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Adverse events common with low- to medium-dose glucocorticoids

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In patients receiving glucocorticoids for inflammatory diseases, adverse events are very common, even at low to medium doses, according to a meta-analysis by researchers in the Netherlands. In fact, they report in the December Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, the overall...

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Atrophoderma Vermiculatum

Theresa Conologue, DO, Staff Dermatologist, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania, discusses atrophoderma vermiculatum (AV), a rare follicular disorder primarily affecting children with reticular or honeycomb atrophy of the cheeks and forehead. Along with keratosis pilaris atrophicans faciei and...

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Ultrasonography not a reliable replacement for sentinel lymph node biopsy

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For patients with primary cutaneous melanoma, targeted high-resolution ultrasound should not be used as a substitute for excisional sentinal lymph node biopsy, new research indicates. However, “ultrasound is of value in preoperative sentinel lymph node assessment and...