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Epidermal thickness at different body sites: relationship to age, gender, pigmentation, blood content, skin type and smoking habits.
Epidermal thickness and its relationship to age, gender, skin type, pigmentation, blood content, smoking habits and body site is important in dermatologic research and was investigated in this study.Expand
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The standard erythema dose: a new photobiological concept
Editor’s comment: Four colleagues from Europe and North America have written this editorial concerning a newly proposed photobiological term, the standard erythema dose (SED). This editorial isExpand
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Structure of water, proteins, and lipids in intact human skin, hair, and nail.
Raman spectroscopy is a nondestructive analytical method for determining the structure and conformation of molecular compounds. It does not require sample preparation or pretreatment. Recently,Expand
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Sunscreens in human plasma and urine after repeated whole‐body topical application
Background  The three chemical ultraviolet absorbers benzophenone‐3 (BP‐3), octyl‐methoxycinnamate (OMC) and 3‐(4‐methylbenzylidene) camphor (4‐MBC) are commercially used in sunscreens worldwide.Expand
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UV radiation exposure related to age, sex, occupation, and sun behavior based on time-stamped personal dosimeter readings.
OBJECTIVE To assess individual time-related (time-stamped) UV radiation (UVR) dose pattern and sun exposure behavior. DESIGN Open prospective observational study. SETTING University hospital.Expand
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Water and protein structure in photoaged and chronically aged skin.
Changes in the structural proteins and hydration during aging is responsible for altered skin morphologic and mechanical properties manifested as wrinkling, sagging, loss of elasticity, or apparentExpand
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Daylight photodynamic therapy with methyl aminolevulinate cream as a convenient, similarly effective, nearly painless alternative to conventional photodynamic therapy in actinic keratosis treatment:
Daylight photodynamic therapy (DL‐PDT) of actinic keratosis (AK) has shown preliminary efficacy and safety results comparable to conventional photodynamic therapy (c‐PDT), using methylExpand
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Daylight photodynamic therapy for actinic keratosis: an international consensus
Photodynamic therapy (PDT) is an attractive therapy for non‐melanoma skin cancers including actinic keratoses (AKs) because it allows treatment of large areas; it has a high response rate and resultsExpand
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Interdependence between body surface area and ultraviolet B dose in vitamin D production: a randomized controlled trial
Background  Ultraviolet (UV) B radiation increases serum vitamin D level expressed as 25‐hydroxyvitamin‐D3 [25(OH)D], but the relationship to body surface area and UVB dose needs investigation.
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Topical methyl aminolaevulinate photodynamic therapy in patients with basal cell carcinoma prone to complications and poor cosmetic outcome with conventional treatment
Background  Conventional treatment of basal cell carcinoma (BCC) causes morbidity and/or disfigurement in some patients because of the location (e.g. mid‐face) and size of the lesion.
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