British Journal of Dermatology

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June 2013

Volume 168, Issue 6

Pages i–i, 1149–1377

  1. Editor's Choice

    1. Top of page
    2. Editor's Choice
    3. Editorial
    4. Commentaries
    5. Review articles
    6. Systematic review
    7. Original articles
    8. Correspondence
    9. Erratum
    10. Corrigendum
    11. News and Notices
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      Editor's Choice (page i)

      Version of Record online: 5 JUN 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/bjd.12440

  2. Editorial

    1. Top of page
    2. Editor's Choice
    3. Editorial
    4. Commentaries
    5. Review articles
    6. Systematic review
    7. Original articles
    8. Correspondence
    9. Erratum
    10. Corrigendum
    11. News and Notices
  3. Commentaries

    1. Top of page
    2. Editor's Choice
    3. Editorial
    4. Commentaries
    5. Review articles
    6. Systematic review
    7. Original articles
    8. Correspondence
    9. Erratum
    10. Corrigendum
    11. News and Notices
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  4. Review articles

    1. Top of page
    2. Editor's Choice
    3. Editorial
    4. Commentaries
    5. Review articles
    6. Systematic review
    7. Original articles
    8. Correspondence
    9. Erratum
    10. Corrigendum
    11. News and Notices
    1. Ichthyosis vulgaris: the filaggrin mutation disease (pages 1155–1166)

      J.P. Thyssen, E. Godoy-Gijon and P.M. Elias

      Version of Record online: 6 MAY 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/bjd.12219

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      What’s already known about this topic?

      •  Ichthyosis vulgaris is a common disorder characterized clinically by xerosis, excess scaling, hyperkeratosis, keratosis pilaris, and palmar and plantar hyperlinearity, as well as a strong association with atopic disorders.

      What does this study add?

      •  This review updates the reader on the broader perspective of ichthyosis vulgaris based on recent findings and suggests that clinicians, when appropriate, should warn individuals with ichthyosis vulgaris against environmental exposures, for example nickel, irritants, cats in the household and smoking, as these may cause secondary disease.
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      U.K. standards of care for occupational contact dermatitis and occupational contact urticaria (pages 1167–1175)

      A. Adisesh, E. Robinson, P.J. Nicholson, D. Sen, M. Wilkinson and on behalf of the Standards of Care Working Group

      Version of Record online: 5 JUN 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/bjd.12256

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      What's already known about this topic?

      • Occupational contact dermatitis (OCD) and occupational contact urticaria (OCU) remain prevalent among U.K. workers and affect quality of life and workability.
      • Despite extensive research, the prognosis for workers remains variable, with differing outcomes on health and employment.

      What does this study add?

      • These standards of care aim to improve the education and knowledge of medical practitioners in the diagnosis and management of OCD and OCU, offering a practical tool to improve the consistency and quality of diagnosis and care.
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      A structured review of patient-reported outcome measures for patients with skin cancer, 2013 (pages 1176–1186)

      E. Gibbons, C. Casañas i Comabella and R. Fitzpatrick

      Version of Record online: 5 JUN 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/bjd.12310

      What's already known about this topic?

      • Patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) are an important feature of government plans to incorporate patients' perspectives of their health as an indicator of quality.
      • PROMs have a long history in cancer research as an outcome measure and use in clinical practice for individual monitoring.
      • The National PROMs programme for elective procedures achieves high response rates and several pilots are in progress in other conditions.
      • Skin cancer is becoming a common cancer with associated morbidity, specifically malignant melanoma.

      What does this study add?

      • This review provides evidence of measurement criteria for PROMs available for skin cancers.
      • There is limited evidence to support the implementation of existing generic measures.
      • Several promising PROMs are available for skin cancer but further evaluation and piloting is needed.
  5. Systematic review

    1. Top of page
    2. Editor's Choice
    3. Editorial
    4. Commentaries
    5. Review articles
    6. Systematic review
    7. Original articles
    8. Correspondence
    9. Erratum
    10. Corrigendum
    11. News and Notices
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      Patient-reported outcome measures in nonmelanoma skin cancer of the face: a systematic review (pages 1187–1194)

      A.S. Bates, C.R. Davis, A. Takwale and G.J. Knepil

      Version of Record online: 5 JUN 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/bjd.12269

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      What's already known about this topic?

      • The Department of Health supports the use of patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) in four common elective surgical procedures (varicose vein surgery, hip and knee arthroplasty and hernia repair).
      • Nonmelanoma skin cancer (NMSC) is the most common malignancy in the U.K.
      • A variety of scales measure patient-reported outcomes in NMSC. However, no international guidelines exist to direct professionals to a preferred NMSC patient-completed outcome questionnaire for NMSC.

      What does this study add?

      • Deficiencies exist within current NMSC questionnaires.
      • Future directions are proposed in order to create a validated PROM for NMSC of the face.
  6. Original articles

    1. Top of page
    2. Editor's Choice
    3. Editorial
    4. Commentaries
    5. Review articles
    6. Systematic review
    7. Original articles
    8. Correspondence
    9. Erratum
    10. Corrigendum
    11. News and Notices
    1. Clinical and laboratory investigations

      The angiotensin-converting enzyme gene insertion/deletion polymorphism in Indian patients with vitiligo: a case–control study and meta-analysis (pages 1195–1204)

      M. Patwardhan, V. Pradhan, L.H. Taylor, V. Thakkar, V. Kharkar, U. Khopkar, K. Ghosh, D.J. Gawkrodger, M.D. Teare, A.P. Weetman and E.H. Kemp

      Version of Record online: 5 JUN 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/bjd.12177

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      What’s already known about this topic?

      • The D allele of the ACE insertion/deletion (I/D) polymorphism has been associated with vitiligo susceptibility in subjects of Indian and Korean origin.

      • Significantly higher levels of serum angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) have been associated with some autoimmune and autoinflammatory diseases.

      What does this study add?

      • A case–control study and a novel meta-analysis of published data support previous findings that the D allele of the ACE I/D polymorphism is associated with vitiligo susceptibility in Indians.

      • The significantly elevated serum ACE levels in patients with vitiligo compared with control subjects concur with previous findings in patients with some other autoimmune diseases.

    2. Detection of IgG and IgE reactivity to BP180 using the ISAC® microarray system (pages 1205–1214)

      D. Pomponi, G. Di Zenzo, D. Zennaro, V. Calabresi, R. Eming, S. Zuzzi, M.L. Bernardi, E. Scala and A. Mari

      Version of Record online: 5 JUN 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/bjd.12161

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      What’s already known about this topic?

      • Bullous pemphigoid (BP) is a severe autoimmune blistering disease.
      • IgG and IgE autoantibodies to skin BP180 and BP230 autoantigens are detected by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) in patients with BP.
      • IgE seem to play a role in a subset of patients with more severe disease.

      What does this study add?

      • IgG and IgE autoantibodies in BP sera were detected using the immunodominant portion of BP180 immobilized on a microarray along with allergenic molecules, with almost overlapping results compared with ELISAs.
      • Specific IgE allergen profiles differ in patients with BP and control groups.
      • Specific BP180 IgG and IgE are rarely detected in an allergic population.
    3. Characteristic features of ageing in Korean women’s hair and scalp (pages 1215–1223)

      S.N. Kim, S.Y. Lee, M.H. Choi, K.M. Joo, S.H. Kim, J.S. Koh and W.S. Park

      Version of Record online: 5 JUN 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/bjd.12185

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      What’s already known about this topic?

      •  The effect of age on hair properties has previously been investigated in white and Japanese women, and included hair greying and thinning, and a decreased number of hair follicles.
      •  Several studies have reported age-related features of Korean women’s hair, including grey-hair prevalence, hair-diameter reduction and the composition of biomaterials in the hair shaft; however, they were performed with a limited number of subjects and in only two or three age groups.

      What does this study add?

      •  This study has determined the ageing features of Korean women’s hair more accurately and with a sufficient number of subjects in various age groups. The data have been compared with previous results.
      •  We report the integrated results of the ageing characteristics of Korean women’s hair, including physical and biological factors such as hair density, diameter, tensile strength and lustre, grey hair and the compositions of minerals, amino acids and steroid hormones.
    4. Dermoscopy of subungual haemorrhage: its usefulness in differential diagnosis from nail-unit melanoma (pages 1224–1229)

      J.-H. Mun, G.-W. Kim, S.-W. Jwa, M. Song, H.-S. Kim, H.-C. Ko, B.-S. Kim and M.-B. Kim

      Version of Record online: 5 JUN 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/bjd.12209

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      What’s already known about this topic?

      •  Subungual haemorrhage is a common imitator of subungual melanoma, and thus subungual melanoma should always be included in the differential diagnosis of subungual haemorrhage.
      •  Dermoscopy is a helpful, noninvasive diagnostic tool that has been reported to improve diagnostic accuracy in pigmented nail lesions.

      What does this study add?

      •  The results of our study show that the characteristic dermoscopic findings of subungual haemorrhage can be summarized as homogeneous patterns, globular patterns, streaks, peripheral fading and periungual haemorrhages.
      •  This study shows that dermoscopy provides valuable information for the diagnosis of subungual haemorrhages and assists in its differential diagnosis from nail-unit melanomas.
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      Errata: Errata

      Vol. 169, Issue 3, 727, Version of Record online: 30 AUG 2013

    5. Second primary melanomas treated with BRAF blockers: study by reflectance confocal microscopy (pages 1230–1235)

      S. Debarbieux, S. Dalle, L. Depaepe, N. Poulalhon, B. Balme and L. Thomas

      Version of Record online: 1 APR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/bjd.12210

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      What’s already known about this topic?

      •  New melanomas arising in pre-existing, apparently benign naevi have been reported in patients treated with BRAF inhibitors.

      What does this study add?

      •  The earliest events of this transformation are characterized by focal changes with marked architectural and cellular atypia of melanocytes, as observed by reflectance confocal microscopy (RCM).
      •  The onset of these atypia is correlated with drug administration and does not correspond to pre-existing RCM-observable abnormalities.
    6. Development of a novel polymerase chain reaction–enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for the diagnosis of Trichophyton rubrum onychomycosis (pages 1236–1242)

      F. Pankewitz, P. Nenoff, S. Uhrlaß, G. Bezold, I. Winter and Y. Gräser

      Version of Record online: 5 JUN 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/bjd.12221

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      What’s already known about this topic?

      •  Conventional microscopy and culture methods rely on skilled staff, and are either nonspecific or take a long time to appear in culture.
      •  Since the introduction of molecular tools a few polymerase chain reaction assays to identify dermatophyte spp. directly from clinical specimens have been developed.

      What does this study add?

      •  The assay developed here is highly sensitive, very probably due to the special gene target used for the detection of Trichophyton rubrum, the most prevalent aetiological agent of onychomycosis.
      •  This is the first study directly comparing molecular identification methods for dermatophyte fungi. It shows that the target gene and DNA extraction method used have a large influence on the sensitivity of a molecular detection assay.
    7. Clinical and epidemiological comparison of patients affected by palmoplantar plaque psoriasis and palmoplantar pustulosis: a case series study (pages 1243–1251)

      A.M.G. Brunasso, M. Puntoni, W. Aberer, C. Delfino, L. Fancelli and C. Massone

      Version of Record online: 5 JUN 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/bjd.12223

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      What’s already known about this topic?

      •  Recently, palmoplantar pustulosis (PPP) has been proposed as a separate condition from psoriasis.

      What does this study add?

      •  We were not able to find significant differences between patients with PPP and those with palmoplantar plaque psoriasis regarding psoriasis, anamnesis, comorbidities or associated extrapalmoplantar psoriasis lesions.
      •  Our data suggest a close relationship between PPP and psoriasis. Available data concerning epidemiology, genetics, histopathology and pathogenesis do not permit a clear distinction between psoriasis and PPP.
    8. Myeloid marker S100A8/A9 and lymphocyte marker, soluble interleukin 2 receptor: biomarkers of hidradenitis suppurativa disease activity? (pages 1252–1258)

      C.W. Wieland, T. Vogl, A. Ordelman, H.G.M. Vloedgraven, L.H.A. Verwoolde, J.M. Rensen, J. Roth, J. Boer and J. Hessels

      Version of Record online: 5 JUN 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/bjd.12234

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      What’s already known about this topic?

      •  Hidradenitis suppurative (HS) is a chronic inflammatory and debilitating disease of the skin.
      •  Currently, no biomarkers for HS exist.

      What does this study add?

      •  This study indicates that soluble interleukin 2 receptor and S100A8/A9 are potential serum biomarkers of HS.
      •  S100A8/A9 is also a marker of disease activity.
    9. Human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 protein overexpression and gene amplification in extramammary Paget disease (pages 1259–1266)

      R. Tanaka, 1,2 Y. Sasajima, 3,4 H. Tsuda, 1 K. Namikawa, 1 A. Tsutsumida, 1 F. Otsuka and 2 N. Yamazaki 1

      Version of Record online: 5 JUN 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/bjd.12249

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      What’s already known about this topic?

      •  Several recent studies have reported on the overexpression of human epidermal growth factor receptor (HER)2 in extramammary Paget disease (EMPD) and have suggested that HER2-targeted therapy might be effective.
      •  There are only a few cases in which both overexpression and gene amplification of HER2 in EMPD have been examined.

      What does this study add?

      •  This is the largest-scale study of overexpression and gene amplification of HER2 in cases of EMPD.
      •  A subset of cases of EMPD, both intraepithelial and invasive, showed HER2 overexpression and gene amplification.
      •  HER2 alterations were correlated with biologically aggressive cases of EMPD, i.e. those with deep invasion and lymph-node metastasis.
    10. Multiple primary melanomas: do they look the same? (pages 1267–1272)

      E. Moscarella, H. Rabinovitz, S. Puig, I. Zalaudek, M.C. Oliviero, L. Brown, I. Alarcon, J. Malvehy, C. Longo, D. Formisano, C. Carrera, C. Badenas, S. Piana, G. Albertini, G. Pellacani and G. Argenziano

      Version of Record online: 5 JUN 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/bjd.12260

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      What’s already known about this topic?

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        Patients with melanoma are at increased risk of developing additional primaries.
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        A comparison of the dermoscopic features of multiple primary melanoma (MPM) within a given individual have been described in only two case reports.

      What does this study add?

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        MPMs in a given patient have almost the same chance of looking dermoscopically similar or different.
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        Elderly patients with sun-damaged skin may present multiple, similar, thin melanomas characterized by pigment-network and regression structures.
    11. Gender differences in chronic pruritus: women present different morbidity, more scratch lesions and higher burden (pages 1273–1280)

      S. Ständer, A. Stumpf, N. Osada, S. Wilp, E. Chatzigeorgakidis and B. Pfleiderer

      Version of Record online: 5 JUN 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/bjd.12267

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      What's already known about this topic?

      • Chronic pruritus (CP) is a burdensome symptom.
      • So far, no study has investigated gender differences in patients with CP.

      What does this study add?

      • We found differences between women and men in the morbidity, certain pruritus characteristics and clinics.
      • We think that these are interesting findings for clinicians and basic researchers.
    12. Cutaneous allergy

      Is skin exposure to water mainly occupational or nonoccupational? A population-based study (pages 1281–1286)

      B. Meding, G. Lindahl, M. Alderling, K. Wrangsjö and I. Anveden Berglind

      Version of Record online: 5 JUN 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/bjd.12275

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      What's already known about this topic?

      • Water exposure is considered to be an important risk factor for hand eczema.
      • Occupational skin exposure to water has previously been studied and exposure limits have been proposed.
      • Previous knowledge about the extent of nonoccupational water exposure is scanty.

      What does this study add?

      • The extent of both occupational and nonoccupational water exposure in the general population was studied.
      • Most water exposure seems to occur outside work.
      • The results indicate that water exposure during the entire day should be considered in the prevention of hand eczema.
    13. Dermatological surgery and lasers

      Photoepilation with a diode laser vs. intense pulsed light: a randomized, intrapatient left-to-right trial (pages 1287–1293)

      A. Klein, S. Steinert, W. Baeumler, M. Landthaler and P. Babilas

      Version of Record online: 2 APR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/bjd.12182

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      What’s already known about this topic?

      •  Laser devices and intense pulsed light (IPL) sources are widely used for photoepilation.
      •  However, only a few randomized controlled trials (RCTs) have compared laser and IPL devices, and RCTs with long-term results are missing in the literature.

      What does this study add?

      •  To the best of our knowledge, this trial is the first RCT that compares several features of diode laser and IPL treatment for photoepilation with a long-term follow-up of 12 months.
    14. Dermatopathology

      Balance of Treg vs. T-helper cells in the transition from symptomless to lesional psoriatic skin (pages 1294–1302)

      R.R.M.C. Keijsers, H.M.J. van der Velden, P.E.J. van Erp, R.T. de Boer-van Huizen, I. Joosten, H.J.P.M. Koenen and P.C.M. van de Kerkhof

      Version of Record online: 5 JUN 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/bjd.12236

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      What’s already known about this topic?

      •  T-helper cells play an important role in the pathogenesis of psoriasis.

      What does this study add?

      •  The present study lends support for a critical role of the regulatory T cell (Treg) vs. T-helper cell balance in the transition from symptomless to lesional psoriatic skin. Foxp3/CD4 ratios were higher in symptomless skin than in lesional psoriatic skin, and even higher than in healthy skin. This may suggest activated and functional immune controlling mechanisms in the skin of patients with psoriasis.
    15. Epidemiology and health service research

      Is the prevalence of psoriasis increasing? A 30-year follow-up of a population-based cohort (pages 1303–1310)

      K. Danielsen, A.O. Olsen, T. Wilsgaard and A.-S. Furberg

      Version of Record online: 5 JUN 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/bjd.12230

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      What’s already known about this topic?

      • Psoriasis prevalence varies worldwide, from almost zero to 8·5%.
      • There is indication of an increasing prevalence in some populations.

      What does this study add?

      • There is a marked increase in the prevalence of self-reported psoriasis in this adult cohort, from 4·8% in 1979 to 11·4% in 2008.
      • This increase is present in all investigated birth cohorts and age groups.
      • The increasing trend in psoriasis may indicate changes in environmental or lifestyle risk factors over the time period, or it may be due to increased awareness of the condition.
    16. Photobiology

      Maternal and fetal outcome in Swedish women with erythropoietic protoporphyria (pages 1311–1315)

      S. Wahlin, H.-U. Marschall and B. Fischler

      Version of Record online: 5 JUN 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/bjd.12242

      What's already known about this topic?

      • Erythropoietic protoporphyria (EPP)-related photosensitivity is often influenced by menstruation and pregnancy.
      • Information on maternal and fetal outcome is scarce.

      What does this study add?

      • This is the first comprehensive study of a national cohort of women with EPP.
      • Findings confirm changes in photosensitivity during menstruation and pregnancy.
      • Amelioration during breast-feeding is a new finding.
      • Pregnancy appears safe without increased risk of complications or adverse effects on fetal or neonatal health.
    17. Therapeutics

      Proactive maintenance therapy with a topical corticosteroid for vulvar lichen sclerosus: preliminary results of a randomized study (pages 1316–1324)

      A. Virgili, S. Minghetti, A. Borghi and M. Corazza

      Version of Record online: 5 JUN 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/bjd.12273

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      What's already known about this topic?

      • Despite the chronic relapsing nature of vulvar lichen sclerosus (VLS), to date no guidelines are available for the long-term maintenance of this disease after an effective treatment with corticosteroids.

      What does this study add?

      • Our results appear to indicate that proactive treatment with a topical corticosteroid twice weekly may be an effective, safe and reliable therapy for the long-term prevention of relapse in VLS previously treated with topical corticosteroid, and for maintaining VLS remission.
    18. Efficacy and safety of infliximab as continuous or intermittent therapy in patients with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis: results of a randomized, long-term extension trial (RESTORE2) (pages 1325–1334)

      K. Reich, G. Wozel, H. Zheng, H.J.F. van Hoogstraten, L. Flint and J. Barker

      Version of Record online: 5 JUN 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/bjd.12404

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      What's already known about this topic?

      • Continuous maintenance therapy with infliximab 5 mg kg−1 every 8 weeks is effective for moderate-to-severe plaque-type psoriasis.

      What does this study add?

      • For patients receiving an intermittent infliximab therapy regimen, the incidence of serious infusion-related reactions was greater than expected during reinduction.
      • Clinicians should avoid using intermittent therapy in this patient population.
    19. Concise communications

      Analyses of FLG mutation frequency and filaggrin expression in isolated ichthyosis vulgaris (IV) and atopic dermatitis-associated IV (pages 1335–1338)

      M. Li, R. Cheng, M. Shi, J. Liu, G. Zhang, Q. Liu, H. Yu and Z. Yao

      Version of Record online: 1 APR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/bjd.12206

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      What’s already known about this topic?

      • FLG mutations are the cause of ichthyosis vulgaris (IV) and the strongest genetic risk for atopic dermatitis (AD).
      • T helper 2 cytokines and tumour necrosis factor-α may reduce filaggrin expression.

      What does this study add?

      • The frequency of FLG mutations in isolated IV is much higher than in AD-associated IV.
      •  Factors other than FLG gene mutations can downregulate profilaggrin/filaggrin expression, leading to the ichthyosiform phenotype in the context of AD.
    20. The natural history of eczema from birth to adult life: a cohort study (pages 1339–1342)

      M.L. Burr, F.D.J. Dunstan, S. Hand, J.R. Ingram and K.P. Jones

      Version of Record online: 5 JUN 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/bjd.12216

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      What’s already known about this topic?

      •  Eczema is associated with atopy, asthma and rhinoconjunctivitis.
      •  Eczema in infancy usually remits but is more likely to persist if the child is atopic.
      •  After puberty eczema often persists to adult life.

      What does this study add?

      •  Adult eczema is associated with atopy from the age of 3 months.
      •  Atopy increases the likelihood of persistence after adolescence.
    21. Effectiveness and safety of fumaric acid esters in children with psoriasis: a retrospective analysis of 14 patients from the Netherlands (pages 1343–1347)

      D.M.W. Balak, A.M. Oostveen, M.T. Bousema, A.W. Venema, W.P. Arnold, M.M.B. Seyger and H.B. Thio

      Version of Record online: 5 JUN 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/bjd.12231

      What’s already known about this topic?

      •  Fumaric acid esters (FAE) are used as a systemic treatment for moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis in adults.
      •  FAE are effective in adult patients and have a favourable long-term safety profile.

      What does this study add?

      •  This is the first case series reporting the effectiveness and safety data of FAE in children with plaque psoriasis.
      •  FAE are well tolerated in children and may be considered an alternative systemic treatment option in paediatric psoriasis.
    22. Acquired lacrimal sac fistula mimicking basal cell carcinoma (pages 1348–1350)

      A.S. Litwin, H. Timlin, S. Sagili, M. Wright and R. Malhotra

      Version of Record online: 5 JUN 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/bjd.12244

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      What’s already known about this topic?

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        Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is the most common skin malignancy.
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        Lacrimal sac fistulae can arise below the medial canthus after an episode of dacryocystitis.

      What does this study add?

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        The crusting associated with a lacrimal sac fistula can be mistaken for a BCC.
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        A history of dacryocystitis followed by a discharging lesion in this area should raise the suspicion of lacrimal sac disease.
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        Syringing of saline through the lower lid punctum with resultant egress through the fistula would confirm the diagnosis.
  7. Correspondence

    1. Top of page
    2. Editor's Choice
    3. Editorial
    4. Commentaries
    5. Review articles
    6. Systematic review
    7. Original articles
    8. Correspondence
    9. Erratum
    10. Corrigendum
    11. News and Notices
    1. Angiokeratoma corporis diffusum in a patient with Hodgkin lymphoma: a new paraneoplastic skin manifestation? (pages 1351–1353)

      F. Han, P. Wang, Z. Li, J.H. Zheng, Q. Wang, A.E. Xu and Z.M. Wang

      Version of Record online: 5 JUN 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/bjd.12188

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    2. Concurrence of autoantibodies to bullous pemphigoid antigens and desmoglein 3: analysis of pathogenic and nonpathogenic antibodies (pages 1357–1360)

      S. Ono, M. Tanioka, H. Tanizaki, A. Fujisawa, H. Koga, T. Hashimoto, K. Kamiya, Y. Aoyama, K. Iwatsuki and Y. Miyachi

      Version of Record online: 5 JUN 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/bjd.12143

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    3. Different TGM1 mutation spectra in Italian and Portuguese patients with autosomal recessive congenital ichthyosis: evidence of founder effects in Portugal (pages 1364–1367)

      G. Esposito, F. De Falco, I. Neri, C. Graziano, B. Toschi, L. Auricchio, C. Gouveia, A.B. Sousa and F. Salvatore

      Version of Record online: 5 JUN 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/bjd.12179

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    4. A successful treatment with ustekinumab in a case of antilaminin-γ1 pemphigoid associated with psoriasis (pages 1367–1369)

      Y. Majima, H. Yagi, C. Tateishi, S. Groth, E. Schmidt, D. Zillikens, H. Koga, T. Hashimoto and Y. Tokura

      Version of Record online: 5 JUN 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/bjd.12163

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    5. Skin self-examination and the ABCDE rule in the early diagnosis of melanoma: is the game over? (pages 1370–1371)

      V. De Giorgi, F. Papi, L. Giorgi, I. Savarese, A. Verdelli, F. Scarfì and S. Gandini

      Version of Record online: 5 JUN 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/bjd.12250

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      Erratum (pages 1375–1376)

      Version of Record online: 5 JUN 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/bjd.12327

      This article corrects:

      Recent skin self-examination and doctor visits in relation to melanoma risk and tumour depth

      Vol. 168, Issue 3, 571–576, Version of Record online: 5 OCT 2012

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      Corrigendum (page 1376)

      Version of Record online: 5 JUN 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/bjd.12438

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    1. News and Notices (pages 1376–1377)

      Version of Record online: 5 JUN 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/bjd.12451

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