December 15, 2019 Issue

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Hot Topics at a Glance


AARS Anouncement

  • AARS Clinical Research Award.

New Medical Research

  • Advanced evaluation of hidradenitis suppurativa with ultra-high frequency ultrasound: A promising tool for the diagnosis and monitoring of disease progression.
  • Effect of isotretinoin treatment on the inflammatory markers in patients with acne vulgaris: Can monocyte/HDL be a new indicator for inflammatory activity of isotretinoin treatment? 
  • Baseline patient-reported outcomes from UNITE: An observational, international, multicentre registry to evaluate hidradenitis suppurativa in clinical practice.
  • Efficacy and satisfaction of surgical treatment for hidradenitis suppurativa.
  • Treatment adherence among patients with five dermatological diseases and four treatment types: A cross-sectional study.
  • The majority of skin lesions in pediatric primary care attention could be managed by teledermatology.
  • Ocular surface changes in the treatment of rosacea: Comparison between low-dose oral isotretinoin and doxycycline.
  • Microneedling of scars: A large prospective study with long-term follow-up.
  • Comparative study of photodynamic therapy with riboflavin-tryptophan gel and 13% 5-aminolevulinic acid in the treatment of mild to moderate acne vulgaris.
  • Rosacea associated with increased risk of generalized anxiety disorder: A case-control study of prevalence and risk of anxiety in patients with rosacea.

Clinical Reviews

  • Photodynamic therapy for photodamage, actinic keratosis, and acne in the cosmetic practice. 
  • Gold nanoshell-mediated photothermal therapy for acne vulgaris.
  • Topical antiandrogen therapies for androgenetic alopecia and acne vulgaris.
  • Dietary intervention: An essential part of the management of patients affected by hidradenitis suppurativa.
  • European Dermatology Forum guidelines on topical photodynamic therapy 2019 Part 2: Emerging indications - field cancerization, photorejuvenation and inflammatory/infective dermatoses.
  • Chemical peeling for acne and melasma: Current status and innovations.
  • Essential oils as topical anti-infective agents: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
  • The role of exposome in acne: Results from an international patient survey. 

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