Hormonal Treatment of Acne: Work up, Indications, & Guidelines
Hormonal treatment of acne
by Emily Murphy, MD on
Dr. Diane Thiboutot, Professor of Dermatology at The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, gave a practical talk at the 2022 ODAC Dermatology, Aesthetic and Surgical Conference about hormonal treatment of acne. Dr. Thiboutot discussed the hormonal work up, indications for hormonal treatment, and guidelines for choosing a therapy, including oral contraceptives. Hormonal Workup for Ac …
Lipoatrophy – Friday Pop Quiz 5/20/2022
by Mojgan Hosseinipour, DO, FAAD on
Which of the following cosmetic injectables is FDA-approved for the treatment of lipoatrophy? A. Calcium Hydroxyapatite (Radiesse) B. Silicone C. Botulinum toxin D. Poly-L-lactic acid (Sculptra) E. Deoxycholic acid To find out the correct answer and read the explanation, click here.    Brought to you by our brand partner Derm In-Review.  A product of SanovaWorks. …
Patient Buzz: Diagnosing Nail Melanoma | The Expert Weighs In
nail melanoma
by Allison Sit on
TODAY.com recently posted an article about one woman's experience with subungual melanoma, which was initially diagnosed as a mole. What are some common mimics to nail melanoma that could result in a missed diagnosis, and when should a dermatologist perform a nail biopsy? For expert advice, I reached out to Shari Lipner, MD, PhD, associate professor of clinical dermatology and director of t …
Successful Treatment of Cheilitis Granulomatosa With Certolizumab and Ustekinumab
Cheilitis Granulomatos
INTRODUCTION Cheilitis granulomatosa (CG) is a subtype of orofacial granulomatosis that results in facial and oral swelling in the absence of non-caseating granulomatous systemic diseases such as Crohn’s and sarcoidosis.1 With concurrent facial palsy and a plicated tongue, the condition is referred to as Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome.1,2 Both CG and Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome are in the …
What’s New in Diagnosing and Treating Facial Melanoma
Facial Melanoma
Next Steps in Derm, in partnership with ODAC Dermatology, Aesthetic and Surgical Conference, interviewed Dr. Harold S. Rabinovitz (Professor of Dermatology at Medical College of Georgia) about the latest trends in managing facial melanoma. Watch as he unveils how doctors are better equipped to diagnose patients using new devices, plus the single treatment option he considers a game changer.  …