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Anatomy, histology and immunohistochemistry of normal human skin.
  • J. Kanitakis
  • Biology, Medicine
  • European journal of dermatology : EJD
  • 2 July 2002
The skin is the largest organ of the body, accounting for about 15% of the total body weight in adult humans. It exerts multiple vital protective functions against environmental aggressions, renderedExpand
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Outcomes 18 months after the first human partial face transplantation.
BACKGROUND We performed the first human partial face allograft on November 27, 2005. Here we report outcomes up to 18 months after transplantation. METHODS The postsurgical inductionExpand
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Subsequent Skin Cancers in Kidney and Heart Transplant Recipients after the First Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Background. The increased incidence of skin cancers in transplant patients is well documented; however, few data exist on the risk of subsequent skin tumors in a given patient after the first skinExpand
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Spontaneous cutaneous umbilical endometriosis: report of a new case with immunohistochemical study and literature review.
Endometriosis (i.e., the presence of functional endometrial tissue outside the uterine cavity) may rarely affect the skin either spontaneously or secondary to abdomino-pelvic surgery. SpontaneousExpand
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Skin Cancer in Organ Transplant Recipients—Where Do We Stand Today?
Skin cancers are the most frequent malignancies in organ transplant recipients (OTR), with 95% being nonmelanoma skin cancers (NMSC), especially squamous (SCC) and basal cell carcinomas. Most OTRExpand
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Clinicopathologic features of graft rejection of the first human hand allograft
Background. The first human hand allograft, performed in Lyon, France, on September 23, 1998, was removed during month 29 posttransplantation as the result of rejection because the patient did notExpand
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Expression of basement membrane antigens and matrix metalloproteinases 2 and 9 in cutaneous basal and squamous cell carcinomas.
BACKGROUND Basement membrane (BM) antigens and matrix metalloproteinases (MMP) are involved in tumor invasion and metastasis. Basal (BCC) and squamous cell carcinomas (SCC) differ with respect toExpand
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Afferent and efferent phases of allergic contact dermatitis (ACD) can be induced after a single skin contact with haptens: evidence using a mouse model of primary ACD.
Allergic contact dermatitis is a T cell-mediated delayed type hypersensitivity reaction that occurs upon hapten challenge in sensitized individuals. The inflammatory response in classical allergicExpand
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The atrophic variant of dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans in childhood: a report of six cases
Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP) is typically diagnosed during early adult life at a tumoral stage. It occurs only rarely in children. We report six childhood cases of DFSP which presentedExpand
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Drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms (DRESS)
Drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms (DRESS) is a delayed, potentially life-threatening, hypersensitivity reaction characterized by a widespread, long-lasting skin eruption, fever,Expand
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