Journal of

Dermatology Research and TherapyISSN: 2469-5750


 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5750/1510051

Usage of Skin Tumor Images on the Internet for Personal Computer Based Automated Cognition

Soh Nishimoto, Yohei Sotsuka, Kenichiro Kawai, Hisako Ishise and Masao Kakibuchi

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: December 02, 2017

Visual diagnosis of skin tumors is one of the most important steps in dealing with them. Nowadays, artificial intelligence has been booming and technology of automated cognition by computer has been improved. One of the bottlenecks in building an efficient cognition system is providing adequate amount of data to base on....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5750/1510050

A Pustular Psoriasis Limited to the Glans Misdiagnosed as Balanitis or Reiter's Syndrome

Zijian Gong, Yayin Sun, Yating Peng, Wei Lai, Qingfang Xu and Yue Zheng

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: November 03, 2017

Genital pustular psoriasis is a rare condition characterized by well-demarcated, clear erythematous, absence of the typical scaling which is apparent on non-genital psoriasis. We describe a 30-year-old man with pustular psoriasis limited only to the glans, he was successively misdiagnosed as balanitis, Reiter's syndrome, coinfection of genital herpes and treated with itraconazole, prednisone, valaciclovir respectively, but without control. Skin biopsy was performed, and histopathological examina...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5750/1510049

The Impact of Patient, Physician and Tumor Factors on Awareness and Early Diagnosis of Cutaneous Melanoma

TK Pandian, Vikram Krishnamurthy and Tina J Hieken

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: October 18, 2017

The incidence of and death rate from Cutaneous Melanoma (CMM) continue to increase. Prior data suggests that more than half of CMM are detected by patients or their close contacts and that this Patient-Detected Melanomas (PDM) present at higher stage than those found by physicians....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5750/1510048

Natural or Synthetic Anti-Melanogenic Compounds That Block the PDGFR-EGFR-PAK1-MITF-Tyrosinase Signaling Pathway

Hiroshi Maruta, Pham-Thi Be-Tu and Mok-Ryeon Ahn

Article Type: Mini Review | First Published: September 04, 2017

A natural sleeping pill and 'elixir' (longevity-promoter) called 'Melatonin' is one of the first natural anti-melanogenic compounds, and originally derived from bovine pineal glands. However, currently the majority of melatonin product in the market is chemically synthesized. Since then a wide variety of anti-melanogenic compounds such as curcumin, CAPE (Caffeic Acid Phenethyl Ester), and Artepillin C (ARC) were identified in nature as well as chemically synthesized compounds such as Gleevec....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5750/1510047

The Treatment of Ota's Nevus Using Dr. Hoon Hur's Golden Parameter with a High Fluence 1064 nm Nd: YAG Laser without Side Effects

Hoon Hur, Chan Hyuk Park, Yu Ri Kim and Dong Nyeok Hyun

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: August 17, 2017

Ota's nevus is a congenital benign oculodermal melanocytosis as a macular hyperpigmentation on the face. The color of lesion is mostly blotchy gray to blue or blue. Ota's nevus can cause emotional and psychological distress because the face can be a disfigurement, so appropriate treatment is necessary....

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