Dermatology Information Center

News

First-line biologic treatment for psoriasis influenced by specific factors

First-line biologic treatment for psoriasis influenced by specific factors

Presence of psoriatic arthritis, weight, employment status, baseline disease severity affect the selection of first-line biologic treatment.

FDA approves Dupixent to treat moderate-to-severe eczema

Participants in clinical studies who received Dupixent achieved clear or almost clear skin and a reduction in itch after 16 weeks of treatment.

FDA approves Siliq for treatment of plaque psoriasis

The injected medication has been approved for use by patients who have failed to respond to other systemic therapies.

Derm Dx

Derm Dx: Whitening and crumbling of fingernails

Derm Dx: Whitening and crumbling of fingernails

An 11-year-old boy presents with hand and foot blisters, a slight fever, mouth irritation, and most recently, distal whitening and ...

Derm Dx: Purplish scrotal lesions in a man with hypertension

Derm Dx: Purplish scrotal lesions in a man with hypertension

A 70-year-old man who takes hydrochlorothiazide for hypertension presents with violaceous papules on his scrotum, which also has a reddish ...

Sign Up for Free e-newsletters