The Weekly Roundup: July 11-15

ICYMI, this week we had stories about atopic dermatitis, acne, psoriasis, consumer trends, and more.

An Analysis of Gender Differences in 4645 cases of Pediatric and Adolescent Melanoma

At an SPD 2022 47th Annual Meeting poster session, researchers look at gender and age differences in pediatric patients with melanoma.

Atopic Dermatitis: A Personalized Approach May Improve Outcomes

Precision medicine offers better results while treating severe atopic dermatitis.

Researchers Use High-Frequency Ultrasonography and Power Doppler to Evaluate Acne Vulgaris

A recent acne vulgaris study used high-frequency ultrasonography (HF-USG) and power Doppler (PD) to assess the thickness of lesions.

POLL: When Does Alopecia Areata Typically Develop?

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The Mainstream Patient: July 11

This week's edition of the Mainstream Patient features stories about dermaplaning tools, pregnancy-safe sunscreens, botox, and more.

Study Measures Health-Related Quality of Life in Patients with Acne

Additional research is required to determine the content validity of patient-reported outcome measures from patients with acne.

A Talk with Albert Yan, MD, on Current Trends in Technology

At the SPD 2022 47th Annual Meeting, we chat with Albert Yan, MD, of Children's Hospital of Philadelphia on the latest trends in technology for pediatric dermatologists.

The Cutaneous Connection: Advancements in Atopic Dermatitis Treatment

In this epsiode, Raj Chovatiya, MD, PhD, discusses the changing field of atopic dermatitis, the importance of JAK inhibitors, and the treatment options he looks forward to.

Temporary Increase in Eosinophil Levels Found in Patients Using Dupixent

The increases had no impact on the efficacy of the drug and were rarely associated with symptoms or sequelae.

Pediatric Patients with Atopic Dermatitis Have an Increased Risk of Type 2 Inflammatory Diseases

A better understanding of this atopic diathesis and the atopic march often seen in pediatric patients is necessary to optimally treat and manage the patient population, ideally in a multidisciplinary setting.

Researchers Investigate Psoriasis and Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes

A study published in JAAD International examined the association between psoriasis and adverse pregnancy outcomes (APOs) and found that providers should be on the lookout for ectopic pregnancies (EP) in this population.

Amy Paller, MD, Discusses Long-Term Safety and Efficacy of Ixekizumab in Kids

Paller discusses the findings of the clinical trial examining the long-term effects of ixekizumab for treating psoriasis in children.

Clinical Study Shows Positive Results of Nutraceutical Supplement to Promote Hair Growth

Perimenopausal, menopausal, and postmenopausal women experienced a progressive improvement in hair growth, shedding, quality of life, and menopausal symptoms after 12 months with an active nutraceutical supplement.

FDA Approves Noblepharma’s Sirolimus Topical Gel 0.2%

The groundbreaking approval of sirolimus topical gel brings relief to patients with facial angiofibroma related to tuberous sclerosis complex with the first FDA-approved topical treatment.

Allergic Contact Dermatitis Common Among Children Exposed to Cobalt

Investigators suggest parents and clinicians should be mindful of children with suspected ACD with a history of exposure to jewelry, clothing, and belts with cobalt.