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Erosive pustular dermatosis may occur after facial trauma, cosmetic resurfacing

August 29, 2017

A recent case series elucidated several clinical factors and treatment options for erosive pustular disorder.

The researchers aimed to further understand what they described as a “rare condition” by assessing three women who experienced prolonged facial erosions after fully ablative carbon dioxide laser procedures or medium-depth chemical peel, according to the findings. The participants were evaluated at a single dermatology clinic at an academic medical center between Sept. 10, 2010, and May 6, 2016. They had experienced non-healing facial erosions after undergoing procedures.

New data support efficacy of GEN-003 vaccine against genital lesions

July 31, 2017
Recent 12-month data from a phase 2b trial demonstrated that Genocea Biosciences’ lead GEN-003 vaccine regimen reduced the median rate of genital lesions by nearly…

Top five dermatology stories in July include psoriasis studies, FDA approval

July 31, 2017
Study results reporting that nail findings distinguished patients with psoriatic arthritis from those with psoriasis without arthritis was among the top read articles in…

Oral ABSSSI treatment omadacycline meets primary endpoints in phase 3 trial

July 19, 2017
Paratek Pharmaceuticals recently announced that its investigational antibiotic omadacycline — a once-daily, oral treatment for acute bacterial skin and skin…
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