We report a pediatric case of sporotrichosis with zoonotic transmission of Sporothrix schenckii from a feline to an otherwise healthy 2-year-old girl.

FDA Alerts

FDA Alerts
Thursday, February 22, 2018
The FDA recently approved the Supplemental New Drug Application for the use of a topical cream to treat pediatric patients with athlete's foot, jock itch, or ringworm.

Featured

Featured
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
We report a pediatric case of sporotrichosis with zoonotic transmission of Sporothrix schenckii from a feline to an otherwise healthy 2-year-old girl.

News

News
Thursday, July 12, 2018
A new app was recently released to help patients adhere to the 48-week long treatment of efinaconazole 10% topical solution for fungal infections of the toenails.
News
Friday, December 22, 2017
The FDA announced a ban on triclosan-based health care antiseptic hand soaps and sanitizers.
News
Thursday, December 14, 2017
The FDA has launched a new tool aimed at getting critical updates regarding antibiotics and antifungal drugs to health care professionals faster in an effort to combat antimicrobial resistance. 
News
Monday, March 7, 2016
Studies using combination therapy for the treatment of onychomycosis demonstrated positive results, according to Anil Kumar Bhatta, MD, who presented this late-breaking research in procedural dermatology at the 2016 American Academy of Dermatology meeting on March 5, 2016, in Washington, DC.

Research in Review

Research in Review
Monday, November 21, 2016
A study by Fleischer and colleagues, which recently was presented at the 2016 Fall Clinical Dermatology Conference, in Las Vegas, used data from the phase 3 clinical studies to evaluate whether econazole nitrate topical foam 1% also improved symptoms of itch in participants with interdigital tinea pedis.
Research in Review
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Two nail experts discuss when a diagnostic procedure should be performed and provide key strategies when confronted with pigmentation of the nail unit.
Research in Review
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Nail expert Boni E. Elewski, MD, provides nail tips in 4 categories: nail infections, inflammations, tumors and cosmetic issues.
Research in Review
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Jublia, a topical antifungal, is the first in the triazole class of agents FDA approved for the treatment of distal lateral subungual onychomycosis.