wound healing

Utility of Pulsed-Dye Laser in the Treatment of Recalcitrant Hailey-Hailey Disease
Hailey-Hailey Disease INTRODUCTION Benign Familial Pemphigus, or Hailey-Hailey Disease (HHD), affects intertriginous areas of the skin causing epidermal blistering and vesicles that coalesce into weeping and crusting plaques.¹ The loss-of-function mutation of the ATP2C1 gene causes a disruption in calcium homeostasis of keratinocytes. The resulting dysfunction in desmosomes and cell-cell adhesion causes acanthol …
Hailey-Hailey Disease
JDD December 2023 Issue Highlights
Welcome to the December 2023 issue of the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology (JDD), where cutting-edge research and advancements in the field of dermatology take center stage. This issue brings together a diverse array of original articles, case reports, brief communications, and letters to the editor and delves into the latest developments, therapeutic breakthroughs, and cl …
The Wound Healing Response Therapeutic Cheat Sheet
wound healingFollowing numerous office-based dermatologic procedures, erythema, swelling, and scarring are often feared complications experienced by our patients. Understanding the wound healing response is synonymous with understanding the stages of healing and ultimately the clinical appearance of each wound. Possessing and sharing a firm grasp on this knowledge allows for patient empowerment during the woun …
wound healing
An Algorithmic Approach to Procedural Complications
Procedural ComplicationsNext Steps in Derm, in partnership with ODAC Dermatology, Aesthetic & Surgical Conference, interviewed Dr. David Ozog, chair of the dermatology department at Henry Ford Hospital. Watch as Dr. Ozog outlines his approach to handling complications from dermatology procedures. He believes communication may very well be the most important consideration, so hear how he keeps in touch with his patie …
Procedural Complications
JDD September 2023 Issue Highlights | Special Focus: Aesthetic Treatments
aesthetic treatmentsWith a special focus on aesthetic treatments, check out highlights from the September issue of the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology (JDD) straight from the Editor’s desk: A Randomized Control Trial Comparing the Efficacy of Platelet-Rich Plasma and 5% Topical Minoxidil for the Treatment of Androgenetic Alopecia suggests that PRP therapy demonstrates a higher efficacy compared to minoxidil for t …
aesthetic treatments