Key Opinion Leaders Weigh In: Finding Your First Job After Residency
SOCU FACULTY
by Kimberly Huerth, MD, M.Ed on
The journey that one embarks upon to become a fully trained physician is not for the faint of heart. It requires you to consistently give your vital resources to an external boundless need that is much greater than the needs of your own small life. Paradoxically, as your energy is emitted in large concentric circles all around you, serving patients, your colleagues, family and friends who hunger t …
Roadmap After Residency Training
Roadmap after residency
by Neal Bhatia, MD on
The opportunities in dermatology are endless, and choosing a single option to pursue may seem both exciting and limiting. The ultimate destiny of your career is going to be based on interests that are in harmony with the practice setting you choose, combined with additional training after residency. However, nearly every dermatologist goes through some form of “mid-life crisis” in their ca …
Dupilumab Treatment for Prurigo Nodularis and Pruritis
Prurigo Nodularis
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Authors Ross Tanis MD MS, Katalin Ferenczi MD, and B Michael Payette MD MBAB present a case where they demonstrated that treatment of Prurigo Nodularis (PN) with dupilumab significantly decreased pruritis and the size and number of new lesions after 2 months of treatment. INTRODUCTION Prurigo nodularis is an intensely pruritic disease in which dome-shaped papulonodules result from chronic scr …
Oral Erosions – Friday Pop Quiz 9-13
epidermal detachment
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This patient also has extensive oral erosions. He tells you his only new medication is dicloxacillin, which he is taking for impetigo. How many days prior to development of the pictured eruption did this patient most likely begin taking dicloxacillin? A. Hours-2 days B. 7-21 days C. 21-56 days D. 60-90 days E. >180 days To find out the correct answer and read the explanation …