Volume: April 2021, Issue 2

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Hot Topics at a Glance


  • Register Now for the AARS 9th Annual Scientific Symposium
  • AARS BoD Member Emmy Graber invites you to earn free CME!

Industry News

  • Invitation from Galderma

New Medical Research

  • Phase angle and Mediterranean diet in patients with acne: Two easy tools for assessing the clinical severity of disease.
  • Oral isotretinoin treatment in patients with acne vulgaris during the COVID-19 pandemic: A retrospective cohort study in a tertiary care hospital.
  • Serum IL-17 levels in patients with rosacea.
  • Choroidal vascular changes in acne patients under isotretinoin treatment.
  • Co-delivery of isotretinoin and clindamycin by phospholipid-based mixed micellar system confers synergistic effect for treatment of acne vulgaris.
  • Consumer preferences of top-rated over-the-counter acne treatment products: A cohort study.
  • Effectiveness of wet cupping on patients with facial acne vulgaris: A 12-week, randomized, single-blind, intervention-sham-controlled trial.
  • Efficacy and safety of azelaic acid nanocrystal-loaded in situ hydrogel in the treatment of acne vulgaris.
  • Quality of life in Montenegrin pupils with acne.
  • 5-Aminolaevulinic acid photodynamic therapy amplifies intense inflammatory response in the treatment of acne vulgaris via CXCL8.

Clinical Reviews

  • 50 years of topical retinoids for acne: Evolution of treatment.
  • A safety review of biologic therapies for the management of hidradenitis suppurativa and unmet needs.
  • Androgens and acne: Perspectives on clascoterone, the first topical androgen receptor antagonist.
  • Hidradenitis suppurativa: pathogenesis, clinical presentation, epidemiology, and comorbid associations.
  • Paradoxical hidradenitis suppurativa in Crohn's disease patients receiving infliximab: A case report and review of literature.

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