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Scientific Publications

Preterm neonate with blistering

O’Connor MC, Brankov N, Burden JG, Williams JV. Preterm neonate with blistering. Pediatr Dermatol. 2020 Sep;37(5):935-936.

Comorbid conditions in lichen planopilaris: A retrospective data analysis of 334 patients

Brankov N, Conic RZ, Atanaskova-Mesinkovska N, Piliang M, Bergfeld WF. Comorbid conditions in lichen planopilaris: A retrospective data analysis of 334 patients. Int J Womens Dermatol. 2018 Jun 7;4(3):180-184.

The Influence of Cultural Norms on Nickel Allergic Contact Dermatitis Prevalence Data

Rundle CW, Bergman D, Brankov N, Limone B, Jacob SE. The Influence of Cultural Norms on Nickel Allergic Contact Dermatitis Prevalence Data. Dermatitis. 2018 May/Jun;29(3):165-166.

Diagnosis and management of allergic contact dermatitis in children: common allergens that can be easily missed

Jacob SE, Brankov N, Kerr A. Diagnosis and management of allergic contact dermatitis in children: common allergens that can be easily missed. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2017 Aug;29(4):443-447.

Erythematous Pearly Papule on the Chest

Brankov N, Sandhu A, Kerstetter J, Anderson N. Erythematous Pearly Papule on the Chest. Cutis. 2017 March;99(3):160,170-172.

Fluorouracil Enhances Photodynamic Therapy of Squamous Cell Carcinoma via a p53-Independent Mechanism that Increases Protoporphyrin IX levels and Tumor Cell Death

Anand S, Rollakanti KR, Brankov N, Brash DE, Hasan T, Maytin EV. Fluorouracil Enhances Photodynamic Therapy of Squamous Cell Carcinoma via a p53-Independent Mechanism that Increases Protoporphyrin IX levels and Tumor Cell Death. Mol Cancer Ther. 2017 Jun;16(6):1092-1101.

Pre-Emptive Avoidance Strategy 2016: Update on Pediatric Contact Dermatitis Allergens

Brankov N, Jacob SE. Pre-Emptive Avoidance Strategy 2016: Update on Pediatric Contact Dermatitis Allergens. Expert Review of Clinical Immunology. 2017 Feb;13(2):93-95.

Nickel Sensitization in Children with Atopic Dermatitis and its Relationship to Staphylococcus Infection

Jacob SE and Brankov N. Nickel Sensitization in Children with Atopic Dermatitis and its Relationship to Staphylococcus Infection. Practical Dermatology. 2016 Nov.

Pigmented Basal Cell Carcinoma: Increased Melanin or Increased Melanocytes?

Brankov N, Prodanovic EM, Hurley MY. Pigmented Basal Cell Carcinoma: Increased Melanin or Increased Melanocytes? J Cutan Pathol. 2016 Dec;43(12):1139-1142.

Rigorous evaluation of the patterns of nickel sensitization in children with atopic dermatitis is needed

Brankov N, Jacob SE. Rigorous evaluation of the patterns of nickel sensitization in children with atopic dermatitis is needed. Turk J Med Sci. 2016 Nov 17;46(5):1613-1615.

Outbreak medical mapping and the U.S. nickel epidemic: it is time to implement control and prevention measures

Brankov N, Bergman D, Goldenberg A, Jacob S. Outbreak medical mapping and the U.S. nickel epidemic: it is time to implement control and prevention measures. Int J Med Students. 2016 Jan-Apr;4(1):36-7.

Adalimumab

Brankov N, Jacob SE. Adalimumab. J Derm Nurs Assoc. 2016 May-June; 8(3):216-220.

Benign Lesion on the Posterior Aspect of the Neck

Brankov N, Moore B, Messana K, Piliang M. Benign Lesion on the Posterior Aspect of the Neck. Cutis. 2016 May; 97(5):348; 351; 352.

Utilizing Mohs Surgery for Tissue Preservation in Erosive Adenomatosis of the Nipple

Brankov N, Nino T, Hsiang D. Zeineh LL. Utilizing Mohs Surgery for Tissue Preservation in Erosive Adenomatosis of the Nipple. Dermatol Surg. 2016 May; 42(5):684-686.

Erythematous and edematous plaques on the bilateral extremities in an immunocompromised patient

Kovalyshyn I, Brankov N, Fernandez A. Erythematous and edematous plaques on the bilateral extremities in an immunocompromised patient. Protothecosis. Int J Dermatol. 2016 Feb; 55(22):e59-61.

Chronic Areolar Dermatitis Due to Methyisothiazolinone-containing Bodywash

Hamann CR, Brankov N, Hamann D, Hamann C. Chronic Areolar Dermatitis Due to                         Methyisothiazolinone-containing Bodywash. Clin Exp Dermatol. 2016 Jan; 41(1):114-5.

Dapsone 5% Gel

Brankov N, Jacob SE. Dapsone 5% Gel. J Derm Nurs Assoc. 2015 Nov-Dec; 7(6):362-364.

An 11-year-old healthy male with an asymptomatic nodule on the scalp

Brankov N, Kovalyshyn I. An 11-year-old healthy male with an asymptomatic nodule on the scalp.    American Society of Dermatopathology Case Study of the Month. 2015 Nov.

Association of lichen planopilaris with thyroid disease: A retrospective case-control study

Atanaskova Mesinkovska N, Brankov N, Piliang M, Kyei A, Bergfeld WF. Association of lichen          planopilaris with thyroid disease: A retrospective case-control study. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2014 May; 70(5):889-92.

Triterpenoids as potential agents for the chemoprevention and therapy of breast cancer

Bishayee A, Ahmed S, Brankov N, Perloff M. Triterpenoids as potential agents for the chemoprevention and therapy of breast cancer. Frontiers in Bioscience. 2011 Jan 1; 16: 980-996.