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Though topical corticosteroid is a standard treatment for chronic hand eczema (CHE), it can cause many adverse effects. Topical calcipotriol and monochromatic 308-nm excimer light (MEL) are new alternative therapies for several dermatoses, including CHE.
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Name: Dermatology (Basel, Switzerland)
The skin microbiome has been implicated in the pathophysiology of atopic dermatitis (AD). Although 308 nm excimer light treatment is an effective phototherapy for AD, its effects on the skin microbiom...
Calcipotriol has been used to treat psoriasis for more than three decades. Previous interview data of 44 Danish dermatologists and 93 general practitioners have indicated that calcipotriol (alone or c...
Pityriasis Versicolor (PV) is known as a superficial fungal infection. It is suggested that resistant strains to azoles may be developed and hence, the treatment would be difficult. This study aimed t...
Chronic anal fissure (CAF) is a common painful anal condition. Medical treatment of CAF involves the use of agents that induce chemical sphincterotomy. The present trial aimed to compare the efficacy ...
To evaluate the effectiveness of topical use of an aerosol foam combination of calcipotriol 50μg/g plus betamethasone dipropionate 0.5 mg/g (Cal/BD foam, Enstilar®) in adult with moderate plaque pso...
The purpose of this study is to compare the safety and effectiveness of a new topical LCD solution and a commercially available calcipotriol (Vitamin D) cream in reducing the symptoms of p...
The objective of this study is to assess the efficacy and safety of adalimumab in combination with topical psoriasis treatment, calcipotriol/betamethasone, vs. adalimumab in combination wi...
The hypothesis of this study is that excimer (308-nm UVB) laser added to either tazarotene 0.1% gel or acitretin 25 mg daily will lead to improved efficacy of these treatments alone. The ...
308 nm excimer lamp and 308 nm excimer laser have both provide interesting results in treating vitiligo. They have the same wavelength but the type of emission of the photons is different....
This is a 12-week, open-label, pilot trial evaluating the efficacy and safety of the combination of Clobex® spray with excimer laser therapy as the initial treatment of generalized plaque...
Treatment using irradiation with light of low power intensity so that the effects are a response to the light and not due to heat. A variety of light sources, especially low-power lasers are used.
A topical dermatologic agent that is used in the treatment of ACNE VULGARIS and several other skin diseases. The drug has teratogenic and other adverse effects.
Persistent detrimental effects from treatment for a condition. Included are effects from surgery such as POSTOPERATIVE COMPLICATIONS, and from DRUG THERAPY, such as CHEMICALLY INDUCED DISORDERS, or other THERAPEUTICS. Failure to attain a desired outcome from treatment for the condition is not considered an adverse effect.
A potent inhibitor of ADENOSINE DEAMINASE. The drug induces APOPTOSIS of LYMPHOCYTES, and is used in the treatment of many lymphoproliferative malignancies, particularly HAIRY CELL LEUKEMIA. It is also synergistic with some other antineoplastic agents and has immunosuppressive activity.
The application of drug preparations to the surfaces of the body, especially the skin (ADMINISTRATION, CUTANEOUS) or mucous membranes. This method of treatment is used to avoid systemic side effects when high doses are required at a localized area or as an alternative systemic administration route, to avoid hepatic processing for example.
Acne Dermatology Eczema Psoriasis Wound Care Dermatology is the medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of skin disorders (Oxford Medical Dictionary). As well as studying how the skin works, dermatology covers...
The term allergy is used to describe a response, within the body, to a substance, which is not necessarily harmful in itself, but results in an immune response and a reaction that causes symptoms and disease in a predisposed person, which in turn can cau...