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Fifty Years of Minocycline and Its Evolution: A Dermatological Perspective
MINOCYCLINE
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2021 is the 50th anniversary of the FDA approval of minocycline (MCN). While many other antibiotics have become obsolete during this time, MCN continues to be quite useful. In dermatology, MCN is used prominently in acne vulgaris, and is also employed in many other dermatological conditions because of its molecular and pharmacological properties. In this article, we review the history of minocycli …
Pediatric Lichen Planopilaris Treated With Pioglitazone
Pediatric Lichen Planopilaris
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Pediatric lichen planopilaris (LPP) is a clinical variant of lichen planus (LP) that can lead to scarring hair loss without prompt intervention. While various therapies exist, intralesional and topical corticosteroids remain the mainstay of treatment in pediatric LPP. Refractory cases may require systemic therapies, selection of which may prove challenging due to the lack of data regarding pediatr …
Treatment of Periorificial Dermatitis With Novel Narrow Spectrum Sarecycline
Periorificial Dermatitis
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Broad spectrum tetracyclines are a well-known, widely used, and often successful treatment for use in inflammatory skin pathologies such as acne and rosacea. However, the steady rise of antibiotic resistance and gut dysbiosis associated with broad spectrum tetracyclines emphasizes the importance and responsibility of antibiotic stewardship. Narrow spectrum antibiotics have become increasingly impo …
ODAC Scientific Poster Highlights: Acne & Rosacea
acne and rosacea
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During the 2021 ODAC Dermatology, Aesthetic and Surgical Conference held virtually on January 14th-17th, dermatologists from around the country submitted newly published research findings and novel therapeutics in the areas of acne and rosacea, all presented as part of a virtual scientific poster gallery. We share the highlights of each poster below! Efficacy and Safety of Narrow-spectrum Oral …
Grab a Fork and Knife: An Approach to Treating Rosacea
rosacea
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For most dermatologic conditions, my mantra for treatment tends to be “less is more”. I prefer to use the fewest number of creams, pills, and steps to achieve the best results. However, after watching this year’s ODAC Sneak Peek Inflammatory Diseases Symposium, I may have a new mantra for treating my rosacea patients – “forks, spoons, and knives”. At the ODAC 2021 Pre-Conference Sne …