Social Significance of the Eyebrows and Periorbital Complex
eyebrows
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If the eyes are the windows to the soul, the eyebrows must surely be the frames, shaping the face and giving definition to the eyes and forehead. Many women spend a great deal of time maintaining the appearance of the eyebrows, via plucking and shaping, cosmetics, or even surgical implants. Historically, fashionable trends revolved around thickness, hue, and the shape of the arch; and there is no …
Spontaneous Eruption – Friday Pop Quiz – 7/23
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What is the most likely diagnosis in an otherwise well appearing 3-year-old child with a spontaneous eruption of the rash seen below? A. Pityriasis rosea B. Erythema dyschromicum perstans C. Café-au-lait macules D. Pigmentary mosaicism E. None of the above To find out the correct answer and read the explanation, click here.  Brought to you by our brand partner Derm In-Review …
Congratulations to the 2021 Dermatology Hall of Fame Inductees
Dermatology Hall of Fame
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Over the past four decades, the highly specialized field of dermatology has seen some major advancements that have improved the lives of people living with conditions that affect the skin, hair, nails, as well as those seeking to improve their appearance. Celebrating those who advance dermatology The Dermatology Hall of Fame celebrates dermatologists and others who have contributed to the advanc …
Pediatric Lichen Planopilaris Treated With Pioglitazone
Pediatric Lichen Planopilaris
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Pediatric lichen planopilaris (LPP) is a clinical variant of lichen planus (LP) that can lead to scarring hair loss without prompt intervention. While various therapies exist, intralesional and topical corticosteroids remain the mainstay of treatment in pediatric LPP. Refractory cases may require systemic therapies, selection of which may prove challenging due to the lack of data regarding pediatr …
Gut-Immune-Skin Axis: What Happens in the Gut Matters to the Skin
Gut-Immune-Skin AXIS
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The gut-immune-skin axis describes how the gut microbiome communicates with the skin via complex interactions with the immune system to regulate local and systemic inflammation. Before attempting to delineate that relationship, we must first grasp a firm understanding of the gut ecosystem. The gut ecosystem is made up of the epithelial interface, which is characterized by the epithelial …