61 results match your criteria Poikiloderma of Civatte


Successful treatment of poikiloderma of Civatte with a 577-nm pro-yellow laser.

J Cosmet Dermatol 2020 Oct 20;19(10):2769-2770. Epub 2020 Aug 20.

Department of Dermatology, Necmettin Erbakan University Meram Medical Faculty, Konya, Turkey.

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October 2020

Treatment of poikiloderma of Civatte using a redesigned pulsed dye laser with a 15 mm diameter treatment spot.

Lasers Surg Med 2019 01 27;51(1):54-58. Epub 2018 Nov 27.

Syneron-Candela Corporation, Wayland, Massachusetts.

Objectives: The pulsed-dye laser has long been a gold standard in the treatment of poikiloderma of Civatte. Recent advances in pulsed dye laser technology enable output energies 50% higher, enabling beam diameters of up to 15 mm with clinically relevant fluences. In this study, we investigate this new laser for treatment of this condition. Read More

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January 2019

PDT and BF-200 ALA: The therapy option for the treatment of Poikiloderma of Civatte.

Dermatol Ther 2018 Jul 17;31(4):e12648. Epub 2018 Jul 17.

Hospital Universitario San Cecilio, Granada, Spain.

Poikiloderma is a chronic skin condition affecting middle-age men and women that comprises cutaneous atrophy, telangiectasias, and changes in the pigmentation of the skin usually of mottled appearance (both hyper- and hypopigmentation). There is no specific medical treatment for Poikiloderma of Civatte (PC), but the use of photoprotector/sunscreen + SPF 50 to avoid prolonged sun exposure is highly recommended in these patients. Some authors recommend the use of topical corticoids in early stages; however, the results have not been satisfactory. Read More

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Acquired Brachial Cutaneous Dyschromatosis in a Middle Aged Male.

Ann Dermatol 2018 Jun 23;30(3):342-344. Epub 2018 Apr 23.

Department of Dermatology, Ewha Womans University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.

Acquired brachial cutaneous dyschromatosis (ABCD) is an acquired disorder of pigmentary change that presents as chronic, asymptomatic, geographic-shaped, gray-brown patches, consisting of mixed hyper and hypopigmented macules on the dorsal aspect of the forearms. We report a case of a 40-year-old male who presented with asymptomatic, multiple brown-colored macules on the outer aspects of both arms. He had no history of hypertension and had never taken angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors. Read More

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Dermoscopy in Facilitating the Recognition of Poikiloderma of Civatte.

Dermatol Surg 2018 Mar;44(3):446-447

Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, Institute of Dermatology, University of Udine, Italy.

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Confetti-like Sparing: A Diagnostic Clinical Feature of Melasma.

J Clin Aesthet Dermatol 2016 Feb;9(2):48-57

Goldman, Butterwick, Fitzpatrick, Groff and Fabi: Cosmetic Laser Dermatology, San Diego, California.

Diagnostic uncertainty when a patient presents with melasma-like Undings can lead to suboptimal treatment and inaccurate prognostic expectations. In this study, the authors present a unique clinical feature of melasma that they term the "Fitzpatrick macule" and test its Utility in establishing diagnostic certainty. The "Fitzpatrick macule" is a confetti-like macule of regularly pigmented skin located within a larger patch of melasma hyperpigmentation. Read More

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February 2016

The possible role of contact sensitization to fragrances and preservatives in poikiloderma of civatte.

Case Rep Dermatol 2014 Sep 14;6(3):258-63. Epub 2014 Nov 14.

Division of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand.

Numerous mechanisms have been postulated to play an important role in the pathogenesis of poikiloderma of Civatte (PC), including chronic exposure to ultraviolet radiation, menopause-related hormonal changes, contact hypersensitivity and genetic predisposition. Herein, we report a case of contact sensitization to fragrances and commonly used preservatives, methylchloroisothiazolinone and methylisothiazolinone, also widely known as Kathon CG, in a post-menopausal woman with PC, who denied excessive sun exposure and a family history. After abstaining from the use of her personal care products containing the documented allergens, not only the itching and burning symptoms, but also the cutaneous changes appeared to improve partially. Read More

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September 2014

Poikilodermatous changes on the forearms of a woman practicing aroma-therapy: extracervical poikiloderma of Civatte?

An Bras Dermatol 2014 Jul-Aug;89(4):655-6

"Attikon" General University Hospital, Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece.

We report the case of a 48-year-old, Caucasian female who presented with slowly progressing asymptomatic poikilodermatous changes of the extensor aspects of the forearms. She also had typical Poikiloderma of Civatte on the V of the neck and erythemato-telangiectatic rosacea of the central face. The patient had been practicing aroma-therapy for many years. Read More

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December 2014

Non-ablative fractionated laser skin resurfacing for the treatment of aged neck skin.

J Dermatolog Treat 2015 Jun 9;26(3):252-6. Epub 2014 Jul 9.

Istituto di Chirurgia e Laserchirurgia in Dermatologia , I.C.L.I.D., Milano , Italy .

Background: Aging of the neck skin includes poikiloderma of Civatte, skin laxity and wrinkles. While the vascular alterations of poikiloderma of Civatte can be effectively treated with lasers or intense pulsed light, a successful treatment of dyschromia, skin laxity and wrinkles is still difficult to achieve.

Objective: To evaluate the safety and efficacy of non-ablative fractional 1540 erbium glass laser for the treatment of aged neck skin, also by means of in vivo reflectance confocal microscopy (RCM). Read More

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Acquired hyperpigmentations.

An Bras Dermatol 2014 Jan-Feb;89(1):11-25

Rio Grande do Sul Federal University, Child and Adolescent Health Sciences Post Graduation Program, Porto AlegreRS, Brazil, MD, Dermatologist, PhD (in course) at the Child and Adolescent Health Sciences Post Graduation Program at Rio Grande do Sul Federal University (UFRGS) - Porto Alegre (RS), Brazil.

Cutaneous hyperpigmentations are frequent complaints, motivating around 8.5% of all dermatological consultations in our country. They can be congenital, with different patterns of inheritance, or acquired in consequence of skin problems, systemic diseases or secondary to environmental factors. Read More

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September 2014

Application of intense pulsed light in the treatment of dermatologic disease: a systematic review.

Dermatol Surg 2014 Apr 4;40(4):359-77. Epub 2014 Feb 4.

Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Background: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved intense pulsed light (IPL) devices for the treatment of a variety of benign pigmentary and vascular lesions, but the range of disease amenable to IPL treatment continues to expand, and there are no evidence-based clinical guidelines for its use in FDA-approved and off-label indications.

Objective: To provide evidence-based recommendations to guide physicians in the application of IPL for the treatment of dermatologic disease.

Evidence Review: A literature search of the CENTRAL (1991 to May 6, 2013), EMBASE (1974 to May 6, 2013), and MEDLINE in-process and nonindexed citations and MEDLINE (1964 to present) databases was conducted. Read More

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Risk factors for squamous cell carcinoma, a study by the National Dermatology Centre of Colombia.

Authors:
G Sánchez J Nova

Actas Dermosifiliogr 2013 Oct 20;104(8):672-8. Epub 2013 Aug 20.

Centro Dermatológico Federico Lleras Acosta, E.S.E, Bogotá D.C., Colombia. Electronic address:

Introduction: Nonmelanoma skin cancer is the most common malignancy in white individuals. The risk factors for squamous cell carcinoma, which belongs to the family of nonmelanoma skin cancers, have not been studied in Colombia.

Objective: To determine the risk factors for squamous cell carcinoma in patients at a national referral center for skin diseases in Colombia. Read More

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October 2013

Acquired poikiloderma: proposed classification and diagnostic approach.

J Am Acad Dermatol 2013 Sep 28;69(3):e129-40. Epub 2012 Jul 28.

Dermatology and Venereology, Faculty of Medicine, Zagazig University, Zagazig, Egypt.

"Poikiloderma" is a morphologic and descriptive term referring to a combination of cutaneous atrophy, telangiectasia, and varied macular pigmentary changes that result in a mottled skin appearance. Its etiology includes both congenital and acquired causes. Many studies have reported different causes of acquired poikiloderma; however, no single well-defined classification has been explored to date. Read More

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September 2013

Histopathologic changes induced by intense pulsed light in the treatment of poikiloderma of Civatte.

Dermatol Surg 2012 Jul 27;38(7 Pt 1):1010-6. Epub 2012 Apr 27.

Department of Dermatology, Federal University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil.

Background: The clinical efficacy of intense pulsed light (IPL) in the treatment of poikiloderma of Civatte (PC) is well documented, but little is known about microscopic changes.

Objective: To analyze histopathologic findings on the necks of individuals with PC after IPL therapy.

Materials And Methods: Fourteen patients with PC on the neck underwent three monthly sessions of IPL. Read More

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Acquired brachial cutaneous dyschromatosis.

Dermatol Online J 2011 Oct 15;17(10):16. Epub 2011 Oct 15.

Department of Dermatology, New York University, New York, New York, USA.

Acquired brachial cutaneous dyschromatosis (ABCD) is a newly described disorder of pigmentary change that occurs on the dorsal aspects of the forearms in post-menopausal women. We report a case of a 62-year-old woman who developed an asymptomatic, reticulated, gray-brown eruption on the dorsal aspects of the forearms of gradual onset that is clinically and histopathologically consistent with ABCD. Whereas the original report found an association between hypertension and/or the use of anti-hypertensive medications in the original cohort, we propose that this entity may, in fact, be associated more closely with cumulative sun damage and may be related to such acquired disorders of the skin as poikiloderma of Civatte. Read More

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October 2011

Facial melanoses: Indian perspective.

Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2011 Sep-Oct;77(5):552-63; quiz 564

Department of Dermatology and Venereology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India.

Facial melanoses (FM) are a common presentation in Indian patients, causing cosmetic disfigurement with considerable psychological impact. Some of the well defined causes of FM include melasma, Riehl's melanosis, Lichen planus pigmentosus, erythema dyschromicum perstans (EDP), erythrosis, and poikiloderma of Civatte. But there is considerable overlap in features amongst the clinical entities. Read More

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Review of the literature: Treatment of dyspigmentation with fractionated resurfacing.

Dermatol Surg 2010 Oct;36(10):1499-508

Laser and Skin Surgery Center of Indiana, Carmel, Indiana, USA.

Background: Traditional ablative laser resurfacing is associated with adverse side effects, including prolonged erythema, edema, burning, milia, acne, crusting, and hypo- and hyperpigmentation. Fractional photothermolysis (FP) has been introduced to overcome the disadvantages of traditional ablative and nonablative resurfacing. With FP, the microscopic, pixilated pattern of wounding in the dermis results in significant skin pigmentary and textural improvements without the adverse effects of prolonged wound healing and risks of dyspigmentation associated with traditional ablative resurfacing. Read More

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October 2010

Intense pulsed light in the treatment of non-aesthetic facial and neck vascular lesions: report of 85 cases.

J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 2011 Jan;25(1):68-73

Department of Dermatology II, University of Florence, Florence, Italy.

Background: Intense pulsed light (IPL) treatment is one of the most effective procedures for patients with non-aesthetic vascular lesions in addition to signs of skin photoageing, and it has been reported as very successful in the treatment of telangiectasias, spider nevi, erythrosis, and above all, rosacea and poikiloderma. Its use is based on the principle of selective photothermolysis, which exploits the haemoglobin absorption peak among its range of wavelengths.

Objective: The aim of this study is to assess the efficacy and safety of intense pulsed light in treating non-aesthetic vascular skin lesions, especially with regard to poikiloderma of Civatte and rosacea. Read More

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January 2011

Review of fractional photothermolysis: treatment indications and efficacy.

Dermatol Surg 2009 Oct 20;35(10):1445-61. Epub 2009 Jul 20.

Laser and Skin Surgery Center of Indiana, Carmel, Indiana 46032, USA.

Background: Fractional photothermolysis (FP) is one of the most significant milestones in laser technology and resurfacing.

Methods: Review of the Medline English literature and recent international conferences regarding FP technology, applications, and indications.

Results: Successful conditions treated with nonablative FP reported in the literature include acne scarring; dyschromia and fine wrinkling of photoaging on the face, chest, neck, and hands; melasma; poikiloderma of Civatte; nevus of Ota; scars; minocycline hyperpigmentation; telangiectatic matting; residual hemangioma; granuloma annulare; colloid milium; and disseminated superficial actinic porokeratosis. Read More

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October 2009

[What's new in aesthetic dermatology: filler and laser treatments].

Authors:
C Beylot

Ann Dermatol Venereol 2009 May;136 Suppl 4:S152-9

Université Victor Segalen Bordeaux 2, 101, boulevard Wilson, 33200 Bordeaux.

In esthetic dermatology, filling and laser treatments are two essential techniques. Several recent studies on calcium hydroxyapatite in filling treatments and facial volumetry, in esthetics, but also in HIV patients, have been published. It was also tested in accentuated melomental folds where it is superior to hyaluronic acid. Read More

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Treatment of Poikiloderma of Civatte with ablative fractional laser resurfacing: prospective study and review of the literature.

J Drugs Dermatol 2009 Jun;8(6):527-34

Laser and Skin Surgery Center of Indiana, Carmel, IN, USA.

Background: Previous laser treatments for Poikiloderma of Civatte (PC) (i.e., Pulsed dye, Intense Pulsed Light, KTP and Argon) are limited by side effect profiles and/or efficacy. Read More

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Treatment of poikiloderma of Civatte using intense pulsed light source: 7 years of experience.

Dermatol Surg 2008 Mar 19;34(3):314-9; discussion 319. Epub 2007 Dec 19.

Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy.

Background And Objective: The treatment of choice of poikiloderma of Civatte should address both pigmented and vascular lesions at the same time. A broad-spectrum, noncoherent intense pulsed light (IPL) source can be used to obtain this effect. In this study, we investigated the clinical efficacy and side effects of treating this condition with IPL. Read More

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Poikiloderma of Civatte: a histopathological and ultrastructural study.

Dermatology 2007 ;214(2):177-82

2nd Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Attikon University General Hospital, Athens, Greece.

Background: Poikiloderma of the face and neck (Civatte) has not been studied in depth for decades, especially as far as the histopathology is concerned.

Material And Methods: We studied 50 consecutive patients with poikiloderma of Civatte (PC). Their evaluation included: history, physical examination, lesional skin biopsy and histological examination of sections stained with hematoxylin-eosin, PAS, Fontana-Masson, acid orcein Giemsa for elastic fibers and toluidine blue for mast cells. Read More

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Treatment of poikiloderma of Civatte with the pulsed dye laser: a series of patients with severe depigmentation.

J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 2006 Nov;20(10):1248-51

Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Academic Medical Center Amsterdam, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Background: Pulsed dye laser (PDL) treatment is widely used for poikiloderma of Civatte. Some adverse events in small numbers of patients have been reported. Guidelines for treatment of poikiloderma of Civatte do not exist. Read More

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November 2006

Fractional photothermolysis for treatment of poikiloderma of civatte.

Dermatol Surg 2006 Feb;32(2):298-301

DermSurgery Associates, Houston, TX, USA.

Poikiloderma of Civatte refers to a change in the skin where there is atrophy, hyper- and hypopigmentation, and dilation of fine blood vessels (telangiectasia). These alterations often cause cosmetic disfigurement, most commonly in middle-aged or elderly women with a fair complexion. Several treatment modalities, based on the theory of selective photothermolysis, including argon lasers, KTP lasers, pulsed dye lasers, and intense pulsed light devices, have been used to treat this condition in the past. Read More

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February 2006

Photoallergic contact sensitization to 6-methylcoumarin in poikiloderma of Civatte.

Dermatitis 2005 Sep;16(3):136-8

Division of Dermatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand.

A 49-year-old woman presented with asymptomatic progressive erythema, hyperpigmentation, atrophy, and telangiectasia on her neck. The clinical appearance and histopathology of the skin lesion was consistent with poikiloderma of Civatte. Photopatch-testing with our standard photoallergens yielded a positive reaction to 6-methylcoumarin, which was found in the patient's perfume. Read More

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September 2005

Poikiloderma of Civatte: a clinical and epidemiological study.

J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 2005 Jul;19(4):444-8

National Kapodistrian University of Athens, 2nd Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Attikon Hospital.

Background: Although a common dermatosis, idiopathic poikiloderma of the face and neck has not been studied in depth for decades.

Objectives: To reassess the clinical and epidemiological characteristics of poikiloderma of Civatte (PC).

Material And Methods: Fifty consecutive patients with PC. Read More

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IPL technology: a review.

Lasers Surg Med 2003 ;32(2):78-87

Laserklinik Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany.

Background And Objectives: Intense pulsed light (IPL) systems are high-intensity light sources, which emit polychromatic light. Unlike laser systems, these flashlamps work with noncoherent light in a broad wavelength spectrum of 515-1,200 nm. These properties allow for great variability in selecting individual treatment parameters and adapting to different types of skin types and indications. Read More

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Evaluation of the role of contact sensitization and photosensitivity in the pathogenesis of poikiloderma of Civatte.

Br J Dermatol 2002 Sep;147(3):493-7

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Department of Dermatology and Venereology, 'A. Sygros' Hospital, Athens, Greece.

Background: Poikiloderma of the face and neck (Civatte) is a rather common, indolent, chronic dermatosis, most often affecting menopausal females. Cumulative excessive sun exposure, a phototoxic or a photoallergic reaction, hormonal changes of menopause and genetic factors have all been incriminated in its obscure aetiopathogenesis.

Objective: To evaluate the role of contact sensitization and photosensitivity in the pathogenesis of poikiloderma of Civatte (PC). Read More

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September 2002