This Viewpoint illustrates the benefits of earlier use of fractional carbon dioxide laser and other physical treatments for scar prevention and suggests that surgeons discuss these options with their patients.
This viewpoint emphasizes the importance of elderly patients’ involvement in their own BCC treatment decisions and the need for dermatologists and primary physicians together to adapt management plans to the patient’s values, preferences, and social circumstances.
In this case-control observational study, clinical, histologic, and gene expression analyses are used to show that telangiectatic photoaging and erythematotelangiectatic rosacea are 2 distinct dermatologic entities.
This randomized clinical trial finds that responses to adalimumab and methotrexate treatment are differentiated by patterns of normalization of CCL20 and IL22 mRNA expression in patients with chronic plaque-type psoriasis.
The authors show that, in the context of continuing medical education, a spaced education Internet dermoscopy module combined with an in-class training increases participant performances in dermoscopy. It is easy to use and adaptable to professional working schedules.
This randomized, double-blind trial compares the efficacy of 3 doses of sodium nitrite with citric acid in the treatment of anogenital warts.
This randomized clinical trial found no significant difference in scar assessment by patients or blinded observers after primary postoperative wound closure with adhesive strips and buried interrupted subcuticular suturing compared with buried interrupted subcuticular suturing alone.
This observational report describes a case of stimulator of interferon genes–associated vasculopathy with onset in infancy.
In this case series evaluating intralesional rituximab injections for pemphigus vulgaris in 3 patients, the treatment had no adverse effects, reduced the amount of drug administered, and was less expensive than intravenous administration.
This systematic database search identifies and describes existing or proposed technology and technique standards for camera-acquired dermatologic images in the scientific literature. See the Editorial by Marghoob.
This case report describes a 72-year-old man with heart disease and a 2-month history of scaly erythematous papules on both forearms that did not improve with chlorhexidine or hydrocortisone. He had elevated creatinine and serum iodine but was otherwise asymptomatic. What is your diagnosis?
A woman in her early 40s presented with a 6-month history of rash in the bilateral axillae. Her medical history was significant only for epilepsy, and her daily medications included lamotrigine and cholecalciferol. What Is Your Diagnosis?
This case study describes a woman with an ulcerated plaque on the forearm after a hospital admission for congestive heart failure. Histopathologic examination of a 4-mm punch biopsy specimen demonstrated marked superficial and deep inflammation composed predominantly of neutrophils with associated tissue necrosis. What is the diagnosis?
This randomized clinical trial finds efficacy of cultured epidermal cell suspension and amniotic membrane–cultured epidermal cell grafting in treatment of vitiligo.
This comparison of skin type classifications finds a strong correlation between melanin index values of greater than 750 and Fitzpatrick skin type VI in a population of patients at a South African research center.
This survey found that most personnel at student apartment complexes that offer indoor tanning near 2 Texas universities did not adhere to the state regulation banning access to indoor tanning facilities to minors.
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