Psoriasis Therapeutics and Marketing
psoriasis therapeuticsJDD Podcast Recap and Author Interview There has been vast growth in the array of treatment options for psoriasis over the last two decades.  Not surprisingly, the variety of new drugs for this chronic condition has resulted in substantial direct-to-consumer marketing.  However, patients with psoriasis are still largely undertreated.  This discrepancy is explored in the paper “Discordance Be …
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Acanthosis Nigricans Mimicking Melasma
Acanthosis NigricansCase Report and Pearls for Accurate Diagnosis – An Interview with the Author During the 2018 Skin of Color Seminar Series (now the Skin of Color Update), approximately twenty posters could be seen hanging in the poster viewing area.  Each of these posters highlights novel and exciting research in skin of color. In one such poster, Dr. Monica Huynh and colleagues presented a case of the skin co …
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Skin of Color: Crisis State
Sexually Transmitted Diseases SOC TedRosenAs one would expect, Dr. Ted Rosen’s session on Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) in Skin of Color was engaging, informative, and shocking to many in the audience. During this 20-minute session, Dr. Rosen addressed the increasing rates of STDs in the United States and highlighted the alarming predominance in non-white ethnic groups. *Clinical pearls* from this session are bolded, underlined, …
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Psoriasis Special Focus – JDD August Highlights and Editor Picks
August JDD Cover Image PsoriasisHave you received your August issue of the JDD yet?  This month's issue contains a special focus on Psoriasis, as August is Psoriasis Awareness Month!  Below are the issue highlights and Editor Picks for the August issue of JDD! In Long-Term Efficacy of Guselkumab for the Treatment of Moderate-to-Severe Psoriasis: Results from the Phase 3 VOYAGE 1 Trial Through Two Years, high levels of effi …
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Wound Care Series – Part 3: Wound Care in Pediatric Patients
Wound-Care-Series questionsPART 3 Wound Care in Pediatric Patients For the concluding installment in our wound care series, I spoke with Kalyani Marathe, MD, MPH.  Dr. Marathe is a pediatric dermatologist practicing at Children’s National Medical center, and an assistant professor at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences.  Through her training and her years as a pediatric dermatolog …
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