Cyclosporine Therapeutic Cheat Sheet
cyclosporine
by Angelo Landriscina, MD on
Welcome to the next delivery of our 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.  Next up: Cyclosporine. Cyclosporine is a versatile and v …
Systemic Therapies for Melanoma: What Every Dermatologist Needs to Know
Melanoma
by Daniel Yanes, MD on
The world of melanoma is evolving, and dermatologists need to be equipped with the knowledge to help their patients navigate this landscape. Newer therapies for patients with more advanced stages of melanoma have not only drastically improved survival, but we as dermatologists must be prepared to recognize and treat the cutaneous side effects of these medications. This is a brief summary of common …
Hidradenitis Suppurativa: Update on Diagnosis and Treatment
hidradenitis suppurativa
by InYoung Kim, MD, PhD on
What has been your most challenging condition to treat? I’d be willing to bet that hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) would be at least one (if not the top) answer.  The pain/suffering that HS patients endure brings me to tears sometimes.  Do you share this sentiment?  If so, I hope to empower you with practical pearls from Dr. Adam Friedman, Professor and Interim Chair of Dermatology, Residency P …
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" …