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Psoriasis Update 3: Challenges for the HCP

Psoriasis is a complex disorder with many aspects to consider when approaching treatment options. Dr. April Armstrong reviews some of the most important issues healthcare practitioners must keep in mind when working with their psoriasis patients following her talk at...

Update from Diane Thiboutot, DERM2016 Faculty

Hormonal Therapy With Oral Contraceptives or Spirolactone for Adolescent Acne: Report From SPD 2016 Dr. Diane Thiboutot from Penn State University spoke on the hormonal treatment of adolescent acne.1 Here are the “pearls” from her presentation. Screen prepubertal...

Differentiating and treating vascular lesions in kids

Therapeutic decision-making for vascular lesions in children presents several challenges. An accurate diagnosis is fundamental to the process, but then there are other issues to consider, according to Sheila Fallon Friedlander, M.D. who spoke to colleagues this past...

What we know today about applying oils to newborn skin

The use of olive or sunflower oil on newborn babies’ skin damages the skin barrier, researchers from the University of Manchester recently reported.1 This latest study adds to the conflicting information around caring for newborn skin and how to manage conditions like...