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]

 

Psoriasis cohort reveals high arthritis risk

Psoriatic arthritis may occur more frequently among people with psoriasis than previously reported, and risk factors include having severe psoriasis, nail pitting, low education levels, and uveitis,...

Field of Interest: Dermatology
Type: News Item

Anakinra shows promise for hidradenitis suppurativa

The results of a pilot study suggest that the interleukin-1(IL-1) receptor antagonist anakinra may be a potential treatment option for hidradenitis suppurativa (HS). The cause of HS – a chronic skin...

Field of Interest: Dermatology
Type: News Item

Practical tips help quell pseudofolliculitis barbae

LAS VEGAS – Stubble is okay, and not just because it’s trendy to sport a beard. This was a key message during a presentation on pseudofolliculitis barbae at Skin Disease Education Foundation’s annual...

Field of Interest: Dermatology
Type: News Item

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