Medical News Today: What to do about steroid acne
The use of steroids can lead to steroid acne. Treatment options include topical creams and ointments. Prevention usually focuses on avoiding steroids or taking preventive measures. Learn more here.
Updated Date: Fri, 23 Aug 2019 00:00:00 EDT
ConclusionsFurther studies are needed to better describe the correlation between genotype and phenotype in patients with PAPA syndrome and with PAPA syndrome associated with FMF, considering that the presence of mutations in both genes may amplify clinical presentation and evolution of both diseases.
Emily Keel, from Portsmouth, had suffered with severe acne since the age of 12 and felt doctors could be insensitive about her condition. After using isotretinoin, she feels like herself again.
Abstract: Intralesional Kenalog (triamcinolone) injection is a useful treatment for several skin conditions. Although dermal deposition of triamcinolone has been described in the literature, histopathologic findings of foreign body reactions to it have seldom been reported. Here, we describe a case of a granulomatous reaction to the intralesional injection of triamcinolone acetonide in the treatment of nodulocystic acne.
Introduction: Acne inversa (hidradenitis suppurativa), a chronic inflammatory skin disease, has been associated with impaired quality of life. There are various measuring systems to assess physical severity; however, there are no specific quality of life questionnaires for this disease in the Spanish language.
Background: Sarecycline is a novel tetracycline analogue under development for the oraltreatment of acne vulgaris. Pharmacokinetic [PK] sampling was included in the phase 3 efficacy and safety studies to enable pharmacometric analyses in support of dose justification.
Introduction: Benzoyl peroxide (BPO) is a substance commonly used for treatment of acne. However, it is also present in other sources, such as hair bleaching treatments, teeth whitening agents, and bleached flour. Although irritant contact dermatitis secondary to BPO is common, allergic contact dermatitis is rare. Here, we present a baker who developed allergic contact hand dermatitis to BPO in bleached flour.
Pachydermoperiostosis or primary hypertrophic osteoarthropathy is a rare, genetic syndrome with familial and idiopathic forms characterized by progressive joint effusion associated with pachydermia, periostosal proliferation of the long bones, and finger clubbing. This condition presents with distinctive thickening and furrowing of the skin of the scalp, forehead, and cheeks, enlargement of the distal parts of the extremities, excessive sweating, and severe seborrhea of the scalp and face. This is a case of a 27-year-old man with a 10-year history of acne, seborrhea, joint pains, enlargement of the wrists, fingers, knees, ...
Acne vulgaris and rosacea are common cutaneous disorders associated with psychological distress and impaired quality of life. Little is known about the mental health (MH) comorbidities of these disorders. We sought to determine the prevalence and cost burden of MH disorders associated with acne and rosacea. Data were examined from the 2002-2012 National Inpatient Sample, comprising a ∼20% sample of all US pediatric and adult hospitalizations (n = 87,053,155). Multivariable logistic regression models were constructed with acne or rosacea as the independent variable and each MH disorder as the dependent variable, with ag...
Introduction: Acne is the most prevalent skin care problem amongst teens, affecting between 79-95% of adolescents in western countries. Acne is now considered as an important medical condition associated with physical and emotional consequences. These consequences can be mitigated or prevented with accurate and early diagnosis and prompt initiation of therapy. Advances in smartphone cameras have opened the doors for mobile applications that can help patients improve their knowledge, facilitate prompt clinician access, as well as helping with treatment adherence.