JDD Corner

Recurrent Squamous Cell Carcinoma Arising Within a Linear Porokeratosis
SCC
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JDD authors Amelia M. Abbott-Frey BA, Alexandra J. Coromilas MD, George W. Niedt MD, and Jesse M. Lewin MD report a case of linear porokeratosis with recurrent malignant degeneration to squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) recurring six years after excision of initial SCC. Case Report A 79-year-old woman with a history of hypertension and hypothyroidism presented with a friable tumor within a lesion o …
Anti-TNF-Induced Psoriasis in a Pyoderma Gangrenosum Patient
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JDD authors Atrin Toussi BS BA, Stephanie T. Le MD,  Virgina R. Barton MD, Chelsea Ma MD,  Michelle Y. Cheng MD, Andrea Sukhov MD, Reason Wilken MD, Forum Patel MD, Elizabeth Wang MD,  and Emanual Maverakis MD present a case of a 60-year-old woman with recalcitrant pyoderma gangrenosum treated with adalimumab, who paradoxically developed psoriasis.  Introduction Pyoderma gangrenosum (PG) is …
Drug Re-exposure in Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis podcast
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We’ve all been there – that dreaded middle of the night page/call from the ER. Three simple words that send us spinning: “Rule out TEN.” Have no fear though, because the skin sloughing savoir is here. Inpatient dermatology service director Dr. Helena Pasieka joined JDD podcast host Dr. Adam Friedman to discuss her recent research that elucidates opportunities to prevent offending agent re- …
Black Patients With Lymphomatoid Papulosis
JDD case report
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Lymphomatoid papulosis (LyP) is a CD30+ T-cell lymphoproliferative disorder (LPD) presenting as a recurrent eruption of papules and nodules which resolve spontaneously. CD30+ LPD prevalence in African American (AA)/Black patients is lower compared to White patients. CD30+ LPD has been recently reported to have worse outcomes in AA patients compared to White patients. A retrospective chart revie …
JDD January Highlights
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Here are the issue highlights for the January 2020 issue of JDD: Treatment Outcomes Registry (CONTOUR) provides insights into the treatment of submental fat in clinical practice. Tretinoin 0.05% lotion provides an alternative solution in Novel Tretinoin 0.05% Lotion for the Once-Daily Treatment of Moderate-to-Severe Acne Vulgaris in a Hispanic Population. Efficacy and safety are maintain …