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2 days ago
Both 2 and 4 percent topical diazepam creams result in substantial improvements in pain and bleeding in chronic anal fissures, a new study shows.
Stephen Padilla, 4 days ago
Treatment with tofacitinib, an oral Janus kinase inhibitor, has shown improvements in nail psoriasis at week 16 compared with placebo, according to a new study. These improvements have been maintained over 52 weeks.
4 days ago
Oxymatrine (OMT) is a safe and effective treatment option for patients with intractable psoriasis vulgaris, a new retrospective analysis reports.
7 days ago
Fingernail changes are predictors of more severe forms of systemic sclerosis (SSc) characterized by digital microangiopathy, including digital ulcers and calcinosis cutis, according to a recent study.
10 days ago
There were significantly higher serum interleukin 33 (IL-33) and soluble ST2 levels in patients with active adult-onset Still’s disease (AOSD), reports a new study.
Dr. Joslyn Ngu, 10 days ago

The mainstay of atopic dermatitis (AD) treatment has been topical agents such as emollients and corticosteroids. However, newer agents such as topical calcineurin inhibitors may be just as effective as and safer than topical corticosteroids, says an expert.

Dr. Mimi Mee Chang, Dr. Christina Man-Tung Cheung, 18 days ago
A 60-year-old lady was referred by a plastic surgeon for a long-standing history of facial acne, and painful lumps on the axillae and groin for over 25 years.
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09 Dec 2016
All patients with acne are potentially at risk of scarring. Professor Goh Chee Leok addresses this issue by focussing on preventing the development of scars in his talk at the 41st Annual Meeting of the Dermatological Society of Malaysia held in Kuching, Sarawak.
28 Nov 2016
During the 41st Annual Dermatology Conference held in Kuching, Sarawak, Professor Steven R. Feldman updated the participants on the latest in topical treatment of psoriasis. Highlights from the presentation are summarized below.
11 Nov 2016
At the 7th Galderma Skin Day, leading dermatologists, Dr Najeeb Ahmad Mohd Safdar of Hospital Tuanku Ja’afar, Seremban and Dr Derrick Aw of the National University Hospital, Singapore, presented on managing atopic dermatitis and hand eczema, with a special focus on Cetaphil® Restoraderm (Galderma) and the newly launched Nutraplus® (Galderma).
08 Nov 2016
At the 7th Galderma Skin Day, renowned dermatologists, Dr Derrick Aw of the National University Hospital, Singapore and Dr Chan Lee Chin of Penang Hospital, shared practice pearls on managing melasma and acne.
Dr. Ch’ng Chin Chwen, Prof. Maria Teresita Gabriel, 17 Oct 2016
A 42-year-old Pakistani female consulted for spontaneously occurring generalized wheals of 6 months duration. She noticed that the wheals mostly appeared on her upper body and were erythematous, painful, pruritic, and unsightly.
Prof. Maria Teresita Gabriel, 05 Aug 2016
A 66-year-old Filipino female dressmaker sought consult due to pruritus with the appearance of about less than 20 wheals on both of her forearms and wrists. This condition appeared 2 weeks prior to consult. There was no rapid swelling or angioedema noted and symptoms did not have a pattern.