The innovative use of fractionation of laser beam technology in dermatology has led to significant improvements in the treatment of burn scars, regardless of how mature.
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Researchers outline an efficient algorithm for treatment of large numbers of patients with confirmed or suspected scabies infestations.
Rosacea is a common, persistent dermatologic disorder of the central face affecting an estimated 10% of the world’s population.
Skin barrier dysfunction is a primary mechanism in the production of the common symptoms of atopic dermatitis, including skin dryness, irritation, and itching, and leaves the body vulnerable to allergens and pathogens.
The clinical question remains as to whether stress is a trigger—or at least an exacerbating factor—in psoriasis and if so, how this should influence treatment approaches.
The FDA monitors but does not regulate the use of nail products containing potentially harmful ingredients that are considered safe when used as directed.
In an effort to effectively address global health concerns, the WHO has announced the 13th General Programme of Work, a 5-year strategic plan spanning from 2019 to 2023.
Obesity is an independent risk factor for the development of psoriasis and is associated with a worse prognosis.
Skin disorders, particularly those with known inflammatory mechanisms, may be considered potential early markers for the development of insulin resistance leading to metabolic syndrome, type 2 diabetes, and cardiovascular disease.
We can leverage the agility of machine learning to point out unmet clinical needs and improve clinical practice.
Advocates of direct-pay models have pointed to ways in which out-of-pocket costs of noninsurance accepting practices are often lower than what would be charged under insurance because of copays, deductibles, and stratification of coverage that often excludes all or portions of treatment.
Dermatology Advisor asked 3 practitioners from different regions of the United States how and why they chose their particular practice models.
Current reviews suggest that limited outcomes to individual therapies point to the need for new treatments that target underlying cellular and molecular mechanisms.
Although truly personalized medicine is not yet feasible in psoriasis treatment, a stratified approach to selection of therapies may offer some of the benefits of personalized medicine.
While application of alcohol to irritated skin causes a burning sensation, it is actually less damaging to skin than detergent-based cleansers.
Cutaneous flushing, although common and often benign, may signal a more serious underlying pathology when the presentation extends beyond episodic warmth and redness of the face, head, and neck.
BPG given intramuscularly once every 3 weeks proved to be an effective and well tolerated prophylactic treatment for recurrent erysipelas.
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