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Skin cancers after organ transplantation.
Skin cancers are the most common tumors in patients who have received organ transplants. This review discusses the epidemiology, pathogenesis, and management of squamous-cell and basal-cellExpand
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Sirolimus and secondary skin-cancer prevention in kidney transplantation.
BACKGROUND Transplant recipients in whom cutaneous squamous-cell carcinomas develop are at high risk for multiple subsequent skin cancers. Whether sirolimus is useful in the prevention of secondaryExpand
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The Banff 2007 Working Classification of Skin‐Containing Composite Tissue Allograft Pathology
Composite tissue allotransplantation (CTA) is a recently introduced option for limb replacement and reconstruction of tissue defects. As with other allografts, CTA can undergo immune‐mediatedExpand
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Scleromyxedema: a multicenter study of characteristics, comorbidities, course, and therapy in 30 patients.
BACKGROUND Scleromyxedema is associated with a monoclonal gammopathy and other comorbidities. Its prognostic and therapeutic features are poorly documented because most reports deal with single casesExpand
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Melanoma in Organ Transplant Recipients: Clinicopathological Features and Outcome in 100 Cases
Organ transplant recipients have a higher incidence of melanoma compared to the general population but the prognosis of this potentially fatal skin cancer in this group of patients has not yet beenExpand
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Comparative epidemiologic study of premalignant and malignant epithelial cutaneous lesions developing after kidney and heart transplantation.
BACKGROUND Cutaneous carcinomas are the most frequent cancers in organ transplant recipients. OBJECTIVE Our purpose was to compare the epidemiologic data of cutaneous premalignant and malignantExpand
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The Lysyl Oxidase LOX Is Absent in Basal and Squamous Cell Carcinomas and Its Knockdown Induces an Invading Phenotype in a Skin Equivalent Model
Lysyl oxidase initiates the enzymatic stage of collagen and elastin cross-linking. Among five isoforms comprising the lysyl oxidase family, LOX is the better studied. LOX is associated to anExpand
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This material is the copyright of the original publisher. Unauthorised copying and distribution is prohibited. Cutaneous Collagenous Vasculopathy Ultrastructural and Immunohistochemical Study of a
Cutaneous collagenous vasculopathy is a very rare entity first described in 2000, manifesting clinically with acquired, progressively diffuse, cutaneous telangiectases with a histologically distinctExpand
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Turnover of epidermal Langerhans' cells.
To the Editor: Langerhans' cells are epidermal dendritic, antigen-presenting cells. Data from experiments in animals and observations in humans after transplantation of sex-mismatched bone marrowExpand
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Primary Cutaneous Posttransplant Lymphoproliferative Disorders in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients: A Multicenter European Case Series
Primary cutaneous posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorders (PTLD) are rare. This retrospective, multicenter study of 35 cases aimed to better describe this entity. Cases were (re)‐classifiedExpand
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