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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27786611/herpes-zoster-vaccine-zostavax%C3%A2-cellulitic-injection-site-reaction-or-bacterial-cellulitis
#1
Ian F Cook
A 70 year old woman presented with a cellulitic reaction following Zostavax® injection. This reaction could be differentiated from bacterial cellulitis on the basis of the temporal relationship between vaccination and onset of the reaction, its non progression and unresponsiveness to antibiotic therapy. Alerting health care providers to this type of reaction, also seen with pneumococcal and pertussis containing vaccines, should avoid the inappropriate use of antibiotics.
October 27, 2016: Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27662805/permeation-of-topically-applied-caffeine-from-a-food-by-product-in-cosmetic-formulations-is-nanoscale-in-vitro-approach-an-option
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Francisca Rodrigues, Ana Catarina Alves, Claudia Nunes, Bruno Sarmento, M Helena Amaral, Salette Reis, M Beatriz P P Oliveira
The aim of the present work was to develop and evaluate the potential of nanostructured lipid carriers associated with caffeine extracted from Coffee Silverskin (NLC-CS), a food by-product, as a new possible topical therapy of cellulitis. Caffeine gain increasing research interest due to their cosmetic potential, particularly in gynoid lipodystrophy, commonly known as cellulite. NLC-CS were prepared via double emulsion technique using polysorbate 60 as surfactant and characterized for their morphology, particle size, zeta potential, association encapsulation and stability...
September 20, 2016: International Journal of Pharmaceutics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27661433/tissue-stabilized-guided-subcision-for-the-treatment-of-cellulite-a-multicenter-pivotal-study-with-two-year-follow-up
#3
Michael S Kaminer, William P Coleman, Robert A Weiss, Jody Grossman
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
October 2016: Dermatologic Surgery: Official Publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et Al.]
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27592504/fractional-radiofrequency-treatment-in-acne-scars-systematic-review-of-current-evidence
#4
E Forbat, F Al-Niaimi
Fractional radiofrequency (FRF) is renowned for its use in cosmetic dermatology, with regard to the treatment of rhytides, striae, scarring and cellulite. We have systemically analysed its evidence for the use of FRF in acne scars. Our search identified 15 articles, one single-blinded randomised controlled trial, two split-face trials and thirteen prospective clinical studies, mostly single-centred. Case reports were excluded. In total 362 patients were treated. The longest follow-up was for 210 days, and on average the follow-up was for three months, varying between one and seven months...
October 13, 2016: Journal of Cosmetic and Laser Therapy: Official Publication of the European Society for Laser Dermatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27578994/effectiveness-of-carboxytherapy-in-the-treatment-of-cellulite-in-healthy-women-a-pilot-study
#5
Luana Ramalho Pianez, Fernanda Silva Custódio, Renata Michelini Guidi, Jauru Nunes de Freitas, Estela Sant'Ana
BACKGROUND: Carbon dioxide therapy, better known as carboxytherapy, relates to percutaneous infusion of medical carbon dioxide with therapeutic approaches, and its use in the treatment of localized fat has demonstrated good results. Gynoid lipodystrophy, also known as cellulite, affects 80%-90% of women after puberty, especially in the buttocks and thighs. Its etiology is complex and involves multifactorial aspects. Its treatment and evaluation require the use of new technologies (more effective and low-cost approaches)...
2016: Clinical, Cosmetic and Investigational Dermatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27368452/pediatric-nasal-orbital-cellulitis-in-shenzhen-south-china-etiology-management-and-outcomes
#6
Pan Hongguang, Li Lan, Wu Zebin, Chen Guowei
OBJECTIVES: The study aimed to investigate the clinical characteristics, diagnosis, and treatment of orbital cellulitis in children in Shenzhen, China, and to improve the experience of antibiotic therapy for the treatment of orbital cellulites. METHODS: This retrospective study reviewed data from 20 children admitted to Shenzhen Children's Hospital between January 2009 and December 2013, with a diagnosis of nasal orbital cellulitis, severe enough to warrant hospitalization...
August 2016: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27264715/thermographic-mapping-of-the-skin-surface-in-biometric-evaluation-of-cellulite-treatment-effectiveness
#7
S Wilczyński, R Koprowski, A Deda, M Janiczek, N Kuleczka, B Błońska-Fajfrowska
BACKGROUND: Cellulite is one of the worst tolerated aesthetic imperfections. Edema that accompanies cellulite causes disorders of blood flow what may be observed as changes in the skin surface temperature. The aim of this paper was to develop a new method based on the analysis and processing of thermal images of the skin for biometric evaluation of severity of cellulite and monitoring its treatment. METHODS: The observations of the treatment effects were conducted on 10 females (33...
June 5, 2016: Skin Research and Technology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27197620/delivery-of-light-to-the-skin-through-ablated-conduits
#8
Emil Tanghetti, Mirko Mirkov, Rafael A Sierra
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Non-invasive laser skin treatment modalities are generally designed to protect the epidermis by cooling and limiting the laser energy deposition in accordance with skin type. We explore a treatment modality that uses a 2,940 nm Er:YAG laser with high tissue absorption to ablate an array of channels through the epidermis and upper dermis, and then deliver laser energy from a 1,320 nm Nd:YAG laser with lower tissue absorption through the ablated channels. Treatment through ablated conduits offers a unique capability to deliver laser radiation to a deeper level in the dermis or beyond the dermis and the delivered energy to be deposited in a nearly uniform distribution...
May 19, 2016: Lasers in Surgery and Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27164765/intermittent-negative-pressure-therapy-in-the-combined-treatment-of-peripheral-lymphedema
#9
C C Campisi, M Ryn, C S Campisi, P Di Summa, F Boccardo, C Campisi
Intermittent negative pressure devices were initially developed by NASA to enhance blood perfusion and combat a reduction in orthostatic tolerance. Investigational studies have demonstrated that the pressure differential produces changes in the blood and cardiac systems and also documented changes in weight and cellulite in obese patients. Although the mechanisms are not known, previous investigation has also reported changes in lymphedematous limbs. These initial results suggested to us that the inclusion of intermittent negative pressure into a lymphedema treatment protocol would be beneficial...
December 2015: Lymphology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27144498/a-study-to-evaluate-the-effect-of-ultrasound-treatment-on-nodules-in-multiple-sclerosis-patients
#10
Anna Gil Sánchez, Eugenia Lacasa Andrade, Joan Valls Marsal, Lourdes Assens Tauste, Cristina González Mingot, Jorge Lecina Monge, Margarita Casalilla Puértolas, Nuria Sáez Calero, Albert Sacristán Argemí, Blanca Guiu Badia, Silvia Peralta Moncusí, Hugo Gonzalo Benito, Lara Nogueras Peñabad, Marta Lordan Pujol, Mónica Nieves I Collado, Luis Brieva Ruiz
: Purpose/Aim: Ultrasound has demonstrated anti-inflammatory and pain-relief benefits in several conditions such as cellulite or trauma events. We assessed the efficacy of ultrasound therapy on nodules associated with first-line treatments in multiple sclerosis patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Twenty-two multiple sclerosis patients were enrolled during 2013 and randomized to two groups: in the control group patients were treated only with a conventional gel prescribed for cellulite and nodules, while in the experimental group the gel was combined with ultrasound therapy...
May 4, 2016: International Journal of Neuroscience
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27128239/leg-rejuvenation-a-combination-approach-a-review-and-our-experience
#11
Margaret Weiss, Anne M Mahoney, Michael Gold, Naomi Lawrence
BACKGROUND: Patients increasingly seek to enhance the appearance of their legs. Elimination of unwanted leg veins, reduction of epidermal photo-aging changes such as solar lentigines and keratoses, tightening of skin laxity and reduction of adipose tissue are among the most commonly requested goals. Many patients require a combination approach to address their concerns. It is important for dermatologists to be aware of the multitude of procedures that can be performed, often in combination, to rejuvenate the leg...
May 2016: Dermatologic Surgery: Official Publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et Al.]
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27082058/magnetic-resonance-imaging-of-cellulite-depressed-lesions-successfully-treated-by-subcision
#12
Doris Hexsel, Taciana Dal Forno, Camile Hexsel, Juliana Schilling-Souza, Fernanda Naspolini Bastos, Carolina Siega, Taciana Dal Forno, Camile Hexsel, Fernanda Naspolini Bastos
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
May 2016: Dermatologic Surgery: Official Publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et Al.]
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27048966/atlanto-axial-infection-after-acupuncture
#13
A Robinson, C R P Lind, R J Smith, V Kodali
A 67-year-old man presented with neck cellulitis following acupuncture for cervical spondylosis. Blood cultures were positive for methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus Increased neck pain and bacteraemia prompted MRI, which showed atlanto-axial septic arthritis without signs of infection of the tissues between the superficial cellulitic area and the atlanto-axial joint, thus making direct extension of infection unlikely. It is more likely that haematogenous spread of infection resulted in seeding in the atlanto-axial joint, with the proximity of the arthritis and acupuncture site being coincidental...
April 2016: Acupuncture in Medicine: Journal of the British Medical Acupuncture Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26879299/a-multicenter-study-for-cellulite-treatment-using-a-1440-nm-nd-yag-wavelength-laser-with-side-firing-fiber
#14
MULTICENTER STUDY
Barry E DiBernardo, Gordon H Sasaki, Bruce E Katz, Joseph P Hunstad, Christine Petti, A Jay Burns
BACKGROUND: Treatment of cellulite using a 1440-nm YAG wavelength laser with side-firing fiber has proven safe and effective, lasting at least 6 months. OBJECTIVES: The authors evaluate the safety and efficacy of a single, subdermal procedure to treat the underlying structure of cellulite for at least 1 year. METHODS: Fifty-seven patients underwent a 3-step cellulite treatment with a 1440-nm Nd:YAG laser with a side-firing fiber and temperature-sensing cannula...
March 2016: Aesthetic Surgery Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26833020/evaluation-of-the-enzymatic-activity-and-stability-of-commercial-bromelain-incorporated-in-topical-formulations
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C B Lourenço, J A Ataide, L C Cefali, L C D L Novaes, P Moriel, E Silveira, E B Tambourgi, P G Mazzola
BACKGROUND: Bromelain is a mixture of proteolytic enzymes found in various tissues of the pineapple plant (Ananas comosus) and other species of Bromeliaceae. Owing to its proteolytic activity, bromelain has been used in the food, medical, pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries, for its cell renewal, anti-ageing, whitening and anti-cellulite properties. OBJECTIVE: This study evaluated the stability of bromelain (commercial powder) incorporated in topical formulations...
October 2016: International Journal of Cosmetic Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26682337/cellfina-observations-pearls-and-pitfalls
#16
Jeremy B Green, Joel L Cohen
In our experience, patients tend to consider any undesirable feature on their body from the knees to the umbilicus, and even the arms, to be cellulite. It is important to educate prospective patients that Cellfina (Uithera, Inc, Mesa, Arizona) most effectively treats dimple-type cellulite, whereby fibrous bands inserting into the undersurface of the skin cause a puckered appearance. In this brief communication, we would like to share our experience in optimizing outcomes with Cellfina for the treatment of cellulite...
September 2015: Seminars in Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26655668/atlanto-axial-infection-after-acupuncture
#17
A Robinson, C R P Lind, R J Smith, V Kodali
A 67-year-old man presented with neck cellulitis following acupuncture for cervical spondylosis. Blood cultures were positive for methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus. Increased neck pain and bacteraemia prompted MRI, which showed atlanto-axial septic arthritis without signs of infection of the tissues between the superficial cellulitic area and the atlanto-axial joint, thus making direct extension of infection unlikely. It is more likely that haematogenous spread of infection resulted in seeding in the atlanto-axial joint, with the proximity of the arthritis and acupuncture site being coincidental...
2015: BMJ Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26581783/laser-cellulite-treatment-and-laser-assisted-lipoplasty-of-the-thighs-and-buttocks-combined-modalities-for-single-stage-contouring-of-the-lower-body
#18
Christine Petti, Jacqueline Stoneburner, Laura McLaughlin
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Cellulite and lipodystrophy are often found together, especially in areas of the buttocks and thighs, causing skin surface irregularities. Each of these conditions is currently treated independently as two separate surgical procedures. In our practice, we developed a novel combined approach for the simultaneous treatment of cellulite and lipodystrophy, as a single stage procedure in the same anatomic area. For the treatment of cellulite, we used the Nd:YAG laser at a wavelength of 1,440-nm, along with an innovative 1,000-micron directional side-firing fiber optic laser system...
January 2016: Lasers in Surgery and Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26561784/dietary-supplementation-with-specific-collagen-peptides-has-a-body-mass-index-dependent-beneficial-effect-on-cellulite-morphology
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RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL
Michael Schunck, Vivian Zague, Steffen Oesser, Ehrhardt Proksch
In this double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical study, we investigated the efficacy of specific bioactive collagen peptides (BCP) on the cellulite treatment of normal and overweight women. In total, 105 women aged 24-50 years with moderate cellulite were randomized to orally receive a daily dosage of 2.5 g BCP or a placebo over 6 months. The degree of cellulite was evaluated before starting the treatment and after 3 and 6 months of intake. In addition, skin waviness, dermal density, and the length of subcutaneous borderline were assessed...
December 2015: Journal of Medicinal Food
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26495226/simultaneous-bilateral-submental-lymph-node-flaps-for-lower-limb-lymphedema-post-leg-charles-procedure
#20
Ran Ito, Miffy Chia-Yu Lin, Ming-Huei Cheng
We summarize the case of a 59-year-old woman with left lower limb lymphedema for 4 years post hysterectomy, pelvic lymph node dissection, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy for endometrial cancer. She underwent the Charles procedure on her left leg 2 years before being referred to our hospital and developed several cellulitis episodes and progressive lymphedema affecting her left toes and thigh. Bilateral vascularized submental lymph node flaps were transferred to her left ankle and thigh, respectively. After a 5-month follow-up, the leg became softer and lighter without relapsing cellulites, and the circumferential reduction rates at 15 cm above knee, 15 cm below knee, and 10 cm above ankle were 23...
September 2015: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Global Open
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