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2023, 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019



The burden of treatment of propranolol for infantile hemangiomas: A mixed methods study

O'Connor C, Murphy M.

Pediatric Dermatology. 2024; 1-3.



The use of dual biologic therapy for the management of recalcitrant psoriasis

Finnegan, P, Murphy, M, & Bourke, J.

JAAD Case Reports, 47, 93–95.



Off‐label use of rituximab for dermatologic conditions: A single center review

Porter E, Finnegan P, Long A, Bourke JF, Murphy M, O'Connor C.

JEADV Clin Pract. 2024; April; 1–5.



545 - Prevalence of moderate and severe atopic dermatitis in Ireland: a cross-sectional, real-world study of a secondary care population

Gough OS, McEvoy F, O’Connell M, Lynch M, Kirby B, Murphy M.

British Journal of Dermatology. 2024 Feb;190(2), ii43–ii44.



Re-engagement, quality of life, and burden of treatment in adults on dupilumab for severe atopic dermatitis—A mixed methods study

Porter E, O'Connor C, Murphy M.

Skin Health Dis. 2024;e372. 




White lies? A qualitative review of internet-based vitiligo-related misinformation

Rynne R, Murphy M, O'Connor C.

JEADV Clin Pract. 2023 Dec 13.



Pouring cold water on fake news - a qualitative review of misinformation related to burns first aid

O'Leary AM, O'Connor C, Gibson L, Murphy, M.

Journal of Burn Care & Research. 2023 Nov 24.



Prescribing propranolol for infants at risk of anaphylaxis

O'Connor C, Trujillo J, Murphy M.

Clin Exp Allergy. 2023; Nov;53(11):1144-1146.



Biological and JAK inhibitor therapy outcomes for severe psoriasis in trisomy 21

O'Connor C, Byrne B, Roche D, O'Connell G, O'Connell M, Murphy M, Bourke J, Lynch M, Bennett M.

J Dermatol. 2023 Oct;50(10):1339-1342



Burden of treatment in severe acne vulgaris

Kiely L, O'Connor C, Moosa AA, Dight E, Murphy M.

JEADV Clin Pract. 2023 Sept; 1-3.



Crying Wolf: A Qualitative Review of Misinformation and Conspiracy Theories in Lupus Erythematosus

Porter E, Murphy M, O'Connor C. 

Lupus. 2023 May.



Chat GPT in dermatology: progressive or problematic?

Porter E, Murphy M, O'Connor C.

Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2023 May 7.



Think zinc: Transient nutritional deficiency related to novel maternal SLC30A2 mutation potentially precipitated by antenatal proton pump inhibitor exposure

Porter E, Molloy O, Murphy M, O'Connor C.

Clin Case Rep. 2023 Apr 17;11(4):e7213.



Pooling the evidence: A review of swimming and atopic dermatitis

O'Connor C, McCarthy S, Murphy M.

Pediatr Dermatol. 2023 Apr 7.



Congenital cutaneous mastocytosis mistaken for non-accidental injury

Porter E, Murphy LA, Heffron C, O'Connor C.

Pediatr Investig. 2023; 1- 2.



#corticophobia: a review on online misinformation related to topical steroids

Finnegan P, O'Connor C, Murphy M.

Exp Dermatol. 2023 Feb 2;48(2):112-115.



Reinventing the wheal: A review of online misinformation and conspiracy theories in urticaria

Finnegan P, Murphy M, O'Connor C.

Clin Exp Allergy. 2023 Jan;53(1):118-120.




'Light treatment'? The burden of treatment in ultraviolet B phototherapy

Roche D, Murphy M, O'Connor C.

Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed. 2022 Dec 20.



Occupational allergic contact dermatitis to Piperamido Nitrotoluene in pharmaceutical workers: A case series

Hollywood A, Bourke JF

Contact Dermatitis. 2022 Nov;87(5):447-450.



A qualitative review of misinformation and conspiracy theories in skin cancer

O'Connor C, Rafferty S, Michelle, M.

Clin Exp Dermatol. 2022 Oct;47(10):1848-1852. 



Outputs from the first 5 years of research bursaries from the city of Dublin skin and cancer hospital charity

O'Connor C, Bourke JF, Murphy M.

Clin Exp Dermatol.2022 Sep;47(9):1731-1734. 



Spotting fake news: a qualitative review of misinformation and conspiracy theories in acne vulgaris

O'Connor C, O'Grady C, Murphy M.

Clin Exp Dermatol. 2022 Sep;47(9):1707-1711. 



Pembrolizumab-associated erythema nodosum in the treatment of metastatic melanoma

O'Connor C, Finnegan P, Power DG, Bennett M, Bourke JF

Immunotherapy. 2022 Sep;14(13):1021-1026



Birt-Hogg-Dubé syndrome: association with bilateral metachronous seminomas

Kiely LF, O'Connor C, Wakefield C, Fitzgibbon J, Murphy M.

J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2022 Sep;36(9):e737-e738.



Dermatoscopic and clinical features of congenital or congenital-type nail matrix nevi: A multicenter prospective cohort study by the International Dermoscopy Society

Pham F, Boespflug A, Duru G, Bourke JF et al.

J Am Acad Dermatol. 2022 Sep;87(3):551-558



Oral health in patients with severe inflammatory dermatologic and rheumatologic disease

Kiernan Y, O'Connor C, Ryan J, Murphy M.

Skin Health Dis. 2022;e156.



Dupilumab therapy following JAK inhibitor withdrawal in moderate-severe atopic dermatitis

Kiely L, O'Connor C, Murphy M.

Dermatol Ther. 2022 Oct;35(10):e15750.



Maskne prevalence and associated factors in Irish healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic

Kiely LF, O'Connor C, O'Briain G, O'Briain C, Gallagher J, Bourke JF

J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2022 Jul;36(7):e506-e508



Burden of treatment in adult patients with atopic dermatitis

Nic Dhonncha EO'Connor C, Cosgrave N, Murphy M.

Dermatol Venereol. 2022 Jun;36(6):e467-e468.



Study protocol: assessing SleeP IN infants with early-onset atopic Dermatitis by Longitudinal Evaluation (The SPINDLE study)

O'Connor C, Irvine AD, Murray D, Murphy M, O'B Hourihane J, Boylan G.

BMC Pediatrics. 2022 Jun 18;22(1):352.



A qualitative analysis of online misinformation and conspiracy theories in psoriasis

Roche D, Murphy M, O'Connor C.

Clin Exp Dermatol. 2022 May;47(5):949-952. 



A firm purple nodule on a child's abdomen

O'Connor C, Bowe S, Heffron C, Jawad H, Bourke J

Pediatr Dermatol. 2022 May;39(3):461-463



"His first word was 'cream'." The burden of treatment in pediatric atopic dermatitis-A mixed methods study

O'Connor C, Nic Dhonncha E, Murphy M.

Dermatol Ther. 2022 Mar;35(3):e15273.



The virtual Men's Shed: a pilot of online access to skin cancer education for a high-risk population during the COVID-19 pandemic

Lynch L, O'Connor C, Bennett M, Murphy M.

Clin Exp Dermatol. 2022 Mar;47(3):595-596.



Altered skin and gut microbiome in Hidradenitis Suppurativa

McCarthy S, Barrett M, Kirthi S, Pellanda P, Vlckova K, Tobin AM, Murphy M, Shanahan F, O'Toole PW.

J Invest Dermatol. 2022 Feb;142(2):459-468.e15.



Confidence of Irish dermatologists in caring for patients with skin of colour

O'Connor C, Gallagher C, Bourke J, Murphy M.

Clin Exp Dermatol. 2022 Jan;47(1):169-171



Attitudes and advice-giving behaviours of pharmacists in relation to topical corticosteroid use for patients with lichen sclerosus

Nic Dhonncha E, Murphy, M.

Clin Exp Dermatol. 2022 Jan;47(1):190-192.




Scratching the surface: a review of online misinformation and conspiracy theories in atopic dermatitis

O'Connor C, Murphy, M.

Clin Exp Dermatol. 2021 Dec;46(8):1545-1547. 



Reactive infectious mucocutaneous eruption in children diagnosed with COVID-19

Bowe S, O'Connor C, Gleeson C, Murphy M.

Pediatr Dermatol. 2021 Sep;38(5):1385-1386.



The effect of immunosuppression on patch testing: A cross-sectional study in patients with inflammatory bowel disease

Flynn A, Malik M, McCarthy S, Shanahan F, Bourke J.

Contact Dermatitis. 2021 Jul;85(1):86-88



Every cloud has a silver lining: the environmental benefit of teledermatology during the COVID‐19 pandemic

O'Connell G, O'Connor C, Murphy M.

Clin Exp Dermatol. 2021 Jun 11.



Bare necessities? The utility of full skin examination in the COVID-19 era

O'Connor C, Gallagher C, O'Connell M, Bourke J, Murphy M, Bennett M.

Clin Exp Dermatol.2021; Jun;46(4):720-722.



An Irish Department of Genito-Urinary Medicine in the COVID-19 Era

Moriarty D, O'Connor C, Bourke J, Murphy M, Horgan M, Cremin S. 

J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2021 Jun;35(6):e353-e354.



A follow-up study of patients with natural rubber latex allergy

Dhonncha EN, McCarthy S, Roche L, Gallagher J, Bourke JF.

Contact Dermatitis. 2021 Jun;84(6):451-452.



TikTok™ and dermatology: promises and pearls

Roche L, Nic Dhonncha E, Murphy M.

Clin Exp Dermatol. 2021 Jun;46(4):737-739.



Adherence to treatment with prescribed topical corticosteroid therapy and potential barriers to adherence among women with vulvar lichen sclerosus: a prospective cross-sectional study

NicDhonncha E, O’Connor C, O’Connell G, Quinlan C, Roche L, Murphy M.

Clin Exp Dermatol. 2021 Jun;46(4):734-735.



Aplasia cutis congenita in dizygotic twin infants

Bowe S, O'Connor C, Kenosi M, Murphy LA.

Clin Exp Dermatol. 2021 May 28.



Reimbursement systems as a barrier to sunscreen use for organ transplant recipients: A community pharmacist survey

O'Connell G, O'Connor C, Bourke J, Murphy M.

Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed. 2021 May;37(3):263-265.



Ivermectin in dermatology: why it 'mite' be useless against COVID-19

Roche D, O'Connor C, Murphy M.

Clin Exp Dermatol. 2021 Apr 25:10.1111/ced.14704.



Sense and sensibility: an Irish dermatology department in the era of COVID-19

O'Connor C, O'Connell G, Nic Dhonncha E, Roche L, Quinlan C, Murphy LA, Gleeson C, Bennett M, Bourke J, Murphy M.

Clin Exp Dermatol. 2021 Mar; 46(2): 375-377.



Novel agents for atopic dermatitis in patients over 50 years of age: A case series 

Kiely L, Bowe S, O'Connor C, Bennett M, Bourke J, Murphy M.

Dermatol Ther. 2021 Mar;34(2):e14890.



Shedding light on the myths of ultraviolet radiation in the COVID-19 pandemic

O'Connor C, Courtney C, Murphy M.

Clin Exp Dermatol. 2021 Jan; 46(1):187-188.



Learning new ways of teaching and assessment: the impact of COVID-19 on undergraduate dermatology education

Nic Dhonncha E, Murphy M.

Clin Exp Dermatol. 2021 Jan; 46(1):170-171.



What is in? What is out? Updating the British Society for Cutaneous Allergy facial series

S Rolls, E Owen, C G Bertram, J F Bourke, et. al

Br J Dermatol. 2021 Jan; 184(1):151-155.



Irritant contact dermatitis in healthcare workers as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic: a cross-sectional study

Kiely LF, Moloney E, O'Sullivan G, Eustace JA, Gallagher J, Bourke JF

Clin Exp Dermatol. 2021 Jan;46(1):142-144.



"Fake News'-5G mobile phones and skin cancer: A global analysis of concerns on social media

Rafferty S, O'Connor C, Murphy M.

Skin Res Technol. 2021 Jan;27(1):113.




Black symmetrical papular eruption of the zygomata

Roche L, White J, Bourke J

Clin Exp Dermatol. 2020 Dec;45(8):1084-1086.



A Fast Refocus; an Irish Dermatology Department in the Era of Covid-19

O’Connell G, O’Connor C, Bourke J F, Murphy M.

BMJ Leader. 2020 Nov 4(1):A32



Allergic contact dermatitis to nonmethacrylate nail allergens in the UK

Eleftheriadou V, Roche L, Bourke JF, Buckley DA, Orton DI, Stone NM, Wilkinson SM, Thompson DA, Johnston GA

Br J Dermatol. 2020 Oct;183(4):754-756.



Increasing melanoma awareness among health and social care professionals in secondary care in an era of reduced skin cancer referrals due to COVID-19

Quinlan C, Gill R, Murphy M.

Clin Exp Dermatol. 2020 Oct;45(7):920-921.



Allergic contact dermatitis to a "natural analgesic" patch

Nic Dhonncha E, Bourke JF.

Contact Dermatitis. 2020 Sep;83(3):232-233.



Geographic discrepancies in sunscreen funding and access

O'Connell G, O'Connor C, Murphy M.

Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed. 2020 Sep;36(5):390-391



Epidermolysis bullosa (EB) pruriginosa associated with recessive homozygous mutations in COL7A1: case report of a rare EB genotype-phenotype

O'Connor C, Heffron C, McGrath J, O'Shea S, Bourke J.

J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereology. 2020 Sep;34(9):e501-e504



Subtle erythema of the forehead

McCarthy S, Murray D, Watson R, Murphy M, Dvorakova V.

Clin Exp Dermatol. 2020 Jun;45(4):470-471.



Injection site reactions to ixekizumab - a series of four patients

NicDhonncha E, Bennett M, Murphy LA, Murphy M, Bourke JF.

Int J Dermatol. 2020 May;59(5):e137-e139.



Going Viral: Doctors Must Combat Fake News in the Fight against Covid-19

O'Connor C, Murphy M.

Ir Med J. 2020 May 7;113(5):85.



A change of climate for climate change: the environmental benefit of specialty outreach clinics

O'Connor C, Kiely L, O'Riordan A, O'Connell G, Bennett M, O'Shea S, Murphy LA, Bourke J, Murphy M.

BMJ. 2020 Apr 14;369:m1410.



A Perianal Mass Associated With Eosinophilic Granulomatosis With Polyangiitis: Answer

McCarthy S, Murphy L, McCourt M, Curran D, Murphy M, Fitzgibbon J.

Am J Dermatopathol. 2020 Apr;42(4):303-304.



Skin Cancer Excision Is More Efficient and Cost Effective in a Specialist Secondary Care Service

O'Sullivan S, Bowe S, O'Riordan T, Murphy A, Murphy M, Heffron C, Bourke JF.

Irish Med J. 2020 Mar 13;113(3):38.




PASH syndrome with bony destruction

McCarthy S, Foley CC, Dvorakova V, Quinlan C, Murphy M, Maher M.

Clin Exp Dermatol. 2019 Dec;44(8):918-920.



A facial nodule

McCarthy S, Neville G, Clover AJP, Heffron CCBB, Murphy LA.

Clin Exp Dermatol. 2019 Sept;45(3):373-375.



Distance as a Barrier to Melanoma Care

McCarthy S, Feeley K, Murphy M, Bourke JF.

Ir Med J. 2019 Aug 1;112(7):974.



The need for increased melanoma awareness among non-dermatology secondary care colleagues

Quinlan C, McCracken S, Tierney E, Heffron C, Fitzgibbon J, Murphy C, Bourke JF, Murphy M.

Acta Derm Venereol. 2019 Jun 1;99(7):693-694.



Blepharoconjunctivitis Secondary to Dupilumab Successfully Treated with Itraconazole

McCarthy S, Murphy M, Bourke JF.

Dermatitis. May/Jun 2019;30(3):237-238.



Image Gallery: Minocycline-induced photo-onycholysis with pigmentationMcCarthy S, Flynn A, Bennett M, Bourke JF

McCarthy S, Bourke JF.

Br J Dermatol. 2019 Apr;180(4):e102.



Should We Always Biopsy in Clinically Evident Lichen Sclerosus?

McCarthy S, MacEoin N, OʼDriscoll M, OʼConnor R, Heffron CCBB, Murphy M.

J Low Genit Tract Dis. 2019 Apr;23(2):182-183.



"It's not lupus, it's your nails!"

McCarthy S, Flynn A, Bennett M, Bourke JF

Contact Dermatitis. 2019 Jan;80(1):67-68






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