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News
A cohort study revealed potassium monitoring is still prevalent in clinical practices regardless of sufficient evidence supporting the cessation of this practice.
Quizzes
In a comparison of the mental health of patients with acne treated with isotretinoin vs oral antibiotics, which treatment group was found to experience more depressive symptoms and psychological distress?
News
Acne increases in prevalence among transgender patients following initiation of masculinizing hormone therapy, according to a study recently published in JAMA Dermatology.
News
A recent study published in Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology found that spironolactone improved clinical outcomes and was well tolerated over an extended duration in adult women with acne.
Videos
In this short video, Julie C. Harper, MD, outlines what is known about the development and prevalence of “maskne,” as well as the importance of continuing to support and treat acne during this time.
News
A recent randomized controlled trial assessed the efficacy of fusidic acid cream compared with erythromycin ointment as postoperative treatment following ablative fractional CO2 laser for acne scars.
Derm Q&A
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Andrew Alexis, MD, discussed the treatment of acne and postinflammatory hyperpigmentation among skin of color patients in an interview with The Dermatologist.
FDA Alerts
The FDA recently approved a new topical treatment that is the first therapy approved in 40 years to target a new mechanism of action for acne.
Videos
Angelo Landriscina, MD, discussed the role of supportive, gender-affirming dermatology for treating LGBTQ patients, as well as the need for more research to improve the care of LGBTQ patients.
Derm Q&A
James Del Rosso, DO, presented on topical acne therapies at George Washington University’s Advances in Acne conference. He shared tips for assessing acne and counseling patients to ensure adherence to their treatments.
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