Getting rid of actinic keratosis

Actinic keratoses (AKs) are usually benign but can potentially transform into invasive squamous cell carcinoma (SCC). To prevent this, a…

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The long and short of atopic eczema treatment

Atopy comes from the Greek ‘atopos’ meaning strange or unusual. The word ‘eczema’ comes from the Greek for ‘to boil…

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Dangers to elderly skin

The skin loses elasticity, becomes thinner, and loses fat as we age. It also becomes far more susceptible to several…

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Understanding atopic dermatitis

Despite atopic dermatitis being an extremely common condition, especially among children, it has a surprisingly complex disease profile and needs…

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Calcipotriol/betamethasone dipropionate FDC ‘dominates’ other treatments

Psoriasis is a chronic, inflammatory, multisystem disease affecting an estimated 125 million people worldwide. Patients with psoriasis experience substantial morbidity…

Managing patient expectations: Treatment of AK and non-melanoma skin cancers with imiquimod

It is important to inform patients of what to expect with the treatment of AK and non-melanoma skin cancers.

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Webinar replay: Overview of the South African algorithm for treating eczema in sensitive skin areas

Medical Chronicle recently hosted a webinar presented by Dr Willie Visser, sponsored by Viatris. 

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Why winter worsens acne

When we think of winter ailments, runny noses and eyes, coughs, wheezes, sneezes, and sore throats come to mind. However,…

Management in clinical practice of multiple face and scalp AK

Actinic keratoses are one of the top three most common skin disorders seen in clinical practice.

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…