Alitretinoin Therapeutic Cheat Sheet
alitretinoinAlitretinoin (9-cis-retinoic acid) is a naturally occurring endogenous retinoid that in gel form is FDA approved for AIDs-related localized cutaneous Kaposi’s sarcoma (KS)1. As compared to other topical retinoids, alitretinoin is unique in that it binds to all known intracellular retinoid receptors (RARs and RXRs), allowing it to exert anti-proliferative and apoptotic effects, particularly usefu …
JDD December Issue Highlights and Editor Picks
December JDD CoverBelow are the issue highlights and Editor Picks for the December issue of JDD! JDD CONTINUING EDUCATION SUPPLEMENT: Issues and Considerations for Optimal Outcomes in Acne Management describes the role of retinoids in the management of acne and treatment and prevention strategies for hypertrophic and atrophic acne scarring in all skin types and identifies patient-specific issues impacting effe …
December JDD Cover