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Methotrexate linked with adverse events in pediatric psoriasis

September 20, 2017

Methotrexate was associated with a higher rate of treatment-related adverse events than tumor necrosis factor inhibitors in a cohort of children with moderate to severe psoriasis.

The retrospective analysis included data for 390 consecutive pediatric patients who used systemic therapies or phototherapy at 20 centers in North America and Europe. Eligible participants underwent at least 3 months of treatment between Dec. 1, 1990, and Sept. 16, 2014.

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AAP offers guidelines to reduce risks linked to body art in teens

September 18, 2017
CHICAGO — Parents of teenagers considering tattoos, piercings or scarification — cutting, burning or branding the skin — are encouraged to inform their…
In the Journals

Eucrisa demonstrated safety in atopic dermatitis

September 6, 2017
Encouraging safety outcomes were reported in a cohort of patients with atopic dermatitis who were treated with long-term Eucrisa. “Crisaborole is a…
In the Journals

Probiotics ineffective for preventing asthma, eczema in infants

August 29, 2017
The use of Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG, a probiotic, is unable to prevent asthma or eczema in children at 2 years of age when used in the first 6 months of life.
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Differential Diagnosis of Linear Eruptions in Children

Pediatric Annals, August 2015, Volume 44 Issue 8
A 3-year-old girl presented with a linear eruption on her leg for 2 months. She was otherwise healthy and…
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Dermatology: A Morphologic Approach to Differential Diagnosis: August 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Most primary care pediatricians will agree that on any given day they evaluate a fair number of dermatology concerns…
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American Association of Nurse Practitioners National Conference

American Association of Nurse Practitioners National Conference

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Review emphasizes careful surveillance in the diagnosis of dermatologic infections

November 22, 2014
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