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Medical News & Perspectives
May 10, 2000

New and Emerging Dermatologic Therapies Presented at Conference

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JAMA. 2000;283(18):2377-2378. doi:10.1001/jama.283.18.2377-JMN0510-2-1

San Francisco—Recent advances in dermatology include progress toward gene therapy; better treatment for AIDS-induced skin disorders, hemangiomas, and skin cancers; new lasers for use on pigmented lesions and for skin resurfacing; and improvements in soft tissue–augmentation surgery.

Leading investigators in dermatology's main specialty areas reviewed major progress and outlined new directions for research and treatment at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) here in March.

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