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]

 

Can bariatric surgery ease psoriasis too?

LOS ANGELES – A provocative study opens the door for psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis to be added to the growing list of benefits following bariatric surgery. “Although the natural history of...

Field of Interest: Dermatology
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Busting eczema treatment myths: applying the evidence

LAS VEGAS – In the treatment of eczema, the gap between evidence and practice can be broad. Dermatologists who treat atopic dermatitis confront many challenges – patients may be severely atopic,...

Field of Interest: Dermatology
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EADV: Venous leg ulcers herald increased cancer risk

COPENHAGEN – Patients with venous leg ulcers have an increased risk of occult cancer – especially hematologic and immune-related malignancies, according to a Danish nationwide cohort study. The risk...

Field of Interest: Dermatology
Type: News Item

Inflammatory loop drives rosacea

NEW YORK – Rosacea seems to represent a Möbius strip of an overly enthusiastic immune response, with chemicals that recruit neutrophils, which, in turn, activate even more...

Field of Interest: Dermatology
Type: News Item

Severe acne patients stay on antibiotics too long

Patients with severe acne often remained on antibiotics longer than recommended before beginning treatment with isotretinoin, in a retrospective chart review of patients treated for acne at New York...

Field of Interest: Dermatology
Type: News Item

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