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Cardiometabolic comorbidity rates high in psoriasis patients

Cardiometabolic comorbidity rates high in psoriasis patients

The most common comorbidities found in patients with psoriasis are hyperlipidemia, hypertension, depression, type 2 diabetes mellitus, and obesity.

Biologic treatment for psoriasis shows long-term effectiveness

Researchers sought to analyze long-term and real-world outcome data in patients with moderate-to-severe psoriasis after starting biologic treatment.

Antibiotics improve short-term outcomes in small skin abscesses

Antibiotics in conjunction with incision and drainage improved short-term outcomes compared with incision and drainage alone.

Derm Dx

Derm Dx: Bumps on the leg 10 years after cancer surgery

Derm Dx: Bumps on the leg 10 years after cancer surgery

The patient had salivary gland cancer diagnosed and surgically excised 10 years ago. Examination of the affected ankle reveals scattered ...

Derm Dx: A pruritic eruption on the arms and trunk

Derm Dx: A pruritic eruption on the arms and trunk

A patient’s rash began more than 2 weeks ago and has not responded to 1% hydrocortisone cream. He denies fever ...

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