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An Update on Rhinophyma
rhinophyma
by Kimberly Huerth, MD, M.Ed on
Gin nose. Gin blossom. Rum nose. Rum blossom. Brandy nose. Copper nose. Hammer nose. Potato nose. These are some of the disparaging terms that were once used to describe people suffering from rhinophyma. As can be seen, many imply the use of alcohol by the afflicted, which is sadly yet another example of the victim-shaming we so often observe when someone’s appearance or choices make others unco …
Spironolactone Therapeutic Cheat Sheet
Spironolactone Therapeutic Cheat Sheet
by Jessica Kalen, MD on
Hormonal acne is a prevalent and frustrating condition among many women. For those who are unable to control the disease with topical medications alone, spironolactone is often a useful systemic agent. However, its off-label use and potential risk of hyperkalemia have raised the question about serum potassium monitoring. We continue our Therapeutic Cheat Sheet series, with a closer look at spirono …
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 …
Treatment Strategies for Hair and Scalp Disorders: Biotin & Beyond
Hair loss and scalp disorders
by Kimberly Huerth, MD, M.Ed on
A full head of hair. This is how I came away from Dr. Heather Woolery-Lloyd’s lecture on hair and scalp disorders at the 2019 Skin of Color Update. There were many aspects of her talk that challenged me to rethink how I approach the management of hair loss in my patients. In this post we will cover biotin’s role in treating alopecia, and important considerations in the treatment of central cen …
Ask the Expert with Dr. Joshua Zeichner – Q&A Recap
Dr. Joshua Zeichner
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
Next Steps readers had the opportunity to ask Dr. Joshua Zeichner questions on a variety of topics ranging from becoming a sought after media expert to delegating services to mid-level providers. See all his insightful answers below.  1) How did you build your press empire? Pretty much every article I come across in the consumer press has a quote, commentary, expert opinion from you. Any …