Intravenous Immune Globulin (IVIG) Therapeutic Cheat Sheet
Intravenous Immune Globulin (IVIG)Intravenous immune globulin (IVIG) is a concentrate of pooled immunoglobulins derived from plasma donors. Its unique mechanism of action expands the utility of the medication to a variety of conditions. We continue our series, Therapeutic Cheat Sheet, with a closer look at IVIG, which is FDA-approved for the treatment of dermatologic conditions including dermatomyositis, Kawasaki disease, ITP, and …
Intravenous Immune Globulin (IVIG)
Journal Review Series: April-June 2019
Journal Review SeriesNext Steps in Derm author, Dr. Anna Chacon, searched the journals so that you don’t have to! She reports on important take-aways from different dermatology journals for the months of April, May, and June of 2019. It is key to keep in mind that “important” is subjective and what is contained in this review is one person’s view of what should be remembered from these months of the literat …
Journal Review Series
Drug Re-exposure in Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis podcastWe’ve all been there – that dreaded middle of the night page/call from the ER. Three simple words that send us spinning: “Rule out TEN.” Have no fear though, because the skin sloughing savoir is here. Inpatient dermatology service director Dr. Helena Pasieka joined JDD podcast host Dr. Adam Friedman to discuss her recent research that elucidates opportunities to prevent offending agent re- …
Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis podcast