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Cortexolone 17α-propionate (Clascoterone) Is a Novel Androgen Receptor Antagonist that Inhibits Production of Lipids and Inflammatory Cytokines from Sebocytes In Vitro

Rosette, C. et al.

Cortexolone 17α-propionate (clascoterone) is a novel topical androgen antagonist that is being analyzed for its ability to treat acne. The pathogenesis of acne is attributed to multiple factors, including altered sebum production, inflammatory proces.......

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Skin Cancer Epidemiology and Sun Protection Behaviors Among Native Americans

Maarouf, M. et al.

Introduction: Sun protection behaviors in Native American populations are historically under-reported, though the greatest proportion lives in Western states that have the greatest UV-index burden within the United States. Materials/Methods: We depl.......

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Optimizing Patient Outcomes by Customizing Treatment With Microfocused Ultrasound With Visualization: Gold Standard Consensus Guidelines from an Expert Panel

Fabi, S.G. et al.

Background: Microfocused ultrasound with visualization (MFU-V) has emerged as a safe and reliable means for lifting and tightening lax skin. Although patients may present with similar age-related changes in the skin and connective tissue, MFU-V treat.......

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Adalimumab versus Rifampicin Plus Clindamycin for the Treatment of Moderate to Severe Hidradenitis Suppurativa: A Retrospective Study

Marasca, C. et al.

In the present single-center retrospective study, we investigated our data to evaluate the efficacy of the classic antibiotic combination (rifampicin and clindamycin) compared to adalimumab treatment in patients affected by moderate-to-severe hidrade.......

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Silicone-Based Scar Cream for Post Upper Eyelid Blepharoplasty-associated Cicatricial and Hypertrophic Scarring

Kalasho, B.D. et al.

PURPOSE: Silicone cream has been shown to improve the appearance of postoperative scars. Nevertheless, surgeons may incorporate intralesional wound modulators such as a triamcinolone and/or 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) for scars that do not completely heal .......

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Non-Invasive Buccal Swab Gene Testing for Skin Cancer Risk

Moy, L. et al.

Background: Studies have identified numerous genetic polymorphisms associated with increased risk of melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer (NMSC). In this pilot study, we aimed to examine whether previously identified melanoma and non-melanoma associ.......

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Effect of a Tranexamic Acid, Kojic Acid, and Niacinamide Containing Serum on Facial Dyschromia: A Clinical Evaluation

Desai, S. et al.

Background: Stubborn dyschromia such as melasma and post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation (PIH) are leading causes for cosmetic consultation. Topical treatment is challenging, using a range of modalities, to stop, hinder, and/or prevent steps in the pi.......

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