Test Your Knowledge of Hyperhidrosis and Sweat!
hyperhidrosis and sweat
In support of Hyperhidrosis Awareness , let's test your knowledge of Hyperhidrosis and Sweat with a few quizzes! If a person has the medical condition of hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating), their risk of skin infections increases by how much? A. 100% B. 200% C. 300% D. 0% Correct Answer: view here. ___________________________________________________________________ …
Fibrotic Stroma – Friday Pop Quiz 11/26/2021
A 40 year-old female patient presents with the following lesion (see image). The biopsy report shows duct-like structures and tadpole structures within a fibrotic stroma. According to the aforementioned information, the most likely diagnosis is: A. Microcystic adnexal carcinoma B. Melanoma C. Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans D. Merkel cell carcinoma E. Squamous cell carcinoma To …
Hair Loss in Pediatric Patients with Skin of Color
Pediatric Hair Loss
by Emily Murphy, MD on
Hair is part of our identity and hair loss is therefore particularly distressing to patients. With so many potential causes of hair loss, our expertise as dermatologists is desperately needed, especially among pediatric patients where hair loss can be even more concerning to patients and their parents. To help us examine, diagnose, and counsel pediatric patients with hair loss, we were lucky to ha …
Hair Restoration: Follicular Unit Transplantation & PRP
Hair Restoration
by Azam Qureshi, MD on
During the 2021 virtual Skin of Color Conference, Dr. Meena Singh provided a terrific lecture about hair restoration with a focus on follicular unit transplantation and platelet-rich plasma (PRP) treatment. Hair Transplantation First, she introduced the topic by emphasizing that hair transplantation is based on theory of “donor dominance,” which means hair that is transplanted should grow in …
Advocating for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Dermatology and LGBTQ Health
by Starling Tolliver, MD on
At the 2021 Skin of Color Update, Dr. Andrew Alexis hosted a panel discussion on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), with dermatology powerhouses Dr. Susan Taylor and Dr. Klint Peebles. These two panelists have tirelessly advocated for their respective causes, advancement of knowledge within skin of color (SOC) and LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual transgender, queer) health. Our first panelist …