A Practical Approach to Atypical Nevi
atypical nevi
by Daniel Yanes, MD on
Despite being one of the more common reasons for consulting a dermatologist, the diagnosis and management of atypical nevi remain nuanced and can often be challenging. I had the opportunity to learn from Dr. Jean Bolognia on her approach to atypical nevi, and walked away with many pearls to share. 1. Identify the patient’s signature nevus and come up with a plan. Sometimes it can be overwhelmi …
Tofacitinib Therapeutic Cheat Sheet
by Angelo Landriscina, MD on
Welcome to our new series, Therapeutic Cheat Sheet, wherein we take a deep dive into the literature and guidelines to give you a quick reference on the use of new or complex therapies.  This series will become your go-to for information about dosing, potential interactions and laboratory monitoring, just to name a few.  First up: Tofacitinib. [caption id="attachment_6617" align="aligncenter" …
Pathophysiology and Management of Rosacea: Pearls from the Expert
rosacea
by InYoung Kim, MD, PhD on
If you’re a coffee drinker, you may be relieved to know that there was an inverse association between caffeine intake and risk of rosacea in a recent study.  That was a huge relief for me for sure! Unfortunately, we can’t prescribe caffeine for rosacea and call it a day. So, what works? High-yield pearls on the pathophysiology and management of rosacea are shared by Dr. Adam Friedman …
The Appropriate Management of Actinic Keratoses and Squamous Cell Carcinoma
actinic keratoses
by Ramone Faith Williams, MD on
In a 20-minute lecture presented at the 16th Annual ODAC conference, Dr. Patel reviewed the appropriate management of actinic keratoses and squamous cell carcinoma. Grabbing the attention of the audience early on, Dr. Patel quoted the staggering statistics for squamous cell carcinoma – calling the growing epidemic “a public health crisis.”  He challenged dermatologists to lead the charge in …
JDD February Issue Highlights and Editor Picks
JDD February Issue
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
Below are the issue highlights and Editor Picks for the February issue of JDD! Using patient cases, authors demonstrate how recent recommendations can be utilized and implemented in Systemic Therapies for Moderate-to-Severe Atopic Dermatitis: Expert Perspectives in Practice. Effectiveness of SRT for treating BCC and SCC is evaluated in Superficial Radiation Therapy: A Viable Nonsurgical Op …