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Allergic contact dermatitis to sunscreen

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What is the prevalence of allergic contact dermatitis as a reaction to sunscreen chemicals? Previous studies have found that allergic contact dermatitis to sunscreen is rare, although irritant reactions are more common, with reactions to excipients in sunscreens occurring twice as frequently as reactions to sunscreen actives.

[WEBINAR] Do you know how to turn a dissatisfied patient into a happy patient?

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Do you know how to turn a dissatisfied patient into a happy patient? In this month’s webinar with our CEO Paul Elmslie, we shared the best approaches for turning dissatisfied patients into happy ones, with tips on how you can measure the NPS score of your practice.

Relevance of Phototherapy in Dermatology Practice


The relevance of phototherapy in current dermatology practice was discussed at the 2018 Dermcoll, the 51st Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian College of Dermatologists, which was held in May on the Gold Coast, Queensland.

What ECG changes are associated with hidradenitis suppurativa?

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What electrocardiographic (ECG) changes are associated with hidradenitis suppurativa? Hidradenitis suppurativa is a chronic, inflammatory skin disease, recently associated with metabolic syndrome, sub-clinical atherosclerosis and increased risk of cardiovascular disease.

Dupilumab for Atopic Dermatitis


A study sought to determine the impact of dupilumab on rates of skin and other infections in patients with moderate to severe atopic dermatitis. Atopic dermatitis is characterised by skin barrier defects, T helper type 2 cell activation, and increased risk for cutaneous and extracutaneous infections. In clinical trials, dupilumab appeared to decrease rates of skin […]

Oral vs Topical Isotretinoin in the Treatment of Plane Warts

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Plane warts are a common therapeutic problem. A study published in the International Journal of Dermatology sought to assess the efficacy and safety of oral versus topical isotretinoin in the treatment of plane warts.

JAK-Inhibitors for Alopecia, Vitiligo and Atopic Dermatitis

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Patients with severe alopecia areata and vitiligo, along with their treating physicians, have been frustrated by the lack of effective therapies for these two common disorders. Both alopecia areata and vitiligo affect one to two per cent of the population and both have marked negative impacts on quality of life. Further, atopic dermatitis affects up to […]

Will artificial intelligence replace dermatologists?

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Will artificial intelligence reduce the need for skilled dermatologists in the future? In a commentary recently published in the Conference Review of the 76th American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting 2018, Dr S. Swetter discussed whether artificial intelligence will “do us out of a job”.

[WEBINAR]: Do you have an exit strategy from your medical practice?

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In this month’s webinar with our CEO Paul Elmslie, we shared the most common exit strategy options for medical professionals. Do you know all your options and potential exit strategies as a practice owner? Preparing your clinic for your retirement can be a difficult task. As you approach this milestone in the near or distant […]

Genital Lesions in Organ Transplant Recipients

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What types of genital lesions are found in organ transplant recipients and at what frequency? A study recently published in JAMA Dermatology assessed the prevalence and types of genital lesions observed in organ transplant recipients.