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Dermatology

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Managing the Safety of Newer Atopic Dermatitis Treatments

β€” Our panel of experts discuss how they monitor patients on biologics and JAK inhibitors

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No Heightened Risk of Suicide, Psychiatric Conditions With Acne Drug

Meta-analysis suggests lower risk of suicide attempts years after starting isotretinoin

Nov 30, 2023
New Data on Bimekizumab in Psoriatic Arthritis

Roundtable of experts weigh in on "unprecedented" efficacy, and safety issues

Nov 29, 2023
Methotrexate Tied to Greater Risks for Older Patients With CKD

FDA should consider warning labels based on study results, researchers argue

Nov 28, 2023
FDA Warns of Rare Life-Threatening Reaction to Anti-Seizure Drugs

Prescribing information changed for levetiracetam, clobazam

Nov 28, 2023
Methotrexate Tied to Greater Risks for Older Patients With CKD

FDA should consider warning labels based on study results, researchers argue

FDA Warns of Rare Life-Threatening Reaction to Anti-Seizure Drugs

Prescribing information changed for levetiracetam, clobazam

Dermatology Case Studies

Teen With Severe, Recalcitrant Dermatomyositis Seeks New Option

Treatment-resistant juvenile dermatomyositis resolved by targeting elevated interferon-beta

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Patient Develops Inflamed Rash After Double Mastectomy

Incision sites were itchy, painful, red, and oozing and were not showing signs of healing

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Elderly Man Develops Facial Plaque After Salivary Duct Carcinoma Diagnosis

Clinicians consider a number of differential diagnoses before making the call

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Make the Diagnosis: Plaques and Papules ... Cause for Concern?

A 51-year-old man visited his doctor concerned about an asymptomatic rash that developed over his face within the last month. Can you diagnose the patient?

Nov 28, 2023
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How Young Is Too Young for Botox?

With greater exposure on social media, more youths are trying cosmetic treatments

Nov 27, 2023
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How and When to Escalate Treatment for Eczema

Our panel of experts discuss the appropriate time to introduce systemic therapy or switch agents

Nov 26, 2023
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Teen With Severe, Recalcitrant Dermatomyositis Seeks New Option

Treatment-resistant juvenile dermatomyositis resolved by targeting elevated interferon-beta

Nov 24, 2023
A close up photo of a teen girl with a face rash.
New Data on TYK2 Inhibitors for Psoriasis, Psoriatic Arthritis

Favorable results with TAK-279 and deucravacitinib in studies at ACR

Nov 22, 2023
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Improving Treatment Adherence in Atopic Dermatitis

We've got great treatments, says Steven Feldman, the key is getting patients to use them

Nov 20, 2023
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The Landscape of New Treatments for Eczema

Our panel of experts discuss the "explosion" in new systemic and topical agents

Nov 17, 2023
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Staying Up-to-Date on Approved Therapies in Atopic Dermatitis

James Del Rosso, DO, says to keep an open mind when determining the best option for patients

Nov 17, 2023
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Make the Diagnosis: When Cleaning the Basement Gets Toxic

A 42-year-old woman presented to the ED noting that she felt a stinging sensation on her arm while she was cleaning and organizing her basement, the previous day. Can you diagnose the patient?

Nov 16, 2023
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PPAR Agonist Led to 'Clinically Meaningful' Improvement in PBC-Related Pruritus

Seladelpar also improved markers of disease activity versus placebo

Nov 15, 2023
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Added Leukotriene Receptor Antagonists Show Benefits in Chronic Urticaria

Off-label use along with antihistamines improved activity, itch, and wheal count scores

Nov 15, 2023
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Novel BTK Inhibitor for Chronic Hives Wins in Phase III Trials

Remibrutinib demonstrated superiority over placebo in both the REMIX-1 and -2 trials

Nov 14, 2023
ACAAI over a photo of Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California.
Novel IL-17A Blocker Continues to Impress in PsA

More phase II data build case for izokibep

Nov 14, 2023
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Heart Injuries Suggest Reconsideration of Holding BP Meds for Surgery

Pause on ACE inhibitors, ARBs yields more acute hypertension with no prevention of hypotension

Nov 06, 2023
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