by Blair Allais, MD on
At the 2021 Skin of Color Update, Dr. Heather Woolery-Lloyd, Director of the Skin of Color Division at the University of Miami Department of Dermatology, delivered an excellent talk on cosmeceutical recommendations for patients with diverse skin types, a personal favorite subject of hers. Catch the pearls of her talk here!
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Topical Cannabinoids – The skin has it …
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
Authors Adam J. Friedman MD, Kimia Momeni BS, and Mikhail Kogan MD present a case of a young man with psoriasis managed with topical cannabinoids.
The interest in use of medical cannabis for chronic dermatologic conditions such as psoriasis, eczema, and acne has been growing mostly owing to rapidly emerging decriminalization across the country and impressive commercially driven popu …
by Mojgan Hosseinipour, DO, FAAD on
Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a chronic inflammatory skin disease. The pathogenesis of AD is complex with many mediators involved and can be broken down into 4 categories:
Abnormal skin barrier
Abnormal itch/scratch cycle
Abnormal skin microbiome
In AD, there is a breakdown in molecular control of the immune system, leading to overproduction and expressi …
by Edita Newton, MD on
In this interview with Dr. Vivian Shi, Associate Professor of Dermatology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, I share her words of wisdom and practical pearls for treating patients with hidradenitis suppurativa (HS), a chronic inflammatory disease with recurrent painful nodules affecting intertriginous skin. Dr. Shi has published over 150 peer-reviewed articles and is the editor …