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Coverage from the

American Academy of Dermatology Virtual Meeting Experience (AAD VMX) 2021

April 23 - 25, 2021; Virtual

April 23 - 25, 2021 Virtual

Conference News

Popular News from the 2020 Virtual Annual AAD Meeting

  • Skin Patterns of COVID-19 Vary Widely Skin Patterns of COVID-19 Vary Widely Dr Ko framed her remarks largely on a case collection survey of images and clinical data from 375 patients in Spain with suspected or confirmed COVID-19.
  • Pandemic Dictates Reconsideration of Pemphigus Therapy Pandemic Dictates Reconsideration of Pemphigus Therapy The conventional treatment mainstays for pemphigus are problematic during the COVID-19 pandemic, and a shift in disease management strategy is in order.
  • Pulse vs Continuous Therapy for Toenail Onychomycosis Pulse vs Continuous Therapy for Toenail Onychomycosis Pulse and continuous regimens -- with terbinafine or itraconazole -- are equally safe and effective for dermatophyte toenail onychomycosis, results from a systematic review and meta-analysis show.
  • Beyond PASI 100: Striving for Molecular Clearance Beyond PASI 100: Striving for Molecular Clearance Andrew Blauvelt, MD, presented a first-of-its-kind study that potentially opens the door to a new, more rigorous standard for treatment success in psoriasis.
  • New Topicals for Excessive Sweating Are in Sight New Topicals for Excessive Sweating Are in Sight What's surprising is that more than 50% of patients do not receive appropriate treatment, very likely due to lack of awareness or embarrassment,' explained one dermatologist at the AAD annual meeting.

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