The proposed order would reclassify sunlamp products from Class 1 to Class 2 medical devices and require the devices undergo premarket FDA review.
The FDA is investigating ezogabine after receiving reports of blue skin and eye discoloration among patients taking the medication.
The incidence of pediatric melanoma has increased by about 2% per year since 1973.
One-in-four melanoma survivors report they do not wear sunscreen when going outside on a warm sunny day.
Applying triamcinolone prior to a transdermal patch helps prevent contact dermatitis.
A patient returns after acyclovir fails to resolve a fever blister on the lip. What's the next step?
Skin and soft tissue infections responded equally well to treatment with linezolid (Zyvox) or a short course of the investigational agent tedizolid.
Would it be beneficial to give suprapharmacologic doses of vitamin D3 in cases of severe psoriasis?
What is the most sensitive test to use when trying to diagnose toenail fungus?
Is there any danger of systemic effects from chronic use of OTC steroid creams and/or ointments?
Once-weekly adalimumab reduces pain and inflammation in patients with moderate-to-severe hidradenitis suppurativa.
Approximate proportions of skin rashes and lesions using your hand.
Advice for preventing shaving-related chafing, itching, bumps and lesions.
A medication for gastrointestinal disorders can help resolve pediatric skin lesions caused by a benign viral infection.
What treatment do you recommend for scrotal dermatitis?
Skin abscess can be frustrating and confusing for patients, and the incidence of MRSA continues to grow.
Is it common to see renal failure triggered by high doses of topical acyclovir?
Metastatic calcification of the left breast in a patient with renal failure raises suspicion.
Men typically seek treatment after melanoma has already progressed to later stages, accounting for higher mortally rates compared with women.
Melanoma risk increases with each additional session of sunbed use per year, and for those whose first use was before age 35 years.
Researchers have discovered a dose-dependent link between psoriasis and type 2 diabetes, with risk increasing with the severity of the skin disorder.
Patients may already know they should use a SPF 30 sunscreen, but are they applying it properly?
Immunocompetent older people who have had shingles recently have a relatively low short-term risk for developing the skin condition again, regardless of vaccination status, study data show.
Briakinumab appears to reduce the severity of psoriasis better than methotrexate in patients with moderate or severe disease.
Counseling moderately increases the use of sun-protective behaviors in 10- to 24-year-old patients who are at high risk for skin cancer.
Smart phones or tablets are being used to revolutionize clinical diagnosis and patient care, but they pose a number of risks and benefits.
Results from four clinical trials in adults show Picato topical gel helps clear actinic keratosis on the face, scalp, trunk and extremities.
Two patients present with oval-shaped plaques with central clearing on the trunk. Can you tell the difference?
More young adults, particularly women, are being diagnosed with cutaneous melanoma, but overall and disease-specific survival is improving.
Omalizumab may elicit more of a response in patients with chronic idiopathic urticaria than do H1-antihistamines.