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2 days ago
There is a significant and disease severity‒dependent increased risk of developing conjunctivitis, keratitis and keratoconus in adults with atopic dermatitis (AD) compared with the general population, according to a recent study.
3 days ago
Methotrexate-induced epidermal necrosis (MEN) presents clinicopathologic features that are different from Stevens‒Johnson syndrome (SJS) and toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN), according to a study.
08 Aug 2017
More rapid diagnosis of calciphylaxis is possible with radiologic imaging when skin biopsy specimen is pending or not available, according to a recent study.
04 Aug 2017
Iris freckles are good indicators of sun exposure and may be accessible markers in assessing sun damage on the skin, a new study suggests.
31 Jul 2017
A recent study shows that pigmented epithelioid melanocytome (PEM) tends to exhibit an indolent behaviour, but current evidence is too limited to provide insight into its true biologic potential.
30 Jul 2017
Melanocyte-keratinocyte transplantation procedure (MKTP) confers satisfactory long-term repigmentation in patients with leukoderma, with repigmentation lasting for at least 72 months, reports a recent study.
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.
Bilastine provides symptom control, improves quality of life in adults with delayed pressure and cholinergic urticaria
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, Prof. Kanokvalai Kulthanan, 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.