JDD Corner

Great Cases from the JDD: Using Carbon Dioxide Laser to Ablate Porokeratosis Lesions
Porokeratosis With Ablative Fractional Carbon Dioxide Laser
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Authors Julie K. Nguyen MD, Silvia Mancebo MD, Brady Bleicher MD, and Jared Jagdeo MD MS present a case report of a patient with localized porokeratosis lesions on the face and extremities. Brought to you by the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology, a product of SanovaWorks. Introduction Porokeratosis is a disorder of epidermal keratinization that encompasses multiple clinical variants based on d …
Journal Review Series: October-December 2018
Dermatology Journal Review
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Derm In-Review Advisory Council Member, Dr. Ramya Kollipara, searched the journals so that you don’t have to! She reports on important take-aways from different dermatology journals for the months of October, November, and December of 2018. It is key to keep in mind that “important” is subjective and what is contained in this review is one person’s view of what should be remembered from …
JDD November Issue
JDD November
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Here are the highlights for the November issue of JDD, which has a special focus on lasers, light sources, and devices. Facial Skin Tightening With Microfocused Ultrasound and Dermal Fillers: Considerations for Patient Selection and Outcomes reviews of the application of microfocused ultrasound in combination with injectable dermal fillers as a treatment approach for lifting skin on the neck and …
JDD October Issue Highlights
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Here are the issue highlights for the October issue of JDD! Characterizing how AD patients are currently treated may build a reference for future clinical research in Prescribing Patterns for Atopic Dermatitis in the United States.  A Global Review on the Risk Factors and Management of Early Atopic Dermatitis in Children Ages 0 to 2 Years Old explores early intervention in infants and you …
Dupilumab Treatment for Prurigo Nodularis and Pruritis
Prurigo Nodularis
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Authors Ross Tanis MD MS, Katalin Ferenczi MD, and B Michael Payette MD MBAB present a case where they demonstrated that treatment of Prurigo Nodularis (PN) with dupilumab significantly decreased pruritis and the size and number of new lesions after 2 months of treatment. INTRODUCTION Prurigo nodularis is an intensely pruritic disease in which dome-shaped papulonodules result from chronic scr …