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.
Compared with non-Hispanic white children, Hispanic children were 3.4-fold more likely to have missed at least 6 days of school because of atopic dermatitis.
Children with S aureus more likely to have persistent egg, peanut allergy independent of eczema severity.
Case 1 A 67-year-old man presents with 2 nodules on his elbow. He has never had any skin conditions but 2 years previously was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis, which he manages with methotrexate and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. The nodules are uncomfortable and aesthetically displeasing, but they are not painful. On examination, 2 large, firm, skin-colored…
Tattoos have transformed from counterculture to mainstream. What is the role of the clinician in protecting patients against infected tattoos?
More than 60% of products do not provide adequate sun protection, contain potentially harmful chemicals.
Investigators sought to determine a link between body mass index and acne in this study of youths who reported for obligatory military duty between 2002 and 2015.
Time to onset found to be 2 to 3 months for anxiety disorders and other conditions.
Addition of apremilast to a regimen of topical corticosteroids was safe and effective in patients with moderate plaque-type psoriasis.
Findings show alignment of patient-reported symptoms, clinician assessment tools.