areas, but also for different regions of the same country...
  28. ncbi Treatment costs of three nail lacquers used in onychomycosis
    Jean Paul L Marty
    Unité de Recherche en Dermopharmacologie et Cosmétologie, Faculte de Pharmacie, Universite Paris Sud, 92296 Chatenay Malabry, France
    J Dermatolog Treat 16:299-307. 2005
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  29. ncbi Pharmacotherapy of onychomycosis
    Robert Baran
    Nail Disease Centre, 42, rue des Serbes, F 06400 Cannes, France
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 6:609-24. 2005
    ..None of the current drug regimens have demonstrated reliable efficacy against all cases of onychomycosis. Treatment failures, relapses and reinfections remain stubborn problems in the management of onychomycosis...
  30. ncbi [Clinical cases in medical mycology. Case No. 16]
    Ricardo Negroni
    Unidad de Micologia, Hospital de Infecciosas Francisco Javier Muniz, Uspallata 2272 1282, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Rev Iberoam Micol 22:125-6. 2005
  31. ncbi Onychomycosis caused by Fusarium proliferatum
    N Hattori
    Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 73 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 112 8655, Japan
    Br J Dermatol 153:647-9. 2005
    ..This is the first report of F. proliferatum as an agent of onychomycosis. Itraconazole may be effective in the treatment of onychomycosis caused by F. proliferatum...
  32. ncbi Onychomycosis in Adana, Turkey: a 5-year study
    Macit Ilkit
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Cukurova, Adana, Turkey
    Int J Dermatol 44:851-4. 2005
    ..Onychomycosis results from invasion of the nail plate by dermatophytes, yeasts or mould species of fungi. This report documents the etiological agents of onychomycosis in Adana, Turkey...
  33. ncbi [Nail susceptibility to fungal infections in patients with hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism]
    Anna B Macura
    Zakład Mykologii Katedry Mikrobiologii, Collegium Medicum, Uniwersytetu Jagiellonskiego w Krakowie
    Przegl Lek 62:218-21. 2005
    ..albicans was found in the patients with both hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism. The enhanced toe nail susceptibility to C. albicans infection did not depend on autoimmunological aetiology of both hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism...
  34. ncbi The causative pathogens of onychomycosis in southern Taiwan
    Ching Chi Chi
    Department of Dermatology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital Chiayi, Putz, Chiayi, Taiwan
    Mycoses 48:413-20. 2005
    ..In contrast to temperate western countries, NDO is more prevalent in the tropics and subtropics including southern Taiwan...
  35. ncbi Retrospective study of onychomycosis in Italy: 1985-2000
    Clara Romano
    Institute of Dermatological Sciences, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Mycoses 48:42-4. 2005
    ..Candida albicans (93.2%) was the prevalent yeast. Moulds were mainly Scopulariopsis brevicaulis (48.6%) and Aspergillus spp. (25.2%). Dermatophytes and moulds most commonly infected the toenails, yeasts the fingernails...
  36. ncbi Onychomycosis in children: a survey of 46 cases
    C Romano
    Department of Dermatology, University of Siena, Italy
    Mycoses 48:430-7. 2005
    ..It is appropriate to suspect onychomycosis in children, perform microbiological diagnosis and undertake early treatment. An approach of this kind may help to prevent nail dystrophy and the spread of infection...
  37. ncbi Fungal melanonychia
    Sang Won Lee
    Department of Dermatology, College of Medicine, Dankook University, Cheonan, Korea
    J Dermatol 31:904-9. 2004
    ..Fungal infection should be considered as a cause of melanonychia, and fungal melanonychia should be differentiated from the melanonychia caused by melanocytic lesions, particularly by subungual melanoma...
  38. ncbi Onychomycosis is no longer a rare finding in children
    M Lange
    Department of Dermatology, Venerology and Allergology, Medical University of Gdansk, Poland
    Mycoses 49:55-9. 2006
    ..The results of our study show that onychomycosis in prepubertal children is not exceptional and should be considered in differential diagnosis of nail plate disorders...
  39. ncbi Onychomycosis in Cali, Colombia
    María Inés Alvarez
    Facultad de Salud, Universidad del Valle, Cali, Colombia
    Mycopathologia 158:181-6. 2004
    ..The difference between these two etiologic groups was statistically significant (chi2 with Yates' correction = 7.43, P = 0.0064); no relation was observed according to age...
  40. ncbi [The modern approach to the treatment for onychomycosis of hands and feet in the outpatient setting]
    E V Gerasimchuk
    Voen Med Zh 326:44-5. 2005
  41. ncbi Acrokeratosis paraneoplastica (Bazex syndrome): an atypical presentation
    Raghavendra Rao
    Department of Dermatology, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, Karnataka India
    Dermatol Online J 10:21. 2004
    ..A complete physical examination revealed the presence of blood in the stool, and sigmoidoscopy showed an ulcerative growth at the rectosigmoid junction. The histopathology showed adenocarcinoma...
  42. ncbi Onychomycosis in Taiwan
    S H Wang
    Department of Dermatology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital Chiayi, 6 Section West, Chia Pu Road, Putz City, Chia Yi 61363, Taiwan
    Int J Clin Pract 59:906-11. 2005
    ..Clinicians should appreciate that the pathogens of onychomycosis may vary in different patient groups and geographical locations, and choose optimal antifungal agents accordingly...
  43. ncbi Itraconazole pulse therapy for the treatment of Candida onychomycosis
    A K Gupta
    Department of Medicine, Sunnybrook and Womens' College Health Sciences Center, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 15:112-5. 2001
    ..In conclusion, itraconazole pulse therapy is an effective and safe treatment for both finger and toe onychomycosis associated with Candida...
  44. ncbi Onychomycosis in Northern Greece during 1994-1998
    T Koussidou
    Mycological Laboratory, State Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Mycoses 45:29-37. 2002
    ..6%) and yeasts (2%); 16.1% of the infections were mixed. In the fingernail infections mostly yeasts were isolated (72%), especially in women, followed by dermatophytes (10%) and moulds (5.6%); 12.4% of the infections were mixed...
  45. ncbi Evaluation of lymphocytes subpopulations and natural killer cells in peripheral blood of patients treated for dermatophyte onychomycosis
    R Maleszka
    Department of Dermatology, MSWiA Hospital, , Poland
    Mycoses 44:487-92. 2001
    ..05). The results obtained confirm that impairments of the patients' cellular immunity are crucial factors influencing the course and results of treatment in dermatophyte onychomycosis...
  46. ncbi Onychomycosis: Clinico-mycologic study of 130 patients from Himachal Pradesh, India
    Mudita Gupta
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy, Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla, India
    Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 73:389-92. 2007
    ..Onychomycosis is a common nail infection caused by dermatophytes, yeast or other nondermatophyte molds and has diverse clinical presentations. Although common in this part of the country, no significant clinico-mycologic data is available...
  47. ncbi An open randomized comparative study to test the efficacy and safety of oral terbinafine pulse as a monotherapy and in combination with topical ciclopirox olamine 8% or topical amorolfine hydrochloride 5% in the treatment of onychomycosis
    Amit Jaiswal
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology, L L R M Medical College, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India
    Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 73:393-6. 2007
    ..Onychomycosis is a fungal infection of nails caused by dermatophytes, yeasts and molds...
  48. ncbi A clinical and mycological study of onychomycosis in HIV infection
    Amar Surjushe
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy, Grant Medical College and Sir JJ Group of Hospitals, Mumbai, India
    Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 73:397-401. 2007
    ..Onychomycosis is one of the early manifestations of HIV infection with a prevalence of 15-40%. Multiple nail involvement, isolation of both common and rare species and resistance to treatment are the characteristics of onychomycosis in HIV...
  49. ncbi Onychomycosis caused by Alternaria spp. in Tuscany, Italy from 1985 to 1999
    C Romano
    Istituto di Scienze Dermatologiche, , Italy
    Mycoses 44:73-6. 2001
    ..Seven cases were treated with oral itraconazole, successfully in six cases, as clinical and mycological recovery was confirmed at follow-up 1 year later...
  50. ncbi [Nail susceptibility to fungal infection in patients with type 1 and 2 diabetes under long term poor glycaemia control]
    Anna B Macura
    Zakład Mykologii Katedry Mikrobiologii, Collegium Medicum, Uniwersytetu Jagiellonskiego w Krakowie
    Przegl Lek 64:406-9. 2007
    ..albicans and T. mentagrophytes infection and the age of the patients, metabolic diabetes control (evaluated on the basis of serum glucose level and blood HbAlc concentration), as well as the duration of diabetes...
  51. ncbi Nondermatophytic filamentous fungi infection in South America--reality or misdiagnosis?
    Regina Casz Schechtman
    University of Gama Filho, Rua Ribeiro de Almeida 44, Apt 102, 22240 060, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Dermatol Clin 26:271-83, vii. 2008
    ..Misdiagnosis can lead to treatment failures, because not all nail diseases are caused by fungi. Therefore, the importance of clinical diagnosis is strictly associated with laboratory results...
  52. ncbi Long-term follow-up study of onychomycosis: cure rate and dropout rate with oral antifungal treatments
    K Iozumi
    Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Japan
    J Dermatol 28:128-36. 2001
    ..Notably, the final cure rate of ITCZ therapy went over 90%, suggesting that the low dose continuous therapy, the standard treatment protocol in Japan, was a key contributing factor for the higher cure rate for ITCZ...
  53. ncbi Onychomycosis incidence in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients
    Patricia Manzano-Gayosso
    Laboratorio de Micologia Medica, Departamento de Microbiologia y Parasitologia, Facultad de Medicina, UNAM, Ciudad Universitaria, Mexico, CP 04510, DF, Mexico
    Mycopathologia 166:41-5. 2008
    ..The fungal mixture corresponded to T. mentagrophytes with C. guilliermondii; T. mentagrophytes with C. glabrata; T. rubrum with C. glabrata; T. rubrum with P. ohmeri...
  54. ncbi Epidemiologic and clinicomycologic profile of onychomycosis from north India
    Smita Sarma
    Department of Microbiology, Vardhman Mahaveer Medical College and Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi, India
    Int J Dermatol 47:584-7. 2008
    ..Onychomycosis is an important public health problem because of the increase in immunosuppressive states. Large-scale studies in India are scarce, and so the baseline incidence of onychomycosis is not firmly established...
  55. doi Itraconazole concentrations of fingernails and toenails of patients with tinea unguium
    Manabu Maeda
    J Dermatol 35:314-5. 2008
  56. ncbi Current treatment of onychomycosis
    Devinder Mohan Thappa
    Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 73:373-6. 2007
  57. ncbi Validity of self-reported nail counts in patients with onychomycosis: A retrospective pilot analysis
    Peter M H Cham
    Department of Dermatology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55417, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 58:136-41. 2008
    ..Telephone and mailed surveys conducted to study this disease are usually completed via patient self-report. The validity of the counts of diseased nails reported by the patients participating in these surveys has not been established...
  58. ncbi Study of onychomycosis: prevailing fungi and pattern of infection
    P Veer
    Department of Microbiology, Government Medical College, Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India
    Indian J Med Microbiol 25:53-6. 2007
    ..4%), white superficial onychomycosis (SWO) (2%), total dystrophic onychomysosis (TDO) (14%) and paronychia (10.2%)...
  59. ncbi Recent progress on the topical therapy of onychomycosis
    Michael R K Alley
    Anacor Pharmaceuticals, 1060 East Meadow Circle, Palo Alto, CA 94303, USA
    Expert Opin Investig Drugs 16:157-67. 2007
    ..AN-2690 represents an oxaborole antifungal that is designed to penetrate the nail plate and is showing promising results in clinical trials...
  60. ncbi Economic analysis of oral and topical therapies for onychomycosis of the toenails and fingernails
    Julian Casciano
    Columbia University, New York, N Y, USA
    Manag Care 12:47-54. 2003
    ..We conducted a pharmacoeconomic analysis of oral and topical therapies for onychomycosis from the perspective of a hypothetical managed care payer to determine the most cost-effective agent...
  61. ncbi [Fluconazole and treatment of onychomycosis. About 86 cases]
    Dalenda El Euch
    Service de Dermatologie, Hopital La Rabta, Tunis
    Tunis Med 84:640-3. 2006
    ..So this study confirms the efficiency and the good tolerance of fluconazole in the treatment of onychomycosis...
  62. ncbi Combination of pulse therapy with terbinafine tablets and topical terbinafine cream for the treatment of dermatophyte onychomycosis: a pilot study
    Naomi Nakano
    Department of Dermatology, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Juntendo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Dermatol 33:753-8. 2006
    ..There were no abnormal findings in the laboratory tests, including liver function tests. In summary, terbinafine pulse therapy in combination with topical application of terbinafine cream appeared safe and effective in this pilot study...
  63. ncbi Medically important fungi found in hallux nails of university students from Cali, Colombia
    María Inés Alvarez
    Department of Microbiology, Facultad de Salud, Universidad del Valle, Cali, Colombia
    Mycopathologia 163:321-5. 2007
    ..No association was observed between fungi and practicing sports or undergoing pedicures. These results suggest that dermatophytes can be found in healthy hallux nails, which can be reservoirs of pathogenic fungi...
  64. ncbi Onychomycosis and its impact on quality of life
    Nora Eros
    Department of Dermatology, Semmelweis Hospital, Csabai kapu 6, H 3501 Miskolc, Hungary
    Acta Microbiol Immunol Hung 49:347-9. 2002
  65. ncbi Tinea unguium in the north-west of Iran (1996-2004)
    Abdolhassan Kazemi
    National Public Health Management Center, Infectious and Tropical Diseases Research Center and Biotechnology Research Center, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran
    Rev Iberoam Micol 24:113-7. 2007
    ..Tinea unguium in this region is associated with animal husbandry and direct or indirect contact with their products (wool, leather)...
  66. ncbi Emerging therapeutic agents for onychomycosis
    Gerald E Pierard
    CHU Sart Tilman, Department of Dermatopathology, B 4000 Liege, Belgium
    Expert Opin Emerg Drugs 12:345-53. 2007
    ..Thus, ongoing drug development activities have focused on novel delivery technologies to facilitate incorporation of existing antifungal drugs inside the nail plate and the discovery of new active antifungals...
  67. ncbi Dry skin on the hand
    Norman Levine
    University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, Tucson, USA
    Geriatrics 57:22. 2002
  68. ncbi [How to improve efficacy of onychomycosis treatment?]
    R Nowicki
    Katedra i Klinika Chorób Skórnych i Wenerycznych AM w Gdańsku, 80 211 Gdansk, ul Debinki 7
    Wiad Parazytol 47:823-32. 2001
    ..In some situations supplemental therapy consisting of extra antifungal or adjunctive (topical/surgical) therapy may be beneficial...
  69. ncbi Foot dermatitis from the shoes
    Meltem Onder
    Department of Dermatology, Gazi University School of Medicine, Besevler, Ankara, Turkey
    Int J Dermatol 43:565-7. 2004
    ..Foot dermatitis from the shoes is a common disorder...
  70. doi Allergic contact dermatitis to Crocs
    Mari Paz Castanedo-Tardan
    Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Contact Dermatitis 58:248-9. 2008
  71. ncbi Peeling skin syndrome in eight cases of four different families from India and Bangladesh
    Nilendu Sarma
    Department of Dermatology, NRS Medical College, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
    Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 78:625-31. 2012
    ..The disease was found to be poorly responsive to oral retinoids. Prevalence of the disease may be higher than expected. Importance of mutational analysis was also highlighted...
  72. pmc Parallel ridge pattern on dermoscopy: observation in non-melanoma cases
    Tainá Scalfoni Fracaroli
    Rio de Janeiro RJ, Brazil
    An Bras Dermatol 88:646-8. 2013
    ..However, this pattern can also occur in several benign acral lesions, so it is important to make a good interpretation of this pattern, along with the clinical history and evolution. ..
  73. ncbi Shoe dermatitis from para-tertiary butylphenol formaldehyde
    Pinar Oztas
    First Dermatology Department, Ankara Numune Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, 06100, Turkey
    Contact Dermatitis 56:294-5. 2007
  74. ncbi A case of mycetoma successfully treated with itraconazole and co-trimoxazole
    Kamer Gunduz
    Department of Dermatology, Celal Bayar University, No 25 5 Manisa, Turkey
    Mycoses 49:436-8. 2006
    ..i.d.) was added to treatment. Complete remission was established by MRI examination after 10 months with this combination therapy...
  75. ncbi Isolation of Onychocola canadensis from four cases of onychomycosis in Belgium
    M Van Esbroeck
    Centraal Laboratorium voor Klinische Biologie Prins Leopold Instituut voor Tropische Geneeskunde Nationalestraat 155, 2000 Antwerpen, Belgie
    Acta Clin Belg 58:190-2. 2003
    ..In contrast to previous reports, we found a predominance in males. Treatment was started in all patients. Two out of the three patients about whom information was available, did not improve after treatment...
  76. ncbi Superficial white onychomycosis revisited
    R Baran
    Nail Disease Centre, 42 rue des Serbes, 06400 Cannes, France
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 18:569-71. 2004
    ..Superficial white onychomycosis (SWO) is a distinct pattern of fungal nail invasion, which is usually treated with topical antifungals...
  77. ncbi Acrokeratoelastoidosis
    Melissa A Bogle
    St Joseph Hospital, and the Department of Dermatology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 47:448-51. 2002
    ..In this report, we will present a patient with this rare condition and review the clinical and histopathologic features, cause, and differential diagnosis...
  78. ncbi The validity of the Mathias criteria for establishing occupational causation and aggravation of contact dermatitis
    Arieh Ingber
    Department of Dermatology, Hadassah University Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, Jerusalem 91010, Israel
    Contact Dermatitis 51:9-12. 2004
    ..3 of these 5 patients could have been exposed to the causative allergens in their new workplace. We conclude that the Mathias criteria are useful to assess occupational contact dermatitis...
  79. ncbi Significance of non-dermatophyte moulds and yeasts in onychomycosis
    D H Ellis
    Mycology Unit, Women s and Children s Hospital, North Adelaide, Australia
    Dermatology 194:40-2. 1997
    ..80% of patients remained mycologically negative after 2 years...
  80. ncbi Clinical evaluation of atopic hand-foot dermatitis
    H J Lee
    Department of Dermatology, St. Paul's Hospital, College of Medicine, Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea
    Pediatr Dermatol 18:102-6. 2001
    ..Atopic H-F dermatitis is associated with the nonallergic etiologies of AD and clinical subgroups can be identified on the basis of nonallergic backgrounds...
  81. ncbi The juvenile variant of papular-purpuric gloves and socks syndrome and its association with viral infections
    M Y Hsieh
    Department of Dermatology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital Kaohsiung, 123, Tai Pei Rd, Niao Sung, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    Br J Dermatol 151:201-6. 2004
    ..However, childhood-onset PPGSS seems to be not so rare as previously thought in our clinical experience...
  82. ncbi An independent comparison of terbinafine and itraconazole in the treatment of toenail onychomycosis
    A D Cohen
    Dermatology Centre, Clalit Health Services Southern District, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Dermatolog Treat 14:237-42. 2003
    ..Previously, sponsored publications have shown that either terbinafine or itraconazole (pulse regimen) are effective for patients with toenail onychomycosis. However, independent comparative studies are lacking...
  83. ncbi Shoe dermatitis due to colophonium used as leather tanning or finishing agent in Portuguese shoes
    R M Strauss
    Department of Dermatology, Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds, UK
    Contact Dermatitis 47:59. 2002
  84. ncbi Streaky hypopigmentation
    Vijay Zawar
    Department of Dermatology, Nashik District Maratha Vidhya Prasarak Samaj Medical College and Research Centre, Nashik, India
    Dermatol Online J 12:24. 2006
  85. ncbi Long-term results in patients with onychomycosis treated with terbinafine or itraconazole
    H Heikkila
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Meilahdentie 2, 00250 Helsinki 25, Finland
    Br J Dermatol 146:250-3. 2002
    ..At the end of the study at week 72 terbinafine proved to be more effective...
  86. ncbi Reviewing the medical literature: statistics alone are not enough
    Ernst Epstein
    Arch Dermatol 138:829-30. 2002
  87. ncbi Squamous cell carcinoma arising from lesions of porokeratosis palmaris et plantaris disseminata
    M Seishima
    Department of Dermatology, Ogaki Municipal Hospital, Minaminokawa cho, 4 86, Ogaki 503 8502, Japan
    Eur J Dermatol 10:478-80. 2000
    ..Five erosions with histologically malignant changes were removed 1 cm from the margin of the erosions. These findings suggest that etretinate may have an inhibitory action on malignant changes in PPPD...
  88. ncbi Idiopathic recurrent palmoplantar hidradenitis in children. Report of 22 cases
    M Simon
    Department of Dermatology, University of Erlangen Nurnberg, Erlangen, Germany
    Arch Dermatol 134:76-9. 1998
    ..Idiopathic recurrent palmoplantar hidradenitis (IRPH) is characterized by tender erythematous plaques and nodules on the soles and, less often, the palms of young patients. To date, 10 cases of IRPH have been documented in the literature...
  89. ncbi Nail dystrophy due to lichen sclerosus?
    V S Ramrakha-Jones
    University Department of Dermatology, Western Infirmary, Glasgow, Scotland
    Clin Exp Dermatol 26:507-9. 2001
    ..In the Case 2, the nail changes formed part of the widespread genital and extragenital LS, confirmed histologically. We review existing literature on nail disease in LS and discuss the possible aetiology of the nail changes...
  90. ncbi Subcutaneous granuloma annulare in an adult
    Jovan Miljkovic
    Department of Dermatology, Maribor Teaching Hospital, Maribor, Slovenia
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 115:309-11. 2003
    ..The diagnosis of subcutaneous granuloma annulare was made on the basis of the clinical and histological features. Treatment with dapsone was successful, and in the course of two months the nodules disappeared...
  91. ncbi Levels of foot pad dermatitis in broiler chickens reared in 5 different systems
    A Pagazaurtundua
    School of Clinical Veterinary Science, University of Bristol, Langford, Bristol, England
    Br Poult Sci 47:529-32. 2006
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  92. ncbi Onychomycosis and other superficial fungal infections of the foot in the elderly: a pan-European survey
    G Pierard
    Department of Dermatopathology, University of Liege, Belgium
    Dermatology 202:220-4. 2001
    ..With the increasing life expectancy, the prevalence of onychomycosis and other superficial fungal infections is likely to increase further without adequate prevention and treatment...
  93. ncbi Onychomycosis in children: treatment with bifonazole-urea
    A Bonifaz
    Mycology Department, Dermatology Service, Hospital General de Mexico, and Pediatric Dermatology Service, Hospital Infantil de Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico
    Pediatr Dermatol 17:310-4. 2000
    ..Treatment was not discontinued in both of these cases. We concluded that a two-phase treatment with bifonazole-urea is effective and safe, and represents a new therapeutic choice for onychomycosis in children...
  94. ncbi What syndrome is this? Greither syndrome
    Yong Kwang Tay
    National Skin Center, Singapore
    Pediatr Dermatol 20:272-5. 2003
  95. ncbi [Hand-foot syndrome: A new side effect of erlotinib]
    A M Rouxel
    Service de Dermatologie, CHU Morvan de Brest, 2, avenue Foch, 29200 Brest, France
    Ann Dermatol Venereol 135:762-4. 2008
    ..Used in the treatment of some cancers, it is responsible for several cutaneous side effects. We report a case of hand-foot syndrome, which has not previously been described with this drug to our knowledge...
  96. ncbi Observer agreement in toenail disorders: implications for diagnosis and clinical research
    M Ginarte
    Department of Dermatology, Complexo Hospitalario Universitario de Santiago and Faculty of Medicine, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
    Br J Dermatol 160:1315-7. 2009
    ..Toenail disorders are frequent, especially onychomycosis. The interobserver variability of nail signs needs to be known before these signs can be confidently applied for diagnosis...
  97. ncbi Late evolution of giant verruciform xanthoma in the setting of CHILD syndrome
    Mazen Kurban
    Dermatology Department, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Pediatr Dermatol 27:551-3. 2010
    ..We present a case presenting with a late onset of a large verruciform xanthoma of the right foot, in addition to the more typical cutaneous features of congenital hemidysplasia with ichthyosiform erythroderma and limb defects syndrome...
  98. ncbi Successful treatment of pyoderma gangrenosum with topical 0.5% nicotine cream
    G K Patel
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park, Cardiff, UK
    J Dermatolog Treat 15:122-5. 2004
    ..Two patients with pyoderma gangrenosum treated with topical nicotine 0.5% w/w cetamacrogol formula A cream are described here, both of whom had dramatic clinical resolution of their pyoderma gangrenosum...
  99. ncbi Molecular biology techniques for identifying dermatophytes and their possible use in diagnosing onychomycosis in human toenail: a review
    Judith M Binstock
    Division of Pre Clinical Sciences, New York College of Podiatric Medicine, 1800 Park Ave, New York, NY 10035, USA
    J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 97:134-44. 2007
    ..This report reviews some of the DNA-based techniques that are currently being used to identify dermatophytes and their possible diagnostic use...
  100. ncbi Small eumycetic mycetoma due to black grain
    Larissa Dorina López-Cepeda
    Arch Dermatol 141:793-4. 2005
  101. ncbi Non-dermatophyte mold onychomycosis in Sri Lanka
    Ranthilaka R Ranawaka
    Department of Dermatology, Teaching Hospital Karapitiya, Galle, Sri Lanka
    Dermatol Online J 18:7. 2012
    ..Close contact with soil, the habit of walking barefoot, frequent emersion of hands in water, and a hot, humid climate partly explain the variation in causative pathogens in this case series...

Research Grants2

  1. Local Angiogenic Therapy for Diabetic Ulcers
    Harold Brem; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Support from this proposal will allow the applicant to use knowledge from the fields of gene therapy, angiogenesis and wound healing to develop a safe angiogenic gene therapy for diabetic foot ulcers. ..
  2. Local Angiogenic Gene Therapy/VEGF/Treat Diabetic Ulcers
    Harold Brem; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..In addition, we will analyze the wound fluid in order to determine the temporal expression of VEGF in a diabetic ulcer. ..