Ivermectin 1% Cream Therapeutic Cheat Sheet
Ivermectin for Rosacea
by Angelo Landriscina, MD on
In this month’s installment of our Therapeutic Cheat Sheet series, we explore a new topical approach to rosacea: ivermectin 1% cream.  This topical cream is a useful tool for combating rosacea in a multimechanistic way. Click image to enlarge Further Reading Efficacy and Safety of Ivermectin 1% Cream in Treatment of Papulopustular Rosacea: Results of Two Randomized, Doubl …
Crusted Papules – Friday Pop Quiz 10/11
A 10-year-old male presents with recurrent crops of hypopigmented macules and crusted papules on the trunk and extremities. What is the hypothesized pathogenesis of this disorder? A. CD4+ cell infiltrate B. HHV-6/HHV-7 C. Malassezia D. Deficiency in vitamin A E. Preceding streptococcal pharyngitis To find out the correct answer and read the explanation, click here. Brought to …
An Interview with Dr. Jeave Reserva on Outpatient Management of Stasis Dermatitis
Stasis Dermatitis
by Kimberly Huerth, MD, M.Ed on
As dermatologists, we know that not every warm, red, swollen leg represents cellulitis. Chronic venous insufficiency causing stasis dermatitis can present very similarly. While dermatologists are likely able to (in most cases) distinguish between the two conditions, the same cannot always be said of providers outside of our specialty from whom our patients may also be seeking care. Dr. Jeave Reser …
Hydroxychloroquine Therapeutic Cheat Sheet
Hydroxychloroquine Cheat Sheet
by Angelo Landriscina, MD on
Welcome back to another installment of Therapeutic Cheat Sheet – the series where we break down complex therapeutics into an easy-to-use reference.  This month, we turn our focus to hydroxychloroquine and other antimalarials. While this versatile class of drugs has been in use for decades, recent updates to monitoring recommendations have made their use easier than before. Here’s what you ne …