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Rosacea in Diverse Skin Tones | Recognition, Diagnosis, and Treatment
by Nishad Sathe, MD on
We have probably all seen a patient with rosacea. After all, it is quite common in middle-aged, fair-skinned women. Here, however, we will explore a talk given by Dr. Hilary Baldwin (Medical director of the Acne Treatment & Research Center in Morristown, NJ and Brooklyn, NY, and Clinical Associate Professor of Dermatology at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical Center) at the 2022 Skin of Color …
The Many Faces of Psoriasis | Part 1
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by Olabola Awosika, MD, MS, FAAD on
Psoriasis affects 2% of the world’s population and occurs in a bimodal distribution, peaking in early and late adulthood. Chronic plaque psoriasis is the most common variant and presents as well demarcated erythematous plaques with prominent white scale on the scalp and extremities. The erythema of psoriasis varies across the spectrum of skin tones, ranging from a salmon and deep reddish …
Clascoterone Cream | Therapeutic Cheat Sheet
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by Kamaria Nelson, MD on
Clascoterone cream is a novel topical therapeutic agent used to treat acne vulgaris through androgen inhibition. Other androgen inhibitors such as combined oral contraceptive pills and off-label spironolactone can lead to some unwanted side effects such as feminization, gynecomastia, and erectile dysfunction, making them unsuitable for male patients. Unlike other androgen inhibitors used to manage …
The Many Faces of Rosacea | Part 2
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by Olabola Awosika, MD, MS, FAAD on
Our new series, "The Many Faces of", will showcase side-by-side images of some of the most commonly seen dermatology conditions in an array of skin tones and briefly highlight nuances in clinical presentation.  All images featured in the series are part of The Full Spectrum of Dermatology: A Diverse and Inclusive Atlas, a resource developed by co-editors Misty Eleryan, MD, MS, and Adam Friedman, …
Monoclonal Gammopathies – Friday Pop Quiz 5/13/2022
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
A 55-year-old male is admitted to the hospital with the condition depicted in the image. He admits trauma to the region, and states it started out as papules and pustules with surrounding erythema and tenderness. Which of the following monoclonal gammopathies may be associated with this condition? A. IgE B. IgA C. IgM D. IgG E. IgD To find out the correct answer and read the ex …