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JDD July Issue Highlights | Skin of Color Issue
skin of color
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The July issue of the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology (JDD) focuses on skin of color topics with the perfect mix of original articles, case reports, brief communications, and letters to the editor. Among many of the topics explored in this issue are skin of color dermatology on TikTok, disparities in melanoma recognition in skin of color, diversity in acne clinical trials, dermatologists at skin o …
The Many Faces of Melanoma
melanoma
by Lauren C. Payne, MD, MS, FAAD on
Our new series, “The Many Faces of”, will showcase side-by-side images of some of the most commonly seen dermatology conditions in an array of skin tones and briefly highlight nuances in clinical presentation.  All images featured in the series are part of The Full Spectrum of Dermatology: A Diverse and Inclusive Atlas, a resource developed by co-editors Misty Eleryan, MD, MS, and Adam Frie …
JDD Issue Highlights | May 2022
Mohs
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The May 2022 issue of the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology (JDD) focuses on skin cancer and features other topics such as fungal infections, updates on new topical advances, and Mohs micrographic surgery. We share this month’s issue highlights straight from the JDD Editor’s desk: Insights in Skin of Color Patients With Atopic Dermatitis and the Role of Skincare in Improving Outcomes concludes …
Hair Restoration in Black Patients | The Expert Weighs In
hair restoration
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 …
Hypopigmented Mycosis Fungoides: A Clinical Mimicker of Vitiligo
Hypopigmented Mycosis Fungoides (HMF)
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Hypopigmented mycosis fungoides (HMF) is a rare variant of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL) that often manifests in younger patients with darker skin types in a centripetal distribution.¹ Average age of diagnosis is often 14 years.² The diagnosis is often missed due to its low incidence and lack of clinical suspicion. Misdiagnosis and failure to obtain biopsies lead to a long latency period fr …