COVID-19 News & Resource Center
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International Psoriasis Council Statement On The Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak The International Psoriasis Council (IPC) advises physicians to be alert to the potentially harmful effects of COVID-19 infection on patients with psoriasis and counsel all their patients on how to prevent transmission of the virus. HIPAA Compliance During COVID-19 Pandemic Learn what information can be shared abou …
Spironolactone Therapeutic Cheat Sheet
Spironolactone Therapeutic Cheat Sheet
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Hormonal acne is a prevalent and frustrating condition among many women. For those who are unable to control the disease with topical medications alone, spironolactone is often a useful systemic agent. However, its off-label use and potential risk of hyperkalemia have raised the question about serum potassium monitoring. We continue our Therapeutic Cheat Sheet series, with a closer look at spirono …
COVID-19: Urgent Medical and Aesthetic Issues for Dermatology
COVID-19: Urgent Medical and Aesthetic Issues for Dermatology
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FREE WEBINAR: COVID-19: Urgent Medical and Aesthetic Issues for Dermatology Next Steps and JDD invites you to attend this webinar panel to provide discussion, guidance, and leadership for dermatologists and dermatology practices during the global coronavirus pandemic, COVID-19. Over the course of the 2 hours, 8 different thought leaders will join the conversation, discussing questions that are …
Intralesional Triamcinolone Acetonide in the Treatment of Traction Alopecia
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In this case series, JDD authors evaluate the efficacy and safety of intralesional triamcinolone acetonide injections (ILK) when used with topical minoxidil in the management of traction alopecia in 6 African American women. Background Traction alopecia (TA) is a form of hair loss secondary to repetitive and/or prolonged tension to a hair follicle over an extended period of time. This typically …
Melanoma – Friday Pop Quiz 3/27
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This 32-year-old man has two sisters each with melanoma, and his father died from metastatic pancreatic cancer. You suspect a germline mutation in which of the following genes? A. BAP1 B. TERT C. MITF D. CDKN2A E. PTCH To find out the correct answer and read the explanation, click here. Brought to you by our brand partner Derm In-Review.  A product of SanovaWorks. …