Departamento de Dermatologia - FM/MDT

O Departamento de Dermatologia da Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo (FMUSP) objetiva capacitar o aluno para que reconheça as principais doenças dermatológicas por meio de exame semiológico, com aulas práticas e teóricas. Oferece programas de Pós-Graduação stricto sensu, em nível de mestrado e doutorado, voltados à capacitação de docentes e pesquisadores na área de dermatologia.

As linhas de pesquisa incluem: dermatologia infantil; dermatoses infecciosas e parasitárias; imunodermatologia, Imunomodulação experimental; imunopatologia da infecção pelo HIV; imunopatologia das imunodeficiências primárias, imunopatologia das imunodeficiências secundárias, infecciosas ou metabólicas; oncologia cutânea; terapêutica dermatológica clínica e cirúrgica.

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Recent Submissions

  1. In Vivo Reflectance Confocal Microscopy of Adnexal Tumors: Evaluation of Trichoepithelioma, Sebaceoma, and Fibrofolliculoma

    AMERICAN JOURNAL OF DERMATOPATHOLOGY, v.44, n.3, p.190-195, 2022

    Cutaneous adnexal tumors are benign and malignant neoplasms that undergo morphological differentiation into cutaneous adnexa, comprising pilosebaceous, eccrine, or apocrine units. Reflectance confocal microscopy is a noninvasive diagnostic method that enables in vivo visualization of tissues at a...

  2. Reviewing the Etiologic Agents, Microbe-Host Relationship, Immune Response, Diagnosis, and Treatment in Chromoblastomycosis

    JOURNAL OF IMMUNOLOGY RESEARCH, v.2021, article ID 9742832, 23p, 2021

    Chromoblastomycosis (CBM) is a neglected human disease, caused by different species of pigmented dematiaceous fungi that cause subcutaneous infections. This disease has been considered an occupational disease, occurring among people working in the field of agriculture, particularly in low-income ...

  3. Systemic Therapy for Atopic Dermatitis in Older Adults and Adults With Comorbidities: A Scoping Review and International Eczema Council Survey

    DERMATITIS, v.33, n.3, p.200-206, 2022

    Background Clinical trials of systemic therapies for atopic dermatitis (AD) often exclude patients based on age and comorbidities. Objectives We conducted a scoping review of observational studies and survey of International Eczema Council (IEC) members on the treatment of AD in patients with liv...

  4. Evaluation of IFN-gamma secretion after stimulation with C. neoformans and C. gattii antigens in individuals with frequent exposure to the fungus

    JOURNAL DE MYCOLOGIE MEDICALE, v.32, n.2, article ID 101230, 5p, 2022

    In this study we produced antigenic extracts from prototypical strains of C. neoformans (VNI-VNIV) and C. gattii (VGI-VGIV) and tested IFN-gamma secretion by Elispot. Antigens from the eight Cryptococcus molecular types (VNI -VNIV and VGI - VGIV) were obtained after capsule reduction. IFN-gamma s...

  5. Use of hydrochlorothiazide and risk of nonmelanoma skin cancer: a pilot study in the Brazilian population

    INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY, v.61, n.6, p.E213-E214, 2022

  6. A neglected disease. Human sporotrichosis in a densely populated urban area in Sao Paulo, Brazil: clinical-epidemiological and therapeutic aspects

    BRAZILIAN JOURNAL OF MICROBIOLOGY, v.53, n.2, p.739-748, 2022

    Human sporotrichosis is caused by different Sporothrix species; however, Sporothrix brasiliensis is the main species, usually related to cat transmission in urban areas. A retrospective descriptive study was conducted at the Institute of Infectology Emilio Ribas from 2010 to 2018. Demography, cli...

  7. Considerations on Immunization and Immunosuppression of Patients With Autoimmune Blistering Diseases During COVID-19 Pandemic in Brazil: Case Report

    FRONTIERS IN MEDICINE, v.8, article ID 811562, 6p, 2022

    Autoimmune blistering diseases comprise a rare group of potentially life-threatening dermatoses. Management of autoimmune disorders poses a challenge in terms of achieving disease control and preventing adverse events. Treatment often requires an individualized approach considering disease severi...

  8. Dermatoses graves

    Guimarães, Ana Lucia Monteiro; Pincelli, Marcella Soares; Nico, Marcello Menta Simonsen. Dermatoses graves. In: Brandão Neto, Rodrigo Antonio; Souza, Heraldo Possolo de; Marino, Lucas Oliveira; Marchini, Julio Flávio Meirelles; Alencar, Júlio César Garcia de; Ribeiro, Sabrina Corrêa da Costa (eds). Manual de medicina de emergência: disciplina de emergências clínicas: Hospital das Clínicas da FMUSP. SANTANA DE PARNAÍBA: Manole, 2022. p.1088-1101.

  9. A Brazilian Inter-Hospital Candidemia Outbreak Caused by Fluconazole-Resistant Candida parapsilosis in the COVID-19 Era

    JOURNAL OF FUNGI, v.8, n.2, article ID 100, 8p, 2022

    Horizontal transmission of fluconazole-resistant Candida parapsilosis (FRCP) through healthcare workers' hands has contributed to the occurrence of candidemia outbreaks worldwide. Since the first COVID-19 case in Brazil was detected in early 2020, hospitals have reinforced hand hygiene and disinf...

  10. Antiviral Response Induced by Toll-Like Receptor (TLR) 7/TLR8 Activation Inhibits Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 Infection in Cord Blood Macrophages

    JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES, v.225, n.3, p.510-519, 2022

    Cord blood macrophages are more susceptible to HIV-1 infection. This vulnerability can be reversed under treatment with the type I interferon adjuvant CL097, which triggers inflammatory and antiviral responses in these cells, attenuating viral replication. Vertical transmission is the main mechan...