Dermatology

Dermatology is the branch of medicine dealing with the hair, nails, skin and its diseases.[1][2] It is a unique specialty with both medical and surgical aspects.[2][3][4] A dermatologist takes care of diseases, in the widest sense, and some cosmetic problems of the skin, scalp, hair, and nails.[2][5]

 

Beware of skin complications of newer antidiabetic agents

VANCOUVER, B.C. – Each of the newer classes of antidiabetic medications – the DPP-IV inhibitors, GLP-1 agonists, and SGLT2 inhibitors – has its own characteristic cutaneous side effects, Dr. Justin...

Field of Interest: Dermatology
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New evidence in melanoma field may be practice changing

SEATTLE – Recent developments in the field of melanoma may help clinicians refine their approach to this disease, according to Dr. Suraj S. Venna, a dermatologist and medical director of the Inova...

Field of Interest: Dermatology
Type: News Item

WCD: Watch for these emerging infections

VANCOUVER – Two serious emerging skin and soft tissue infections whose progress physicians will want to chart are melioidosis and <a...

Field of Interest: Dermatology
Type: News Item

FDA approves azelaic acid foam for rosacea

A foam formulation of azelaic acid has been approved for the topical treatment of the inflammatory papules and pustules of mild to moderate rosacea, the manufacturer announced July 31. Azelaic acid...googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-cta');

Field of Interest: Dermatology
Type: News Item

WCD: Pramocaine is a common contact sensitizer

VANCOUVER – Pramocaine, a topical anesthetic long used in many OTC anti-itch preparations, turns out to itself be a common cause of contact sensitization, Dr. Mariam Abbas reported at the World...

Field of Interest: Dermatology
Type: News Item

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