Young Seung Jeon

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BACKGROUND Melasma is difficult to treat and often recalcitrant to various treatments such as topical preparations and lasers. OBJECTIVES To evaluate the efficacy and safety of the 1064-nm Q-switched Nd:YAG laser in Asian patients with melasma. METHODS Twenty-three Korean patients (skin types III-V) with melasma were treated with the 1064-nm Q-switched(More)
BACKGROUND Ultraviolet (UV) radiation has been used for decades to treat a variety of skin diseases. UVA1 was used initially as an effective treatment for acute exacerbated atopic dermatitis. Since then, UVA1 has been attempted for recalcitrant skin diseases. OBJECTIVE This study examined the efficacy of UVA1 phototherapy in three recalcitrant skin(More)
Mycosis fungoides is the most common type of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma. There are a wide range of treatments for early-stage and advanced-stage mycosis fungoides. Photodynamic therapy (PDT) has emerged as a new treatment modality due to its safety and efficacy. The aim of this study was to investigate the safety and efficacy of PDT with(More)
BACKGROUND Phytoclear-EL1, an extract from Euphorbia lathyris seeds, has a whitening effect due to inhibition of tyrosinase activity. OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to investigate the inhibitory effect of phytoclear-EL1 on melanogenesis. METHODS Cultured B-16 melanoma cells and 30 human volunteers were used for in vitro and in vivo studies,(More)
Post-steroid panniculitis is known to be very rare and most of the reported cases have been in children after corticosteroid therapy. We present a case of post-steroid panniculitis occurring in a 60-year-old man after massive, long-term administration of corticosteroids for acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).(More)
Acrodermatitis enteropathica is a rare hereditary or acquired disorder of hypozincemia. It is characterized by acral and periorificial dermatitis, alopecia, diarrhea and growth retardation. Anorexia nervosa is characterized by low body weight, body image distortion with an obsessive fear and is also associated with various cutaneous findings including(More)
BACKGROUND Mycosis fungoides (MF) is the most common form of primary cutaneous lymphoma, and is characterized by a malignant proliferation of CD4+ cells. Psoralen ultraviolet A (PUVA) irradiation is the most common treatment for cutaneous lesions. However, PUVA carries the risk of adverse reactions to psoralens and long-term risk of skin cancer. UVA1 may be(More)
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