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Fifty Years of Minocycline and Its Evolution: A Dermatological Perspective
MINOCYCLINE
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
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 …
Acne: Changing Practices in a Changing Clinical Landscape
ACNE
by Angela Hou, MD on
One of my favorite diseases to treat as a dermatology resident is acne, as I find that it often has a huge impact on quality of life and self-confidence. Patients often come in when they have tried various over the counter medications and holistic treatments with no success and are frustrated at their lack of improvement. The good news for these patients is that there are many new medications that …
Patient Buzz: Acne or Papulopustular Rosacea? The Expert Weighs In
acne or papulopustular rosacea
by Next Steps In Derm Team on
Popsugar/Yahoo! Life recently posted an article about papulopustular rosacea and how common it is misdiagnosed. For expert advice on how to correctly diagnose papulopustular rosacea, I consulted dermatologist Linda Stein Gold, MD, director of dermatology clinical research at Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, Mich., as well as division head of dermatology at Henry Ford Health System in West …