COVID-19 related anagen effluvium.
We present a patient with COVID-19 related anagen effluvium. The patient was treated with and responded to low dose systemic steroids to treat an accompanying extensive COVID-19-related urticaria and maculopapular rash. PMID: 32628051 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment)
Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment - July 8, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: J Dermatolog Treat Source Type: research

Clinical, histopathological and immunohistochemical evaluation of daylight photodynamic therapy in the treatment of field cancerization: a study of 30 cases.
Authors: Abdalla BMZ, Simas Pedreiro B, Garcia Morales A, Krutman Zveibil D, Paschoal FM Abstract BACKGROUND: Actinic keratosis (AK) are pre-malignant lesions, precursors of squamous cell carcinoma (SCC). Normal skin adjacent to AK, may present initial mutations with potential risk for new neoplasms, currently known today as field cancerization (FC). OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the effectiveness of daylight photodynamic therapy (PDT) with methyl amino levulinate (MAL) based on clinical evaluation, histological examination and immunohistochemical expression of p53 and Ki67. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Thirty patients,...
Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment - July 8, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: J Dermatolog Treat Source Type: research

The impact of adolescents' everyday life experiences on their primary hyperhidrosis treatment- a qualitative study.
Conclusion: The large negative impact of hyperhidrosis on adolescents is a strong justification for treatment of the disease. The substantial emotional distress suggests that treatment may need to include psychological support. PMID: 32628056 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment)
Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment - July 8, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: J Dermatolog Treat Source Type: research

A probable atypical skin manifestation of COVID-19 infection.
We report a 56-year-old man with confirmed COVID-19 infection who presented with a probable atypical skin manifestation of this disease mimicking arthropod bite reaction. Early identification may expedite proper management and control of the disease. PMID: 32628082 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment)
Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment - July 8, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: J Dermatolog Treat Source Type: research

Dispelling myths about sunscreen.
Authors: Bennett SL, Khachemoune A Abstract Sunscreens are an important tool used to protect the skin against harmful effects of ultraviolet (UV) radiation. Many different formulations of sunscreen exist today, which can be confusing to the consumer. In this article, we highlight and address many sunscreen myths that exist today including the benefits of higher SPF sunscreen, use of sunscreen in darker skin types, and the effects of sunscreen on vitamin D production. PMID: 32633165 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment)
Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment - July 8, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: J Dermatolog Treat Source Type: research

In vitro human skin percutaneous penetration: does a second topical application effect flux of first application?
CONCLUSION: This experiment opens up a large door: what would be the result with many complex topical products and different tracers was used here, of varying hydrophilicity and lipophilicity. We do not wish to overgeneralize until such studies are confirmed in vivo. PMID: 32633593 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment)
Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment - July 8, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: J Dermatolog Treat Source Type: research

Professor Ronnie Marks, 1935-2020.
Authors: Finlay AY PMID: 32614629 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment)
Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment - July 4, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: J Dermatolog Treat Source Type: research

Intralesional betamethasone versus triamcinolone acetonide in the treatment of localized alopecia areata: a within-patient randomized controlled trial.
Authors: Sousa V, Arcanjo FP, Aguiar F, Vasconcelos J, Oliveira AF, Honório A, Pontes J Abstract Background: Betamethasone can be used for intralesional infiltration, but there is little evidence in the literature to indicate its effectiveness in alopecia areata.Objective: To assess the safety and effectiveness of the use of different doses of intralesional betamethasone, when compared to triamcinolone acetonide for the treatment of alopecia areata.Methods: We recruited 12 patients with alopecia patch divided into four quadrants. Each quadrant, after randomization, received an intralesional injection with on...
Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment - July 2, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: J Dermatolog Treat Source Type: research

COVID-19 in pemphigus vulgaris patients with previous rituximab therapy: A tele-medicine experience.
Authors: Shahidi-Dadras M, Abdollahimajd F, Ohadi L, Tabary M, Araghi F, Mozafari N, Toosi P, Dadkhahfar S Abstract Nowadays, rituximab, an anti-CD20 monoclonal antibody, has revolutionized the treatment of moderate to severe pemphigus from both safety and efficacy perspectives. We aimed to perform a tele-dermatology study to evaluate the development of COVID-19 or its associated symptoms in pemphigus vulgaris (PV) patients who received rituximab treatment within five years from the initiation of pandemic. This cross-sectional study was performed on May 2020 with tele-medicine follow-up method in our center. Patien...
Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment - July 2, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: J Dermatolog Treat Source Type: research

Treatment of Psoriasis - Unburdened by Fear During SARS-CoV2 Menace.
Authors: Timis TL, Florian IA, Vesa SC, Orasan RI Abstract In a matter of mere months, humanity was unexpectedly struck by the appearance of SARS-CoV-2, shifting our perception as medical practitioners regarding our day-to-day activity. One especially disconcerting change was patient addressability to medical facilities, as well as access to proper healthcare in various fields. As these changes occurred rapidly, dermatologists too had to adapt by means of teledermatology, giving us back the ability to reach, treat, and comfort our patients. Among the individuals requiring special dermatological attention are those ...
Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment - July 2, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: J Dermatolog Treat Source Type: research

Herpes zoster cases increased during COVID-19 outbreak. Is it possible a relation?
Authors: Ertugrul G, Aktas H PMID: 32594828 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment)
Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment - July 2, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: J Dermatolog Treat Source Type: research

COVID-19 and Psoriasis: Biologic Treatment and Challenges.
Conclusion: While there is not definitive controlled trial data, the available evidence suggests that patients with psoriasis without COVID-19 can continue the biologic therapy for psoriasis. PMID: 32598204 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment)
Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment - July 2, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: J Dermatolog Treat Source Type: research

The impact of COVID-19 pandemics on dermatologic surgery: real-life data from the Italian Red-Zone.
Conclusions: While reduced in number, dermatologic surgeries, similarly to other surgical specialties, remained operative to provide oncological and/or life-saving procedures. PMID: 32600085 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment)
Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment - July 2, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: J Dermatolog Treat Source Type: research

Successful Treatment of the face post acne erythema Using a Topically Applied Selective alpha 1-Adrenergic Receptor Agonist, Oxymetazoline 1.5%, A controlled left to right face comparative trial.
Conclusion: topical OXZ is a safe and effective treatment for post-acne erythema. PMID: 32602755 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment)
Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment - July 2, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: J Dermatolog Treat Source Type: research

Dupilumab in Pediatric Dermatology.
CONCLUSION: More long-term studies in larger patient groups are necessary so as to be able to draw definite conclusions concerning the efficacy and safety of dupilumab in pediatric patients with skin diseases. PMID: 32602761 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment)
Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment - July 2, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: J Dermatolog Treat Source Type: research

Cost-effectiveness of tildrakizumab for the treatment of moderate-to-severe psoriasis in the United States.
Conclusions: Tildrakizumab is among the most cost-effective first-line therapies for moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis and is more cost-effective than secukinumab, ixekizumab, guselkumab, adalimumab, ustekinumab, and etanercept. PMID: 32602762 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment)
Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment - July 2, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: J Dermatolog Treat Source Type: research

Dermatological consultations in the COVID-19 era: Is teledermatology the key to social distancing? An Egyptian experience.
Conclusion: Teledermatology was efficient in triaging and treatment, hence, decreasing risk of COVID-19 exposure for the physician, the patient and the paramedical personel in heavily populated third world countries. Legislation is needed to sanction physician compensation for tele dermatology where this does not exist. PMID: 32602763 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment)
Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment - July 2, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: J Dermatolog Treat Source Type: research

Mometasone Furoate Loaded Aspasomal Gel for Topical Treatment of Psoriasis: Formulation, Optimization, In-Vitro and In-Vivo Performance.
Authors: Shinde G, Desai P, Shelke S, Patel R, Bangale G, Kulkarni D Abstract Present investigation was aimed to develop Aspasomal gel of Mometasone Furoate for the treatment Psoriasis and deliver drug at controlled rate and decrease dosing frequency. The vesicles were fabricated using film hydration method and optimized using 32 factorial Design and were evaluated for percent drug loading, vesicle size, Zeta potential, Polydispersity index and morphological studies. Gel was prepared using carbopol by loading optimized drug loaded asposomes and was evaluated for drug content, pH, viscosity and spreadability. The dr...
Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment - July 2, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: J Dermatolog Treat Source Type: research

Immunotherapeutic modalities for the treatment of recalcitrant plantar warts: A comparative study.
Conclusions: Recalcitrant plantar warts were best treated with vitamin D3 that also has the advantages of better response on distant warts, minimal side effects, and low rate of wart recurrence. PMID: 32609022 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment)
Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment - July 2, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: J Dermatolog Treat Source Type: research

Cosmetic surgeries amidst pandemic area of COVID-19: suggested protocol.
Authors: Emadi SN, Ehsani AH, Balighi K, Nasimi M PMID: 32609056 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment)
Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment - July 2, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: J Dermatolog Treat Source Type: research

Evidence and potential mechanisms of traditional Chinese medicine for the treatment of psoriasis vulgaris: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
Authors: Dai D, Wu H, He C, Wang X, Luo Y, Song P Abstract Psoriasis Vulgaris (PV) not only affects patients' skin health but also increases the risk of coronary heart disease and diabetes, which brings both physical and mental harms. Its pathogenesis is complex, and the multi-target effect of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is especially advantageous. Because a considerable number of randomized controlled trials related to TCM exhibit design defects, small sample size or inadequate intervention time, so the status of TCM in the treatment of PV cannot be fully clarified. We reviewed the controlled clinical trial...
Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment - July 2, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: J Dermatolog Treat Source Type: research

COVID-19 effect on phototherapy treatment utilization in dermatology.
Conclusions: COVID-19 has a major implication on chronic dermatology treatments such as phototherapy. PMID: 32586156 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment)
Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment - June 28, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: J Dermatolog Treat Source Type: research

Assessing the impact and educational value of YouTube as a source of information on hydroquinone: a content-quality and readability analysis.
Authors: Ishack S, Lipner SR PMID: 32586163 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment)
Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment - June 28, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: J Dermatolog Treat Source Type: research

Severe chronic spontaneous urticaria in children - treatment options according to the guidelines and beyond - a 10 years review.
Conclusions: When omalizumab therapy including up-dosing strategies or shortened interval shows no symptom improvement, alternative therapies, sometimes off-label have to be considered in time. PMID: 32588687 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment)
Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment - June 28, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: J Dermatolog Treat Source Type: research

Epidermolysis bullosa and the COVID-19 pandemic: challenges and recommendations.
Authors: Vahidnezhad H, Moravvej H, Bahmanjahromi A, Youssefian L, Abdollahimajd F PMID: 32589062 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment)
Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment - June 28, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: J Dermatolog Treat Source Type: research

Rituximab in childhood and juvenile autoimmune bullous diseases as first-line and second-line treatment: a case series of 13 patients.
Conclusion: Rituximab is safe and effective in childhood/juvenile patients with AIBDs. Furthermore, RTX can be used as first-line treatment in pediatric patients with pemphigus. PMID: 32589481 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment)
Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment - June 28, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: J Dermatolog Treat Source Type: research

Cutaneous side effects of hydroxychloroquine in health care workers in a COVID referral hospital - implications for clinical practice.
We report cases of palmoplantar among health care workers who were on prophylactic doses of hydroxychloroquine and their management with cetirizine and methylprednisolone. PMID: 32571115 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment)
Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment - June 25, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: J Dermatolog Treat Source Type: research

Phototherapy and vitamin D: the importance in COVID-19 era.
Authors: Megna M, Fabbrocini G, Villani A PMID: 32567416 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment)
Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment - June 24, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: J Dermatolog Treat Source Type: research

Comparative study between topical tranexamic acid alone versus its combination with autologous platelet rich plasma for treatment of melasma.
Conclusion: 5% topical tranexamic acid in liposome base is thought to be safe and effective modality for treatment of melasma. PRP is advisable as an autologous safe elixir which boosts the therapeutic effect of tranexamic acid. PMID: 32567984 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment)
Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment - June 24, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: J Dermatolog Treat Source Type: research

Clinical management of psoriasis patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Authors: Chat VS, Uppal SK, Kearns DG, Wu JJ Abstract Psoriasis is a systemic immune-mediated inflammatory disease that requires consistent treatment and follow-up. Given that COVID-19 will persist in the coming years, dermatologists need to adjust their practices accordingly to care for their patients, particularly psoriasis patients managed with systemic therapies. We provide guidelines for optimizing care for psoriasis patients, including considerations for medication management, lifestyle adjustments, and utilization of telemedicine. PMID: 32568009 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Journal of Der...
Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment - June 24, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: J Dermatolog Treat Source Type: research

Psoriasis and COVID-19: a multifactorial consideration.
Authors: Cohen JM, Perez-Chada LM, De Kouchkovsky D, Gehlhausen JR PMID: 32568011 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment)
Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment - June 24, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: J Dermatolog Treat Source Type: research

Organization of biologic therapy during the COVID-19 pandemic based on example of Dermatology Clinic Centre of Postgraduate Medical Education in Warsaw.
Authors: Dopytalska K, Mikucka-Wituszyńska A, Ciechanowicz P, Szczerba M, Szymańska E, Walecka I Abstract The COVID-19 pandemic spread to almost all countries in the world within a few months, necessitating changes in medical care for patients with SARS-CoV-2 infections as well as patients with various chronic diseases. Ensuring the safety of medical staff and patients in hospitals specializing in infectious diseases is a major logistical challenge. Psoriasis patients treated with immunosuppressive medications, including those under biologic therapy, are a special group. Many scientific societies do not recommend...
Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment - June 24, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: J Dermatolog Treat Source Type: research

Emerging treatments for bullous pemphigoid.
Authors: Garrido PM, Queirós CS, Travassos AR, Borges-Costa J, Filipe P Abstract Bullous pemphigoid (BP) is the most common autoimmune blistering disease. It is characterized by an immune response against the hemidesmossomal anchoring proteins BP180 and BP230. BP mainly affects elderly patients, with an increasing incidence over the past two decades. High potency topical and/or systemic corticosteroids as well as immunosuppressants are the current mainstay of treatment. However, long-term systemic immunosuppression may result in significant morbidity and mortality. Recent advances in the understanding of the...
Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment - June 18, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: J Dermatolog Treat Source Type: research

Combined microneedling with topical application of platelet-rich plasma versus microneedling alone in the treatment of stria distensae: clinicopathological analysis.
Conclusions: This study proved that the combined MN-PRP is more effective than MN alone for the treatment of the lesions of SD. The underlying molecular mechanisms are open for future studies. PMID: 32538219 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment)
Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment - June 18, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: J Dermatolog Treat Source Type: research

Secukinumab Retreatment Associated Psoriasis Flare with Pustules.
Authors: El-Komy M, Amer M, Mostafa A, ElKalioby M Abstract This case report describes a patient with plaque psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis who experienced IL-17A blocking antibody secukinumab treatment-interruption followed by re-treatment. The patient showed heterogeneous responses; significant improvement at initial introduction of secukinumab with rapid deterioration after discontinuation, followed by worsening symptoms and pustular eruption with reintroduction, and skin clearance after dose escalation. PMID: 32538223 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment)
Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment - June 18, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: J Dermatolog Treat Source Type: research

Topical finasteride for the treatment of male androgenetic alopecia and female pattern hair loss: a review of the current literature.
Conclusions: Topical finasteride is a promising therapeutic option. We emphasize the importance of continued research for the establishment of a novel therapeutic agent. PMID: 32538225 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment)
Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment - June 18, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: J Dermatolog Treat Source Type: research

Short-term stress-related increasing cases of alopecia areata during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Authors: Kutlu Ö, Aktaş H, İmren IG, Metin A PMID: 32538230 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment)
Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment - June 18, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: J Dermatolog Treat Source Type: research

Laser safety in isotretinoin use: online survey of public perception.
Conclusion: Even with the knowledge of recent safety data of laser during isotretinoin therapy, a significant proportion of patients are still concerned about potential complications. Increasing awareness regarding the safety of laser skin therapy during isotretinoin treatment might be needed. PMID: 32538248 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment)
Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment - June 18, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: J Dermatolog Treat Source Type: research

Psoriasis and risk of the COVID-19 infection: Is there a role for Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE)?
Authors: Shahidi-Dadras M, Tabary M, Robati RM, Araghi F, Dadkhahfar S Abstract Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) first appeared in Wuhan, China in December 2019 resulting in the COVID-19 pandemic. It has been shown that SARS-CoV-2 spike protein shares a high similarity with SARS-CoV spike protein with a strong binding affinity to human Angiotensin Converting Enzyme 2 (ACE2) receptor. Skin tissue may be a possible specific target for the SARS-CoV-2. Preliminary reports from the COVID-19 infection have shown cutaneous manifestation, including erythematous rash, widespread urticaria, and ch...
Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment - June 18, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: J Dermatolog Treat Source Type: research

Herpes Zoster (shingles) complicating the course of COVID19 infection.
We report a case of HZ complication in a 44 years old COVID 19 positive male. PMID: 32543328 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment)
Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment - June 18, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: J Dermatolog Treat Source Type: research

Intralesional cryotherapy versus Cryotherapy spray for the treatment of recalcitrant plantar warts: a prospective, randomized study.
Authors: Albalat W, Attwa E, Ebrahim HM Abstract Back ground: Recalcitrant planter warts are representing a therapeutic challenge. Intralesional cryotherapy (ILC) has emerged as a promising therapeutic option in recalcitrant planter warts treatment.Objective: To compare the clinical efficacy, safety and tolerability of (ILC) versus Cryotherapy spray (Cryo-sp) for treatment of recalcitrant plantar warts.Methods: One hundred-thirty patients with recalcitrant plantar warts were assigned equally to two groups. Group A received ILC and group B treated with Cryo-SP. Both groups received one session at 2 weeks intervals u...
Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment - June 18, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: J Dermatolog Treat Source Type: research

Autologous plasma gel injection combined with scar subcision is a successful technique for atrophic post-acne scars: A split-face study.
Conclusions: Subcision combined with autologous plasma gel injection is a successful technique for atrophic post-acne scars. PMID: 32530334 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment)
Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment - June 14, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: J Dermatolog Treat Source Type: research

Comparative study between follicular unit transplantation with intact and unintact hair bulb in treatment for stable vitiligo.
CONCLUSION: Single follicle transplantation was an alternative effective choice for treatment of vitiligo. The skin implanted with follicle with unintact hair bulb was less hairy. PMID: 32530337 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment)
Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment - June 14, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: J Dermatolog Treat Source Type: research

Multidisciplinary Management of Chronic Atopic Dermatitis in Children and Adolescents: A Prospective Pilot Study.
CONCLUSION: Our study suggests the effectiveness of a multidisciplinary approach in managing pediatric AD patients with psychosocial co-morbidities. PMID: 32530338 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment)
Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment - June 14, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: J Dermatolog Treat Source Type: research

The effect of multistrain synbiotic and vitamin D3 supplements on the severity of atopic dermatitis among infants under 1 year of age; a double-blind, randomized clinical trial study.
This study was aimed at evaluating the effect of synbiotic and vitamin D3 supplements on the severity of AD among infants under 1 year of age.Methods: This double-blind, randomized clinical trial study was conducted on 81 subjects with AD in Sabzevar, Iran in 2018. Subjects were randomly assigned to three groups. Synbiotic group was administered a dose of 5 drops/day of synbiotic in addition to routine treatment. Vitamin D3 group was administered 1000 units (IU) of vitamin D3 daily in addition to routine treatment. Control group just received routine treatments. The severity of AD was evaluated using SCORing Atopic Dermati...
Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment - June 14, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: J Dermatolog Treat Source Type: research

Ixekizumab and ustekinumab in psoriasis: post-hoc comparison of onset and duration of treatment response.
Authors: Radtke M, Conrad C, Schuster C, Saure D, Mert C, Riedl E, Costanzo A PMID: 32530342 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment)
Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment - June 14, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: J Dermatolog Treat Source Type: research

Physical activity engagement and responses to exercise in plaque psoriasis: a multifactorial investigation of influential factors.
Authors: Enos C, Algrni K, Van Voorhees A, Wilson P Abstract BACKGROUND: Psoriasis may increase the risk of physical inactivity, but few studies have evaluated the etiology. OBJECTIVE: To identify barriers to and predictors of physical activity in psoriasis. METHODS: Twenty individuals with psoriasis (PsO) and 23 controls recorded activity with accelerometers and completed self-paced 20-minute treadmill bouts. Questionnaires on self-efficacy for exercise (SEE), pruritus, and dermatology life quality index (DLQI) were completed. Psoriasis severity was measured via body surface area (BSA), psoriasis area and ...
Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment - June 12, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: J Dermatolog Treat Source Type: research

The application of medical scale in the treatment of plantar warts: analysis and prospect.
Authors: Huang K, Li M, Xiao Y, Wu L, Li Y, Yang Y, Shi G, Yu N, Liu D, Su J, Wang X, Zhao S, Chen X Abstract Plantar warts are common cutaneous diseases on the sole caused by the human papillomavirus, with a high annual incidence rate of 14%. It often causes pain, which impairs quality of life of patients. Numerous therapeutic options for plantar warts exist with variable success. However, all of them, including first-line treatment, have different adverse reactions or high recurrence rates. There is no one effective method for all patients. The choice of treatment method puzzles doctors. With the help of medical ...
Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment - June 12, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: J Dermatolog Treat Source Type: research

Dermatology before, during and after COVID 19.
Authors: van de Kerkhof PC PMID: 32515243 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment)
Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment - June 11, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: J Dermatolog Treat Source Type: research

Off-label studies on ruxolitinib in dermatology: a review.
Authors: Wu J, Smogorzewski J Abstract Ruxolitinib is a Janus kinase (JAK) inhibitor that is FDA-approved for the treatment of myelofibrosis, polycythemia vera, and acute graft-versus-host disease. Its use in treating various dermatologic diseases has been a topic of growing interest due to its favorable safety profile and targeted inhibition of several cytokines that perpetuate inflammatory skin conditions. The PubMed/MEDLINE and ClinicalTrials.gov databases were searched for literature on off-label uses of ruxolitinib in dermatology and ongoing trials studying its safety and efficacy. There is randomized controll...
Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment - June 11, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: J Dermatolog Treat Source Type: research