Volume: December 2020, Issue 1

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Hot Topics at a Glance



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New Medical Research

  • An evaluation of the efficacy of a single-session 577 nm pro-yellow laser treatment in patients with post-acne erythema and scarring.
  • Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the continuity of care for dermatologic patients on systemic therapy during the period of strict lockdown.
  • Evaluating the barriers to isotretinoin treatment for acne vulgaris in pediatric patients.
  • Acne and social media: A cross-sectional study of content quality on TikTok.
  • Therapeutic drug monitoring in patients with suboptimal response to adalimumab for hidradenitis suppurativa: A retrospective case series.
  • Dynamic leukocyte populations are associated with early- and late-stage lesions in hidradenitis suppurativa.
  • The comparative study of efficacy between 1064-nm long-pulsed Nd:YAG laser and 595-nm pulsed dye laser for the treatment of acne vulgaris.
  • GPs' perspectives on acne management in primary care: A qualitative interview study.
  • Topical 0.5% timolol maleate significantly enhances skin-barrier restoration after fractional carbon dioxide laser treatment for acne scars.
  • Activation of Janus kinase signaling pathway in acne lesions.
  • Relationship between acne and the use of cosmetics: Results of a questionnaire study in 539 Korean individuals.

Clinical Reviews                                      

  • Vitamins A, B, C, and D: A short review for the dermatologist.
  • Spironolactone in the treatment of adolescent acne: A retrospective review.
  • Efficacy and safety of topical clascoterone cream for treatment of acne vulgaris: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized placebo-controlled trials.
  • Inositols in PCOS.
  • A molecular perspective on the potential benefits of metformin for the treatment of inflammatory skin disorders.
  • Bilateral phlyctenular keratoconjunctivitis in the context of hidradenitis suppurativa: A case report and literature review.
  • Foray into concepts of design and evaluation of microemulsions as a modern approach for topical applications in acne pathology.
  • The challenge of nanovesicles for selective topical delivery for acne treatment: Enhancing absorption whilst avoiding toxicity.
  • Surgical treatment of extensive perianal hidradenitis.

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