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Decline in melanoma trend observed among children, adolescents

March 20, 2013
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — Trends for melanoma incidence in children and adolescents have decreased after peaking early in the millennium, according…
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Reports of clinical characteristics of women’s acne varied by race

March 19, 2013
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — The clinical characteristics of facial acne among women varied by race, according to survey results presented at the…
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Adapalene/benzoyl peroxide effectively treated acne in preadolescents

March 15, 2013
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — A combination dose of adapalene and benzoyl peroxide gel was an effective and well-tolerated treatment for children aged 9…
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New technologies in lasers reviewed

March 14, 2013
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — Some of the latest developments and uses in laser technology were reviewed at the American Academy of Dermatology Annual…
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Majority of pseudocellulitis cases initially misdiagnosed as cellulitis

March 13, 2013
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — Evaluations by dermatologists determined that almost three-quarters of patients initially consulted for cellulitis were…
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Obese patients who lost weight responded better to treatment for plaque psoriasis

March 12, 2013
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — Obese patients with chronic plaque psoriasis who lost moderate weight increased their response to topical therapy…
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Visits to dermatologists for acne treatment averaged 9 months

March 8, 2013
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — The average span of time that patients visited dermatologists for acne treatment was about three-quarters of a year…
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Vismodegib effective as adjuvant therapy before Mohs surgery for BCC

March 8, 2013
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — Vismodegib, an oral hedgehog-pathway inhibitor, was effective as an adjuvant treatment in shrinking basal cell carcinomas…
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Genetic screening encouraged for high-risk melanoma patients

March 6, 2013
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — Genetic counseling to detect a specific gene mutation that increases the risk for developing melanoma would benefit…
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Improved recognition urged for severe skin reactions to psychotropic drugs

March 5, 2013
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — Adverse cutaneous reactions to psychotropic medications are common, but pediatricians should be aware that sometimes these…
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