Melanoma – Friday Pop Quiz 3/27
melanoma
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This 32-year-old man has two sisters each with melanoma, and his father died from metastatic pancreatic cancer. You suspect a germline mutation in which of the following genes? A. BAP1 B. TERT C. MITF D. CDKN2A E. PTCH To find out the correct answer and read the explanation, click here. Brought to you by our brand partner Derm In-Review.  A product of SanovaWorks. …
Patient Buzz: Situational Cleansing
Situational Cleansing
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HuffPost recently shared an article on situational cleansing, a skin care technique where the choice of what cleanser to use is based on the skin’s needs at that time. For example, the decision on whether to use a cream-based or gel-based cleanser would be dependent on whether the skin is dry or experiencing an acne breakout. Some beauty brands have developed product lines based on the techniqu …
Compounding in Dermatology Update – Part 2
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In part 1 of this 2-part series, Dr. Kircik along with JDD authors Vlatka Agnetta MD, Abel Torres MD JD MBA, Seemal R. Desai MD, and Adelaide A. Hebert MD, reviewed the regulatory landscape of compounding in dermatology, including federal and state regulations. In part 2, they discuss FDA and USP Compounding Lists/ Categories and provide their final thoughts on in-office compounding. FDA Compound …
Infectious Lesion – Friday Pop Quiz 3/20
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This infectious lesion appeared very rapidly after surgery and started as a nodule that now looks like the photograph, what is the treatment of choice after drainage? A. Clindamycin B. Minocycline C. Doxycycline D. Clarithromycin E. No treatment after drainage To find out the correct answer and read the explanation, click here. Brought to you by our brand partner Derm In-Revie …
Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS): Everything and the Kitchen Sink
Hidradenitis Suppurativa
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I’ll never forget the stories that my patients told me at our monthly hidradenitis suppurativa support group meetings in the Bronx. From women who were too embarrassed to wear short sleeves to men in so much pain they could not sit down properly, all of them had been impacted profoundly by this disease. That is why I was so excited to cover this lecture at the 2020 ODAC Dermatology, Aesthetic a …