Tag: dermatology

1. Among patients with cutaneous melanoma, ultrasound evaluation identified in half of patients in-transit metastases that were otherwise not apparent during clinical examination and changed the course of management for a third of patients. Evidence Leve Rating: 3 (Average) In-transit metastases (ITMs), or lesions that develop in lymphatics between the primary...
1. Among patients admitted to the hospital for a provisional diagnosis of cellulitis, early dermatologic consultation was associated with improved recognition of pseudo-cellulitis, decreased antibiotic use, and earlier discharge. 2. For patients in whom pseudo-cellulitis was recognized, antibiotics and in-patient management were less common, while topical steroids and conservative measures...
Image: PD 1. Omalizumab alleviated itchiness and reduced hives in patients with chronic idiopathic urticaria refractory to H1-antihistamine therapy. 2. Serious adverse events are more common with higher doses, to the limited extent of safety evaluations in this study. Based on a phase-3 clinical study published today, omalizumab shows promise for alleviating...