Temporal Suspension Flap for Malar Defects
malar defects
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BACKGROUND The upper lateral cheek bears unique and distinct local characteristics that are key features in facial aesthetics and functionality. Its main landmarks are the lower eyelid, the lateral canthus, and the temporal hairline. When contemplating treatment options for defects in this area, the surgeon should take into consideration the possible effects of the reconstructive method on the pr …
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 …
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 …
Hand Foot Skin Reaction Associated With Palbociclib
Palbociclib
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INTRODUCTION Palbociclib is one of three new small-molecule inhibitors of cyclin-dependent kinase 4 and 6 (CDK4/6) approved for use in the treatment of hormone receptor positive (HR+) and human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 negative (Her2-) advanced or metastatic breast cancer. CDK4/6 inhibitors have a good overall safety profile but reported side effects include cytopenias, diarrhea, QTc pr …
Treatment of Periorificial Dermatitis With Novel Narrow Spectrum Sarecycline
Periorificial Dermatitis
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Broad spectrum tetracyclines are a well-known, widely used, and often successful treatment for use in inflammatory skin pathologies such as acne and rosacea. However, the steady rise of antibiotic resistance and gut dysbiosis associated with broad spectrum tetracyclines emphasizes the importance and responsibility of antibiotic stewardship. Narrow spectrum antibiotics have become increasingly impo …