British Journal of Dermatology

Dentistry

Chronic periodontitis increases risk of psoriasis

(HealthDay) -- Patients with chronic periodontitis (CP) are 1.5 times more likely to be diagnosed with psoriasis, and this risk is lessened but not nullified by CP treatment using gingivectomy or periodontal flap operation, ...

Oncology & Cancer

Why some moles become melanoma still a mystery

Testing for two gene mutations commonly associated with melanoma would be insufficient to determine whether a mole could turn cancerous, University of Queensland research has found.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Epidemiology of rosacea described in United Kingdom

(HealthDay) -- The incidence of rosacea in the United Kingdom is 1.65 per 1,000 person-years, with alcohol consumption linked to a modest increase in risk and current smoking linked to an decreased risk, according to a study ...

Oncology & Cancer

pCR of 37 percent for topical imiquimod in lentigo maligna

(HealthDay)—For patients with lentigo maligna (LM) in-situ melanoma, topical imiquimod has a pathological complete regression (pCR) rate of 37 percent, according to a study published online Oct. 6 in the British Journal ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Self-reported eczema valid for detecting atopic dermatitis

(HealthDay)—Self- and caregiver-reported history of eczema is valid for identifying atopic dermatitis (AD), according to a study published online July 17 in the British Journal of Dermatology.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Leave-on facial products linked to frontal fibrosing alopecia

(HealthDay)—Leave-on facial skin care products seem to be associated with frontal fibrosing alopecia (FFA), according to a study published online March 14 in the British Journal of Dermatology.

Oncology & Cancer

Melanoma risk declines with self-exams plus doctor visit

(HealthDay)—Risk of deeper melanomas is reduced with self-examination of the skin one to 11 times a year, according to a study published online Aug. 16 in the British Journal of Dermatology.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Patients often dissatisfied with acne care

(HealthDay)—Patients frequently report ineffective consultations in acne care, according to a study published online April 26 in the British Journal of Dermatology.

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