TCIs for long-term management of AD found to be safe and effective

Atopic dermatitis * AD, also known as eczema, is one of the most common inflammatory, dermatological disorders, affecting up to…

Non-surgical management of actinic keratoses and non-melanoma skin cancers

Actinic keratoses are small, scaly, sandpaper-like papules found on sun-exposed areas of skin including the face, balding scalp, and arms.

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Precursors of skin cancer

The skin is largely exposed to the outside. Therefore, it makes it easy to detect any anomalies. Most lesions can…

Safe sun protection

Acne vulgaris is a common inflammatory dermatosis affecting the pilosebaceous unit. Although prevalence is highest in adolescents, children and adults of all ages…

No evidence that TCI use increases cancer risk in children with AD, finds international studies

Atopic dermatitis (AD) is the most common skin disease in children. It is a chronic disease, characterised by intermittent flares…

Lockdown skin

Nothing could have prepared us for this global pandemic and the measures put forward by our government to help decrease…

Appropriate vehicle is crucial to increase treatment adherence in patient with psoriasis

Psoriasis, a chronic and complex multi-genic immune-mediated skin disease, affects about 1%-2% of the world population (125 million).  The disease…

Diagnosing and treating xerosis cutis

Xerosis cutis is the medical term for abnormally dry skin. This name comes from the Greek word ‘xero’, which means…

Improving melanoma patients’ survival odds

Melanoma accounts for between 1% and 4% of skin cancers and occurs when the pigment-producing cells that give colour to the…

Anti-bacterial management of conjunctivitis and blepharitis

Both ophthalmologists and primary care doctors regularly encounter patients with bacterial conjunctivitis and blepharitis. These conditions can be caused by…

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Actinic keratosis: a guide for clinicians

Actinic keratosis (AK) is one of the most common skin conditions treated by dermatologists. In the US alone, 40 million…

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Atopic dermatitis: breakthrough treatment using topical calcineurin inhibitors

Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a chronic skin condition that significantly influences the quality of life (QoL) for both patients and…

Which TCI is best for atopic dermatitis?

Atopic dermatitis (AD), also known as atopic eczema, is a chronic, inflammatory, familial disease of the skin with a lifetime…

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Microneedling therapeutic regenerative skin treatment by percutaneous collagen induction

Microneedling can be used for cosmetic reasons as in anti-ageing or for medical reasons eg hypertrophic scarring, donor sites, surgical…

A 3D roadmap: SPECT-CT and PET-CT in skin cancer

Skin cancer and more specifically malignant melanoma rates are on the rise the world over, and currently accounts for 1%…

Pruritis: what you need to know

Itchy skin, also known as pruritus can be caused or worsened by dry skin. It’s common in older adults, as…

Sun, surf and skin

Pigmentary disorders are one of the top five most common dermatologic diagnoses in people of African descent. Pigmentary disorders either…

Schooling sores

Impetigo is a contagious, superficial bacterial infection of the skin, most frequently encountered in children. Causative organisms are almost always…

Treating psoriasis: should gender make a difference?

Psoriasis is one of the most common skin diseases, with a worldwide prevalence of about 2%-4%. Prevalence is very low…

New classification system simplifies BCC diagnosis and treatment

A team of multidisciplinary experts from the European Dermatology Forum, the European Association of Dermato-Oncology and the European Organization of…

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