In the Journals

More data needed on link between isotretinoin, psychiatric events

July 11, 2019
Depressive disorders and suicidal ideation accounted for 55.1% of all reported psychiatric adverse events among patients taking isotretinoin from…

Meeting News

Nature-based skin care may improve barrier function, decrease sensitivity

July 11, 2019
Regular use of a nature-based skin care regimen achieved statistically significant improvements in skin barrier function, hydration and sensitivity…

Crisaborole ointment well tolerated in children younger than 2 years

July 5, 2019
In a phase 4 study, young patients with mild to moderate eczema aged 3 months to younger than 24 months tolerated treatment with crisaborole ointment…

In the Journals

‘Developmentally appropriate’ services needed to better address chronic skin diseases in teens

July 3, 2019
Teens and young adults often lack access to developmentally appropriate specialist dermatology clinics with embedded psychological support, and an…

Combination therapy yields greater improvement in severe rosacea

June 25, 2019
Patients with rosacea treated with topical ivermectin 1% cream and oral doxycycline modified-release 40 mg capsules had greater visible improvement…

In the Journals

American Indian, Alaska Native groups face substantial barriers to dermatological care

June 20, 2019
Among American Indian and Alaska Native populations, various barriers to dermatological care exist including reasonable access to a dermatologist…

What's Your Diagnosis?

A 16-year-old male athlete presents with fluid-filled lesions

Infectious Diseases in Children, May 2019
James H. Brien, DO
A 16-year-old male presented with a few fluid-filled lesions (vesicles) on his right popliteal area, accompanied by significant pruritus. As the…

Popular topics this month: Hidradenitis suppurativa, atopic dermatitis

May 14, 2019
Recent articles on hidradenitis suppurativa and atopic dermatitis have garnered the most pageviews so far this month at Healio Dermatology. In the…

In the Journals

Both ivermectin, permethrin yield high clearance rates in scabies

May 3, 2019
In scabies treatment, oral ivermectin at 200 µg/kg may be associated with slightly lower rates of complete clearance after 1 week compared with 5%…

UC Irvine promotes interdisciplinary approach to skin biology, disease research

April 30, 2019
The University of California, Irvine, recently announced plans to create the UCI Skin Biology Resource-based Center, which will provide research…

In the Journals

Higher BMI causally linked to greater psoriasis risk

April 29, 2019
Patients with a higher BMI have a greater risk for psoriasis, according to researchers who support healthy lifestyle initiatives for weight…

In the Journals

PDGFRB gain-of-function mutations most prominent in pediatric myofibroma

April 24, 2019
In myofibroma and myofibromatosis, researchers found that gain-of-function mutations of PDGFRB only affect children, according to a retrospective…

In the Journals

Scabies outbreak in NICU reveals challenges with diagnosis

April 17, 2019
The rare occurrence of a scabies outbreak in the NICU of a children’s hospital underscored just how difficult the disease is to diagnose and…

In the Journals

Acetaminophen may increase risk for eczema in children

April 16, 2019
Based on a meta-analysis, children exposed to acetaminophen in early life seem to have an increased risk for eczema, according to a research letter…

Dermatologist shares tips to tackle climate change

April 15, 2019
Climate change is a solvable problem, and physicians have a critical role to play in depoliticizing the issue and encouraging solutions, Sarah

In the Journals

Probiotic treatment through 6 months of age helps prevent atopic dermatitis in infants

April 11, 2019
Infants who received probiotics through 6 months of age had a significantly lower incidence of atopic dermatitis compared with controls, according to…

In the Journals

Adiposity may have protective effect in young adults with acne

April 10, 2019
Overweight and obesity in young adults were inversely associated with acne, leading researchers to suggest that metabolically active adipose tissue…

Feature Article

Common Annular Lesions in the Pediatric Population: Part 2

Pediatric Annals, March 2019, Volume 48 Issue 3
Rash is a common chief complaint for patients presenting to their physician, especially within the pediatric field. The ability to distinguish…

Spot the Rash

12-year-old healthy female athlete presents with mole on heel

Infectious Diseases in Children, February 2019
Colleen H. Cotton, MD; Marissa J. Perman, MD
A 12-year-old healthy female athlete presented to the dermatology clinic for a mole check. The patient was most concerned about a new black spot on…

Feature Article

Common Annular Lesions in the Pediatric Population: Part 1

Pediatric Annals, February 2019, Volume 48 Issue 2
Dermatologic presentations can quickly become overwhelming for clinicians due to the vast number of causes for these conditions. Characteristics of a…

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