Dermatology

Phenotype-based treatments recommended for rosacea

Phenotype-based treatments recommended for rosacea

Phenotype-based treatments are recommended for presenting signs and symptoms of rosacea.

Prescription treatments are more effective in head lice treatment

Prescription treatments are more effective in head lice treatment

Over-the-counted remedies are not as effective as prescription medications.

FDA approves over-the-counter Differin Gel 0.1% to treat acne

FDA approves over-the-counter Differin Gel 0.1% to treat acne

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Differin Gell 0.1% (adapalene) is the first retinoid approved for over-the-counter treatment of acne by the FDA.

Routine primary care screening improves detection of melanomas

Routine primary care screening improves detection of melanomas

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Primary care screening can help patients avoid the need for more aggressive therapy and potentially save lives.

Skin cancer detection: every clinician's responsibility

Skin cancer detection: every clinician's responsibility

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More cases of skin cancer are diagnosed each year than of breast, prostate, lung, and colon cancers combined, and early detection is critical.

Patients with psoriasis have an increased risk of abdominal aortic aneurysm

Patients with psoriasis have an increased risk of abdominal aortic aneurysm

Patients with psoriasis are more likely to have an abdominal aortic aneurysm, with the likelihood increasing with more severe psoriasis.

Gorlin basal cell nevus syndrome: diagnosis and management

Gorlin basal cell nevus syndrome: diagnosis and management

Learn about nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome, including how to diagnose and manage this genetic condition.

Limited data on molluscum contagiosum treatment in HIV

Limited data on molluscum contagiosum treatment in HIV

Overall quality of the studies reviewed was poor, leaving gaps in the development treatment recommendations for MC.

Current and emerging medications for psoriasis

Current and emerging medications for psoriasis

A number of therapeutic options exist for patients with psoriasis, including phototherapy and systemic and biologic agents.

1 in 4 patients with infantile hemangioma experience rebound growth

1 in 4 patients with infantile hemangioma experience rebound growth

Approximately a quarter of patients with infantile hemangioma experience rebound growth, which happens at a mean age of 17.1 months.

Infantile hemangiomas: benign lesions with potential complications

Infantile hemangiomas: benign lesions with potential complications

Although usually benign, some infantile hemangiomas have complications that are potentially fatal or physically debilitating if untreated.

Blood test may improve advanced melanoma tracking

Blood test may improve advanced melanoma tracking

A new blood test assesses levels of circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA) in patients with unresectable stage IIIC/IV melanoma.

Laser therapy for onychomycosis of the toenails


Laser therapy for onychomycosis of the toenails


What is the mechanism of action for laser treatment for onychomycosis of the toenails?

Enlarging brown spots:
 a misdiagnosed solar lentigo?

Enlarging brown spots:
 a misdiagnosed solar lentigo?

This patient presented for the evaluation of enlarging brown spots.

Evidence lacking to assess benefits/harm of visual skin cancer screening

Evidence lacking to assess benefits/harm of visual skin cancer screening

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The USPTF has determined that there is insufficient evidence for the harms and benefits of visual skin cancer screening.

Brand-name, generic dermatologic drug prices increasing

Brand-name, generic dermatologic drug prices increasing

Escalating prices were found across all categories of dermatologic drugs, including anti-infective medications and treatments for psoriasis and rosacea.

El Niño linked to rise in a range of dermatologic conditions

El Niño linked to rise in a range of dermatologic conditions

El Nino and La Nina have been linked to increases in actinic keratosis, rosacea, dermatitis, psoriasis, and varicella, among other dermatologic conditions.

More tips for poison ivy, oak, and sumac

More tips for poison ivy, oak, and sumac

Providers from across the country share clinical wisdom for the treatment of poison ivy, oak, or sumac rashes and abrasions.

Brodalumab, secukinumab show efficacy for psoriasis treatment

Brodalumab, secukinumab show efficacy for psoriasis treatment

Two studies indicate that brodalumab and secukinumab had significant benefits for patients with psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis.

Patients with rosacea at risk for various comorbid conditions

Patients with rosacea at risk for various comorbid conditions

Researchers found a significant link between moderate to severe rosacea and many comorbid conditions.

Skin checks in the emergency department

Skin checks in the emergency department

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Performing skin checks during other procedures can identify abnormalities that would otherwise be overlooked.

Increased risk for arrhythmia in psoriasis patients

Increased risk for arrhythmia in psoriasis patients

Patients with psoriasis, especially those with psoriatic arthritis, have an increased risk of arrhythmia.

Laser technique accurately identifies melanoma

Laser technique accurately identifies melanoma

A non-invasive laser test can accurately identify melanoma with 100% accuracy.

Fewer moles linked to more aggressive melanoma

Fewer moles linked to more aggressive melanoma

Many moles increases melanoma risk, but fewer moles are linked to more aggressive forms of melanoma.

Biologics increase patient satisfaction in psoriasis treatment

Biologics increase patient satisfaction in psoriasis treatment

Patients with psoriasis who take biologic medications report more overall treatment satisfaction.

Combination glycolic acid, iontophoresis therapy effective for acne

Combination glycolic acid, iontophoresis therapy effective for acne

Combination therapy of glycolic acid peels and iontophoresis with vitamins A, C, and E effectively treats acne.

Biologic medications most effective for pediatric psoriasis

Biologic medications most effective for pediatric psoriasis

The safety and efficacy of 56 treatment courses for pediatric psoriasis were evaluated.

FDA approves new rosacea treatment

FDA approves new rosacea treatment

The FDA has approved Finacea Foam for the topical treatment of rosacea.

Itchy red rash and 
periorbital swelling

Itchy red rash and 
periorbital swelling

A 38-year-old man presents to an
otolaryngology clinic with itchy eyes,
periorbital swelling, and an itchy red rash on his face and arms.

Psoriasis increases depression risk in women

Psoriasis increases depression risk in women

Women with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis have an increased risk of depression.

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