The need for clear images of cutaneous conditions is more critical in dermatology than perhaps any other specialty. In this article, we feature the photography of Dr. Justin Finch who leads the clinical photography program in dermatology at the University of Connecticut Health Center in Farmington, Conn. Dr. Finch shares his photography tips in this “How To” guide.
“As we move toward finding a cure for psoriasis, what we are looking for are high performance drugs that provide durable response in between treatments and that lend themselves to patient compliance,” says Dr. George Martin.
Researchers suggest that an assessment of cardiovascular risk factors in the atopic dermatitis patient population is prudent.
The decrease in the diversity of skin microbiome in megacities may contribute to a higher incidence of skin diseases in more urbanized environments, researchers report.
Now, scientists know how one gene mutation leads to skin cancer — as well as other epithelial cancers such as lung, esophagus, mouth and throat. This groundbreaking discovering may lead to the development of new treatments and clinical trials.
Physicians should be aware of the warning signs that a biologic agent could be to blame when patients experience subacute or rapidly progressive neurologic changes, researchers say.
Adults with moderate to severe atopic dermatitis with comorbid asthma experience the same improvement in disease signs and symptoms with dupilumab treatment as those without asthma, according to pooled data from two large phase three clinical trials.
Acute or irregular flushing may signal a more serious health condition, say researchers who list 14 questions physicians should ask patients complaining about unusual flushing.
Eczema, food allergy, and asthma independently and cumulatively increase the risk for eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE), according to findings presented at the 2018 American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology and World Allergy Organization Joint Congress in Orlando.
A strain of Staphylococcus epidermidis, a common microbe on healthy human skin, produces a chemical compound that has the ability to impair growth of skin neoplasia, researchers have found.