Research summary: Cutaneous findings in neurofibromatosis type 1

neurofibromatosis

We recently published an open-access practical overview describing in detail the most typical cutaneous findings of neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1). Continue reading “Research summary: Cutaneous findings in neurofibromatosis type 1”

[8 min watch] Dermoscopy of juvenile xanthogranuloma in children

xanthogranuloma

In this short video, Dr Vincenzo Piccolo gives an update on an interesting topic in dermatology: juvenile xanthogranuloma in children. He explores this topic through a study he published with colleagues this month, as well as real patient cases to exemplify the dermoscopic characteristics used to diagnose this condition.
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Research summary: Scabies resistance to permethrin

scabies

In the latest year, we have experienced a proven inefficacy of permethrin in the treatment of scabies, both in children and in adults. Continue reading “Research summary: Scabies resistance to permethrin”

[10 min watch] News in paediatric dermatology

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paediatric dermatology

In this short video, Dr Vincenzo Piccolo interprets a collection of recent research in paediatric dermatology, including melanocytic and non-melanocytic growths, vascular tumours, and infectious and inflammatory disorders.
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[5 min read] How to manage skin rashes in primary care

skin rashes

Doctors in primary care can contribute to the shortening of waiting times for specialist appointments by becoming proficient in identifying and treating various skin conditions. With adequate training in general dermatology, they can learn to differentiate between the types and causes of common skin rashes and prescribe treatment. Continue reading “[5 min read] How to manage skin rashes in primary care”

[3 min read] Unilateral periflexural exanthema and COVID

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periflexural exanthema

We recently observed and described two patients with unilateral periflexural exanthema (UPE). This occurred in a 24-year-old woman after she received the COVID-19 vaccine and in a one-year-old female baby affected by COVID-19.
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[6 min watch] Unilateral periflexural exanthema and COVID

periflexural exanthema

In this short video, Dr Vincenzo Piccolo looks at another dermatological phenomenon observed in patients following infection with Covid-19 or administration of the Covid-19 vaccine: He recently saw two young patients with unilateral periflexural exanthema.
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[5 min read] Common benign skin lesions seen in primary care

benign skin lesions

Benign skin lesions are a common sighting for doctors in primary care. Many patients develop at least one of these changes during their lifetime. They are usually easy to spot. Consequently, benign skin lesions can cause great concern and even affect the psychological well-being of some patients. Continue reading “[5 min read] Common benign skin lesions seen in primary care”

[3 min read] Research review: Topical ivermectin for neonatal scabies

neonatal scabies

A growing resistance of scabies to permethrin treatment has been experienced and widely documented in literature. The reasons of that are not well understood and should be better comprehended by researchers. An unmet need of a novel treatment is felt among clinicians who daily experience difficulties in scabies treatment.
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INVITATION: Skin & Skin Cancer Conference and Masterclasses | Prof David Wilkinson

skin & skin cancer conference

Professor David Wilkinson warmly invites you to attend the upcoming Skin & Skin Cancer Conference and Masterclasses, to be held on 21-24 July 2022 in Brisbane. Continue reading “INVITATION: Skin & Skin Cancer Conference and Masterclasses | Prof David Wilkinson”