Individuals who have already experienced herpes zoster are advised to get vaccinated to avoid recurrence, suggests a study, which highlights the need for further research on immunogenicity and vaccine efficacy in this population.
Perineural invasion, poor differentiation, and immunosuppression are associated with poor clinical outcomes in patients with high-risk cutaneous squamous cell carcinomas (SCC), but Mohs micrographic surgery (MMS) is still an effective treatment, according to a study.
Induction with abrocitinib is effective against atopic dermatitis, and continuous treatment helps suppress flares, a new trial has shown. Similarly, rescue treatment with abrocitinib in combination with topical therapy is able to recapture response.
Repeated vital sign monitoring for initiation and escalation of oral propranolol has seldomly led to a change in management of infantile haemangioma and is not predictive of future adverse events, results of a recent study have shown. Serious adverse events occurring during therapy are few, of which none are cardiovascular.
Reactivations of hepatitis B (HBV) and C virus (HCV) are more likely among patients with psoriasis treated with biologic agents, especially those who are seropositive for hepatitis B surface antigen and hepatitis B e-antigen and undergoing tumour necrosis factor-α inhibitor therapy, reveals a recent study.