Other skin disorders

Even mild skin disease can cause significant distress for patients, due to associated visibility and stigma, and this is of particular relevance for conditions which affect

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FDA approves Dupixent to treat adolescents with atopic dermatitis

The FDA has approved Dupixent (dupilumab) for adolescent patients 12 to 17 years of age with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis whose...

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Two phase III studies of KX2 391 ointment meet primary endpoints in actinic keratosis

Almirall and Athenex announced that an oral presentation reporting the results from two Phase III studies of KX2 391 ointment...

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Learning Zones

An epgonline.org Learning Zone (LZ) is an area of the site dedicated to providing detailed self-directed medical education about a disease, condition or procedure.

Atopic Dermatitis

Atopic Dermatitis

The Atopic Dermatitis Knowledge Centre is an educational resource, intended for healthcare professionals, that provides credible medical information on the epidemiology, pathophysiology and burden of atopic dermatitis, as well as diagnostic techniques, treatment regimens and guideline recommendations.

Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria (CSU)

Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria (CSU)

Use our patient case studies to discover how experts diagnose and treat chronic spontaneous urticaria.

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Guidelines

British Association of Dermatologists guidelines for biologic therapy for psoriasis 2017

The overall aim of the guideline is to provide evidence-based recommendations on the use of biologic therapies (adalimumab, etanercept, infliximab, ixekizumab, secukinumab and ustekinumab) in adults, children and young people...

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British Association of Dermatologists’ guidelines for the care of patients with actinic keratosis 2017

The overall objective of the guideline is to provide up-to-date, evidence-based recommendations for the management of actinic keratosis (AK).

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Canadian Guidelines for the Management of Plaque Psoriasis 2009

Since the publication of the 2009 Canadian Guidelines for the Management of Plaque Psoriasis, significant advances have been made in determining the role of T cells in inflammatory and autoimmune diseases. 

Added 2 years ago

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Journal articles

A novel nicastrin mutation in a three generation Dutch family with hidradenitis suppurativa

Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) compromises a multifactorial pathogenesis with a largely unclear aetiology. 

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Population Pharmacokinetics and Immunogenicity of Adalimumab in Adult Patients with Moderate-to-Severe Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Introduction: Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is a serious, debilitating, chronic inflammatory skin disease. Adalimumab is a fully human, immunoglobulin G1 monoclonal antibody specific for tumor necrosis factor-alpha...

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Clinical trials

Post-Marketing Surveillance of Adalimumab in Korean Hidradenitis Suppurativa Subjects (HS rPMS)

The objective of this study is to evaluate the safety profile of Adalimumab for Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) participants in normal medical practice.

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Effectiveness of Adalimumab in Moderate to Severe HidrAdenitis SuppuRativa Patients - a Multi cOuNtry studY in Real Life Setting - HARMONY Study

This study will assess the effects of adalimumab treatment in moderate to severe Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) patients in the real world setting.

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Safety and Efficacy of Humira (Adalimumab) for Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) Peri-Surgically (SHARPS Study) (SHARPS)

The objective of this study is to assess the safety and efficacy of adalimumab prior to surgery in subjects with moderate to severe Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) who are surgical candidates.

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EAACI hot topics: Hereditary angioedema (HAE)

For many the fear of the unknown is a daunting thought, but particularly so for patients with HAE. Left untreated, this disease causes unpredictable recurrent severe swelling, typically of the limbs, face, intestinal tract and airway.

CME

EAACI 2017: The future of urticaria – advances in CSU research

EAACI 2017: The future of urticaria – advances in CSU research
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Managing CSU and its comorbidities: from primary to secondary care

Managing CSU and its comorbidities: from primary to secondary care
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Management of hidradenitis suppurativa

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