Dermatology 2013

Alternate Journal: International journal of dermatology

ISSN: 1365-4632 (Electronic)

0011-9059 (Linking)

DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-4632.2011.05431.x

Accession Number: 23347300

Keywords: Animals

Bites and Stings/*complications/diagnosis/therapy

*Fishes

Humans

*Invertebrates

Skin Diseases/diagnosis/*etiology/therapy

Abstract: Aquatic dermatoses encompass a broad spectrum of cutaneous injuries. These injuries may present through contact with invertebrate organisms such as jellyfish, sea urchins, corals, and molluscs. Each organism is equipped with a unique method of causing harm to man, therefore a myriad of presenting signs and symptoms should be recognized in order to initiate treatment. Aquatic injuries are not limited to areas of the world where these species originate. With the advent of rapid world travel and the hobby of home aquariums, dermatologists play a key role in the early diagnosis and treatment of such injuries. The method of injury, including a discussion of organism identification will be presented. Additionally, treatment of injuries caused by aquatic life will follow.

Notes: Ottuso, Patrick

eng

Review

England

2013/01/26 06:00

Int J Dermatol. 2013 Feb;52(2):136-52. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-4632.2011.05431.x.

URL: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23347300

Author Address: Vero Beach Dermatology, Vero Beach, FL, USA. pottuso@att.net

 

 

Reference Type:  Journal Article

Record Number: 4266Author: Ou-Yang, H.

Year: 2013

Title: The application of ultra-weak photon emission in dermatology

Journal: J Photochem Photobiol B

Date: Oct 26

Short Title: The application of ultra-weak photon emission in dermatology

Alternate Journal: Journal of photochemistry and photobiology. B, Biology

ISSN: 1873-2682 (Electronic)

1011-1344 (Linking)

DOI: 10.1016/j.jphotobiol.2013.10.003

Accession Number: 24275519

Abstract: Ultra-weak photo emission (UPE) is a phenomenon closely associated with life and provides us a rare window to look into oxidative reactions in life directly without the aid of other agents. Dozens of independent studies have investigated UPE in skin in the last 2 decades. Skin serves as a convenient target for the application of UPE. As the outmost layer of our body, skin is also subjected to the influences from environmental factors such as ultraviolet light. Therefore UPE measurement can help us better understand the interaction between skin and the outside world. A variety of dermatological interventions may benefit from UPE studies. In particular, those treatments aiming to manage the oxidative status of the skin can be monitored directly by UPE measurements. In recent years, UPE has already been used as a valuable in vivo tool to assist the selection of better skin care ingredients and products. The knowledge gained by UPE studies of skin may also help generate new insights and new targets for future treatments. This review emphasizes in vivo and clinical measurement of UPE in skin. The applications of UPE in skin research related to antioxidants and sunscreens are discussed.

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