Updated recommendations include discussing disease burden with patients during consultations, and having complete clearance as the primary treatment objective.
Regional variation considerable, with more than threefold variation between regions with highest, lowest use.
This study shows that full EV-A71 vaccination was effective in preventing EV-A71-associated hand, foot, and mouth disease in children, and partial vaccination may also provide protective effects, especially in older children.
Skin cancer counseling often takes backseat due to lack of time, other pressing health issues.
Case 1 A 63-year-old white man presents to the dermatologist with a 0.8-cm pink, pearly papule with a central core on the left nasal ala that appeared approximately 1 year ago and has slowly grown in size. The lesion has telangiectasias on the surface and periphery. He states that the lesion occasionally bleeds, especially if…
Use of cyclosporine, infliximab, and anti-IL17 agents may be associated with increased risk of symptomatic urinary tract infection in women with psoriasis.
A clinical guideline for the use of phototherapy for the care and management of adult patients with psoriasis developed by the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) and National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) has been published.
Cutaneous SCC risk reduced for highest vs lowest quintile of vitamin A, retinol, some carotenoids.
Findings indicated by perivascular fat attenuation index, as measured by coronary CT angiography.
Fire needle therapy can be used as a primary treatment, as an alternative to pharmaceuticals, or combined with pharmaceuticals.
Using higher concentrations of 5-aminolevulinic acid (ALA) gel with photodynamic therapy is more effective in reducing inflammatory lesions than lower concentrations.
Median Breslow thickness decreased from 0.90 mm for first melanoma to 0.65 mm for second melanoma.
Efforts to integrate new digital technologies to increase regular and thorough skin self-examination for patients with melanoma are warranted, provided sufficient technical support is provided.
41, 39.5 percent use alternative, complementary therapies; higher use seen with severe psoriasis.
Combination of ivermectin cream, doxycycline modified-release capsules has faster onset of action.
Case 1 A 45-year-old man presents to your office because a mole on his arm has been changing over the past several months. He has no significant medical history but has been a patient of yours for the past 10 years after his mother was diagnosed with skin cancer. As a teenager, he frequently visited…
High waist circumference, regardless of overall body mass index, tied to higher risk.
Janssen announced positive top-line results from two phase 3 trials of Tremfya (guselkumab) in patients with moderate to severe psoriatic arthritis.
Combination treatment with low‐dose oral isotretinoin, pulsed dye laser, and fractional microneedling radiofrequency is effective to improve recalcitrant papulopustular rosacea with reasonable safety profiles.
Rosacea is a common, persistent dermatologic disorder of the central face affecting an estimated 10% of the world’s population.