Psoriasis

Ostraceous Psoriasis Presenting as Koebner Phenomenon in a Tattoo
JDD Case Report
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Authors Jacob Reinhart MD, Matthew Willett MD, and Neil Gibbs MD present a case of psoriatic lesions precipitated by an upper arm tattoo. Psoriasis is a common dermatologic condition with a variety of morphologic presentations. These variations include the less common hyperkeratotic form, psoriasis ostracea, defined as having pronounced adherent scales resembling an oyster shell. Of the ostrace …
CBD for Psoriasis? The Expert Weighs In
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Health recently wrote an article asking if CBD oil can relieve psoriasis symptoms. In recognition of Psoriasis Awareness Month, I consulted Adam Friedman, MD, FAAD, professor and interim chair of dermatology at the George Washington School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Dr. Friedman is also the residency program director, director of translational research and director of the Supportive On …
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 …
Dr. Richard Fried on the Psychological Impact of Psoriasis
Ask the Expert: Dr. Richard Fried
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Psoriasis Awareness Month gives us access to internationally recognized clinician and researcher, Dr. Richard Fried. Dr. Fried is a board certified dermatologist and clinical psychologist whose area of expertise, among others, includes the interface between the skin and the mind. If you have questions about the role that stress and other psychological issues play in psoriasis, email us at info …
Patient Buzz Series: From Eyelash Curlers for Lip Plumping to CBD for Psoriasis
Patient Buzz Series
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The latest headlines about skin, hair and nails may lead to questions you’ll soon hear from your patients. Be prepared by perusing this list of dermatology news in the consumer press. Recent topics addressed include eyelash curlers for removing blackheads and plumping lips, when to toss old makeup and whether it’s OK to swim after getting a new tattoo. ABC News: Tips to avoid breakout …