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Dermatology

Brodalumab in psoriasis: evidence to date and clinical potential

Authors: Amy C Foulkes BMedSci (Hons), BMBS, MRCP (Derm), PhD, Richard B Warren BSc (Hons), MBChB (Hons), MRCP, PhD

This article reviews brodalumab’s place in the expanding armamentarium of cytokine-directed therapies for patients with severe psoriasis.

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Immunotherapy in non-melanoma skin cancer: updates and new perspectives

Authors: Paolo Antonio Ascierto MD, Dirk Schadendorf MD, PhD

This article provides background on NMSC and describes
the updates and new perspectives that were discussed during
the symposium ‘CSCC It Bridge’ held in Naples, Italy, 28–29
November 2018.

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Penile warts: an update on their evaluation and management

Authors: Alexander KC Leung MBBS, FRCPC, FRCP (UK and Irel), FRCPCH, FAAP, Benjamin Barankin MD, FRCPC, Kin Fon Leong MBBS, MRCPCH, Kam Lun Hon MD, FAAP, FCCM

This articles provides an update on the current understanding, evaluation, and management of penile warts.

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Dismissing the fallacies of childhood eczema management: case scenarios and an overview of best practices

Authors: Kam Lun Hon MBBS, MD (CUHK), FAAP, FCCM, Kin Fon Leong MBBS, MRCPCH, Theresa Leung MBBS, FRCPCH, FHKAM(Paed), FHKCPaed, Alexander KC Leung MBBS, FRCPC, FRCP(UK & Irel), FRCPCH, FAAP

AD is often complicated and difficult to manage in many Asian cities and effective therapy is impeded by fallacies. In this article eleven anonymized case scenarios are described to illustrate issues associated with these fallacies. A literature review is performed and possible solutions to handle or dismiss these fallacies are discussed.

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Eosinophilic fasciitis: a case series with an emphasis on therapy and induction of remission

Authors: Rechelle Tull MD, William D Hoover III MD, Jacqueline F De Luca MD, William W Huang MD, MPH, Joseph L Jorizzo MD

Eosinophilic fasciitis is an uncommon connective tissue disorder. Systemic corticosteroids can induce remission of disease; however, there is no universally accepted treatment ladder for eosinophilic fasciitis. This case series evaluates treatment efficacy in patients with eosinophilic fasciitis.

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