Psoriasis Risk In Children With High BMI

Psoriasis Risk In Children With High BMI Overview This study aimed to investigate the potential association between childhood body mass index (BMI) and the risk of psoriasis. Using publicly available summary statistics from genome-wide association studies (GWAS) that focused on childhood BMI in individuals of European descent (n=39,620), the researchers conducted a

Traumatic Scalp Defects: Case Studies And Treatment Approaches

Traumatic Scalp Defects: Case Studies And Treatment Approaches Overview The management of traumatic scalp defects presenting with exposed calvaria devoid of pericranium is a formidable clinical challenge. This case series details the successful treatment of such cases through a combination of low-temperature plasma (LTP) and negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT). In a

Perforator Flaps For Patellar Defects

Perforator Flaps For Patellar Defects Overview This study explores the use of pedicled fascio-cutaneous perforator flaps, specifically the descending genicular artery perforator (DGAP) flap, for reconstructing complex peripatellar defects. While free flaps and pedicled muscle flaps are more commonly employed for this purpose, the DGAP flap is presented as a viable and

Spitz Lesions: Clinical Outcomes

Spitz Lesions: Clinical Outcomes Overview The management of Spitz-type lesions in clinical practice has been a subject of debate due to the limited information available on their long-term clinical outcomes. Some medical centers opt for a conservative and observational approach, while others recommend further surgery and extended follow-up. The objective of this

Blue Light Therapy For Melasma Patients

Blue Light Therapy For Melasma Patients Melasma, a common skin pigmentation condition, presents as distinctive brown spots on the face, notably affecting individuals with darker skin tones. Although the exact causes remain elusive, factors such as solar radiation, genetics, and hormonal fluctuations are believed to play pivotal roles. Solar radiation, including

Insulin Therapy for Wound Healing: A Meta-Analysis

Insulin Therapy for Wound Healing: A Meta-Analysis Overview Insulin, known for its affordability and widespread availability, has emerged as a promising agent in the realm of wound healing. This study delved into the potential of local insulin administration to facilitate the recovery of damaged skin among non-diabetic adults. To achieve this, a

Obese Children And Related Skin Conditions

Obese Children And Related Skin Conditions The World Health Organization defines overweight and obesity based on the body mass index (BMI), which is calculated as weight (kg) divided by height (m2). When assessing overweight and obesity in children, it's important to consider their age and gender. To do this, percentile curves

Skin Lightening: Topical Approaches To Treatment

Skin Lightening: Topical Approaches To Treatment Overview The recent removal of hydroquinone from over-the-counter skin lightening products has created a demand for modern formulations that effectively address skin pigmentation issues. A successful skin lightening formulation should be non-irritating to prevent post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation, penetrate effectively to reach the epidermal/dermal junction, incorporate anti-inflammatory ingredients,

Eyelid Carcinoma (SGC): A Tool To Predict Recurrence

Eyelid Carcinoma (SGC): A Tool To Predict Recurrence Overview Eyelid sebaceous gland carcinoma (SGC) is a highly malignant condition with a significant recurrence risk. This study aimed to create a predictive nomogram for SGC recurrence based on risk factors.   A retrospective study involving 391 patients from one hospital (304) and grassroots hospitals (87)

Ciclopirox Hydrolacquer Therapy For Adult Onychomycosis

Ciclopirox Hydrolacquer Therapy For Adult Onychomycosis Overview In a Phase III trial, a water-soluble ciclopirox nail hydrolacquer was evaluated for treating toenail fungal infection. Its enhanced penetration delivered higher ciclopirox concentration to the nail compared to existing lacquers. The study compared the hydrolacquer, its base formulation (vehicle), and an active control over

Psoriasis Risk In Children With High BMI