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Clinical use of Capilen, a liposomal cream based on fresh plant extracts enriched with omega fatty acids

Authors: Luca Giacomelli PhD, Alessandra Moglia PharmD, Gianedoardo Losa PharmD, Pietro Quaglino MD

Keywords: liposomal cream, liposomes, omega fatty acids, skin disorders. Citation: Giacomelli L, Moglia A, Losa G, Quaglino P. Clinical use of Capilen, a liposomal cream based on fresh plant extracts enriched with omega fatty acids. Drugs in Context 2020; 9:

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Corrigendum: Breakthroughs in hereditary angioedema management: a systematic review of approved drugs and those under research

Authors: Stefania Nicola MD, Giovanni Rolla MD, Luisa Brussino MD
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Onset of vitiligo following targeted therapy for BRAFV600E-mutated melanoma: case report

Authors: Sonia Brugnara MD, Mariacristina Sicher MD, Elena Maria Bonandini MD, Mattia Barbareschi MD, Carlo Renè Girardelli MD, Orazio Caffo MD

This case study covers a patient who received dabrafenib and trametinib and developed vitiligo-like depigmentation after treatment cessation.

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Efficacy of topical beta-blockers in the management of EGFR-inhibitor induced paronychia and pyogenic granuloma-like lesions: case series and review of the literature

Authors: Pietro Sollena MD, Maria Mannino MD, Francesco Tassone MD, Maria Alessandra Calegari MD, Ettore D’Argento MD, Ketty Peris MD

The authors tested the effectiveness of topical timolol 0.5% gel on paronychia and periungual pyogenic granuloma-like lesions being treated with EGFR-I and reviewed the available literature on this topic, which is the use of topical β-blockers in the management of EGFR-I-induced nail toxicities.

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Breakthroughs in hereditary angioedema management: a systematic review of approved drugs and those under research

Authors: Stefania Nicola MD, Giovanni Rolla MD, Luisa Brussino MD

This review focuses on the mechanisms of action, routes of administration, and efficacy of therapies for the rare genetic disorder hereditary angioedema.

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