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Dr Nicole Chiang’s Publications & Presentations

Dr Nicole has published widely in the fields of cosmetic, medical & surgical dermatology including in the subspecialist area of hair disorders in the following international journals:

She has also written books and dermatology chapters in respected books.

    Journal Publications

    Cosmetic Dermatology

  • Dermal fillers: pathophysiology, prevention and treatment of complications.
    Journal of European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology 2017 Mar;31(3):405-413.
  • Comparative efficacy and patient preference of topical anaesthetics in dermatological laser treatments and skin microneedling.
    Journal of Cutaneous and Aesthethic Surgery 2015; 8(3): 143-6.
  • Carbon dioxide laser treatment of cutaneous neurofibromas.
    Dermatologic Therapy 2012;2(1):7.
  • Hair disorders

  • Primary cicatricial alopecia and inflammatory bowel disease – is there a link?
    Journal of European Academy Dermatology and Venerology 2016 Jul;30(7):1198-9.
  • The role of beliefs: lessons from a pilot study on illness perception, psychological distress and quality of life in patients with primary cicatricial alopecia.
    British Journal of Dermatology 2015;172(1):130-7.
  • Cicatricial (scarring) alopecia: an overview and a clinical approach to diagnosis.
    Dermatology Nursing 2012;11(4):32-34.
  • Lichen planopilaris following hair transplantation and face-lift surgery.
    British Journal of Dermatology 2012;166(3):666-370.
  • Medical Dermatology

  • The reliability, validity, responsiveness of two disease scores (BPDAI and ABSIS) for bullous pemphigoid: which one to use?
    Acta of Dermatology and Venereology 2017 Jan 4;96(7):24-31.
  • Neonatal Autoimmune Blistering Disease: A Systematic Review.
    Pediatric Dermatology. 2016 Jul;33(4):367-74.
  • Biochip immunofluorescence as a new diagnostic tool for autoimmune blistering skin diseases in Australia (conference paper).
    Journal of Investigative Dermatology 2015; 135, 1925–1927.
  • Saggy skin as a presenting sign of angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphoma.
    Clinical and Experimental Dermatology. 2016 Jun;41(4):386-9.
  • Blisters and erosions affecting the oral cavity, scalp, face and trunk.
    Journal of American Academy and Dermatology 2015 Sep;73(3):e87-8.
  • Sunscreen photopatch testing: a series of 157 children.
    British Journal of Dermatology 2014;171(2):370-5.
  • Latex allergy: assessment of knowledge, appropriate use of gloves, and prevention practice amongst hospital healthcare workers.
    Clinical and Experimental Dermatology 2013;38(1):77-80.
  • Real life experience of managing vulval erosive lichen planus: a case-based review and UK multi-centre case note audit.
    British Journal of Dermatology 2012; 167(1): 85:91
  • Transient erythematous rash on the cheek mimicking food allergy.
    Clinical and Experimental Dermatology. 2012 Jan;37(1):89-90.
  • Evaluation of educational methods in dermatology and confidence levels: a national survey of UK medical students.
    International Journal of Dermatology 2011;50(2):198-202.
  • Clinical applicability of T-cell interferon-a release assay for tumour necrosis factor-a inhibitor therapy in severe psoriasis.
    Clinical and Experimental Dermatology 2011;36(1):39-41.
  • Surgical Dermatology

  • Perioperative management of novel oral anticoagulants in skin surgery: a national survey.
    British Journal of Dermatology. 2016 Sep;175(3):615-8.
  • A simple method for maintaining control of sutures to prevent sharps injuries and protect aseptic conditions.
    Journal of American Academy of Dermatology 2015 Sep;73(3):e109.
  • Undermining the opposition: Ballistic tips for improving the island pedicle flap.
    Journal of American Academy of Dermatology 2016 Jun;74(6):e127-9.
  • Book Chapters

  • Chapter on Dermatology in The Science of Paediatrics, Elsevier
  • Chapter on Necrobiosis Lipoidica in Treatment of Skin Disease 5th edition, Elsevier
  • Books

  • Dermatology Handbook for GPs (Stiefel)
  • Dermatology Handbook for Medical Students and Junior Doctors (2014) for the British Association of Dermatologists
    Available at: http://www.bad.org.uk/healthcare-professionals/education/medical-students Due to popular demand, the Handbook has been incorporated into an App, providing a free dermatology learning tool for medical students and junior doctors. Available to download from iTunes at: click here An Android version can be accessed through this link: click here
  • International / National Presentations

  • Dr Nicole regularly presents at national and international Dermatology meetings. Below are a list of her presentations:

  • Cosmetic Dermatology

  • Pulse dye laser for facial telangiectasias in scleroderma and hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasias: improved cosmetic outcome and quality of life.
    European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology 22nd Congress 2013, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Carbon dioxide laser-mediated methyl aminolevulinate photodynamic therapy for hypertrophic actinic cheilits.
    European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology 22nd Congress 2013, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • The modified R20 Q-switched laser for red ink tattoo reactions.
    European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology 22nd Congress 2013, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Carbon dioxide laser treatment of multiple cutaneous neurofibromas.
    British Association of Dermatologists 91st Annual Meeting 2011, London UK.
  • Parry-Romberg syndrome treated with permanent polyacrylamide subdermal filler.
    British Association of Dermatologists 91st Annual Meeting 2011, London, UK.
  • Medical Dermatology

  • An unusual serpiginous lesion with a keratotic nodular ‘head’.
    European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology 25th Congress 2016, Vienna, Austria.
  • Biological agents for psoriasis: comparing data of ustekinumab, secukinumab & adalimumab.
    Abbvie Internal Speaker Meeting 2015, London, UK.
  • Neonatal autoimmune blistering diseases: a systematic review.
    Australasian College of Dermatologists Annual Scientific Meeting 2015, Adelaide, Australia.
  • Biochip immunofluorescence microscopy as a new diagnostic tool for autoimmune blistering skin diseases in Australia.
    Medical Dermatology Society Annual Meeting 2015, San Francisco, USA; 23rd World Congress of Dermatology, Vancouver 2015, Canada; 95th British Association of Dermatologists Annual Meeting 2015, Manchester, UK.
  • Screening for insulin resistance in acne patients.
    23rd World Congress of Dermatology, Vancouver, 2015.
  • Validiity, reliability and responsiveness of Bullous Pemphigoid Disease Area Index (BPDAI).
    Australasian College of Dermatologists Annual Scientific Meeting 2015, Adelaide, Australia.
  • Experiencing the chronic spontaneous urticaria patient journey.
    Novartis Preceptorship, 2013, Manchester, UK.
  • Sunscreen photopatch testing in 157 children.
    European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology 22nd Congress 2013, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Denture stomatitis resulting from tertiary butylhydroquinone- and methylhydroquinone-induced allergic contact mucositis.
    British Association of Dermatologists 93rd Annual Meeting 2013, Liverpool, UK.
  • Stucco keratoses: successful treatment with topical vitamin D therapy.
    European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology 22nd Congress 2013, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Giant apocrine hidrocystoma: a rare tumour with an elusive pre-operative diagnosis.
    European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology 22nd Congress 2013, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Topical immunotherapy with diphenylcyclopropenone for alopecia areata: our experience.
    British Association of Dermatologists 93rd Annual Meeting 2013, Liverpool.
  • ŸOrofacial granulomatosis predating the onset of multiple autoimmune diseases: an autoimmune association?
    British Association of Dermatologists 93rd Annual Meeting 2013, Liverpool.
  • Cutaneous xanthomas in homozygous familial hypercholesterolaemia: an important lesson.

    British Association of Dermatologists 93rd Annual Meeting 2013, Liverpool.

  • Wound dressings: a potential source of acrylate induced allergic contact dermatitis.
    British Association of Dermatologists 93rd Annual Meeting 2013, Liverpool.
  • Schnitzler syndrome: a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge.
    American Academy of Dermatology 71th Annual Meeting 2013, Miami, USA.
  • Primary cutaneous diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, leg type: two Bcl-2 negative cases.
    American Academy of Dermatology 71th Annual Meeting 2013, Miami, USA.
  • Eroded flexures.
    British Society for the Study of Vulval Disease Pathology Meeting 2011, London, UK.
  • Howel-Evans syndrome: cutaneous presentation associated with internal malignancy.
    British Association of Dermatologists 90th Annual Meeting 2010, Manchester.
  • Undergraduate Dermatology Curricula & Teaching Methods.
    British Association of Dermatologists 89th Annual Meeting 2009 Trainee Pre-conference session, Glasgow, UK.
  • Undergraduate dermatology education: a survey of U.K. medical students.
    British Association of Dermatologists 88th Annual Meeting 2008, Liverpool, UK.
  • Low-dose, titrated regimen of oral Roaccutane in a paediatric population.
    British Association of Dermatologists 88th Annual Meeting 2008, Liverpool, UK.