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JDD Issue Highlights | April 2022
psoriasis
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The April 2022 issue of the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology (JDD) includes the perfect blend of original articles, case reports, and editorials. With topics ranging from injectable fillers, botulinum toxin in hidradenitis suppurativa, cannabis and cannabinoid product use, to psoriasis, melasma, onychomycosis and everything in between, we share this month’s issue highlights straight from the JDD …
Most Patient-Oriented Video Resources Do Not Comprehensively Explain Mohs Micrographic Surgery
Mohs Micrographic Surgery (MMS)
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INTRODUCTION Mohs micrographic surgery (MMS) is increasingly utilized for treatment of skin cancer, however the technique used is markedly different than other surgical modalities.1,2 Explaining MMS to patients is difficult, and anxiety following a skin cancer diagnosis likely leads many to seek out additional resources to supplement their understanding.3,4 It is unclear how accurate and comp …
Laboratory Testing in Telogen Effluvium
Telogen Effluvium (TE)
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Telogen effluvium (TE) – a common cause of non- scarring hair loss – is managed with varying clinical protocols given the paucity of evidence-based practices. INTRODUCTION Telogen effluvium (TE) – a common cause of non-scarring hair loss – is managed with varying clinical protocols given the paucity of evidence-based practices. While endocrine, vitamin, and mineral abnormalities …
Acne Information on Instagram: Quality of Content & the Role of Dermatologists on Social Media
acne
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INTRODUCTION Common among adolescents and adults, acne vulgaris accounts for a significant portion of dermatology appointments.1 While there are a variety of safe, effective, and evidence-based treatments available, there are also numerous products for acne marketed on social media that are untested and/or show no benefit in treating acne vulgaris. Even for treatments with known efficacy, quality …
JDD Issue Highlights | March 2022
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The March 2022 issue of the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology (JDD) includes the perfect blend of original articles, case reports, and editorials. With topics ranging from acne and psoriasis to Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) for scarring alopecia and racial differences and their impact on treatment for hidradenitis suppurativa, we share this month’s issue highlights straight from the JDD Editor’s de …