Strong predictors for achieving a favorable actinic keratosis treatment response from ingenol mebutate 0.015% gel are dermoscopic detection of red pseudonetwork lesions and facial location, a study shows.
Identifying associations with actinic keratosis variability instead of prevalence can be used to closely monitor organ transplant recipients at increased risk of developing actinic keratosis, researchers say.
The duration of methotrexate administration proves to be longer than that of cyclosporine in atopic dermatitis, according to a small study that compared the two first-line immunosuppressive treatments for atopic dermatitis.
Physicians weigh in expectations for new developments within all facets of dermatology from pediatric dermatology to dermatopathology.
During the American Academy of Dermatology’s annual meeting, physicians addressed the monumental changes that have occurred since the advent of biologic therapy for systemic autoimmune conditions, such as psoriasis and atopic dermatitis. Today, some patients are able to achieve complete disease clearance. Although there may be viable treatments for these conditions, access to care and medication adherence remain top issues, physicians say.
Multidisciplinary skin cancer care is an approach that might not only improve patient outcomes, but also professional satisfaction, researchers reported at AAD 2018 this week in San Diego.
Mounting clinical evidence points to a need for tighter disease control in psoriasis patients, says Dr. Alexander Egeberg.
Review shows that research on lasers and other light therapies for acne fails to offer robust evidence on efficacy, say researchers writing in the British Journal of Dermatology.
An intensive stem cell transplant regimen achieved better survival as compared to cyclophosphamide treatment for patients with severe scleroderma, researchers report in the New England Journal of Medicine.
All children, but healthy controls, had a higher likelihood of behavioral issues. ADHD symptoms of attention, hyperactivity and impulse control, were higher in AD children. Quality of life lower in affected children.