Volume: April 2020, Issue 1

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Hot Topics at a Glance


AARS Announcements

  • AARS Global Research Summit: Live Meeting Postponed.
  • Updates on how to care for iPLEDGE patients during the pandemic.

Industry News

  • Novartis announces mutual agreement to terminate sale of Sandoz US generic oral solids, dermatology portfolio to Aurobindo.
  • BiomX’s BX001 for acne-prone skin performs well in phase 1 trial.

New Medical Research

  • A split-face randomized controlled study comparing the efficacy and safety of intralesional radiofrequency-assisted subcision vs conventional subcision in postacne scars.
  • Efficacy and safety of VB-1953 topical gel in non-responder acne patients with clindamycin-resistant cutibacterium acnes.
  • Prevalence and associated risk factors of acne relapse among Saudi acne vulgaris patients using isotretinoin.
  • A novel topical retinoid for acne: Trifarotene 50 μg/g cream.
  • A cross-sectional, multi-center study on treatment of facial acne scars with low-energy double-pass 1450-nm diode laser.
  • Value of reflectance confocal microscopy for the monitoring of rosacea during treatment with topical ivermectin.
  • Clinical assessment of new topical cream containing two essential oils combined with tretinoin in the treatment of acne.
  • Identification of long noncoding RNA associated ceRNA networks in rosacea.

Clinical Reviews

  • Adolescent polycystic ovary syndrome according to the international evidence-based guideline.
  • Expanding treatment options for rosacea.
  • Ultrasound: An indispensable tool to evaluate the outcome of surgical approaches in patients affected by hidradenitis suppurativa.
  • Topical benzoyl peroxide for acne.
  • Safety of combined fractional microneedle radiofrequency and CO2 as an early intervention for inflammatory acne and scarring treated with concomitant isotretinoin.
  • Surgical management of hidradenitis suppurativa with keystone perforator island flap.
  • Multiple miliary osteoma cutis treatment response to Q-switched Nd:YAG laser: A case report.
  • Hidradenitis suppurativa: Current understanding of pathogenic mechanisms and suggestion for treatment algorithm.

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