ASK THE GP: How to deal with 'distressing' rosacea, DR MARTIN SCURR answers your health questions
DR MARTIN SCURR: Rosacea causes persistent redness and acne‑like inflammatory spots on the cheeks, nose, chin and forehead.
Publication date: Available online 9 November 2019Source: International Journal of PharmaceuticsAuthor(s): Mohammed Elmowafy, Khaled Shalaby, Hazim M. Ali, Nabil K. Alruwaili, Ayman Salama, Mohamed F. Ibrahim, Mohamed A. Akl, Tarek A. AhmedAbstractThe main objective of this study was to develop, characterize and evaluate the potential use of dapsone-loaded nanostructured lipid carriers (NLCs) as a topical treatment for acne. Differently charged NLC formulations were successfully prepared using an emulsification/sonication method. The particle sizes ranged from 106.2±5.6 nm to 151.3±7.4 nm, and the NLCs posses...
Condition: Erythematotelangiectatic Rosacea Interventions: Device: The Vbeam® Prima System; Drug: Oxymetazoline HCL 1% Cream Sponsor: Candela Corporation Recruiting
Papulopustular rosacea (PPR) is a chronic, incurable disease with limited systemic treatment options (Holmes et al., 2018, van Zuuren and Fedorowicz, 2016). Expanding knowledge of the molecular underpinnings provides future directions for investigation to better combat PPR.
Childhood rosacea presents a diagnostic difficulty due to the lack of diagnostic criteria and potential mimics. Ocular involvement is a frequent complication of rosacea in children and may appear before cutaneous findings. It is important for clinicians to be aware of these and to screen patients appropriately in order for timely treatment to be instituted. AbstractChildhood rosacea presents a diagnostic difficulty due to the lack of diagnostic criteria and potential mimics. Ocular involvement is a frequent complication of rosacea in children and may appear before cutaneous findings. It is important for clinicians to be aw...
CONCLUSION: CMC due to STAT1GOF mutation is characterized by a broad clinical spectrum and should be considered in all cases of chronic or recurrent fungal infection, whether or not associated with other infections. PMID: 31677808 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Discussion Spider telangiectasia or spider angiomas have a central red lesion with radiating dilatation of the distal, end vasculature that resemble arachnid appendages. They are common lesions (up to 38% in one study of children, and 60% in pregnant women), often solitary or
Conclusion: Children presenting with a long history of ocular irritation, meibomian gland disease, recurrent chalazia and peripheral corneal infiltrates should alert ophthalmologists to consider the diagnosis of ocular acne rosacea even in the absence of skin changes. PMID: 31647686 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
CONCLUSION The results of this retrospective study demonstrate that doxycycline used in conjunction with laser or nonlaser light therapy is a valid combination therapy for improving signs and symptoms of rosacea. No photosensitivity reactions were observed to commonly used IPL or PDL devices.
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REHOVOT, Israel and BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Oct. 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Foamix Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Nasdaq: FOMX), a clinical stage specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing...