Dr Anne-Marie Tobin writes on hidradenitis suppurativa — a chronic debilitating skin condition that requires a multidisciplinary approach Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is a chronic, recurrent and debilitating skin condition characterised by deep-seated inflamed nodules, abscesses, sinus tract formation and scarring.
Repeated flare-ups triggered an immune system overreaction, which could not be reversed
Researchers from Cork presented details of the first case of aquagenic pruritus to be successfully treated with omalizumab at the EADV Congress in Vienna recently.
A study presented at the EADV in Vienna looked at the prevalence and management of hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) in an Irish population.
Dr Nicholas Simpson, Foundation Year 2 Doctor, and Dr Pat Podmore, Consultant Dermatologist, Altnagelvin Hospital, Derry, examine how to diagnose, manage and treat the various different types of psoriasis, with treatment choice depending of severity and areas affected
Psoriasis precedes psoriatic arthritis in 84 per cent of patients by an average of 12 years, Gary Culliton reports in his latest Clinical Update.
Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) is an inflammatory disease affecting the joints and connective tissue, and is associated with psoriasis of the skin or nails.
PCDSI Chairperson Dr Finbar Fitzpatrick reviews some of the highlights from this year’s three-day scientific meeting of the Primary Care Dermatology Society of Ireland held recently in Killarney, which covered a wide range of dermatology topics
With the incidence of skin cancer increasing in Europe at an alarming rate, Dr Cal Condon, Consultant Dermatologist at the Blackrock Clinic and Clane General Hospital, explains the importance of early detection and treatment.
Analyses of the results of a survey of Colorado high school students suggest there may be a potential association between substance use and indoor tanning, according to an article published online by JAMA Dermatology.