Vismodegib

It’s Mnemonic Monday! | Metabolic Syndromes Associated with Trichorrhexis Nodosa
trichorrhexis nodosa (TN)
by Jacqueline McKesey, MD, MS on
On this Mnemonic Monday, we challenge you to remember metabolic syndromes associated with trichorrhexis nodosa (TN) of the hair with the following mnemonic: BLT Noodles B=Brooms, (e.g. frayed hair fibers with the appearance of two broomsticks pushed together in trichorrhexis nodosa) L=Low= helps remind you that this is associated with metabolic syndromes, with varying low or high leve …
It’s Mnemonic Monday! | Side Effects of Hedgehog Inhibitors Vismodegib and Sonidegib
hedgehog inhibitors
by Jacqueline McKesey, MD, MS on
On this Mnemonic Monday, we challenge you to remember the side effects of hedgehog inhibitors, vismodegib and sonidegib, with the following mnemonic: MAD Weight loss M=muscle spasm (72% of cases) A=alopecia (64% of cases) D= dysgeusia (55% of cases) Weight loss= weight loss (45% of cases) Click HERE to download or print your mnemonic card. Study More! Need a refresher on he …
JDD Issue Highlights | May 2022
Mohs
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
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 …
From Port-Wine Stain Treatments to Bovine Colostrum, Telomeres, and Skin Aging
Port-Wine Stain
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The May issue of the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology features dermatology articles on topics ranging from treatment updates on Port-Wine stain to the protective effect that liposomal bovine colostrum exerts on skin aging using telomere length as an aging biomarker. Straight from the JDD Editor’s desk, we share this month’s issue highlights: Authors analyze extrusion forces of various produ …
Cutaneous Neoplasm – Pop Quiz Friday – 10/5!
cutaneous neoplasm
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The patient declines surgical intervention for this cutaneous neoplasm and a decision is made to pursue medical therapy. What is the most common side effect of the FDA-approved medication for this cutaneous neoplasm?             A.) Nausea B.) Flu-like illness C.) Chest pain D.) Muscle spasms E.) Alopecia To find out the correct answer a …