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,

Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria: Studying Age-Specific Therapies

Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria: Studying Age-Specific Therapies Overview   Chronic spontaneous urticaria (CSU) presents differently in pediatric and adult populations. A retrospective analysis of 751 CSU patients (162 pediatrics and 589 adults) revealed shorter disease duration and lower angioedema rates in pediatric cases. Adults showed higher prevalence of anti-thyroid peroxidase positivity, elevated CRP, eosinopenia,

Melanoma Diagnosis Without Biopsy

Melanoma Diagnosis Without Biopsy Overview Alternatives to photographic surveillance in the diagnosis of melanoma are increasingly used in dermatology practice. Traditional surveillance is done in place of photographic surveillance in the diagnosis of melanoma. This retrospective study featured melanomas which were diagnosed by three different dermatologists who have had private practice of over

Mental Health Screening in Psoriatic Arthritis Patients

Mental Health Screening in Psoriatic Arthritis Patients Studies have shown that psoriatic arthritis (PsA) does increase the psychological burden of psoriasis, however, there isn’t enough data about how it affects a person’s overall mental health. Psoriasis patients with comorbid psoriatic arthritis (PsA) are a subpopulation with distinct clinical needs and putatively

Skin Lightening: Topical Approaches To Treatment