Dr. Richard Fried on the Psychological Impact of Psoriasis
Ask the Expert: Dr. Richard Fried
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Psoriasis Awareness Month gives us access to internationally recognized clinician and researcher, Dr. Richard Fried. Dr. Fried is a board certified dermatologist and clinical psychologist whose area of expertise, among others, includes the interface between the skin and the mind. If you have questions about the role that stress and other psychological issues play in psoriasis, email us at info …
Doxycycline-Modified Release
ORACEA
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In this month’s installment of our Therapeutic Cheat Sheet Series, we turn our focus to rosacea.  Antibiotics have been a mainstay for rosacea treatment for decades, but their side effect profile and dosing schedules can complicate their use. Enter Doxycycline-Modified Release (Doxy-MR).  This specialized formulation of doxycycline allows for sustained activity and a minimized side effect prof …
A Giant Cutaneous Horn: One of the Largest Recorded
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Introduction We present a case of one of the largest cutaneous horns recorded in the known literature as an opportunity to explore diagnostic considerations and treatment options. Cutaneous horns are common exophytic neoplasms composed of dense keratin that are always secondary to primary lesions, which can be benign or malignant. Due to the variance of the primary lesion, diagnostic biopsies are …
What’s New for Itch
Brian Berman, MD
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Dermatologists are well aware of the difficulty in managing itchy patients. Itch can be caused by a number of cutaneous and extracutaneous diseases. Regardless of the etiology, itch is one of the most frustrating symptoms of patients and management dilemmas for dermatologists. At the 16th Annual ODAC conference, Dr. Brian Berman reviewed some of the emerging therapies for the treatment of itch a …
Ask the Expert Q&A Recap: Dr. Hilary Baldwin on Acne
Hilary Baldwin on Acne
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Next Steps readers had the opportunity to ask key opinion leader Dr. Hilary Baldwin questions on managing acne including acne fulminans, spironolactone, isotretinoin dosing, and acne scarring . See all of her insightful answers below. ON ACNE FULMINANS What do you for acne fulminans acutely? First, let’s make sure were talking about the same thing. Acne fulminans is sudden onset severe …