Publications

Atomic force microscopy for biomechanical and structural analysis of human dermis: A complementary tool for medical diagnosis and therapy monitoring.
Exp Dermatol 2018 Feb 9;27(2):150-155. Epub 2018 Jan 9.
Department of Informatics, Bioengineering, Robotics, and System Engineering, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy.

Determining the Incidence of Pneumocystis Pneumonia in Patients With Autoimmune Blistering Diseases Not Receiving Routine Prophylaxis.
JAMA Dermatol 2017 Nov;153(11):1137-1141
Center for Blistering Diseases, Department of Dermatology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, the Netherlands.


A Survey of Current Knowledge on Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Sexual Behaviour in Italian Adolescents.
Int J Environ Res Public Health 2016 Apr 13;13(4):422. Epub 2016 Apr 13.
Di.S.Sal. Department of Dermatology, IRCCS Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria San Martino-IST, Genoa 16132, Italy.

Increased risk of venous thromboembolism in patients with bullous pemphigoid. The INVENTEP (INcidence of VENous ThromboEmbolism in bullous Pemphigoid) study.
Thromb Haemost 2016 Jan 6;115(1):193-9. Epub 2015 Aug 6.
Massimo Cugno, MD, Internal Medicine, Department of Pathophysiology and Transplantation, University of Milan, Via Pace 9, 20122 Milano, Italy, Tel.: +39 02 55036340, Fax: +39 02 50320742, E-mail:

Scleromyxedema: a multicenter study of characteristics, comorbidities, course, and therapy in 30 patients.
J Am Acad Dermatol 2013 Jul 26;69(1):66-72. Epub 2013 Feb 26.
Section of Dermatology, Dipartimento di Scienze della Salute, University of Genoa and S. Martino University Hospital, Genoa, Italy.

Patients with oral erosive and cutaneous lichen planus may have antibodies directed against the chronic ulcerative stomatitis protein antigen of 70-kDa.
Acta Dermatovenerol Alp Pannonica Adriat 2008 Sep;17(3):120-4
Department of Endocrinological and Medical Sciences, Section of Dermatology, University of Genoa, Viale Benedetto XV 7, 16132 Genoa, Italy.


Analysis of antigens targeted by circulating IgG and IgA antibodies in patients with mucous membrane pemphigoid predominantly affecting the oral cavity.
J Periodontol 2004 Oct;75(10):1302-8
Department of Biomedical Sciences and Oncology, Oral Medicine Section, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Turin, Turin, Italy.

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