What’s New in Diagnosing and Treating Facial Melanoma
Facial Melanoma
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Next Steps in Derm, in partnership with ODAC Dermatology, Aesthetic and Surgical Conference, interviewed Dr. Harold S. Rabinovitz (Professor of Dermatology at Medical College of Georgia) about the latest trends in managing facial melanoma. Watch as he unveils how doctors are better equipped to diagnose patients using new devices, plus the single treatment option he considers a game changer.  …
Monoclonal Gammopathies – Friday Pop Quiz 5/13/2022
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A 55-year-old male is admitted to the hospital with the condition depicted in the image. He admits trauma to the region, and states it started out as papules and pustules with surrounding erythema and tenderness. Which of the following monoclonal gammopathies may be associated with this condition? A. IgE B. IgA C. IgM D. IgG E. IgD To find out the correct answer and read the ex …
Off-Label Use of Oral Metronidazole in Dermatology | Therapeutic Cheat Sheet
by Adrianna Gonzalez Lopez, MD on
While we have an increasing armamentarium of biologic agents and targeted systemic medications for certain dermatologic conditions such as psoriasis or atopic dermatitis, treatment options are still limited for a litany of other inflammatory cutaneous disorders. Additionally, when discussing therapeutic options, patients often opt for medications that are established, safe, well-tolerated and mini …
The Many Faces of Melanoma
melanoma
by Lauren C. Payne, MD, MS, FAAD on
Our new series, “The Many Faces of”, will showcase side-by-side images of some of the most commonly seen dermatology conditions in an array of skin tones and briefly highlight nuances in clinical presentation.  All images featured in the series are part of The Full Spectrum of Dermatology: A Diverse and Inclusive Atlas, a resource developed by co-editors Misty Eleryan, MD, MS, and Adam Frie …
Intraoperative Complications in Dermatologic Surgery: What To Do STAT
surgical complications
by Jacqueline McKesey, MD, MS on
During the 2022 ODAC Dermatology, Aesthetic and Surgical Conference, Dr. James Spencer (ODAC conference chair emeritus, former director of Mohs surgery at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, and past member of the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Dermatology) gave us a critical talk on effectively managing intraoperative surgical complications. This was seriously a talk …