Hot Topics Newsletter

Volume: May 2023, Issue 1

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Hot Topics at a Glance


  • Now Available for AARS Members: National Acne Awareness Month Social Media Toolkit.

Industry News

  • FDA set to review Ortho Derm’s triple combo acne gel.

New Medical Research

  • Topical brimonidine for the management of facial erythema in rosacea: A histological, histometric, and immunohistochemical study.
  • Clinical evaluation of needle-free electronic pneumatic hyaluronic acid injection treatment for facial atrophic acne scars: A prospective, randomized comparative trial.
  • Effectiveness of spironolactone for women with acne vulgaris (SAFA) in England and Wales: Pragmatic, multicenter, phase 3, double blind, randomized controlled trial.
  • A cross-sectional study examining the prevalence of antibiotic-resistant cutibacterium acnes isolated from patients with acne in Bangkok, Thailand.
  • Heat-treated Pediococcus acidilactici LM1013-mediated inhibition of biofilm formation by cutibacterium acnes and its application in acne vulgaris: A single-arm clinical trial.
  • A center-based, ambulatory care concept for Hidradenitis suppurativa improves disease activity, burden, and patient satisfaction: Results from the randomized controlled trial EsmAiL.
  • Comparative effects of azithromycin and probiotics for treatment of acne vulgaris.
  • Auriculotherapy modulates macrophage polarization to reduce inflammatory response in a rat model of acne.
  • New insights into the characteristic skin microorganisms in different grades of acne and different acne sites.
  • Non-surgical treatment of hidradenitis suppurativa: The role of cryotherapy.

Clinical Reviews

  • Synovitis, acne, pustulosis, hyperostosis, and osteitis syndrome with cranial bone involvement: Case report and literature review.
  • Cold anesthesia for pain reduction during intralesional steroid injection for nodulocystic acne.
  • Narrative review and update on biologic and small molecule drugs for hidradenitis suppurativa: An entity with a promising future.
  • Hidradenitis suppurativa. A case report.
  • New insight into the molecular pathomechanism and immunomodulatory treatments of hidradenitis suppurativa.
  • Clinical spectrum of cutibacterium acnes infections: The SAPHO syndrome.
  • Efficacy and safety of oxymetazoline for the treatment of rosacea: A meta-analysis.
  • Sequential treatment with topical trifarotene and injectable NASHA gel in acne scars: A case series.
  • Synovitis, Acne, Pustulosis, Hyperostosis and Osteitis (SAPHO) syndrome with Henoch-Schönlein Purpura: A case report.
  • Hidradenitis suppurativa and JAK inhibitors: A review of the published literature.
  • Overview and comparison of the clinical scores in hidradenitis suppurativa: A real-life clinical data.