Pediatric Lichen Planopilaris Treated With Pioglitazone
Pediatric Lichen Planopilaris
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Pediatric lichen planopilaris (LPP) is a clinical variant of lichen planus (LP) that can lead to scarring hair loss without prompt intervention. While various therapies exist, intralesional and topical corticosteroids remain the mainstay of treatment in pediatric LPP. Refractory cases may require systemic therapies, selection of which may prove challenging due to the lack of data regarding pediatr …
Evaluation of a Skin of Color Curriculum for Dermatology Residents
skin of color curriculum
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Introduction The term “skin of color” generally refers to individuals from a broad group of racial and ethnic backgrounds including, but not limited to, Black, Asian, Latinx, American Indian, and Pacific Islander, as well as those of mixed race.1 According to the U.S. Census, the population will increase to comprise over 50% persons of color by the year 2042.2 However, the demographics …
Rhinophyma Treated with Fractional CO2 Laser Resurfacing in a Woman of Color
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JDD authors Samuel S. Kassirer BA, Robert H. Gotkin MD, and Deborah S. Sarnoff MD present the first reported case of rhinophyma in a 62-year-old Fitzpatrick V female patient who was successfully treated with one session of fractional CO2 laser resurfacing. This case highlights the successful use of the fractional CO2 laser to treat rhinophyma in darker skin types (Fitzpatrick IV–VI) and undersco …
Skin of Color Update 2021: Bigger & Better Than Ever!
Skin of Color Update
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Skin of Color Update, the largest medical education event focused on the dermatologic treatment of patients with skin of color, is expanding in 2021 with an additional half day of programming and pre-conference symposium. The event will be held virtually September 10-12 with the symposium on August 3. “The expanded program will allow us to address even more topics and provide more in-depth co …
ANNOUNCING THE FULL SPECTRUM OF DERMATOLOGY: A DIVERSE AND INCLUSIVE ATLAS
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The Full Spectrum of Dermatology:  A Diverse and Inclusive Atlas A visual representation of dermatologic diseases in all skin tones. AVAILABLE SUMMER 2021 Closing the gap A council of dermatology leaders across the country are working together to create a comprehensive atlas that will address what has become a well-documented gap in dermatology education. From resources and programming used i …