This Viewpoint gives an overview of the mosquito-transmitted disease caused by the chikungunya virus, describes why it will likely become more common in the United States, and suggests several measures that can be taken to protect the US population from this emerging threat.
This randomized clinical trial shows that purse-string suture results in similar cosmetic outcomes, scar sizes, and pain levels compared with second intention healing for circular or oval wounds on the trunk and extremities.
This multicenter prospective cohort study reports that noninvasive to minimally invasive cosmetic dermatologic procedures, including energy, neurotoxin, and filler procedures, are safe when performed by experienced board-certified dermatologists.
This single-center, prospective study found that treatment of facial acne scars with a diffractive lens array and 755-nm picosecond laser produced improvement in appearance and texture.
This study found that diverse abnormalities in the lamellar body secretory system account for the increased risk of secondary infections and impaired desquamation in patients with inherited ichthyoses.
The most effective approaches to improve participants’ abilities to diagnose skin lesions engage participants in a number of coordinated activities for an extended period of time.
In a retrospective study of patients with Stevens-Johnson syndrome/toxic epidermal necrolysis, Bequignon et al describe ENT lesions at the acute stage and during follow-up, finding that the severe ENT form of lesion is associated with pulmonary infection.
This case report identifies of new findings using higher magnification dermoscopy, which may enhance the diagnosis of tinea capitis and be of help to better understand some pathogenetic mechanisms.
This Case Report describes a case of acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis caused by dihydrocodeine phosphate in a patient with psoriasis vulgaris and a heterozygous IL36RN mutation and suggests that the IL36RN mutation might underlie several different pustular skin eruptions.
Physicians should be aware that gadolinium-associated plaques can occur without nephrogenic systemic fibrosis or renal disease and is associated with the use of radiologic dyes.
This systematic review found that few studies have investigated the effect of physical therapy–oriented exercise on quality of life and healing in patients with venous leg ulcers.
This nonhealing tongue ulcer was asymptomatic and had a clean base and irregular and elevated heaped-up margins but no underlying induration, friability, or bleeding on manipulation. What is your diagnosis?
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