In the Journals

Parvovirus B19 infection follows four common patterns of presentation

July 4, 2014
Researchers identified four principal skin patterns of manifestation for parvovirus B19: exanthema, acral gloves-and-socks, periflexural and…

In the Journals

Loss of CD4+ cells increases risk for toxic epidermal necrolysis in patients with HIV

June 2, 2014
Decreased dermal CD4+ cell counts, combined with an increased ratio of CD8+ to CD4+ cells penetrating the dermis, in patients with HIV likely…

FDA News

FDA approves dalbavancin for serious skin infections

May 23, 2014
The FDA today announced the approval of dalbavancin for adults with serious skin infections caused by certain gram-positive organisms. Dalbavancin…

Meeting News Coverage

Newest therapies, popular sessions highlight AAD meeting

March 21, 2014
DENVER — Advanced melanoma staging with updates on future therapies, the latest acne treatments, and laser and botulinum toxin A treatments for…

In the Journals

Phase 3 EV71 vaccine increased protection in children

May 29, 2013
The first enterovirus 71 vaccine candidate to reach phase 3 clinical testing is providing young Chinese children with significant protections against…

What is dermatology?

June 4, 2012
Dermatology is a branch of medicine that deals with the skin and diseases of the skin. It concerns the study, research and diagnosis of normal skin…

What is an immunologist?

June 4, 2012
 An immunologist is an expert in immunology, which is a branch of biomedical science that deals with the immune system. An immunologist may be…

What is dermatopathology?

June 4, 2012
Dermatopathology is the study of cutaneous diseases at a microscopic level, which also involves studying potential causes of skin, nail or hair…

In the Journals

Mycophenolate mofetil found effective for autoimmune, chronic idiopathic urticaria

May 3, 2012
Mycophenolate mofetil may be effective in treating autoimmune and chronic idiopathic urticaria when antihistamines and other therapeutic agents fail…

In the Journals

Study suggests link between genetic factors, podoconiosis

April 10, 2012
Researchers conducting a study of patients in Ethiopia with podoconiosis, a noncommunicable lymphedema that results from walking barefoot on red…

In the Journals

Alendronate increased BMD in patients with immunobullous diseases

April 4, 2012
The bisphosphonate alendronate sodium increases bone mineral density in patients with immunobullous diseases and glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis…

Meeting News Coverage

Skin tags may predict insulin resistance, metabolic syndrome potential

March 16, 2012
Individuals with multiple skin tags demonstrated high BMI and Homeostasis Model Assessment Index values, according to findings presented at American…

Meeting News Coverage

Inpatients with more serious conditions also desired treatment for dermatoses

March 10, 2012
Nearly 85% of patients hospitalized with other conditions desired treatment for dermatoses, including dry skin and warts, according to findings…

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