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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 …
Controversies in Pediatric Dermatology: Systemic Therapies
Controversies in Pediatric Dermatology
by Olivia Lai, MD on
Dr. Yasmine Kirkorian, Interim Chief of Dermatology at Children's National Health System and Assistant Professor of Dermatology and Pediatrics at the George Washington School of Medicine & Health Sciences, summarizes recent controversies in the field of pediatric dermatology regarding the usage of systemic therapies in children. This article will provide an overview of the following: …
JDD October Issue Highlights
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Here are the issue highlights for the October issue of JDD! Characterizing how AD patients are currently treated may build a reference for future clinical research in Prescribing Patterns for Atopic Dermatitis in the United States.  A Global Review on the Risk Factors and Management of Early Atopic Dermatitis in Children Ages 0 to 2 Years Old explores early intervention in infants and you …
Dupilumab Treatment for Prurigo Nodularis and Pruritis
Prurigo Nodularis
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Authors Ross Tanis MD MS, Katalin Ferenczi MD, and B Michael Payette MD MBAB present a case where they demonstrated that treatment of Prurigo Nodularis (PN) with dupilumab significantly decreased pruritis and the size and number of new lesions after 2 months of treatment. INTRODUCTION Prurigo nodularis is an intensely pruritic skin disease in which dome-shaped papulonodules result from chroni …
JDD August Issue Highlights
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Here are the issue highlights for the JDD August issue with special focus on Psoriasis: Authors discuss the epidemiological, clinical, and histologic features of melasma and postinflammatory hyperpigmentation and important considerations for both established and emerging treatments in Therapeutic Insights in Melasma and Hyperpigmentation Management (CE credit is available)   Descriptive char …