Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Preventing the misdiagnosis of cellulitis

Study finds that early dermatology consultation for presumptive cellulitis can improve patient outcomes, reduce costs and reduce unnecessary hospitalization.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Patient-initiated consultations beneficial in psoriasis

(HealthDay)—For patients with psoriasis, a patient-initiated care consultation (PICC) intervention may offer clinical benefits compared with routine care, according to a study published online Jan. 24 in the British Journal ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Carboxytherapy, platelet-rich plasma similar for stretch marks

(HealthDay)—Both carboxytherapy and platelet-rich plasma (PRP) are safe and effective for the treatment of stretch marks, with no significant difference between the two methods, according to a study published online Jan. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Ultrasound, diluted calcium hydroxylapatite improves lines

(HealthDay)—Microfocused ultrasound with visualization (MFU-V) and diluted calcium hydroxylapatite (CaHA) improves moderate-to-severe lines on the neck and/or décolletage, according to a study published online Dec. 29 ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Platelet-rich plasma injection may be effective for alopecia

(HealthDay)—Subcutaneous injection of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) may be effective for treating alopecia, according to an experimental study published Nov. 11 in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology.

Surgery

Laser alone or with peel effective for mixed melasma

(HealthDay)—Low-fluence Q-switched Nd-YAG laser alone or with modified Jessner's peel are equally effective regimens for mixed melasma hyperpigmentation, according to a study published online Oct. 22 in the Journal of Cosmetic ...

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