How Emotions Impact Skin
by Matt Traube, MFT on
Simple physiological reactions such as blushing from embarrassment or turning red with anger are the most obvious connections between the psychological state of the mind and physiologic expression through the skin. But there are many deeper and more complicated pathways that are only starting to be explored, and the more professionals understand these connections, the better they can treat …
Addressing Patients with Pruritus: Counseling & Treatment
Chronic Itch
by Emily Fowler on
PART 2 The well-known Dr. Gil Yosipovitch, Professor of Dermatology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and Director of the Miami Itch Center, recently lectured on various aspects of itch at the 2018 ODAC meeting. He has asked his two research fellows to write on the topic for Next Steps in Dermatology. This is the second article in our 2-part series. Counseling patien …
Practical Pearls in Cutaneous Fungal Infections and Onychomycosis – Part 2
Doctor writing prescription
by Misty Eleryan, MD, MS on
PART 2 Hi Everyone! So I’m back for Part 2 of “Practical Pearls in Cutaneous Fungal Infections and Onychomycosis” from the ODAC 2018 lecture given by Dr. Adam Friedman. I know this is a lot of material so I ‘ve included some tables that review the causative organisms along with treatment options. Ok, so let’s pick up where we left off. Tinea Pedis   Topicals- …
Addressing Patients with Pruritus: History & Physical Exam Part 1 of a 2-part series
by Jordan Rosen, BS on
PART 1   The well-known Dr. Gil Yosipovitch, Professor of Dermatology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and Director of the Miami Itch Center, recently lectured on various aspects of itch at the 2018 ODAC meeting. He has asked his two research fellows to write on the topic for Next Steps in Dermatology. This is the first article in a 2-part series about itch. A …
Practical Pearls in Cutaneous Fungal Infections and Onychomycosis – Part 1
Fungal Infection – Tinea Manuum
by Dr. Misty Eleryan on
PART 1   Dear Next Steps Readers, My name is Misty Eleryan, and I’m so glad to be one of the Content Contributors for Next Steps in Derm. In the upcoming weeks, I will be sharing a series of articles offering practical pearls from various lectures presented at ODAC 2018, along with original content. I am a 1st year Dermatology Resident at George Washington University School of Medici …