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Review: Histiocytosis

4 May, 2021 | 08:29h | UTC

Histiocytosis – The Lancet

 


New studies in patients with moderate-to-severe psoriasis show greater skin clearance with Bimekizumab, a monoclonal IgG1 antibody that selectively inhibits both interleukin-17A and interleukin-17F

25 Apr, 2021 | 21:08h | UTC

Study 1: Bimekizumab versus Secukinumab in Plaque Psoriasis – New England Journal of Medicine

Study 2: Bimekizumab versus Adalimumab in Plaque Psoriasis – New England Journal of Medicine

Related studies: Bimekizumab efficacy and safety in moderate to severe plaque psoriasis (BE READY): a multicentre, double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomised withdrawal phase trial – The Lancet AND Bimekizumab versus ustekinumab for the treatment of moderate to severe plaque psoriasis (BE VIVID): efficacy and safety from a 52-week, multicentre, double-blind, active comparator and placebo controlled phase 3 trial – The Lancet

 


RCT: Atenolol has similar efficacy as propranolol with fewer adverse events in the treatment of problematic infantile hemangiomas

20 Apr, 2021 | 05:32h | UTC

Efficacy and Safety of Propranolol vs Atenolol in Infants With Problematic Infantile Hemangiomas: A Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 


Diagnosis and management of leukocytoclastic vasculitis

14 Apr, 2021 | 01:26h | UTC

Diagnosis and management of leukocytoclastic vasculitis – Internal and Emergency Medicine

 


Cohort study: Higher cumulative exposure to Thiazide diuretics linked to an increased risk of skin cancer in people older than 65 years

13 Apr, 2021 | 05:08h | UTC

Association between antihypertensive medications and risk of skin cancer in people older than 65 years: a population-based study – Canadian Medical Association Journal

Commentaries: Thiazides May Up Risk for Skin Cancer in Older Adults – HealthDay AND Some blood pressure medication linked to higher risk of skin cancer, study finds – CTV News

Related study: Case-Control Study: Possible Association of Hydrochlorothiazide Use and Risk of Melanoma

 


Guidelines of care for the management of actinic keratosis

9 Apr, 2021 | 03:20h | UTC

Guidelines of care for the management of actinic keratosis – Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology

 


RCT: Upadacitinib vs. Adalimumab for Psoriatic Arthritis

5 Apr, 2021 | 00:57h | UTC

Trial of Upadacitinib and Adalimumab for Psoriatic Arthritis – New England Journal of Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 


RCT: Abrocitinib vs. Placebo or Dupilumab for Atopic Dermatitis

26 Mar, 2021 | 08:27h | UTC

Abrocitinib versus Placebo or Dupilumab for Atopic Dermatitis – New England Journal of Medicine

 


Systematic review: Interventions for cutaneous disease in systemic lupus erythematosus

17 Mar, 2021 | 02:30h | UTC

Interventions for cutaneous disease in systemic lupus erythematosus – Cochrane Library

 


Clinical Update: Diagnosis and Treatment of Nonscarring Hair Loss in Primary Care in 2021

10 Mar, 2021 | 08:14h | UTC

Diagnosis and Treatment of Nonscarring Hair Loss in Primary Care in 2021 – JAMA (free for a limited period)

 


Some experience delayed rash after Moderna shot, study says

5 Mar, 2021 | 08:44h | UTC

Some Experience Delayed Rash After Moderna Shot, Study Says – Bloomberg

Original study: Delayed Large Local Reactions to mRNA-1273 Vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 – New England Journal of Medicine

 


Expert consensus on practical aspects in the treatment of chronic urticaria

3 Mar, 2021 | 08:28h | UTC

Expert consensus on practical aspects in the treatment of chronic urticaria – Allergo Journal International

 


Phase 3 Trials of Tirbanibulin Ointment for Actinic Keratosis

2 Mar, 2021 | 01:24h | UTC

Phase 3 Trials of Tirbanibulin Ointment for Actinic Keratosis – New England Journal of Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Indian Guidelines for pediatric skin care in neonates, infants, and children

28 Feb, 2021 | 20:37h | UTC

Indian Academy of Pediatrics Guidelines for Pediatric Skin Care

 


Cutaneous findings in SARS-CoV-2-associated Multisystem Inflammatory Disease in Children (MIS-C)

23 Feb, 2021 | 01:57h | UTC

Cutaneous findings in SARS-CoV-2-associated Multisystem Inflammatory Disease in Children (MIS-C) – Open Forum Infectious Diseases

Commentary: Experts at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Describe Types of Rashes Associated with MIS-C – Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

 


Cohort study: Association of potent and very potent topical corticosteroids and the risk of osteoporosis and major osteoporotic fractures

26 Jan, 2021 | 00:38h | UTC

Association of Potent and Very Potent Topical Corticosteroids and the Risk of Osteoporosis and Major Osteoporotic Fractures – JAMA Dermatology

Editorial: Topical Corticosteroids and Glucocorticoid-Induced Osteoporosis—Cumulative Dose and Duration Matter

Commentaries: Prolonged Use of Topical Steroids Associated with Increased Risk of Osteoporosis – Physician’s Weekly AND Potent Topical Corticosteroids Tied to Increased Fracture Risk – NEJM Journal Watch

Author Interview: Association of Topical Corticosteroids and Risk of Osteoporosis and Major Osteoporotic Fractures – JAMA

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


EuroGuiDerm Guideline on the systemic treatment of Psoriasis vulgaris – Part 1: treatment and monitoring recommendations

21 Jan, 2021 | 00:48h | UTC

EuroGuiDerm Guideline on the systemic treatment of Psoriasis vulgaris – Part 1: treatment and monitoring recommendations – Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology

 


An epidemic of overdiagnosis: Melanoma diagnoses sky rocket

20 Jan, 2021 | 01:30h | UTC

An epidemic of overdiagnosis: Melanoma diagnoses sky rocket – Brigham and Women’s Hospital AND Does Screening for Skin Cancer Result in Melanoma Overdiagnosis? – Univadis

Original study: The Rapid Rise in Cutaneous Melanoma Diagnoses ($)

Related: Overdiagnosis: what it is and what it isn’t – BMJ Evidence Based Medicine (free) AND Overdiagnosis across medical disciplines: a scoping review – The BMJ Open (free) AND Too much medical care: bad for you, bad for health care systems – STAT News (free) AND Screening: How overdiagnosis and other harms can undermine the benefits – Health News Review (free) AND Overdiagnosis: causes and consequences in primary health care – Canadian Family Physician (free) AND Five warning signs of overdiagnosis – The Conversation (free) AND What is overdiagnosed cancer? And why does it matter? – Croakey (free) AND Blame rising cancer overdiagnosis on ‘irrational exuberance’ for early detection – STAT (free) AND Preventing overdiagnosis and the harms of too much sport and exercise medicine – British Journal of Sports Medicine (free)

 


Meta-analysis: Comparison of the loop technique with incision and drainage for skin and soft tissue abscesses

20 Jan, 2021 | 01:22h | UTC

Comparison of the Loop Technique With Incision and Drainage for Skin and Soft Tissue Abscesses: A Systematic Review and Meta‐analysis – Academic Emergency Medicine

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


CDC Guidelines for Gonococcal Infection, 2020. CDC recommends a single 500 mg intramuscular dose of ceftriaxone for uncomplicated gonorrhea, with oral doxycycline for 7 days when chlamydial coinfection has not been excluded

18 Dec, 2020 | 09:40h | UTC

Update to CDC’s Treatment Guidelines for Gonococcal Infection, 2020 – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Commentary: CDC Guidelines Recommend Ceftriaxone Monotherapy for Uncomplicated Gonorrhea – NEJM Journal Watch

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Podcast: Management of Cellulitis

15 Dec, 2020 | 01:20h | UTC

#246 Take a Bite out of Cellulitis with Dr Boghuma Titanji – The Curbsiders Internal Medicine Podcast

 


Systematic review: Among patients with advanced chronic kidney disease and uremic pruritus, gabapentinoids are the most studied treatments and show the greatest reduction in itch scores

13 Dec, 2020 | 23:16h | UTC

Interventions for itch in people with advanced chronic kidney disease – Cochrane Library

Commentary: What is the best treatment for itch in people with chronic kidney disease? – Cochrane Library

 


Teledermatology used for triage reduces dermatology referrals and improves access to specialists in the most severe or surgical cases

6 Dec, 2020 | 23:37h | UTC

Teledermatology reduces dermatology referrals and improves access to specialists – EClinicalMedicine

 


NICE Guideline: Human and animal bites. Assessment, indications for antibiotic prophylaxis in uninfected bites, and choice of antibiotic are reviewed

5 Nov, 2020 | 09:02h | UTC

Human and animal bites: antimicrobial prescribing – National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

 


Systemic treatments for eczema: A network meta‐analysis

4 Oct, 2020 | 22:45h | UTC

Systemic treatments for eczema: a network meta‐analysis – Cochrane Library

 


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