British Journal of Dermatology

 
 

  • The Role of Bacterial Skin Infections in Atopic Dermatitis This article examines the clinical features of bacterial infections in atopic dermatitis. What do we know about the host and bacterial factors that influence microbial colonization and virulence?
  • A Risk Model for Development of Subsequent Primary Melanoma Using demographic, phenotypical, histopathological, sun exposure and genomic risk factors, the authors present a risk prediction model for the development of subsequent primary melanomas.
  • Smoking, Socioeconomic Status, and Cutaneous Melanoma Are smokers less likely to develop melanoma than non-smokers? This study sought to investigate the association of smoking and socioeconomic status on the incidence and survival of melanoma.
  • Topical Delgocitinib in Patients With Chronic Hand Eczema Review the results of a Phase IIa study on the use of delgocitinib ointment, a novel pan-Janus kinase inhibitor, in patients with chronic hand eczema.
  • Quality of Life and Psychological Impact in the Photodermatoses Photodermatoses cause a range of distressing and potentially disfiguring symptoms. How is quality of life and psychological health impacted in patients with these photosensitive conditions?
  • Factors Associated With Death From Thin Melanoma What characteristics of thin melanomas might serve as predictors of high risk of mortality?
  • Brodalumab in Obese and Nonobese Patients With Psoriasis Does obesity have any impact on the response to therapy and safety of brodalumab in patients with psoriasis?
  • Targeting Fear of Melanoma Recurrence in People at High Risk Many melanoma patients often experience heightened fear of cancer recurrence, as recurrence is common. Could a brief, patient-centred psychological intervention reduce their fear and anxiety?
  • Management of Psoriasis As a Systemic Disease What is the pathophysiological relationship between psoriasis and its common comorbidities? This review discusses the need for new treatment strategies to target the effects of systemic inflammation.
  • Eczema Apps Conformance With Clinical Guidelines This systematic assessment evaluated the quality of smartphone apps for eczema self-management, finding that the majority did not conform to current guidelines.
  • Effectiveness of Dupilumab Treatment in Atopic Dermatitis Dupilumab has been shown to be an efficacious treatment for atopic dermatitis in several clinical trials, but how does it fare in real-world clinical practice?
  • Secukinumab Dosing Optimization in Plaque Psoriasis This study evaluated the efficacy and safety of different maintenance dosing regimens of secukinumab 300 mg in patients with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis.
  • Monotherapy for Toenail Onychomycosis Which treatment for fungal nail infections works best? This meta-analysis examined evidence for oral, topical, combination and device-based treatments for toenail onychomycosis.
  • Recognizing BCC on Smartphone-captured Digital Histopathology A novel approach using deep neural network frameworks shows promise for the diagnosis of basal-cell carcinoma via a smartphone camera.
  • Modifiable Risk Factors for Development of Psoriatic Arthritis Might obesity be a contributory factor for psoriatic arthritis in patients with psoriasis? This study examined weight reduction as well as smoking as potential modifiable risk factors for PsA.
  • Foot Care in Epidermolysis Bullosa: Evidence-based Guideline Foot involvement is a common problem in all subtypes of epidermolysis bullosa. This article presents an evidence-based set of current best practice guidelines regarding foot care in patients with EB.
  • Pain Mechanisms in Hereditary Palmoplantar Keratodermas Pain is a prominent symptom in hereditary palmoplantar keratodermas. This study explores the possible neuropathic and inflammatory mechanisms that might contribute to pain in this disease.
  • Secukinumab Without the Loading Dose in Chronic Psoriasis Can secukinumab be administered without the initial loading dose in patients with psoriasis without compromising its effectiveness?
  • Atopic Dermatitis in the Elderly This review examines the unique manifestation of atopic dermatitis in the elderly. How does the pathophysiology, diagnosis and management of AD in this population differ from that of younger persons?
  • Changing Our Microbiome: Probiotics in Dermatology This review investigates the role of the gut and skin microbiome in dermatology. Might oral and/or topical probiotics be useful for treating certain dermatological diseases?