A diverse maternal diet during pregnancy, especially among mothers who have a history of allergic disease, is associated with lower rates of eczema and/or food allergies in infant offspring.
From 2006 to 2015, melanoma rates increased among adults ≥40 years, decreased in younger populations.
Agency particularly concerned about biotin interference causing a falsely low result for troponin.
Atopic dermatitis, especially severe atopic dermatitis, is associated with allergic, autoimmune, and cardiovascular comorbidities.
Case 1 A 42-year-old white man presents for his annual skin check with complaints of a waxy, brown papule on his back. He reports that he scratched it off on several occasions recently, but it returned each time. He states that the lesion is a nuisance, but it does not itch, bleed, or cause pain.…
Overall cancer mortality and mortality for liver, esophageal, pancreatic cancer up with severe psoriasis.
Dose-response association found between indoor tanning and SCC risk among women.
Patients and providers agreed that Skindex instruments are important complements to patient global assessments for determining disease burden and severity in clinical practice.
Case 1 A 30-year-old man presents to the office for a mildly itchy rash over a large area of his body that has been worsening for the past 6 months. He states that the rash started on his elbows and knees and has quickly spread to his torso and extremities. He has tried several home…
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.