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JDD December Issue Highlights
JDD December 2019
by Next Steps In Derm Team on
Spectroscopic data and immunohistochemistry indicate an effect of PLE in Oral Polypodium Leucotomos Extract and Its Impact on Visible Light-Induced Pigmentation in Human Subject.   Authors review available information as well as recent recommendations for treatment in Truncal Acne: A Neglected Entity.   An expert panel of physicians involved in the care of patients with DM exploresDM-associa …
Acne: What’s New and What’s to Come?
Acne in Skin of Color
by Kimberly Huerth, MD, M.Ed on
I still treat my acne twice daily with a whole cabinet full of various topicals. I’ve tried and failed doxycycline because it disrupts every single molecule of bacterial flora in my body. I’ve tried and failed spironolactone because I was the poster child for nearly all of its annoying and inconvenient side effects. I’ve tried and failed several OCPs because my body was a little too convince …
An Interview with Dr. Kimberly Huerth on the Management of Morbihan Disease
Morbihan Disease
by Lola Adekunle, MD on
Morbihan Disease (MD) is a rare condition but can be a very rewarding diagnosis to make. I interviewed Dr. Kimberly Huerth on her poster presentation of an African-American man with long-standing, progressive Morbihan Disease that took 16 years to diagnose. MD in patients of skin of color may be underreported as well as underdiagnosed. Similarly, rosacea in skin of color is often overlooked and th …
Ask the Expert Q&A Recap: Dr. Hilary Baldwin on Acne
Hilary Baldwin on Acne
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
Next Steps readers had the opportunity to ask key opinion leader Dr. Hilary Baldwin questions on managing acne including acne fulminans, spironolactone, isotretinoin dosing, and acne scarring . See all of her insightful answers below. ON ACNE FULMINANS What do you for acne fulminans acutely? First, let’s make sure were talking about the same thing. Acne fulminans is sudden onset severe …
Pathophysiology and Management of Rosacea: Pearls from the Expert
rosacea
by InYoung Kim, MD, PhD on
If you’re a coffee drinker, you may be relieved to know that there was an inverse association between caffeine intake and risk of rosacea in a recent study.  That was a huge relief for me for sure! Unfortunately, we can’t prescribe caffeine for rosacea and call it a day. So, what works? High-yield pearls on the pathophysiology and management of rosacea are shared by Dr. Adam Friedman …