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A Tiered Approach to Managing Acne

(MedPage Today) -- Factors dermatologists should consider
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - Category: American Health Source Type: news

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Acne is one of the most common skin disorders. It is a multifactorial and complex disease, originating in the pilosebaceous follicle where a hereditary background, androgens, skin lipids, disorders of keratinization, inflammatory signaling, and regulatory neuropeptides seem to be mainly involved. Even though emotional stress has long been suspected to trigger or exacerbate acne, its influence on acne severity has been mostly underestimated until recently when studies have brought new data about the different mechanisms and possible factors involved in this interaction. A point to note is that there have been relatively few...
Source: Acta Dermatovenerologica Croatica - Category: Dermatology Source Type: research
The Skindex-29 instrument, which is intended for measuring the influence of skin diseases on quality of life, was developed and validated in several languages. However, a Serbian translation of the instrument is not available. The aim of this study was to translate the Skindex-29 from English to Serbian, to make necessary cultural adaptations, and to test its psychometric properties in a sample of outpatients with various skin diseases. The Skindex-29 was translated and adapted according to internationally accepted guidelines and then tested on a sample of Serbian outpatients with various skin diseases. Internal consistenc...
Source: Acta Dermatovenerologica Croatica - Category: Dermatology Source Type: research
Acne vulgaris, a condition that can affect people at any age, is the most common cause of referral to a dermatologist. Isotretinoin (ITT) is the most effective treatment available, but serious adverse effects, including a possible association with depressi...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
(Natural News) Coconut oil is highly regarded for its wide array of uses: From moisturizing skin and clearing up acne to cooking your favorite foods, there’s plenty of reasons why people love coconut oil. But, as you may have noticed, this versatile fat has been getting a lot of bad press lately. For example, the...
Source: NaturalNews.com - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Authors: Didona D, Paolino G, Cantisani C, Viti G, Caposiena Caro DR, Didona B PMID: 28712269 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Giornale Italiano di Dermatologia e Venereologia - Category: Dermatology Tags: G Ital Dermatol Venereol Source Type: research
AbstractSynovitis, acne, pustulosis, hyperostosis and osteitis (SAPHO) syndrome is a rare disease which is often misdiagnosed and under-recognized, because of its peculiar and heterogeneous clinical presentation. Its main features consist of cutaneous and osteoarticular manifestations, the latter affecting more often the anterior chest wall and having typical radiologic findings. There are no validated diagnostic criteria for SAPHO and no guidelines for treatment, due mainly to its rarity; as a consequence, therapy is empirical and aimed to control pain and modifying inflammatory process. To date, the use of anti-TNF agent...
Source: Clinical Rheumatology - Category: Rheumatology Source Type: research
Updated Date: Jul 18, 2017 EST
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Updated Date: Jul 18, 2017 EST
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Along with appropriate therapeutic agents, the author recommends a triad skin care approach to the treatment of acne and rosacea, consisting of cleansing, moisturizing, and photoprotection.Skin Therapy Letter
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news
Updated Date: Jul 17, 2017 EST
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