Volume: April 2020, Issue 2


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Hot Topics at a Glance


Industry News

  • Skin reactions to non-glove personal protective equipment: An emerging issue in the COVID-19 Pandemic.
  • Adverse skin reactions among healthcare workers during the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Outbreak: A survey in Wuhan and its surrounding regions.
  • The COVID-19 outbreak and rheumatologic skin diseases.
  • Finacea Foam back in pharmacies: LEO Pharma.

New Medical Research

  • Chitosan nanoparticles making their way to clinical practice: A feasibility study on their topical use for acne treatment.
  • Evaluation of 25-hydroxy vitamin D levels and disease severity in patients with acne vulgaris.
  • Pre-operative ultrasound planning in the surgical management of patients with hidradenitis suppurativa.
  • Age-specific physical and mental health status in Italian patients with hidradenitis suppurativa: A comparison with the general population.
  • Therapeutic considerations and clinical characteristics of a sample of adolescent patients with acne vulgaris in Tirana, Albania: A cross-sectional study.
  • Efficacy of topical ivermectin for the treatment of cutaneous and ocular rosacea.
  • Two is better than one: The combined effects of glycolic acid and salicylic acid on acne-related disorders.
  • Trichloroacetic acid model to accurately capture the efficacy of treatments for postinflammatory hyperpigmentation.
  • Reconstruction of bilateral inferomedial gluteal defects after resection of hidradenitis suppurativa with symmetrical keystone flaps designed parallel to relaxed skin-tension lines: A case report.
  • Synthesis of 5-aminolevulinic acid-based ALACELL possessing inhibitory effect against cutibacterium acnes: Whitening effect and protective effect of UVB-irradiated damage cells.
  • Efficacy and safety of Tracnil™ administration in patients with dermatological manifestations of PCOS: An open-label single-arm study.

Clinical Reviews

  • Demodex: A skin resident in Man and his best friend.
  • Dapsone therapy for hidradenitis suppurativa.
  • Comparison of guidelines and consensus articles on the management of patients with acne with oral isotretinoin.
  • Emerging medical treatments for hidradenitis suppurativa.
  • Ustekinumab in the treatment of patients with hidradenitis suppurativa: Multicenter case series and systematic review.
  • Managing cutaneous immune-mediated diseases during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
  • Adalimumab for treatment of hidradenitis suppurativa during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Safety considerations.
  • Thermomechanical ablation-assisted photodynamic therapy for the treatment of acne vulgaris. A retrospective chart review of 30 patients.
  • The utility of PROMIS domain measures in dermatologic care.
  • The potential of probiotics for treating acne vulgaris: A review of literature on acne and microbiota.
  • Clinical implications of polycystic ovary syndrome in adolescents.
  • Recurrence rates following excision of hidradenitis suppurativa: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
  • Topical treatment of truncal acne with tretinoin lotion 0.05% and azelaic acid foam.
  • Granulomatous rosacea-like skin rash: extranodal Rosai-Dorfman disease.

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