May 15, 2019 Issue

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Hot Topics at a Glance

Industry News

  • Bactericidal, antibiotic acne topical treatment reduces inflammatory lesions. 

New Medical Research

  • Formulation, characterization, and in vitro testing of azelaic acid ethosome-based cream against Propionibacterium acnes for the treatment of acne.
  • Dual-plane hyaluronic acid treatment for atrophic acne scars. 
  • Factors affecting adherence and patient satisfaction with treatment: a cross sectional study of 500 patients with acne vulgaris.
  • Changing our microbiome: probiotics in dermatology. 
  • Metformin as an adjunct therapy for the treatment of moderate to severe acne vulgaris: a randomized open-labelled study.
  • Quantification and in silico toxicity assessment of tazarotene and its impurities for a quality and safe drug product development.
  • Successful treatment of facial vascular skin diseases with a 577-nm pro-yellow laser.
  • The evolution of healthy skin to acne lesions: a longitudinal, in vivo evaluation with reflectance confocal microscopy and optical coherence tomography.
  • Efficacy and safety of intense pulsed light in the treatment of inflammatory acne vulgaris with a novel filter.
  • Serum IgG4 elevation in SAPHO syndrome: does it unmask a disease activity marker? 
  • The effects of oral isotretinoin in women with acne and polycystic ovary syndrome. 

Clinical Reviews

  • Dermatologic conditions in transgender populations. 
  • Is there a role for antiandrogen therapy for hidradenitis suppurativa? a systematic review of published data.
  • Microneedling and PRP for acne scars: a new tool in our arsenal. 
  • Hidradenitis suppurativa and risk of suicide - systematic review and meta-analysis. 
  • Pharmacological development in hidradenitis suppurativa. 
  • Silver-coated textiles in hidradenitis suppurativa: a case report. 
  • Quality of life measurement in hidradenitis suppurativa: position statement of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology task forces on Quality of Life and Patient-Oriented Outcomes and Acne, Rosacea and Hidradenitis Suppurativa.
  • A narrative review of the definition of "flare" in hidradenitis suppurativa.
  • Photobiomodulation as potential novel third line tool for non-invasive treatment of hidradenitis suppurativa.
  • Acne antibiotic prescription pattern in Colombia.
  • Infantile acne. 

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