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Clinical patterns and epidemiological characteristics of facial melasma in Brazilian women
(Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, 2013-02-01) [Artigo]
Background Melasma is a common acquired chronic hypermelanosis of sun-exposed areas which significantly impacts quality of life. There are few epidemiological studies in medical literature concerning these patients. Objective ...
Morphologic changes and the expression of alpha-melanocyte stimulating hormone and melanocortin-1 receptor in melasma lesions: A comparative study
(American Journal of Dermatopathology, 2010-10-01) [Artigo]
Melasma is a common acquired symmetrical hypermelanosis characterized by irregular light- to dark-brown macules on sun-exposed skin areas. The literature shows few studies on its physiopathogeny. However, changes in ...
Association between solitary keratoacanthoma and cigarette smoking: A case-control study
(Dermatology Online Journal, 2006-12-01) [Artigo]
Solitary keratoacanthoma (KA) is a common benign epithelial tumor of the skin characterized by rapid growth and a tendency toward spontaneous regression. The exact etiology and classification of KA are a matter of debate. ...
Evaluation epidermal p53 immunostaining by digital image analysis
(Skin Research and Technology, 2013-02-01) [Artigo]
Digital techniques have been developed and validated to assess semiquantitatively immunohistochemical nuclear staining. Currently visual classification is the standard for qualitative nuclear evaluation. Analysis of pixels ...