clinical dermatology

Wound healing and the HS patientPatients with hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) need wound care not only after surgery, to address HS scarring and tunneling from sinus tracts; they also need ongoing wound care for lesions that might be draining, says one dermatologist.
Pipeline antibiotic omadacycline shows promise against MRSA and morePhase 3 data for Paratek Pharmaceuticals’ once-daily treatment with IV-to-oral omadacycline has shown the pipeline drug effectively and safely treats the most frequently isolated bacterial pathogens associated with skin infections, including methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
Tinea pedis treatment tests better than expectedA silicone-based gel with a nitric oxide platform has been found to be safe and efficacious for treating tinea pedis, according to the results of a Phase 2 trial.
May Clinical Considerations for NPs, PAsThis month, we take a look at a treatment approach to hidradenitis suppurativa, the impact of atopic dermatitis on pediatric patients and a way to prevent mycosis fungoides progression.
Hidradenitis suppurativa in children: What derms need to knowHidradenitis suppurativa can impact children and teens physically and emotionally. A dermatologist explains potential differences between pediatric and adult HS.
April Clinical Considerations for NP's, PAsIn this month's Clinical Considerations, we look at handling the difficult patient, how to improve our diagnostic skills and the latest psoriasis drug approval.
Isotretinoin still the best drug for acne
Isotretinoin still the best drug for acneAs part of its updated guidelines for the treatment of acne published early last year, the American Academy of Dermatology included new recommendations for the use of oral isotretinoin.
Creating the virtual HS multispecialty clinicExpert dermatologist describes how to create the virtual multispecialty clinic to address the complex needs of hidradenitis suppurativa.
Nonablative technologies and the HS patientNonablative lasers, which are essentially modified hair removal lasers, offer treatment benefits for HS patients with stage 1 or stage 2 disease, according to dermatologist.
Melanoma staging updatesThe American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) 8th Edition Melanoma Staging System includes important changes .