Young Woon Park

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Valproic acid (VPA), a widely used anticonvulsant, inhibits glycogen synthase kinase 3β and activates the Wnt/β-catenin pathway, which is associated with hair growth cycle and anagen induction. To assess the efficacy of topical VPA for treating androgenetic alopecia (AGA), we performed a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial. Male(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE This study evaluated clinical usefulness of long-pulsed Nd:YAG laser (LPNY) for periorbital wrinkles in Asian patients. METHODS Twenty seven Korean patients were treated with several passes of LPNY (5 mm spot size, fluence: 54.7-61.8 J/cm(2), pulse duration: 56.5 microseconds). Three treatment sessions were conducted every 2 weeks(More)
BACKGROUND Patients with severe atopic dermatitis (AD) can benefit from cyclosporin (CSA) treatment. Some studies reported that CSA can cause infectious diseases as side effects. OBJECTIVE To investigate the possible association of CSA treatment in AD patients with infectious diseases. METHODS We performed a case-controled study on 202 patients with AD,(More)
286 Ann Dermatol Received April 1, 2013, Revised May 28, 2013, Accepted for publication May 28, 2013 Corresponding author: Soyun Cho, Department of Dermatology, SMG-SNU Boramae Medical Center, 20 Boramae-ro 5-gil, Dongjakgu, Seoul 156-849, Korea. Tel: 82-2-870-2381, Fax: 82-2-870-3866, E-mail: sycho@snu.ac.kr This is an Open Access article distributed under(More)
BACKGROUND The differential diagnosis of common pigmented skin lesions is important in cosmetic dermatology. The computer aided image analysis would be a potent ancillary diagnostic tool when patients are hesitant to undergo a skin biopsy. OBJECTIVE We investigated the numerical parameters discriminating each pigmented skin lesion from another with(More)
BACKGROUND Propranolol has recently become a successful first-line therapy in the treatment of infantile hemangiomas (IHs). OBJECTIVE To evaluate and analyze the authors' experience of propranolol treatment for IHs. METHODS A retrospective, observational study was conducted. Medical records were reviewed. To evaluate the outcome of treatment, serial(More)
Vol. 26 No. 2, 2014 267 Received January 15, 2013, Revised April 24, 2013, Accepted for publication April 26, 2013 Corresponding author: Soyun Cho, Department of Dermatology, SMG-SNU Boramae Medical Center, 20 Boramae-ro 5-gil, Dongjakgu, Seoul 156-849, Korea. Tel: 82-2-870-2381, Fax: 82-2-870-3866, E-mail: sycho@snu.ac.kr This is an Open Access article(More)
Importance There are limited data from randomized clinical trials comparing propranolol and steroid medication for treatment of infantile hemangioma (IH). Objective To determine the efficacy and safety of propranolol compared with steroid as a first-line treatment for IH. Design, Setting, and Participants This randomized clinical noninferiority trial(More)
Received May 11, 2012, Revised May 17, 2012, Accepted for publication May 21, 2012 Corresponding author: Kyu Han Kim, Department of Dermatology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, 101 Daehak-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul, 110-744, Korea. Tel: 82-2-2072-2410, Fax: 82-2-747-0611, E-mail: kyuhkim@snu.ac.kr This is an Open Access article distributed under(More)
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