Wound Care Series – Part 3: Wound Care in Pediatric Patients
Wound-Care-Series questions
by Angelo Landriscina, MD on
PART 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 …
Psoriasis in Skin of Color: Are there differences in Presentation and Treatment?
Psoriasis skin of color
by Hayley M. Leight, MD on
While previously thought to be a rare diagnosis in non-white racial ethnic groups, more recent data has shown that psoriasis in patients with skin of color is much more common than was once thought. Dr. Andrew Alexis spoke during the Skin of Color Seminar Series (now Skin of Color Update) in New York City on May 5th, 2018 on this condition and on the important differences in clinical characteristi …
Wound Care Series – Part 2 Wound Assessment: How to Ask the Right Questions
Wound-Care-Series questions
by Angelo Landriscina, MD on
PART 2 Wound Assessment: How to Ask the Right Questions As I alluded to in my earlier post “Why Aren’t Dermatologists More Involved in Wound Care”, many dermatologists shy away from treating wounds, with some citing lack of confidence in their ability to offer appropriate care to patients. However, the treatment of wounds can be simplified by a stepwise approach.  The first st …
Updates on the Prevention and Management of Keloids
Dr. Bridget Kaufman
by Bridget Kaufman, MD on
This article features a recap of Dr. Hilary Baldwin’s talk on the etiology, risk factors, and treatment of keloids at the 2018 Skin of Color Seminar Series, now known as the Skin of Color Update. Dr. Bridget Kaufman, onsite correspondent for the meeting, shares highlights directly from the talk. Dr. Baldwin focused on earlobe keloids in particular, which may present with several different morpho …
An Update on Medical and Surgical Treatment Options for Hair Loss
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by Hayley M. Leight, MD on
Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia (CCCA) and frontal fibrosing alopecia are two very common hair diseases in our skin of color patients. Often these conditions are challenging to diagnose and even more problematic to treat and control. Expert Dr. Valerie Callender spoke during the Skin of Color Seminar Series (now Skin of Color Update https://skinofcolorupdate.com)in New York City on May 5t …