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Infectious disease

Pharmacological treatment of COVID-19: lights and shadows

Authors: Francesco Menzella MD, Mirella Biava Msc, Chiara Barbieri MD, Francesco Livrieri MD, Nicola Facciolongo MD

The aim of this review is to explore COVID-19 treatment options and describe the potential benefits or disadvantages of their use in severe cases.

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Psoriasis, biologic therapy, and the pandemic of the 21st century

Authors: Miguel Nogueira MD, Ron Vender MD, Tiago Torres MD, PhD

This editorial discusses the impact of COVID-19 on patients with psoriasis receiving biologic agents.

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Facing the COVID-19 outbreak in children with cancer

Authors: Antonio Ruggiero MD, Alberto Romano MD, Giorgio Attinà MD

This editorial discusses the current COVID-19 outbreak and underlines that hygienic educational programs are fundamental and must be continued and implemented especially for immunosuppressed children.

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Chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine in the context of COVID-19

Authors: Ashutosh M Shukla MD, Lennox K Archibald MD, Aparna Wagle Shukla MD, Hiren J Mehta MD, Kartikeya Cherabuddi MD

This review aims to present the available in vitro and in vivo data for the role of chloroquine/ hydroxychloroquine in COVID-19 and attempts to put them into perspective, especially in relation to the different risks/benefits particular to each patient who may require treatment.

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Corrigendum: Efficacy and safety of photodynamic therapy with RLP068 for diabetic foot ulcers: a review of the literature and clinical experience

Authors: Felicia Pantò MD, Liboria Adamo BSc, Carla Giordano MD, Carmelo Licciardello MD
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