Theodoros Sidiropoulos

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BACKGROUND Scarce evidence exists on the dermoscopic pattern of psoriasis on specific body sites. OBJECTIVE To describe the dermoscopic characteristics of psoriatic plaques located on the scalp, face, folds, palms, soles and genitalia. METHODS Dermoscopic images of psoriatic lesions located on the aforementioned body sites were retrospectively evaluated(More)
Mucous membrane pemphigoid (MMP) usually runs a chronic and potentially devastating course. Its management requires long-term oral corticosteroids. Safe and effective adjuvant or steroid-sparing agents are needed. In this retrospective observational study with a follow-up extending to 16 years (mean: 4 years), 60% (9/15) of all patients with MMP were(More)
BACKGROUND Dermoscopy is useful in evaluating skin tumours, but its applicability also extends into the field of inflammatory skin disorders. Discoid lupus erythematosus (DLE) represents the most common subtype of cutaneous lupus erythematosus. While dermoscopy and videodermoscopy have been shown to aid the differentiation of scalp DLE from other causes of(More)
BACKGROUND Applicability of dermoscopy in evaluation of outcome and monitoring of superficial basal cell carcinoma (sBCC) after nonablative therapies has not been sufficiently assessed. OBJECTIVES Certain dermoscopic criteria, namely pigmented structures, ulceration and arborizing vessels, have been suggested to predict the presence of residual disease(More)
Granuloma faciale (GF) is a rare benign inflammatory dermatosis that usually develops as a solitary brownish-red plaque on the face. It clinically mimics and is often misinterpreted as, sarcoidosis, lupus erythematosus, lupus vulgaris, lymphoma or basal cell carcinoma.Dermoscopy, which is valuable for evaluation and differentiation between malignant and(More)
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