Department of Dermatology

Introduction of departments

We provide high-quality medical cares for general cutaneous disorders, but especially for allergic skin diseases, such as atopic dermatitis, intractable urticaria, and contact dermatitis. We have been authenticated as GA2LEN UCARE (the Global Allergy and Asthma European Network, Urticaria Center of Reference and Excellence) since August 2016. We also deal with a wide variety of severe and/or difficult to treat cutaneous disorders including infectious diseases, connective tissue diseases and cutaneous lymphomas. Additionally, we perform surgeries for malignant skin tumors and severe burn, as necessary.

Research content

1. Research on pathophysiology and treatment of urticaria and atopic dermatitis
2. Analysis of human sweat antigen and research on developing new skin care products
3. Research on regenerative medical techniques of skin
4. Development of living cell-based biosensors by means of surface plasmon resonance
5. Histopathological analysis of skin diseases
6. Development of prophylactic method and therapeutic approach for food allergy

 

Treatment achievements

Performance of Surgery

year 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
malignant skin tumors basal cell carcinoma 17  10 14 16 9
squamous cell carcinoma 9  19 22 23 11
malignant melanoma 30  19 19 10 15
extramammary Paget's diseas 4  7 8 6 5
angiosarcoma 2  2 0 2 3
soft tissue sarcoma 5 1 9 6 6
others 12 2 6 7 4
nevus/ hemangioma/ benign skin tumors 68 74 56 47 34
pressure ulcer/ intractable skin ulcer 7 9 37 32 18
burn 36 31 32 24 23
bacterial infection 14 12 12 12 5
keloid/ scar contracture 7 5 11 7 9
others 9 17 11 12 5


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