Volume: December 2020, Issue 2

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Hot Topics at a Glance


New Medical Research

  • Targeted clindamycin delivery to pilosebaceous units by chitosan or hyaluronic acid nanoparticles for improved topical treatment of acne vulgaris.
  • Full exome sequencing of 11 families with hidradenitis suppurativa.
  • Hidradenitis suppurativa in surgeons' practice - prevalence and treatment approach according to the Hurley stage in Latvia.
  • Objective and long-term evaluation of the efficacy and safety of a 1064-nm picosecond laser with fractionated microlens array for the treatment of atrophic acne scar in Asians.
  • Comparison of fractional micro-plasma radiofrequency and fractional microneedle radiofrequency for the treatment of atrophic acne scars: A pilot randomized split-face clinical study in China.
  • Gold photothermal therapy for refractory papulopustular rosacea: A case series.
  • Intense pulsed light treatment for hidradenitis suppurativa: A within-person randomized controlled trial.
  • Evaluation of oral isotretinoin effects on hearing system in patients with acne vulgaris: Reversible or not?
  • Racial differences in treatment preferences of acne vulgaris: A cross-sectional study.
  • Metformin as adjunctive therapy for pediatric patients with hidradenitis suppurativa.
  • Development of a hidradenitis suppurativa patient decision aid.
  • Open-label extension study evaluating long-term safety and efficacy of fmx103 1.5% minocycline topical foam for the treatment of moderate-to-severe papulopustular rosacea.

Clinical Reviews

  • Spironolactone in adolescent acne vulgaris.
  • Isotretinoin in acne treatment during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): A retrospective analysis of adherence to therapy and side effects.
  • Mandibular sterile osteitis as a manifestation of SAPHO syndrome: A literature review.
  • SMS support group in the management of acne: A useful tool to increase adherence to treatment.
  • Anti-acne treatment using nanotechnology based on novel drug delivery system and patents on acne formulations: A review.
  • Microneedle-mediated transdermal drug delivery for treating diverse skin diseases.
  • Optimizing the trial design for a comparative effectiveness study of spironolactone versus oral antibiotics for women with acne: A Delphi consensus panel.
  • Developments and challenges in dermatology: An update from the Interactive Derma Academy (IDeA) 2019.
  • Comparative efficacy of pharmacological and nonpharmacological interventions for acne vulgaris: A network meta-analysis.
  • Ancient friends revisited: Systematic review and case report of pyoderma gangrenosum-associated autoinflammatory syndromes.

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