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
Type: News Item

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...

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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