dermatology case reports

Multiple Halo Nevi Induced by Intense Sun Exposure
Halo NeviJDD authors  present the case of a 38-year-old male who reported to their practice with multiple newly developed halos around 26 existing nevi on his trunk. The halo nevi developed after the patient, who lived in the northeast, spent 2 months on a lake in Alabama, with intense heat and sun exposure. This case is remarkable in that it points to ultraviolet exposure as one instigating factor in the …
Halo Nevi
Improvement of Pretibial Myxedema Following Administration of Teprotumumab
Pretibial MyxedemaPretibial myxedema (PTM) is a rare complication of Graves' disease. It is characterized by non-pitting edema with hyperpigmented hyperkeratotic papules and plaques on bilateral lower legs. Effective treatments for patients with PTM are lacking. The etiology of PTM is unknown; however, it may be similar to the mechanism of thyroid-associated ophthalmopathy (TAO). Activated fibroblasts produce infla …
Pretibial Myxedema
Utility of Pulsed-Dye Laser in the Treatment of Recalcitrant Hailey-Hailey Disease
Hailey-Hailey Disease INTRODUCTION Benign Familial Pemphigus, or Hailey-Hailey Disease (HHD), affects intertriginous areas of the skin causing epidermal blistering and vesicles that coalesce into weeping and crusting plaques.¹ The loss-of-function mutation of the ATP2C1 gene causes a disruption in calcium homeostasis of keratinocytes. The resulting dysfunction in desmosomes and cell-cell adhesion causes acanthol …
Hailey-Hailey Disease
JDD December 2023 Issue Highlights
Welcome to the December 2023 issue of the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology (JDD), where cutting-edge research and advancements in the field of dermatology take center stage. This issue brings together a diverse array of original articles, case reports, brief communications, and letters to the editor and delves into the latest developments, therapeutic breakthroughs, and cl …
JDD November 2023 Issue Highlights | Special Topic: Lasers, Light Sources, and Devices
laser treatmentThe November 2023 issue of the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology (JDD) focuses on lasers, light sources, and devices featuring the perfect mix original articles, case reports, letters to the editor, and brief communications. Straight from the Editor’s desk, check out this month’s issue highlights. ORIGINAL ARTICLES Interventions to Minimize Pain During Photodynamic Therapy With 5-Aminolevulini …
laser treatment