The Journal of Dermatology

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Edited By: Masutaka Furue

Impact Factor: 2.252

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 17/62 (Dermatology)

Online ISSN: 1346-8138

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Vitamin D3 levels and bone mineral density in patients with psoriasis and/or psoriatic arthritis
Gyöngyvér Kincse, Pál Harjit Bhattoa, Emese Herédi, József Varga, Andrea Szegedi, Judit Kéri and János Gaál

Low pathogenicity of anti-desmoglein 3 immunoglobulin G autoantibodies contributes to the atypical clinical phenotypes in pemphigus
Marwah A. Saleh, Rena Hashimoto, Yuko Kase, Masayuki Amagai and Jun Yamagami

Prevalence of scars and “mini-scars”, and their impact on quality of life in Japanese patients with acne
Nobukazu Hayashi, Yoshiki Miyachi and Makoto Kawashima

Recent progress in studies of miRNA and skin diseases
Masatoshi Jinnin

Subclinical systemic and vascular inflammation detected by 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography in patients with mild psoriasis
Sang Woong Youn, Seo Young Kang, Sung Ae Kim, Gyeong Yul Park and Won Woo Lee

Clues to diagnosis for unusual mucosal pemphigus demonstrating undetectable anti-desmoglein 3 serum antibodies by routine tests
Koji Kamiya, Yumi Aoyama, Mari Yamaguchi, Aya Ukida, Kazuko Mizuno-Ikeda, Kazuyasu Fujii, Toshihisa Hamada, Yoshiki Tokura and Keiji Iwatsuki

Variants in SELL, MRPS36P2, TP63, DDB2, CACNA1H, ADAM19, GNAI1, CDH13 and GABRG2 interact to confer risk of acne in Chinese population.
HongYan Wang, MeiHua Guo, SongKe Shen, Li He, XueJun Zhang, XianBo Zuo and Sen Yang

Multiple milia formation induced by dovitinib
Dongyun Shin, Jimyung Seo, Soo Min Kim and Do Young Kim

Proposal of the new name “eruptive papular collageno-elastopathy” to unify the two indistinguishable entities, eruptive collagenoma and papular elastorrhexis.
Sayaka Kuwatsuka, Yutaka Kuwatsuka, Saori Tomimura and Atsushi Utani

Sequelae in 145 patients with drug-induced hypersensitivity syndrome/drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms: Survey conducted by the Asian Research Committee on Severe Cutaneous Adverse Reactions (ASCAR).
Yoko Kano, Mikiko Tohyama, Michiko Aihara, Setsuko Matsukura, Hideaki Watanabe, Hirohiko Sueki, Masafumi Iijima, Eishin Morita, Hiroyuki Niihara, Hideo Asada, Kenji Kabashima, Hiroaki Azukizawa, Hideo Hashizume, Keisuke Nagao, Hayato Takahashi, Riichiro Abe, Chie Sotozono, Michiko Kurosawa, Yumi Aoyama, Chia-Yu Chu, Wen-Hung Chung and Tetsuo Shiohara

Tumor thickness as a prognostic factor in extramammary Paget's disease.
Takamichi Ito, Yumiko Kaku, Konosuke Nagae, Misa Nakano-Nakamura, Takeshi Nakahara, Yoshinao Oda, Akihito Hagihara, Masutaka Furue and Hiroshi Uchi

Chronology of confluent and reticulated papillomatosis: Spontaneous regression in a case after long-term follow-up may imply transient nature of the condition.
Tomo Sakiyama, Masayuki Amagai and Manabu Ohyama

Phase 2a, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicenter, parallel-group study of a H4R-antagonist (JNJ-39758979) in Japanese adults with moderate atopic dermatitis
Yoko Murata, Michael Song, Hisayuki Kikuchi, Katsuya Hisamichi, Xie L. Xu, Andrew Greenspan, Mai Kato, Chiun-Fang Chiou, Takeshi Kato, Cynthia Guzzo, Robin L. Thurmond, Mamitaro Ohtsuki and Masutaka Furue

Demographic and clinical features of systemic sclerosis patients with anti-RNA polymerase III antibodies
Sei-ichiro Motegi, Sayaka Toki, Kazuya Yamada, Akihiko Uchiyama and Osamu Ishikawa

Successful treatment of oral itraconazole for infantile hemangiomas: A case series
Yuping Ran, Shuang Chen, Yalin Dai, Daoxian Kang, Jebina Lama, Xin Ran and Kaiwen Zhuang

Immunological response in Stevens–Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis.
Riichiro Abe

Propranolol, doxycycline and combination therapy for the treatment of rosacea.
Jung-Min Park, Je-Ho Mun, et al.

Secukinumab efficacy and safety in Japanese patients with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis: Subanalysis from ERASURE, a randomized, placebo-controlled, phase 3 study.
Mamitaro Ohtsuki, Akimichi Morita, Masatoshi Abe, et al.

Immune escape phenomenon in molluscum contagiosum and the induction of apoptosis.
Akiko Yamauchi-Yamada, Takenobu Yamamoto, et al.

Successful treatment of tufted angioma with propranolol.
Yuki Yamamoto, Shinji Kounami, et al.

Alopecia areata. How not to miss Satoyoshi syndrome?
Lidia Rudnicka, Małgorzata Kwiatkowska, et al.

Grading criteria for disease severity by pemphigus disease area index.
Tomoko Shimizu, Toru Takebayashi, et al.

Human papillomavirus infection in Bowen disease: Negative p53 expression, not p16INK4a overexpression, is correlated with human papillomavirus-associated Bowen disease
Kazutoshi Murao, Rika Yoshioka, et al.

Overexpression of miR-200b inhibits the cell proliferation and promotes apoptosis of human hypertrophic scar fibroblasts in vitro
Ping Li, Quan-Yong He, et al.

Late-onset anaphylactic reactions following i.v. cyclophosphamide pulse in a patient with systemic sclerosis and systemic lupus erythematosus overlap syndrome
Takashi Taniguchi, Yoshihide Asano, et al.

Is benzoyl peroxide 3% topical gel effective and safe in the treatment of acne vulgaris in Japanese patients? A multicenter, randomized, double-blind, vehicle-controlled, parallel-group study
Makoto Kawashima, Hirofumi Hashimoto, et al.

Histopathological investigation of clinically non-affected perilesional scalp in alopecias detected unexpected spread of disease activities
Emiko Watanabe-Okada, Masayuki Amagai, et al.

Poxvirus-induced angiogenesis after a thermal burn
Dilek Biyik Ozkaya, Banu Taskın, et al.

Biologic therapy improves psoriasis by decreasing the activity of monocytes and neutrophils
Keiichi Yamanaka, Yoshinori Umezawa, et al.

Trichothiodystrophy group A: A first Japanese patient with a novel homozygous nonsense mutation in the GTF2H5 gene
Shinichi Moriwaki, Hiroshi Saruwatari, et al.

A Japanese case of Mal de Meleda with SLURP1 mutation
Jun-ichi Sakabe, Rieko Kabashima-Kubo, et al.

Autoimmunity in atopic dermatitis: Biomarker or simply epiphenomenon?
Francesca Cipriani, Giampaolo Ricci, et al.

Comparison of dermatoscopic diagnostic algorithms based on calculation: The ABCD rule of dermatoscopy, the seven-point checklist, the three-point checklist and the CASH algorithm in dermatoscopic evaluation of melanocytic lesions
Ezgi Unlu, Bengu N. Akay, et al.

Remission period in psoriasis after multiple cycles of narrowband ultraviolet B phototherapy
Hyeong Ho Ryu, Yun Seon Choe, et al.

Measurement of cutaneous lymphatic flow rates in patients with skin cancer: area extraction method
Masao Fujiwara, Michifumi Sawada, et al.

Study of the usefulness of patch testing and use test to predict the safety of commercial topical drugs
Kotomi Horita, Chiaki Tanoue, et al.

Blepharochalasis: Possibly associated with matrix metalloproteinases
Sei-ichiro Motegi, Akihiko Uchiyama, et al.

Efficacious treatment of psoriasis with low-dose and intermittent cyclosporin microemulsion therapy
Taisuke Ito, Fukumi Furukawa, et al.

Autoimmunity in atopic dermatitis: Biomarker or simply epiphenomenon?
Francesca Cipriani, Giampaolo Ricci, et al.

Comparison of dermatoscopic diagnostic algorithms based on calculation: The ABCD rule of dermatoscopy, the seven-point checklist, the three-point checklist and the CASH algorithm in dermatoscopic evaluation of melanocytic lesions
Ezgi Unlu, Bengu N. Akay, et al.

Remission period in psoriasis after multiple cycles of narrowband ultraviolet B phototherapy
Hyeong Ho Ryu, Yun Seon Choe, et al.

Measurement of cutaneous lymphatic flow rates in patients with skin cancer: area extraction method
Masao Fujiwara, Michifumi Sawada, et al.

Study of the usefulness of patch testing and use test to predict the safety of commercial topical drugs
Kotomi Horita, Chiaki Tanoue, et al.

Blepharochalasis: Possibly associated with matrix metalloproteinases
Sei-ichiro Motegi, Akihiko Uchiyama, et al.

Efficacious treatment of psoriasis with low-dose and intermittent cyclosporin microemulsion therapy
Taisuke Ito, Fukumi Furukawa, et al.

Calcitriol inhibits keratinocyte proliferation by upregulating leukocyte elastase inhibitor (serpin B1)
Li Hui, Zheng Yongxia, et al.

Successful experience of rituximab therapy for systemic sclerosis-associated interstitial lung disease with concomitant systemic lupus erythematosus
Hayakazu Sumida, Yoshihide Asano, et al.

Variants in melanogenesis-related genes associate with skin cancer risk among Japanese populations
Junko Yoshizawa, Yuko Abe, et al.

Inverse correlation between microtubule-associated protein 1A/1B-light chain 3 and p62/sequestosome-1 expression in the progression of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma
Nagisa Yoshihara, Atsushi Takagi, et al.

Effect of anti-CCR4 monoclonal antibody (mogamulizumab) on adult T-cell leukemia–lymphoma: Cutaneous adverse reactions may predict the prognosis
Kentaro Yonekura, Tamotsu Kanzaki, et al.

Genome-wide association studies of atopic dermatitis
Mayumi Tamari and Tomomitsu Hirota

Thymus and activation-regulated chemokine as a clinical biomarker in atopic dermatitis
Yoko Kataoka

Utilization of matrix-assisted laser desorption and ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry for identification of infantile seborrheic dermatitis-causing Malassezia and incidence of culture-based cutaneous Malassezia microbiota of 1-month-old infants
Mikachi Yamamoto, Yoshiko Umeda, et al.

Two cases of nevus sebaceous accompanying secondary tumors with βKlotho expression
Kozo Nakai, Kozo Yoneda, et al.

Defective barrier function accompanied by structural changes of psoriatic stratum corneum
Hidetoshi Takahashi, Hitomi Tsuji, et al.

Effect of anti-CCR4 monoclonal antibody (mogamulizumab) on adult T-cell leukemia–lymphoma: Cutaneous adverse reactions may predict the prognosis
Kentaro Yonekura, Tamotsu Kanzaki, et al.

Genome-wide association studies of atopic dermatitis
Mayumi Tamari and Tomomitsu Hirota

Thymus and activation-regulated chemokine as a clinical biomarker in atopic dermatitis
Yoko Kataoka

Utilization of matrix-assisted laser desorption and ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry for identification of infantile seborrheic dermatitis-causing Malassezia and incidence of culture-based cutaneous Malassezia microbiota of 1-month-old infants
Mikachi Yamamoto, Yoshiko Umeda, et al.

Two cases of nevus sebaceous accompanying secondary tumors with βKlotho expression
Kozo Nakai, Kozo Yoneda, et al.

Defective barrier function accompanied by structural changes of psoriatic stratum corneum
Hidetoshi Takahashi, Hitomi Tsuji, et al.

Risk of herpes zoster in psoriatic patients undergoing biologic treatment
Yoshinori Umezawa, Osamu Fukuchi, et al.

Cutaneous lymphoma in Japan: A nationwide study of 1733 patients
Toshihisa Hamada and Keiji Iwatsuki

Immunological milieu in mycosis fungoides and Sézary syndrome
Tomomitsu Miyagaki, Makoto Sugaya,et al.

Case of immunoglobulin G4-related skin disease: Possible immunoglobulin G4-related skin disease cases in cutaneous pseudolymphoma only by immunohistochemical analysis
Yohei Iwata, Yoshikazu Mizoguchi, et al.

Serum thymus and activation-regulated chemokine as disease activity and response biomarker in alopecia areata
Shigeki Inui, Fumihito Noguchi, et al.

Serum interleukin-22 and vascular endothelial growth factor serve as sensitive biomarkers but not as predictors of therapeutic response to biologics in patients with psoriasis
Takatoshi Shimauchi, Satoshi Hirakawa, et al.

Possible association of hepatitis C virus infection with late-onset psoriasis: A hospital-based observational study
Shinichi Imafuku, Reiko Naito, et al.

Transdermal nicotine patches for eosinophilic pustular folliculitis
Asuka Yoshifuku, Yuko Higashi, et al.

Fixed eruption due to quinine in tonic water: A case report with high-performance liquid chromatography and ultraviolet A analyses
Aoi Ohira, Sayaka Yamaguchi, et al.

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