Dapsone Therapeutic Cheat Sheet
Dapsone Therapeutic Cheat Sheet
by Angelo Landriscina, MD on
Welcome to another installment of our Therapeutic Cheat Sheet series!  In this series, we take the guess work out of complicated therapeutics by providing everything you need to know in a printable cheat sheet.  This month we’re focusing on dapsone, a versatile medication that can be used safely if you’re aware of what to look for. Here’s what you need to know about dapsone. [caption i …
Ostraceous Psoriasis Presenting as Koebner Phenomenon in a Tattoo
JDD Case Report
Authors Jacob Reinhart MD, Matthew Willett MD, and Neil Gibbs MD present a case of psoriatic lesions precipitated by an upper arm tattoo. Psoriasis is a common dermatologic condition with a variety of morphologic presentations. These variations include the less common hyperkeratotic form, psoriasis ostracea, defined as having pronounced adherent scales resembling an oyster shell. Of the ostrace …
CBD for Psoriasis? The Expert Weighs In
by Allison Sit on
Health recently wrote an article asking if CBD oil can relieve psoriasis symptoms. In recognition of Psoriasis Awareness Month, I consulted Adam Friedman, MD, FAAD, professor and interim chair of dermatology at the George Washington School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Dr. Friedman is also the residency program director, director of translational research and director of the Supportive On …
Part 1 – Hormonal Acne: Exam, Work Up, & Diagnosis
Hormonal Acne - PCOS
by Sima Jain, MD on
Acne is the most common disease of the skin and may be an important clue of an underlying endocrine disorder such as polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), Cushing syndrome, congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) or an androgen-secreting tumor (see Fig 1). [caption id="attachment_7579" align="alignleft" width="525"] Fig 1: PCOS-related seen in lower half of face[/caption]     &nbs …
Dr. Richard Fried on the Psychological Impact of Psoriasis
Ask the Expert: Dr. Richard Fried
Psoriasis Awareness Month gives us access to internationally recognized clinician and researcher, Dr. Richard Fried. Dr. Fried is a board certified dermatologist and clinical psychologist whose area of expertise, among others, includes the interface between the skin and the mind. If you have questions about the role that stress and other psychological issues play in psoriasis, email us at info …