alopecia

Coronavirus & Alopecia Reporting Database
coronavirus alopecia database
by Dmitri Wall, MD on
EPI Health has graciously supported the COVID-19 News and Resource Center. SECURE-Alopecia is a physician-entered patient registry to record COVID-19 positive alopecia patient outcomes, on or off treatment, with scarring and non-scarring alopecia. Clinicians worldwide are encouraged to report ALL cases of COVID-19 in their alopecia patients treated with antimalarials, JAK inhibitors (given the …
Journal Review Series: April-June 2019
Journal Review Series
by ANNA H. CHACON, MD on
Next Steps in Derm author, Dr. Anna Chacon, searched the journals so that you don’t have to! She reports on important take-aways from different dermatology journals for the months of April, May, and June of 2019. It is key to keep in mind that “important” is subjective and what is contained in this review is one person’s view of what should be remembered from these months of the literat …
Hair Disorders – Friday Pop Quiz 4/10
dermal fibrosis
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
Biopsy reveals absence of follicles, a mixed inflammatory infiltrate, and dermal fibrosis. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis? A. Dissecting cellulitis B. Erosive pustular dermatosis C. Cicatricial pemphigoid D. Pustular psoriasis E. Folliculitis decalvans To find out the correct answer and read the explanation, click here. Brought to you by our brand partner …
Patient Buzz: Do Hair Loss Supplements Work?
hair loss supplements
by Allison Sit on
Well+Good recently published an article asking if hair loss supplements actually work. For an expert opinion, I consulted Crystal Aguh, MD, Director of the Ethnic Skin Program and Assistant Professor in the Department of Dermatology at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD. What is the theory behind hair supplements? Hair supplements are designed to create an ideal nu …
Picking on Pruritus Podcast Recap
December JDD Podcast on Pruritus
by Angela Hou, MD on
Each month the JDD Podcast discusses a current issue in dermatology and this December Dr. Adam Friedman sat down with Dr. Gideon Smith, assistant professor of dermatology at Harvard Medical school, Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs in Dermatology, and Director of the Connective Tissue Diseases Clinic and Fellowship to discuss pruritus in the autoimmune connective tissue world.  Dr. Angela Hou, P …