Foot Rash – Friday Pop Quiz 11/25/2022
by Next Steps In Derm Team on
A 65-year-old patient presents with this painful, itchy rash on the right dorsal foot. The pain has made ambulating difficult. Prior unsuccessful treatments included topical betamethasone and clotrimazole. Based on the image provided, which of the following treatments have the highest cure rate? A. Oral itraconazole B. Oral terbinafine C. Topical ciclopirox nail lacquer D. Topical …
Best Practices for Developing Your Social Media Brand
social media brand
by Nishad Sathe, MD on
Social media has taken dermatology—like much of medicine—to a new level of connectedness with patients and the community. And with it, there are many new strategies to uncover to better understand how to build your brand. Here, we will review some of the lessons shared by Dr. Dhaval Bhanusali during his Skin of Color Update conference workshop on how to build your social media presence. A …
Top Strategies for Treating Warts: Combo Wins the Day!
Next Steps in Derm, in partnership with ODAC Dermatology, Aesthetic and Surgical Conference, interviewed Dr. Adam Friedman (Professor and Chair of Dermatology who serves as Residency Program Director, Director of Translational Research, and Director of the Supportive Oncodermatology Program in the GW Department of Dermatology) about why a "mean" approach is most effective when treating warts. Watc …
Syphilis treatment – Friday Pop Quiz 11/18/2022
This 58-year-old patient, recently diagnosed with secondary syphilis, presents with this painful skin eruption. The patient completed syphilis treatment, and his RPR titer decreased by four-fold, indicating successful treatment. No new medications, and HIV was negative. A review of system was otherwise unremarkable, denied recent upper respiratory illness, constitutional symptoms or sick conta …
Mohs Micrographic Surgery for Melanoma (MMS-M) | Cheat Sheet
Mohs micrographic surgery
by Michael J. Visconti, DO on
Mohs micrographic surgery for melanoma (MMS-M) has sharply risen by 304% in a 15-year interval, despite consistent recommendations from the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN). The aim of this therapeutic cheat sheet is to provide a high-yield literature review of the most pertinent data related to MMS-M. Mohs Micrographic Surgery for Melanoma (MMS-M) ●      MMS for …