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

Confetti-like depigmentation may predict vitiligo progression

(HealthDay)—Confetti-like depigmentation may be a marker of rapidly progressing vitiligo, according to a review published in the August issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.

Health

Cellulitis often misdiagnosed in inpatient setting

(HealthDay)—Cellulitis is frequently misdiagnosed in the inpatient setting, according to research published in the July issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Statins don't reduce psoriasis risk

(HealthDay)—Statin use does not lower the risk of psoriasis, according to a study published online April 20 in the British Journal of Dermatology.

Cancer

Teledermatology implications for incidental skin CA detection

(HealthDay)—An in-person skin examination is important for detection of incidentally-identified skin malignancies, according to a review published in the April issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.

Cancer

Periocular basal cell carcinomas can grow rapidly

(HealthDay)—Periocular basal cell carcinomas (pBCCs) have a mean growth rate of 11.2 mm² every 30 days, according to a study published in the April issue of the British Journal of Dermatology.

Health

Better daily dental routine could help retain youthful looks

(HealthDay)—Lifestyle factors, including personal effort in oral hygiene, can have long-term effects on perceived facial age, according to a study published online Jan. 27 in the British Journal of Dermatology.

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