Christina Kemanetzi

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Solitary trichoepithelioma (TE) is a rare, benign tumor of follicular origin that in certain cases is difficult to differentiate from basal cell carcinoma (BCC). We report the case of an 8-year-old girl with a pale pink, soft lesion on the neck. The clinical image of the lesion was equivocal, while some dermoscopic findings-blue-gray globules and arborizing(More)
Rosacea is a chronic skin disease characterized by facial erythema and telangiectasia. Despite the fact that many hypotheses have been proposed, its etiology remains unknown. In the present review, the possible link and clinical significance of Helicobacter pylori in the pathogenesis of rosacea are being sought. A PubMed and Google Scholar search was(More)
BACKGROUND The incidence of non-infectious uveitis on a background of psoriasis is estimated to be 7-20%. The use of tumor necrosis factor-α (TNF-α) inhibitors as a treatment for refractory uveitis is emerging. METHODS The psoriasis outpatient database at our referral center was searched for patients with concurrent diagnoses of psoriasis and uveitis. The(More)
Initial physical examination in dermatology is often based on visual inspection and clinical experience, supported by technologically simple devices such as the dermatoscope. While such devices can be rather effective in trained hands, they cannot provide objective measurement data and error margins. We propose a specific adaptation of electrical impedance(More)
Methods: We applied for the first time the two in vivo confocal microscopes commonly used in dermatology (VivaScope ® 1500 and 3000, CALIBER, distributed in Europe by Mavig GmbH, Munich, Germany) to observe the cornea, the bulbar and tarsal conjunctiva, the eyelid margin, the lacrimal punctum and the palpebral skin of healthy volunteers. Tumoral,(More)
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