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Intralesional Bleomycin Combined With Cryotherapy in the Treatment of Recalcitrant Verruca Vulgaris
Bleomycin
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
Verruca vulgaris is a common cutaneous manifestation of Human Papillomavirus (HPV) infection that presents as hyperkeratotic, cauliflower-like papules with central black petechiae. These lesions may be resistant to conventional therapies, posing a therapeutic challenge and prolong significant morbidity for the patient. This case report demonstrates an immediate and robust response of recalcitrant …
Hair Restoration in Black Patients | The Expert Weighs In
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by Allison Sit on
Allure recently wrote an article about doctors who are making hair transplantation more accessible for Black patients. What are the unique challenges of hair restoration in Black patients, and which surgical and non-surgical approaches are most effective? To answer questions about hair restoration, I reached out to Shilpi Khetarpal, MD, FAAD, director of cosmetic dermatology and lasers at t …
Top Scar Minimization Pearls with Dr. Joel L. Cohen
scar minimization
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
Next Steps in Derm, in partnership with ODAC Dermatology, Aesthetic and Surgical Conference, interviewed ODAC Co-Chair Dr. Joel L. Cohen (Board-Certified Dermatologist, Fellowship-trained in Mohs Surgery, Lasers, and Cosmetic Dermatology), who shares how to evaluate different types of scars and the tools available for treatment. Watch as he provides examples from his practice and offers options fo …
The Burden of Long-Standing UV-Radiation Exposure: Treatment Options for AKs and NMSC
Actinic Keratoses (AKs)
by Freba Farhat, MD on
The numbers are staggering when it comes to the management of skin cancer in the United States and worldwide. Signs of chronic exposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays from the sun and/or indoor tanning bed use include solar lentigines, hyperpigmentation, wrinkles and pre-cancerous lesions called actinic keratoses. Actinic Keratoses (AKs) best identified as scaly, pink macules and papules, result from lo …
Hair Restoration: Follicular Unit Transplantation & PRP
Hair Restoration
by Azam Qureshi, MD on
During the 2021 virtual Skin of Color Conference, Dr. Meena Singh provided a terrific lecture about hair restoration with a focus on follicular unit transplantation and platelet-rich plasma (PRP) treatment. Hair Transplantation First, she introduced the topic by emphasizing that hair transplantation is based on theory of “donor dominance,” which means hair that is transplanted should grow in …