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Ostraceous Psoriasis Presenting as Koebner Phenomenon in a Tattoo
JDD Case Report
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Authors Jacob Reinhart MD, Matthew Willett MD, and Neil Gibbs MD present a case of psoriatic lesions precipitated by an upper arm tattoo. Psoriasis is a common dermatologic condition with a variety of morphologic presentations. These variations include the less common hyperkeratotic form, psoriasis ostracea, defined as having pronounced adherent scales resembling an oyster shell. Of the ostrace …
JDD August Issue Highlights
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Here are the issue highlights for the JDD August issue with special focus on Psoriasis: Authors discuss the epidemiological, clinical, and histologic features of melasma and postinflammatory hyperpigmentation and important considerations for both established and emerging treatments in Therapeutic Insights in Melasma and Hyperpigmentation Management (CE credit is available)   Descriptive char …
Pruritic Skin – Friday Pop Quiz 8/2
pruritic skin
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A 67-year-old African American male recently diagnosed with metastatic renal cell carcinoma presents to clinic for evaluation of pruritic and burning skin findings (see clinical images below) that developed two weeks after he started treatment with bevacizumab and erlotinib. Which of the following medications would not cause this eruption? A. Cetuximab B. Erlotinib C. Panitumumab D …
Identifying Gaps in Sun Protection Perceptions and Use in Native Americans
JDD Podcast Recap
by Angela Hou, MD on
Podcast host Dr. Adam Friedman sat down with Dr. Vivian Shi, Assistant Professor of Dermatology at University of Arizona, to discuss skin cancer epidemiology and sun protection behavior among Native Americans.  Dr. Vivian Shi’s most recent study published in the June 2019 edition of JDD highlights clear shortcomings in this group. Below are are the podcast highlights. Key Takeaways This …
The Millennial Mindset
The Millennial Mindset
by Noëlle S. Sherber MD FAAD on
Millennials represent a significant segment of the dermatology patient base and understanding how best to communicate with the individuals who comprise this singular collective is key to delivering the best quality and experience of care in a medical or aesthetic practice. Prior to this publication, a search of PubMed.gov yielded no studies relating to the behaviors of millennial patients, and s …