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JDD June 2023 Issue Highlights
The June issue of the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology (JDD) features original articles with topics ranging from pediatric acne, rosacea, androgenetic alopecia, precision medicine, infantile hemangiomas, and many more.  Check out this month’s issue highlights straight from the JDD Editor’s desk: The Many Faces of Pediatric Acne: A Practical Algorithm for Treatment, Maintenance Therapy, and …
Skincare Mondays | Regrounding on Retinoids
by Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health on
Retinoids Retinoids are a class of molecules derived from vitamin A or having structural and/or functional similarities to vitamin A.1 The first medicinal use of vitamin A dates back to ancient Egypt where liver juices were used to treat endemic night blindness.2 Prescribed topical retinoids are divided into 6 classes: Tretinoin (all-trans retinoic acid), adapalene, tazarotene, trifarotene, al …
Acitretin for Psoriasis | Therapeutic Cheat Sheet
by Azam Qureshi, MD on
Pustular psoriasis can present quickly and pose a life-threatening emergency. Acitretin is the only systemic retinoid FDA-approved for treatment of psoriasis, specifically both pustular and severe plaque-type psoriasis.1Systemic retinoids such as acitretin are utilized heavily in dermatology, and practitioners must be knowledgeable about all of the FDA-approved and off-label applications as well a …