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Friday, March 19th, 2021

We are a group of dermatologists coming from all corners of the globe who share a common goal: to provide a one-stop easy to use information platform on skin disorders and their treatment. This website is born from a will to give as much digested information to patients and the general public as possible, never […]

New articles: where to find them

Thursday, August 27th, 2015

Starting January 1st 2021: -All new articles as well as updates of published ones will be posted on www.telemedskin.com . (This replaces www.genevadermatology.ch

Gorbachev and Birthmark (Port-Wine Stain)

Monday, May 4th, 2015

Mikhail Gorbachev (Михаи́л Серге́евич Горбачёв; b1931) was the last leader of the Soviet Union (USSR; Chairman  of the Presidium of the Soviet Supreme) from 1988 to its fall in 1991. He is famous for having implemented policies to end the cold-war: glasnost (“openness”) perestroika (“restructuring”) To this end, he was awarded to Nobel Peace Prize […]

Britney Spears: Acne and more

Monday, May 4th, 2015

Britney Jean Spears (born in 1981) is an American singer and actress. The picture above showed that she suffers from Acne Vulgaris (mixed, retention and inflammatory type), persisting into her 20s. To read more about Britney Spears …Shaving her scalp…Lip enhancement: CLICK HERE Excessive Tanning: CLICK HERE Psoriasis ? (Suggested by tabloids): CLICK HERE Contributors […]

Naglaa Fathi (نجلاء فتحي) and Psoriasis

Monday, May 4th, 2015

Naglaa Fathi (نجلاء فتحي) (Fatma al-Zahraa Hussein Fathi, born in 1950) is an Egyptian actress who has played in over 80 movies, She is married since 1992 to Egyptian TV presenter Hamdi Qandil (حمدى قنديل). Recently her husband declared on their Facebook that Ms Fathi had psoriasis: Unfortunately, Naglaa has been diagnosed with incurable Psoriasis, […]

Ivan the Terrible and Syphilis ?

Monday, April 20th, 2015

Ivan the terrible (Ива́н Васи́льевич; 1530-1584) was ruler of the Russian Empire: He is credited for expanding the “country of Moscow” into the Russian Empire. He built Saint Basil’s Cathedral (Собор Василия Блаженного, 1555-1561) in Red Square. He is also known for having being extremely cruel, mentally deranged and handling out Out of “a burst […]

Michael Jackson: Vitiligo and Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD)

Monday, April 20th, 2015

Michael Jackson (1958-2009) was an American Singer and is often called the “King of Pop” He is reported to have suffered from vitiligo and the whitening of the rest of his black skin was done with monobenzone 20% (benoquin). His skin progressively became white and the gradual change can be seen in the musical video […]

Atopic Dermatitis: a Short Summary

Friday, April 10th, 2015

Atopic Dermatitis is a chronic inflammatory condition of the skin which affects around 5% of the population. It is more prevalent in children living in industrialized nations with 15-20% affected. Initial presentation is under the age of four in 2/3 of cases. Global pollution and allergen-rich environment are some of the factors which explain high […]

Dark Circles (Infra-Orbital) Around the Eyes: a Combination Treatment

Friday, April 10th, 2015

Combination of Micro Needling and Trichloracetic acid 10% Peels in the Management of Infraorbital dark circles Markantoni V et al. AAD 2015 Annual Meeting, San Francisco CA – United States The pigmented skin of dark circles appears gives and impression of tiredness Dark circles are very frequent and although proposed mechanisms are proposed (CLICK HERE […]

Rosacea Treatment with Topical Ivermectin

Friday, April 10th, 2015

Comparative Efficacy and Safety of Ivermectin Cream 1% and Metronidazole 0.75% in the treatment of papulopustular Rosacea Taieb A. et al AAD 2015 Annual Meeting, San Francisco CA – United States Methods 962 subjects enrolled evaluation of recurrence 36 weeks after study done over 16 weeks Evaluation of Rosacea severity in both treated groups (metronidazole […]

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