Revealing a Clear Path Towards a New Era in the Management of Psoriasis

Revealing a Clear Path Towards a New Era in the Management of Psoriasis

November 24, 2014 at 10:16 AM 0 comments

Summary of Presentations from the Novartis-Supported Satellite Symposium, held at the 23rd EADV Congress, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, on 9th October 2014 Chairperson: Christopher E.M. Griffiths1 Speakers: Kristian Reich,2 Kenneth Gordon3 1. University of Manchester, Manchester, UK 2. Dermatologikum Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany 3. Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA Disclosure: Prof GriffithsRead More

The Recent Rapid Development of the Directed-Energy, Home-Use Device Sector

The Recent Rapid Development of the Directed-Energy, Home-Use Device Sector

November 24, 2014 at 10:06 AM 0 comments

*Godfrey Town,1 Ron Petersen,2 Dominique Du Crest3 1. Home Use Devices (HUD) Safety Group, UK 2. Longbow Capital LLP, London, UK 3. SkinAid sas, Paris, France *Correspondence to godfreytown@mac.com  Disclosure: G.T. is a consultant of Unilever, Trumball, USA, from whom he received honoraria. Other authors have no conflicts of interest.Read More

Current Concepts in Aesthetic Laser Medicine: The 694-Nm Q-Switched Ruby-Laser

Current Concepts in Aesthetic Laser Medicine: The 694-Nm Q-Switched Ruby-Laser

November 24, 2014 at 9:58 AM 0 comments

*Peter Arne Gerber,1 Said Hilton2 1. Department of Dermatology, Medical Faculty, University of Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany 2. Medical Skin Center, Dr. Hilton, Düsseldorf, Germany *Correspondence to peterarne.gerber@med.uni-duesseldorf.de Disclosure: PAG has received honoraria for oral presentations by Asclepion Laser Technologies. SH has no potential conflict of interest. Received: 21.04.14 Accepted: 16.07.14Read More

The Aetiopathogenesis of Psoriasis in 2014: An Update

The Aetiopathogenesis of Psoriasis in 2014: An Update

November 24, 2014 at 9:53 AM 0 comments

*Paola Di Meglio,1 Rose K. Mak2 1. MRC National Institute for Medical Research, London, UK 2. St. Mary’s Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London, UK *Correspondence to pdimegl@nimr.mrc.ac.uk Disclosure: P.M. has been a speaker for a company producing a targeted therapy for treatment of patients with psoriasis. R.M. hasRead More

Primary Cutaneous Neutrophilic Disorders

Primary Cutaneous Neutrophilic Disorders

November 24, 2014 at 9:48 AM 0 comments

Victoria J. Hogarth,1 *Bláithín Moriarty2 1. Department of Dermatology, King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK 2. St John’s Institute of Dermatology, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK *Correspondence to blaithin.moriarty@gmail.com Disclosure: No potential conflict of interest. Received: 06.05.14 Accepted: 15.09.14 Citation: EMJ Dermatol. 2014;2:71-76. AbstractRead More

Neutrophilic Dermatoses Revisited

Neutrophilic Dermatoses Revisited

November 24, 2014 at 9:41 AM 0 comments

*Aristóteles Rosmaninho,1 Sandrina Carvalho,2 Inês Lobo2 1. Dermatology Department, Unidade Local de Saúde Alto Minho, EPE, Viana do Castelo, Portugal 2. Dermatology Department, Centro Hospitalar Porto-EPE, Porto, Portugal *Correspondence to arisrosmaninho@gmail.com Disclosure: No potential conflict of interest. Received: 24.07.14 Accepted: 15.09.14 Citation: EMJ Dermatol. 2014;2:77-85. Abstract The neutrophilic dermatoses (ND)Read More

Skin pH in the Elderly and Appropriate Skin Care

Skin pH in the Elderly and Appropriate Skin Care

November 24, 2014 at 9:34 AM 0 comments

Stephan Schreml,1 Michael Kemper,2 *Christoph Abels2 1. Department of Dermatology, University Medical Center Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany 2. Dr. August Wolff GmbH & Co. KG Arzneimittel, Bielefeld, Germany *Correspondence to christoph.abels@wolff-arzneimittel.de Disclosure: M.K. & C.A. are employees of Dr. August Wolff GmbH & Co. KG Arzneimittel which is developing and marketingRead More

Isotretinoin and Psychiatric Effects

Isotretinoin and Psychiatric Effects

November 24, 2014 at 9:25 AM 0 comments

Zennure Takci,1 *AyseSerap Karadag,2 Hatice Burakgazi Yilmaz3 1. Department of Dermatology, School of Medicine, Gaziosmanpasa University, Tokat, Turkey 2. Department of Dermatology, School of Medicine, Istanbul Medeniyet University, Istanbul, Turkey 3. Department of Psychiatry, Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, Camden, New Jersey, USA *Correspondence to karadagaserap@gmail.com Disclosure: No potentialRead More

Methylisothiazolinone and Methylchloroisothiazolinone: New Insights

Methylisothiazolinone and Methylchloroisothiazolinone: New Insights

November 24, 2014 at 9:21 AM 0 comments

*Ana Rita Rodrigues-Barata, Luis Conde-Salazar Contact Dermatitis Unit, Department of Dermatology, Grupo Dermatología Pedro Jaén, Madrid, Spain *Correspondence to rita.rodrigues.md@gmail.com Disclosure: No potential conflict of interest. Received: 25.04.14 Accepted: 29.07.14 Citation: EMJ Dermatol. 2014;2:101-105. Abstract Methylisothiazolinone (MI), along with Kathon™ CG (methylchloroisothiazolinone/MI), are widely used preservatives to prevent bacterial overgrowthRead More

Gram-Negative Bacterial Toe Web Intertrigo

Gram-Negative Bacterial Toe Web Intertrigo

November 24, 2014 at 9:16 AM 0 comments

*Laura Atzori, Myriam Zucca, Michela Lai, Monica Pau Department of Dermatology, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy *Correspondence to atzoril@unica.it Disclosure: No potential conflict of interest. Received: 28.04.14 Accepted: 22.08.14 Citation: EMJ Dermatol. 2014;2:106-111. Abstract Gram-negative infection of the toe web space is less frequent than dermatophytes and yeasts, but itRead More