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Sirolimus may reduce refractory hemangiomasmTOR inhibitor helps child with diffuse vascular anomalies and extensive organ involvement.
Vascular anomalies require team approachPatients with vascular anomalies benefit from multidisciplinary treatment often involving propranolol and/or sirolimus.
A comparison of plaque psoriasis biologics and biosimilarsSwitching from originator to biosimilar shows no significant impact on drug survival in plaque psoriasis, but outcomes differ, researchers report.
Understanding, diagnosing pediatric psoriasis phenotypesA pediatric dermatologist addresses important differences in children with psoriasis, versus adults.
Isotretinoin requires caution in acne fulminansExpert panel offers guidelines for diagnosing and treating acne fulminans and its variants.
Antibiotic resistance in acne: Avoid monotherapyA recent review supports AAD and EADV calls to limit antibiotic use in acne, and to further study the issue of antimicrobial resistance.
Routine use of corticosteroids for atopic dermatitis discouraged by IECThe International Eczema Council (IEC) is recommending that the routine use of systemic corticosteroids for atopic dermatitis be discouraged and instead, it should be reserved for special circumstances.
Balancing ethics, finances, morals and patient preference in actinic keratosis follow-upDermatologists who suggest low-risk actinic keratosis patients come back annually for disease management might experience kickback from patients, who fear they need more frequent care for their precancerous skin condition.
Combination topical appears effective for subclinical actinic keratosis treatmentCombination of fluorouracil and salicylic acid may be an effective field treatment for subclinical actinic keratoses lesions.
Common terms in skincare marketing: Hypoallergenic fragranceHypoallergenic fragrance is a term that may actually have some dermatologic relevance. Since the term literally means reduced allergy, not the absence of allergy, it can be used loosely.

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