June 4, 2021
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The Latest In Dermatology News: June 4, 2021


This week, we’re sharing the most recent top stories in dermatology news.

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Many Sunscreens Have High Levels of a Carcinogen, Pharmacy Tells FDA WebMD Health News, May 28, 2021

Valisure announced this week that they petitioned the FDA to recall 40 batches of sunscreens and after-sun products they say tested for high levels of the chemical benzene.

Mohs surgery favorable as monotherapy for early Merkel cell carcinomas MDEdge, June 2, 2021

There were no local recurrences when Mohs surgery was used to treat early stage Merkel cell carcinomas in 53 patients at the Zitelli and Brodland Skin Cancer Center, Pittsburgh.

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FDA Approves Secukinumab for Pediatric Plaque Psoriasis Dermatology Times, June 1, 2021

The FDA has approved secukinumab (Cosentyx, Norvartis) for the treatment of moderate to severe plaque psoriasis in patients 6 years and older who are also candidates for systemic therapy or phototherapy.

Dupilumab, topical corticosteroids reduce itch in pediatric patients with AD Healio, May 26, 2021

Pediatric patients with atopic dermatitis who were treated with dupilumab and topical corticosteroids experienced an improvement in both itch and excoriations, according to a study presentation.

Spironolactone shows long-term efficacy for acne in women Healio, May 27, 2021

More than 90% of women treated with spironolactone for acne demonstrated complete clearance at 2 years’ follow-up, according to a study.

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