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Skin diseases might be more common than previously thought

Skin Diseases Appear to Be Underdiagnosed

Majority of affected participants in a random sample in Germany were unaware of their conditions
For patients with acute myeloid leukemia

Presence of Leukemia Cutis Tied to Worse Survival in AML

Hazard ratios for leukemia-specific death, all-cause death higher for patients with AML and LC

March 2019 Briefing – Dermatology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Dermatology for March 2019. This roundup includes the latest...

American Academy of Dermatology, March 1-5

The American Academy of Dermatology The annual meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology was held from March 1 to 5 in Washington,...
For patients with multiple actinic keratosis lesions on the head

Fluorouracil Cream Best Choice for Tx of Actinic Keratosis Lesions

Fluorouracil more effective than imiquimod, methyl aminolevulinate photodynamic tx, ingenol mebutate

February 2019 Briefing – Dermatology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Dermatology for February 2019. This roundup includes the latest...
Omadacycline is noninferior to moxifloxacin for community-acquired bacterial pneumonia and noninferior to linezolid for acute bacterial skin infections

Omadacycline Noninferior to Moxifloxacin for Pneumonia

Second study shows noninferiority to linezolid for acute bacterial skin and skin-structure infections

January 2019 Briefing – Dermatology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Dermatology for January 2019. This roundup includes the latest...
The compendia used by Medicare for making coverage determinations are inadequate for dermatologic illnesses

Off-Label Uses in Dermatology Often Missing From Compendia

Only 30.7 percent of 238 treatments used to treat 22 dermatologic conditions listed in compendia
Dermatologists' use of antibiotics to treat inflammatory skin conditions like acne and rosacea is decreasing

Dermatologists’ Rx for Antibiotics Dropped From 2008 to 2016

However, rising use of antibiotics after dermatologic surgical visits is concerning