Song Youn Park

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Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a chronic-intermittent eczema-tous dermatitis that starts in early childhood (1). AD can be subdivided into extrinsic (ADe) and intrinsic (ADi) subtypes (2). Although 10–45% of patients with AD have been reported to have ADi, defined as AD with low serum immunoglobulin E (IgE) and no allergen-specific IgE, there are few laboratory(More)
Received May 11, 2012, Revised May 29, 2012, Accepted for publication June 3, 2012 Corresponding author: Kwang Hyun Cho, Department of Dermatology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, 101 Daehak-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul 110-744, Korea. Tel: 82-2-2072-2412, Fax: 82-2-742-7344, E-mail: This is an Open Access article distributed under(More)
BACKGROUND Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) incidence rates are rising and strongly age-associated, relevant for an aging population. OBJECTIVE Determine MCC incidence in the United States and project incident cases through the year 2025. METHODS Registry data were obtained from the SEER-18 database, containing 6,600 MCC cases. Age and sex-adjusted(More)
INTRODUCTION Among non-ablative devices for wrinkle reduction and skin laxity, long pulsed 1064 nm Nd:YAG laser (LPND) has considerable effectiveness. It can penetrate to deep dermis due to its longer wavelength. This study assesses the efficacy and safety of LPND applying new parameters for skin rejuvenation in Korean subjects. METHODS A prospective(More)
Role of iron in hair loss is not clear yet. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the relationship between iron and hair loss. Retrospective chart review was conducted on patients with female pattern hair loss (FPHL) and male pattern hair loss (MPHL). All patients underwent screening including serum ferritin, iron, and total iron binding capacity(More)
BACKGROUND Chemotherapy-induced alopecia (CIA) is a frequent complication in patients with cancer. There are an increasing number of reports of permanent CIA. OBJECTIVE We investigated the clinical characteristics of CIA, including permanent CIA in childhood. METHODS We collected data on 159 pediatric patients who had undergone high-dose conditioning(More)
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