Immunosuppressed patients are at increased risk for postoperative complications, such as surgical site infection and wound dehiscence, following Mohs micrographic surgery (MMS) due to solid organ transplant and immunosuppressive therapy use, according to a new study.
There is a high rate of mortality among patients with haematologic malignancy (HM)-related paraneoplastic pemphigus (PNP), suggests a new study. The independent survival factors in HM-related PNP include toxic epidermal necrolysis–like and lung bronchiolitis obliterans (BO)-associated forms.
Treatment of morphoea with hydroxychloroquine results in a high response rate among patients, with a low rate of adverse effects, according to a recent study. However, prospective studies are warranted to establish its true efficacy.
A recent study suggests the use of Mohs micrographic surgery (MMS) for eyelid sebaceous carcinoma (SC) without orbital involvement to help prevent its recurrence. However, MMS has not succeeded in changing the long-term outcomes regarding metastasis or tumour-related mortality.
A lot of rosacea patients are obese and have longer exposure to sun, a study reports. Depending on rosacea severity, patients may also have neurological, psychiatric and gastrointestinal, or metabolic and cardiovascular system disorders.
Antinuclear antibody (ANA) negativity appears to increase the likelihood of developing malignancy in patients with adult-onset dermatomyositis (DM) within 3 years of diagnosis of their DM, according to a recent study.