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Clinical Markers Improve With IV Ertapenem for Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Significant reductions seen in mean Physician Global Assessment scores and in pain, C-reactive protein, IL-6, leukocytes

Deep Learning Improves Diagnostic Accuracy for Skin Diseases

Both specialists and generalists were 4 percentage points less accurate for diagnosis of images of dark versus light skin

Factors ID’d That Affect Medical Decision-Making in Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Five factors identified, including suffering threshold, perceptions of treatment risk, treatment fatigue

Unapproved ‘Fat-Dissolving’ Injections Are Leaving Patients Maimed, FDA Warns

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Dec. 22, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- People are being maimed by unauthorized fat-dissolving injections meant to tighten up double...

One in Five New Dermatology Drugs Were First in Class Over the Past Decade

Furthermore, nearly four in 10 new dermatologic drug approvals were deemed clinically useful

Barbers Can Partner With Dermatologists to Augment Pseudofolliculitis Barbae Care

Educational intervention successfully increased barbers’ knowledge of causes, prevention, and treatment

Ichthyosis Tied to Increased Risk for Depression, Anxiety

Authors say results suggest the need for increased screening in patients with ichthyosis

Skin Diseases Pose a Psychosocial Burden

Effect seen on patients' daily and work life

Nemolizumab Improves Symptoms in Prurigo Nodularis

Treatment efficacy seen in primary end points of itch response and Investigator's Global Assessment response

Sexual, Gender Minorities With Chronic Skin Diseases More Likely to Face Barriers to Care

Cost and noncost barriers more likely for sexual and gender-minority patients with chronic inflammatory skin diseases