The Many Faces of Post-Inflammatory Hyperpigmentation (PIH)
postinflammatory hyperpigmentation
by Olabola Awosika, MD, MS, FAAD on
Our new series, “The Many Faces of”, showcases side-by-side images of some of the most commonly seen dermatology conditions in an array of skin tones and briefly highlight nuances in clinical presentation.  All images featured in the series are part of The Full Spectrum of Dermatology: A Diverse and Inclusive Atlas, a resource developed by co-editors Misty Eleryan, MD, MS, and Adam Friedman, …
Lipedema: What Every Dermatologist Needs to Know
lipedema
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
Next Steps in Derm, in partnership with ODAC Dermatology, Aesthetic and Surgical Conference, interviewed Dr. C. William Hanke (who currently serves as Program Director for the Micrographic Surgery/Dermatologic Oncology Fellowship Training Program at Ascension St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis) about Lipedema. Watch him define the 3 stages of this chronic medical condition, so dermatologists can …
Journal Buzz: Botulinum Toxin for Hidradenitis Suppurativa | The Expert Weighs In
botulinum toxin
by Allison Sit on
Botulinum toxin is a safe and potentially effective treatment alternative in hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) patients who are resistant to standard therapies, according to the authors of a systematic review published in the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology. How does this review add to the conversation about new treatments for HS? In which HS patients might dermatologists consider botulinum toxin as …
Skincare Mondays | Personalizing Acne Care to Improve Clinical Outcomes and Compliance
ACNE
by NeutrogenaMD on
Acne has profound effects on patients physically and psychologically. Acne is the most common inflammatory dermatosis seen by Dermatologists with profound effects on patients both physically and psychologically.1 Although extensive research and evidence-based guidelines exist for treatment, most are based on short term randomized controlled trials, leaving a gap in understanding the longer-ter …
PRP for Scarring Alopecia Due to Discoid Lupus Erythematosus (DLE)
PRP
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
JDD authors Hannah Polster MD, Karen Kagha MD, and  Janiene Luke MD report a case of platelet rich plasma for the treatment of scarring alopecia due to discoid lupus erythematosus. Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is an autologous concentration of plasma from a patient's blood containing platelets up to 7 times higher than normal plasma.1 Originally indicated to improve connective tissue regeneratio …