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JDD September Issue Highlights
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Below are the issue highlights for the September issue of the JDD. Randomized, Double-Blinded, Split-Face Study Comparing the Efficacy and Tolerability of Two Topical Products in Melasma compares a HQ-free, retinol-free cosmetic topical brightener and HQ 4% in patients with skin types III-VI. Complication of Soft Tissue Fillers: Prevention and Management Review highlights the various advers …
Widespread Skin Necrosis Secondary to Gemcitabine Therapy
Skin Necrosis
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INTRODUCTION Cutaneous side effects are relatively common in chemotherapy but vary in frequency and severity depending on the medication, dose, duration, pharmacokinetics, and pharmacodynamics. Gemcitabine, a pyrimidine nucleoside analogue, is a common oncologic agent used in the treatment of a variety of malignancies such as cancers of the head and neck, lung cancer, breast cancer, pancreatic …
Erosive Pustular Dermatosis of the Leg
Erosive Pustular Dermatosis of the leg
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INTRODUCTION Erosive pustular dermatosis (EPD) is a rare inflammatory skin disorder typically of the scalp in older patients characterized by crusted erosions, sterile pustules, skin atrophy, and scarring alopecia.1-3 However, few cases of leg involvement have been reported.4 EPD of the leg (EPDL) has been associated with venous leg ulcers (VLUs), venous insufficiency, and skin atrophy.1,5,6 It …
JDD August Issue Highlights
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Here are the issue highlights and Editor Picks for the August issue of JDD: Clearance of psoriasis leads to greater uptake of cosmetic procedures in Increased Trend of Cosmetic Procedures in Patients With Psoriasis Who Attain 75% or Greater Improvement. The Effect of Tildrakizumab on Cardiometabolic Two Phase 3 Trials (reSURFACE 1 and reSURFACE 2) examines the impact of IL-23 inhibition on c …
Ocular Dermoid in Patient With Basal Cell Nevus Syndrome
ocular dermoid
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CASE A 47-year-old woman presented for Mohs Micrographic Surgery for a biopsy-proven basal cell carcinoma involving the right nasal ala. The patient had a history of basal cell nevus syndrome (BCNS) and previous history of multiple basal cell carcinomas. On initial examination, the patient was noted to have a few scattered pearly molluscoid papules on the head and neck, which were suspicio …