Early treatment of both visible AK lesions and nonvisible sun-damaged skin can eliminate the potential for malignant transformation and decrease the burden of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma.
A study was conducted to assess the safety, tolerability, and efficacy of methyl estradiolpropanoate, a topical soft estrogen cosmeceutical for the treatment of estrogen-deficient skin.
Investigators examined whether excessive food allergy testing in patients with atopic dermatitis might lead to food intolerance when certain foods are removed from the diet.
In Case 1, a 24-year-old man presents to his primary care physician with complaints of new-onset sore throat and fatigue. In Case 2, a 50-year-old man presents to an urgent care clinic complaining of a fast-developing pruritic rash after being stung by a wasp.
Prediction independent of traditional risk factors such as MetS, glucose, HbA1c in general population.
DLQI-R allows more patients to achieve threshold for becoming candidates for biologic treatment.
In Case 1, 55-year-old man presents to the clinic with multiple tense bullae diffusely involving his trunk and extremities that overlie urticarial plaques. In Case 2, 40-year-old African American man presented to the clinic with a few small flaccid blisters as well as multiple crusted erosions and some areas of post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation on his back and in the creases of his elbows.
Investigators sought to determine whether nurse practitioners and physician assistants are expanding their scope of practice outside of primary care to perform dermatologic procedures.
The prevalence of atopic dermatitis is 7.3% among US adults, and patients with atopic dermatitis and more severe disease have worse quality of life.
New guidelines have been released for the treatment of primary cutaneous melanoma, according to a report from the American Academy of Dermatology.
Itch is "learned" in the nervous system, said Dr Berger, with involvement by both central and peripheral neural processes.
Newly approved treatment options for axillary hyperhidrosis give more opportunities for clinicians to provide personalized treatment for patients.
Significant inverse association for caffeinated coffee consumption; no link for decaffeinated coffee.
A patient presents with asymptomatic hyperpigmented plaques on the neck and upper trunk that have persisted for several weeks despite rigorous scrubbing with soap and water.
Most studies evaluated fish oil, acupuncture, indigo naturalis, curcumin, meditation.
PN linked to chronic kidney disease, hepatitis C, congestive heart failure, HIV, psychiatric comorbidities.
Although the American Academy of Dermatology recommends the direct application of emollients to the skin in patients with atopic dermatitis, the addition of oils, emollients, or other additives to bath water is not recommended due to insufficient evidence regarding their efficacy.
Obese women have significantly higher bacterial biomass of lower diversity at the incision site.
The most common procedures that APPs performed in 2015 were destructions of benign neoplasms, biopsies, and destructions of malignant neoplasms.
Short intervention associated with more sunscreen use, improved patient satisfaction.
Research shows that patients diagnosed with atopic dermatitis experience feelings of dissatisfaction with regard to lifestyle, as well as impaired health and wellness.
Aids include simplifying treatment, creating reminders, sharing success stories.
Nemolizumab Effective for Moderate, Severe Atopic Dermatitis Inadequately Controlled With Topical TherapyJuly 30, 2018
For patients with moderate to severe atopic dermatitis inadequately controlled with topical therapies, the anti-IL-31 receptor A humanized monoclonal antibody nemolizumab may provide benefit.
10 autoantibody biomarkers together display high sensitivity, specificity.
The use of multiple sun protection measures was defined as the use of 2 or more of these measures more than 50% of the time when the individual was outdoors.
The relationship between bullous pemphigoid and dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors in type 2 diabetes.
Reduced interest seen in minority and less educated populations.
Social media is an ideal platform to reach teenagers and young adults to encourage sun safety.
Greater reproducibility and higher concordance for melanoma staging with implementation of AJCC 8
The final analysis set comprised biologic-naïve individuals — individuals who had filled an initial prescription for etanercept, infliximab, adalimumab, or ustekinumab after 2 years without using any biologic agent during the study period.