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Long-term topical corticosteroid use and risk of skin cancer: a systematic review (2018)
Journal Article
Ratib, S., Burden-Teh, E., Leonardi-Bee, J., Harwood, C., & Bath-Hextall, F. (in press). Long-term topical corticosteroid use and risk of skin cancer: a systematic review. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports, 16(6), doi:10.11124/jbisrir-2017-003393. ISSN 2202-4433

Objective: The objective of this systematic review was to synthesize available research evidence to determine the risk of skin cancer in patients with long-term use of topical corticosteroids (TCS). Introduction: Topical corticosteroids are one of... Read More

Quality of life in people with vitiligo: a systematic review and meta-analysis (2017)
Journal Article
Morrison, B., Burden-Teh, E., Batchelor, J. M., Mead, E., Grindlay, D., & Ratib, S. (2018). Quality of life in people with vitiligo: a systematic review and meta-analysis. British Journal of Dermatology, 177(6), doi:10.1111/bjd.15933. ISSN 0007-0963

Vitiligo is cosmetically disfiguring and has profound psychosocial effects due to stigmatization, problems in sexual function, anxiety, self-esteem and difficulty finding employment. Previous studies suggest a reduction in quality of life (QoL) due t... Read More

Early recognition and detection of juvenile psoriatic arthritis: a call for a standardized approach to screening (2017)
Journal Article
Burden-Teh, E., Thomas, K., Rangaraj, S., Cranwell, J., & Murphy, R. (2017). Early recognition and detection of juvenile psoriatic arthritis: a call for a standardized approach to screening. Clinical and Experimental Dermatology, 42(2), doi:10.1111/ced.13010. ISSN 0307-6938

Background: National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidelines recommend annual screening for psoriatic arthritis (PsA) in all patients with psoriasis. Currently, no validated assessment tools have been recommended for screening for... Read More

Long-term topical corticosteroid use and risk of skin cancer: a systematic review protocol (2016)
Journal Article
Ratib, S., Burden-Teh, E., Leonardi-Bee, J., Harwood, C., & Bath-Hextall, F. (2016). Long-term topical corticosteroid use and risk of skin cancer: a systematic review protocol. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports, 14(12), doi:10.11124/JBISRIR-2016-003226. ISSN 2202-4433

Review question/objective: The objective of this systematic review is to synthesize the best available research evidence to determine the risk of skin cancer in patients on long-term use of topical corticosteroids. Specifically the review question is... Read More

The epidemiology of childhood psoriasis: a scoping review (2016)
Journal Article
Burden-Teh, E., Thomas, K. S., Ratib, S., Grindlay, D. J., Adaji, E., & Murphy, R. (2016). The epidemiology of childhood psoriasis: a scoping review. British Journal of Dermatology, 174(6), 1242-1257. doi:10.1111/bjd.14507

Psoriasis is an inflammatory noncommunicable skin disease that affects both adults and children. At present, the epidemiology and natural history of psoriasis are not widely understood. This scoping review aimed to map the existing literature on the... Read More

Can a simple outpatient-based treatment be used to treat cutaneous leishmaniasis in young children? A critically appraised topic (2014)
Journal Article
Burden-Teh, E., Wooton, C., & Williams, H. (2015). Can a simple outpatient-based treatment be used to treat cutaneous leishmaniasis in young children? A critically appraised topic. British Journal of Dermatology, 172(4), 861-866. doi:10.1111/bjd.13496

A 5‐year‐old boy from rural Afghanistan presented with a 1‐year history of a skin lesion on his left knee, confirmed by polymerase chain reaction to be cutaneous leishmaniasis (Leishmania tropica). Conventional treatment of cutaneous leishmaniasis in... Read More