Volume: May 2020, Issue 1

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Hot Topics at a Glance

Industry News

  • Prescriber’s Choice launches “PC Direct” and “PC Delivers”.
  • Telehealth and Coding Tips form the AAD.

New Medical Research

  • Picosecond-domain fractional laser treatment over hyaluronic acid fillers: In vivo and clinical studies.
  • Open-label, long-term extension study to evaluate the safety of clascoterone (CB-03-01) cream, 1% BID in subjects with acne vulgaris.
  • Fractional carbon dioxide laser combined with intradermal injection of autologous platelet-rich plasma versus noncross-linked hyaluronic acid in the treatment of atrophic postacne scars: A split face study.
  • Segmentation methods for acne vulgaris images: Proposal of a new methodology applied to fluorescence images.
  • Efficacy of oral zinc and nicotinamide as maintenance therapy for mild-moderate hidradenitis suppurativa: a controlled retrospective clinical study.
  • In vitro activity and formulation of a flavonoid-containing cashew pulp extract for the topical treatment of acne and the protection of skin against premature aging.
  • Efficacy and safety of topical clascoterone cream, 1%, for treatment in patients with facial acne: Two phase 3 randomized clinical trials.
  • The effects of a standardized extract of centella asiatica on postlaser resurfacing wound healing on the face: A split-face, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial.
  • Do acne treatments affect insulin-like growth factor-1 serum levels? A clinical and laboratory study on patients with acne vulgaris.
  • Evaluation of nasal mucociliary clearance, nasal obstruction symptom evaluation, and epistaxis severity score in isotretinoin treatment.
  • Efficacy of topical timolol 0.5% in the treatment of acne and rosacea: A multicentric study.

Clinical Reviews

  • A novel homozygous c.67C>T variant in retinol binding protein 4 (RBP4) associated with retinitis pigmentosa and childhood acne vulgaris.
  • A new class of topical acne treatment addressing the hormonal pathogenesis of acne.
  • The use of guselkumab 100mg every 4 weeks on patients with HS and a literature review.
  • Successful treatment of sapho syndrome and HS: A therapeutic challenge.
  • Use of permethrin in the treatment of rosacea fulminans during pregnancy: One case report.
  • Adverse events related to topical drug treatments for acne vulgaris.
  • Telemedicine and support groups in order to improve the adherence to treatment and health related quality of life in patients affected by inflammatory skin conditions during COVID-19 emergency.
  • Plant extracts as a natural source of bioactive compounds and potential remedy for the treatment of certain skin diseases.
  • External application of herbal medicines for acne vulgaris: A systematic review and meta analysis.
  • Doxycycline Hyclate.

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