Interleukin-17 Inhibitors Therapeutic Cheat Sheet
Interleukin-17
by Angelo Landriscina, MD on
Biologics have revolutionized the treatment of psoriasis, and with new entries into the class, PASI90 and 100 have become attainable for many patients.  In this installment of our Therapeutic Cheat Sheet series, we’ll cover everything you need to know to start and monitor your patients on IL-17 blocking therapies. [caption id="attachment_8301" align="alignleft" width="612"] Click image to en …
Acne: What’s New and What’s to Come?
Acne in Skin of Color
by Kimberly Huerth, MD, M.Ed on
I still treat my acne twice daily with a whole cabinet full of various topicals. I’ve tried and failed doxycycline because it disrupts every single molecule of bacterial flora in my body. I’ve tried and failed spironolactone because I was the poster child for nearly all of its annoying and inconvenient side effects. I’ve tried and failed several OCPs because my body was a little too convince …
Great Cases from the JDD: Using Carbon Dioxide Laser to Ablate Porokeratosis Lesions
Porokeratosis With Ablative Fractional Carbon Dioxide Laser
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
Authors Julie K. Nguyen MD, Silvia Mancebo MD, Brady Bleicher MD, and Jared Jagdeo MD MS present a case report of a patient with localized porokeratosis lesions on the face and extremities. Brought to you by the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology, a product of SanovaWorks. Introduction Porokeratosis is a disorder of epidermal keratinization that encompasses multiple clinical variants based on d …
Epidermolysis Bullosa – Friday Pop Quiz 11/8
epidermolysis bullosa
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
The picture shown is considered to be diagnostic for what type of epidermolysis bullosa: A. Junctional epidermolysis bullosa- Non Herlitz type B. Junctional epidermolysis bullosa- Herlitz type C. Dowling-Meara form of Epidermolysis Bullous simplex D. Dominant dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa E. Recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa   To find out the correct answer …
Patient Buzz Series: From Botox Bars to Tree Tea Oil for Eczema
Patient Buzz
by Allison Sit on
This month’s Patient Buzz includes a variety of articles about medical and aesthetic dermatology topics that may be top of mind for your patients. Should eczema sufferers try an elimination diet? What causes itching without a rash? Are 'Botox Bars' safe? How should men with psoriasis and eczema alter their grooming habits? Review these dermatology articles from the consumer press and be prepa …