Management of Keloids: Beyond the Surgical Approach
Medical and Surgical Management of Keloids
by Kimberly Huerth, MD, M.Ed on
Although this may be a big assumption, I would venture to guess that training in the management of keloids has, for many residents, consisted primarily of topical and intralesional therapies—namely steroids and silicone. While steroids and silicone may be a fantastic name for a reality television show about the exciting lives of female body builders, in real life it can be a pretty unimaginative …
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 …
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 …