Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Finasteride for Male Pattern Hair Loss Therapeutic Cheat Sheet
Finasteride for male pattern hair loss
by Blair Allais, MD on
Male pattern hair loss is a commonly encountered complaint in dermatology offices that causes patients significant distress and anxiety. Patients are looking for answers and have often heard of finasteride, but are concerned about potential side effects such as sexual dysfunction. We continue our series, Therapeutic Cheat Sheet, with a closer look at finasteride. [caption id="attachment_10231" …
Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS): Everything and the Kitchen Sink
Hidradenitis Suppurativa
by Angela Hou, MD on
I’ll never forget the stories that my patients told me at our monthly hidradenitis suppurativa support group meetings in the Bronx. From women who were too embarrassed to wear short sleeves to men in so much pain they could not sit down properly, all of them had been impacted profoundly by this disease. That is why I was so excited to cover this lecture at the 2020 ODAC Dermatology, Aesthetic a …
Challenging Cases in Skin of Color Patients
Skin of Color
by Nicole Negbenebor, MD on
This year at the 17th Annual Dermatology, Aesthetic & Surgical Conference (ODAC), Dr Amy McMichael presented the audience with new pearls of advice on how to approach and diagnose complex medical dermatology cases in patients with skin of color. During her session, she addressed the important need for providers to be able to recognize disease in patients of all races. The majority of the glob …
Interleukin-17 Inhibitors Therapeutic Cheat Sheet
Interleukin-17
by Angelo Landriscina, MD on
Biologics have revolutionized the treatment of psoriasis, and with new entries into the class, PASI90 and 100 have become attainable for many patients.  In this installment of our Therapeutic Cheat Sheet series, we’ll cover everything you need to know to start and monitor your patients on IL-17 blocking therapies. [caption id="attachment_8301" align="alignleft" width="612"] Click image to en …
Hidradenitis Suppurativa: Update on Diagnosis and Treatment
hidradenitis suppurativa
by InYoung Kim, MD, PhD on
What has been your most challenging condition to treat? I’d be willing to bet that hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) would be at least one (if not the top) answer.  The pain/suffering that HS patients endure brings me to tears sometimes.  Do you share this sentiment?  If so, I hope to empower you with practical pearls from Dr. Adam Friedman, Professor and Interim Chair of Dermatology, Residency P …