Psoriasis sufferer, 18, is slowly learning to love herself
Alice Weekes, 18, from Fareham, Hampshire, began to suffer problems when she was just 11, when hairdressers thought she had ringworm on her scalp. She was diagnosed with psoriasis at 15.
Conditions: Nail Psoriasis; Nail Diseases Interventions: Drug: Placebos; Drug: Triamcinolone Acetonide 2.5 mg/mL; Drug: Triamcinolone Acetonide 5.0 mg/mL; Drug: Triamcinolone Acetonide 7.5 mg/mL; Drug: Triamcinolone Acetonide 10 mg/mL Sponsor: Weill Medical College of Cornell University Recruiting
A new review examines the similarities and differences between these conditions, and explores the implications for treatment.Current Opinion in Rheumatology
TUESDAY, June 18, 2019 -- Abdominal obesity may increase the risk for psoriasis, according to a study published online May 31 in the Journal of Dermatology. Ju Hee Han, M.D., from the Seoul St. Mary's Hospital in South Korea, and colleagues used...
You're reading 5 Surprising Things Stress Can Do to Your Body, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. You just got off a terrible meeting, your boss gave you an impossible deadline for the next project, your team is pushing you to make extra hours, and you still need to pick up the kids at school. Your body is in a “fight or flight response.” Your stress levels are high, you feel your breath get quicker and even feel your heart beating faster than usual. Although this is all a natural response from y...
Condition: Psoriasis Intervention: Drug: IDP-118 Lotion Sponsor: Bausch Health Americas, Inc. Recruiting
Psoriasis and ringworm both cause red, scaly rashes to appear on the skin. Learn how to tell psoriasis and ringworm apart, plus how to identify other common skin rashes, here.
We present a case of highly inflammatory tinea capitis, also known as kerion celsi, caused byM. canis in a 6-year-old-patient. Scalp infections due toM. canis are a growing problem in dermatological practice. Changes in epidemiology, etiology, and clinical patterns of fungal infections due toM. canis are significant. Greater awareness of this problem is needed in order to establish proper diagnosis and successful treatment strategy for these patients.
AbstractOver the last few years, dermoscopy has been shown to be a useful tool in assisting the noninvasive diagnosis of various general dermatological disorders. In this article, we sought to provide an up-to-date practical overview on the use of dermoscopy in general dermatology by analysing the dermoscopic differential diagnosis of relatively common dermatological disorders grouped according to their clinical presentation, i.e. dermatoses presenting with erythematous-desquamative patches/plaques (plaque psoriasis, eczematous dermatitis, pityriasis rosea, mycosis fungoides and subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus), pap...
CONCLUSION: Because of a low index of suspicion for tinea capitis in adults with scaling and alopecia, diagnosis and appropriate treatment are often delayed. Resistance to treatment for seborrheic dermatitis or psoriasis should prompt a KOH, fungal culture orbiopsy to confirm the diagnosis of tinea capitis and initiate systemic antifungal agents. PMID: 27136624 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Conclusion: Because of a low index of suspicion for tinea capitis in adults with scaling and alopecia, diagnosis and appropriate treatment are often delayed. Resistance to treatment for seborrheic dermatitis or psoriasis should prompt a KOH, fungal culture orbiopsy to confirm the diagnosis of tinea capitis and initiate systemic antifungal agents.