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Dermatologic manifestations in end stage renal disease.

Hemodial Int 2018 Dec 6. Epub 2018 Dec 6.

Department of Nephrology, Cleveland Clinic Akron General, Akron, Ohio, USA.

Skin manifestations are commonly seen in end stage renal disease (ESRD). Skin involvement in this population can be extensive and dramatically worsen quality of life. Close observation of the skin and nails of ESRD patients by clinicians allows for timely diagnosis and treatment, which ultimately improves quality of life and reduces mortality. Read More

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December 2018
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European Surveillance System on Contact Allergies (ESSCA): contact allergies in relation to body sites in patients with allergic contact dermatitis.

Contact Dermatitis 2018 Dec 5. Epub 2018 Dec 5.

University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Department of Dermatology, The Netherlands.

Background: Analyses of the European Surveillance System on Contact Allergies (ESSCA) database have focused primarily on prevalence of contact allergies to the European baseline series; overall and in subgroups of patients. However, affected body sites have hitherto not been addressed.

Objective: To determine prevalence of contact allergies for distinct body sites in patients with allergic contact dermatitis (ACD). Read More

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December 2018
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Dermoscopic features of conjunctival melanocytic lesions.

G Ital Dermatol Venereol 2018 Dec;153(6):878-881

Dermatologic Clinic, Polytechnic University of Marche Region, Ancona, Italy.

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December 2018

Clinical and instrumental evaluation of the efficacy of an emollient cream and a cleansing cream in the management of mild to moderate adulthood atopic dermatitis.

G Ital Dermatol Venereol 2018 12;153(6):855-859

Department of Clinical Pathology Cristo Re Hospital, Rome, Italy.

Background: Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a chronic, recurrent, inflammatory skin disorder which may persist or directly start in adults. This is an open-label prospective study to clinically and instrumentally evaluate the effects of an emollient glycerin and paraffin-based cream and a gentle refatting cleanser in the management of mild to moderate adulthood AD.

Methods: Fifty adult patient with mild to moderate AD were recruited at the Professional Dermatology and Allergology Outpatient Clinic of the San Gallicano Dermatological Institute of Rome, between November 2016 and January 2018. Read More

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December 2018

Split ear helix advancement flap for lesions of the ear involving the helical rim and adjacent skin.

J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 2018 Dec 3. Epub 2018 Dec 3.

Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology, Academic Teaching Department of Medical University Innsbruck, Central Hospital Bolzano/Bozen, Italy.

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December 2018

Pityriasis Rosea: Clinical Profile from Central India.

Indian Dermatol Online J 2018 Nov-Dec;9(6):414-417

Department of Dermatology, AIIMS, Raipur, India.

Background: Pityriasis rosea (PR) is a common, self-limiting dermatologic disorder. The information regarding the clinical profile of the disease in India is limited because of inadequate studies.

Materials And Methods: A retrospective, record-based study on the clinical presentation of PR was conducted in a tertiary care center based in Central India. Read More

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December 2018

Evaluating the Unusual Histological Aspects of Granuloma Annulare: A Study of 30 Cases.

Indian Dermatol Online J 2018 Nov-Dec;9(6):409-413

Department of Pathology, Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh, India.

Background: Granuloma annulare (GA) is an uncommon dermatologic disorder that presents as annular, skin-colored to erythematous plaques. Histopathologically, it is characterized by palisaded histiocytic granulomas. A definitive diagnosis of GA is based on clinicopathologic correlation. Read More

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December 2018

A Four-Year Retrospective Assessment of Post-Operative Complications in Immunosuppressed Patients Following Mohs Micrographic Surgery.

J Am Acad Dermatol 2018 Nov 28. Epub 2018 Nov 28.

Director of Mohs Micrographic and Dermatologic Surgery, Clinical Professor in the Department of Dermatology, University of California San Diego. Electronic address:

Background: Many patients undergoing Mohs micrographic surgery for basal and squamous cell carcinomas are immunocompromised, yet post-operative complications associated with different types of immunosuppression are largely unstudied.

Objective: To determine the incidence and nature of post-operative complications in immunosuppressed patients undergoing Mohs surgery.

Methods: A retrospective cross-sectional chart review of patient characteristics, clinical characteristics, and complications. Read More

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November 2018

Afamelanotide in the Treatment of Dermatologic Disease

Skin Therapy Lett 2018 11;23(6):6-10

Department of Dermatology, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, USA

Afamelanotide, an α-melanocyte stimulating hormone analogue, has become an emerging therapeutic option for a variety of skin conditions previously refractory to other treatments. Its efficacy has been demonstrated in several dermatologic conditions, including erythropoietic protoporphyria (EPP), solar urticaria, polymorphic light eruption (PMLE), vitiligo, acne, and Hailey-Hailey disease. Its relatively low risk side effect profile makes it an attractive treatment option and also paves the way for innovative use in other disorders. Read More

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November 2018
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The Therapeutic Potential of Cannabinoids in Dermatology

Skin Therapy Lett 2018 11;23(6):1-5

Department of Dermatology, The George Washington Medical Faculty Associates, Washington, DC, USA

Cannabinoids have demonstrated utility in the management of cancer, obesity, and neurologic disease. More recently, their immunosuppressive and anti-inflammatory properties have been identified for the treatment of several dermatologic conditions. This review thus assesses the therapeutic potential of phytocannabinoids, endoocannabinoids, and chemically synthetic cannabinoids in the management of cutaneous disease. Read More

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November 2018
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Drug-induced liver injury with skin reactions: Drugs and host risk factors, clinical phenotypes and prognosis.

Liver Int 2018 Dec 4. Epub 2018 Dec 4.

Department of Dermatology, St. John's Medical College Hospital, Bangalore, India.

While dermatologic manifestations of adverse drug reactions are frequent, drug-induced liver injury is rare. Numerous drugs are implicated in either Drug-Induced Liver Injury or Drug-Induced Skin Injury. However, concomitant Drug-Induced Liver Injury and Drug-Induced Skin Injury are uncommon, not well characterized and appear to be caused by a limited number of drugs. Read More

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December 2018
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Complications cutanées de l’obésité.

Rev Prat 2016 Oct;66(8):881-885

Service d'endocrinologie, centre hospitalier de Saint-Denis, Saint-Denis Cedex, France.

Skin complications of obesity. Obesity is associated with a number of skin lesions. It modifies the skin-acting hormones, temperature regulation, skin pressure, immunity and veno-lymphatic vascular systems. Read More

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October 2016

Complications somatiques de l’anorexie mentale. Elles sont responsables d’une mortalité élevée.

Rev Prat 2016 Feb;66(2):153-157

Clinique des maladies mentales et de l'encéphale, hôpital Sainte-Anne, Paris, France.

Medical complications of anorexia nervosa. Anorexia nervosa causes acute or chronic medical complications that can affect most organs: dermatologic complications, gastrointestinal complications (including constipation, delayed gastric emptying, rarely hepatitis), endocrine and bone (amenorrhea, infertility, hypoglycemia, delayed puberty, arrested growth, osteoporosis.. Read More

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February 2016
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Anogenital Verrucous Carcinoma-A case report.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2018 Nov 27;54:7-9. Epub 2018 Nov 27.

Department of Plastic Surgery and Breast Surgery, Zealand University Hospital, Roskilde, Denmark.

Introduction: Verrucous carcinoma is an uncommon variant of low-grade squamous cell malignancy with a low malignant potential but a high risk of recurrence.

Presentation Of Case: We report a case of a Human Papilloma Virus negative local verrucous carcinoma in the perianal area of a 45-year old otherwise healthy female. The tumor presented clinically as a persistent genital wart not responding to usual dermatologic local therapy. Read More

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November 2018
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[Skin shrinkage study for skin oncologic surgery. Clinical study of 79 cases].

Ann Chir Plast Esthet 2018 Nov 30. Epub 2018 Nov 30.

Service de chirurgie maxillo-faciale, stomatologie, plastique de la face et réparatrice, hôpital d'Aix-en-Provence, avenue des Tamaris, 13616 Aix-en-Provence, France.

Background: Skin tumors surgery is common and well established. There is discrepancy between recommendations on macroscopic margins to apply and therapeutic decisions taken on histological margins. The purpose of this study is to examine skin shrinkage upon exeresis, then in formalin, to understand the anatomo-clinical discrepancy, which is often found. Read More

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November 2018
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Management Decisions Made by Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners in Cutaneous Malignant Melanoma Patients: Impact of a 31-Gene Expression Profile Test

J Drugs Dermatol 2018 Nov;17(11):1220-1223

Importance: The 31 gene-expression profiling test (31-GEP) has been shown to provide useful prognostic information in patients with cutaneous melanoma. The test dichotomizes patients into lower risk (Class 1) or higher risk (Class 2) for melanoma metastasis. Previous studies have demonstrated the clinical utility of the test in impacting dermatologists’ management decisions. Read More

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November 2018
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Topical Oxymetazoline Cream 1.0% for Persistent Facial Erythema Associated With Rosacea: Pooled Analysis of the Two Phase 3, 29-Day, Randomized, Controlled REVEAL Trials

J Drugs Dermatol 2018 Nov;17(11):1201-1208

Background: Rosacea is a chronic dermatologic condition with limited treatment options. Methods: Data were pooled from two identically designed phase 3 trials. Patients with moderate to severe persistent erythema of rosacea were randomized to receive oxymetazoline cream 1. Read More

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November 2018
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Combination Therapy of Apremilast and Biologic Agent as a Safe Option of Psoriatic Arthritis and Psoriasis.

Curr Rheumatol Rev 2018 Nov 29. Epub 2018 Nov 29.

Department of Rheumatology , Covina Arthritis Clinic, Covina, CA. United States.

Psoriasis is a chronic immune-mediated inflammatory dermatologic condition that is often associated with psoriatic arthritis. There are multiple regimens for the treatment of psoriasis including disease modifying anti rheumatics drugs, biologic agents, phototherapy, topical retinoid and steroids creams, as well as apremilast. Apremilast is an oral phosphodiesterase inhibitor that was approved by the FDA in March 2014 for the treatment of psoriatic arthritis and September 2014 for the treatment of moderate to severe plaque psoriasis. Read More

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November 2018
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Clinical Experience of Chinese Herbal Medicine Ameliorates Dermatologic Events from Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Inhibitors for Lung Cancer: A Case Series.

Explore (NY) 2018 Nov 6. Epub 2018 Nov 6.

Department of Chinese Medicine, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Kaohsiung 83301, Taiwan; Graduate Institute of Integrated Medicine, College of Chinese Medicine, Research Center for Chinese Medicine & Acupuncture, China Medical University, Taichung 40402, Taiwan. Electronic address:

Background: To summarize the clinical efficacy and safety of Chinese herbal medicine (CHM) in the treatment of dermatologic events resulting from epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) inhibitors according to our experience of ten patients.

Methods: Four males and six females, 35-73 years old, mainly with acneiform rash associated with EGFR inhibitors on the face, scalp, perineum, four limbs, and upper trunk, were treated at our traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) clinic in 2016 and 2017. CHM was prescribed thrice daily for 3. Read More

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November 2018
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Antibiotic-associated adverse drug events at a Japanese academic hospital.

J Infect Chemother 2018 Nov 26. Epub 2018 Nov 26.

Division of Infection Control and Prevention, Osaka University Hospital, Osaka, Japan.

Introduction: To promote antimicrobial stewardship activity, an understanding of the incidence of antibiotic-associated adverse drug events (ADEs) is essential. In this study, we aimed to describe the occurrence of antibiotic-associated ADEs at our hospital.

Methods: We retrospectively searched the ADE registration system in Osaka University Hospital between 2010 and 2017. Read More

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November 2018
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Basal Cell Carcinoma Review.

Hematol Oncol Clin North Am 2019 Feb;33(1):13-24

High-Risk Skin Cancer Clinic, Dana Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center, Mohs and Dermatologic Surgery Center, Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 1153 Centre Street, Suite 4J, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130-3446, USA. Electronic address:

Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is the most common malignancy and the incidence is rising. BCCs have low mortality but can cause significant morbidity primarily through local destruction. The pathogenesis is linked to the interplay between environmental and patient-derived characteristics. Read More

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February 2019

Investing in the future of inpatient dermatology: the evolution and impact of specialized dermatologic consultation in hospitalized patients.

Cutis 2018 Oct;102(4):226-228

Department of Dermatology, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, New Hyde Park, New York, USA.

Inpatient dermatology has transitioned from units that admitted and cared for patients with chronic dermatoses to consultative services that provide a wide breadth of care, leading to a paradigm shift in the role and impact of dermatologists in the inpatient setting. Consultative dermatology provides a distinct and essential service in the care of hospitalized patients, leading to improved care quality along with reductions in inappropriate health care spending. Read More

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October 2018

Trichodysplasia spinulosa in the setting of colon cancer.

Cutis 2018 Oct;102(4):262-264

Silver Falls Dermatology, Salem, Oregon; Department of Dermatopathology, Western University of Health Sciences, Lebanon, Oregon, USA.

Trichodysplasia spinulosa (TS) is a rare skin condition seen in immunosuppressed patients that is characterized by folliculocentric papules with central spiny spicules mainly on the face. We report the case of an 82-year-old woman with a history of treated non-Hodgkin lymphoma and a recent diagnosis of stage IV colon cancer. She presented with clinical and histopathologic findings consistent with TS occurring prior to starting immunosuppressive therapy for colon cancer. Read More

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October 2018
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CUTANEOUS MANIFESTATIONS OF HEMATOLOGIC MALIGNANCIES.

Hematol Oncol 2018 Nov 28. Epub 2018 Nov 28.

Di.S.Sal. Section of Dermatology, University of Genoa, San Martino Polyclinic Hospita, Genoa, Italy.

In recent years, dermatologic manifestations in oncohematologic patients have become more common. The aim of our study was to determine the incidence and heterogeneity of skin manifestations in patients followed at our Hematology Department. This observational monocentrical study was conducted on 60 patients. Read More

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November 2018
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Proceeding report of the Second Symposium on Hidradenitis Suppurativa Advances (SHSA) 2017.

Exp Dermatol 2018 Nov 28. Epub 2018 Nov 28.

The Rockefeller University, New York, NY, USA.

The 2nd Annual Symposium on Hidradenitis Suppurativa Advances (SHSA) took place on 03-05 November 2017 in Detroit, Michigan, USA. This symposium was a joint meeting of the Hidradenitis Suppurativa Foundation (HSF Inc.) founded in the USA, and the Canadian Hidradenitis Suppurativa Foundation (CHSF). Read More

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November 2018
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Utility of Naltrexone Treatment for Chronic Inflammatory Dermatologic Conditions: A Systematic Review.

JAMA Dermatol 2018 Nov 28. Epub 2018 Nov 28.

Department of Dermatology, University of California, Irvine.

Importance: Dermatology is encountering increasing rates of autoimmune disease manifesting in primary skin conditions that are difficult to treat without a risk of immunosuppression. Naltrexone is an orally active opioid antagonist that influences a variety of systemic pathways, including the immune system, in low doses of 1.5 to 4. Read More

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November 2018
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Expert-Level Diagnosis of Nonpigmented Skin Cancer by Combined Convolutional Neural Networks.

JAMA Dermatol 2018 Nov 28. Epub 2018 Nov 28.

Vienna Dermatologic Imaging Research Group, Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria.

Importance: Convolutional neural networks (CNNs) achieve expert-level accuracy in the diagnosis of pigmented melanocytic lesions. However, the most common types of skin cancer are nonpigmented and nonmelanocytic, and are more difficult to diagnose.

Objective: To compare the accuracy of a CNN-based classifier with that of physicians with different levels of experience. Read More

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November 2018
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Melanoma Early Detection: Big Data, Bigger Picture.

J Invest Dermatol 2018 Oct 25. Epub 2018 Oct 25.

Department of Dermatology, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA; Melanoma Program, Knight Cancer Institute at Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA. Electronic address:

Innovative technologies, including novel communication and imaging tools, are affecting dermatology in profound ways. A burning question for the field is whether we will retrospectively react to innovations or proactively leverage them to benefit precision medicine. Early detection of melanoma is a dermatologic area particularly poised to benefit from such innovation. Read More

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October 2018
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Treatment of benign pigmented lesions using a novel Dermal Cooling System.

Lasers Surg Med 2018 Nov 27. Epub 2018 Nov 27.

Department of Dermatology, University of California San Diego, La Jolla 92122, California.

Benign pigmented lesions are among the most common dermatologic diagnoses that patients seek treatments for. Treatment modalities range from cryotherapy to light and laser-based technologies. These treatments have been shown to be effective, yet may lead to dyschromia or significant downtime. Read More

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November 2018
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Improving Dermatologic Care for Sexual and Gender Minority Patients Through Routine Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Data Collection.

JAMA Dermatol 2018 Nov 21. Epub 2018 Nov 21.

Department of Dermatology, Kaiser Permanente, San Francisco, California.

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November 2018

Vaginal wellness: whose turf is it?

Semin Cutan Med Surg 2018 Dec;37(4):238-241

The Skin and Laser Treatment Institute, Walnut Creek, California, USA.

Dermatologists were the pioneers in the development of laser technology and have the most experience using these lasers to treat the external genitalia for many cutaneous disorders. Dermatologists who have experience and expertise using lasers and devices, are already using them to treat the external genitalia, and are comfortable performing female gynecologic exams may want to explore the wide range of options that are available to treat the functional and aesthetic needs of the female population. Dermatologists should work with obstetricians and gynecologists to ensure that patients are proper candidates for the procedures. Read More

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December 2018

Updates on the understanding and treatment of cellulite.

Semin Cutan Med Surg 2018 Dec;37(4):242-246

SkinCare Physicians, Inc., Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, USA.

Cellulite is a common dermatologic condition and frequent cause of cosmetic concern among women. This paper aims to update what is known about the pathogenesis of cellulite and reviews targeted treatment modalities that address its underlying components of microvascular dysfunction, endocrine-mediated inflammation, and connective tissue fibrosclerosis. Read More

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December 2018

Italian validation of the functional difficulties questionnaire (FDQ-9) and its correlation with major determinants of quality of life in adults with hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos syndrome/hypermobility spectrum disorder.

Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 2018 Nov 23. Epub 2018 Nov 23.

Division of Medical Genetics, IRCCS-Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza, San Giovanni Rotondo (FG), Italy.

The 2017 nosology defines the new criteria for hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (hEDS), which is now considered one end of a continuous spectrum encompassing isolated, nonsyndromic joint hypermobility (JH) and hypermobility spectrum disorders (HSDs). Preliminary data indicate a link between JH and neurodevelopmental disorders and, in particular, developmental coordination disorder (DCD) in children. Assessing DCD in adults is difficult and the recently described functional difficulties questionnaire 9 (FDQ-9) is one of the few available tools. Read More

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November 2018
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The emotional burden of chronic skin disease dominates physical factors among women, adversely affecting quality of life and sexual function.

J Psychosom Res 2018 Dec 22;115:53-57. Epub 2018 Oct 22.

El-Houd El-Marsood Dermatology Hospital, Ministry of Health, Egypt; Department Of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, Beni-Suef University, Egypt.

Background: Both physical and emotional effects are linked with the natural history of chronic skin diseases (CSD). Skin lesions can be confined to covered areas or involve emotionally charged regions (genitalia/exposed areas).

Objective: To investigate the contribution of the physical effects of CSD and their emotional burden in adversely affecting the quality of life (QOL) and sexual function. Read More

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December 2018

Increased Marginal Stiffness Differentiates Infiltrative From Noninfiltrative Cutaneous Basal Cell Carcinomas in the Facial Area: A Prospective Study.

J Ultrasound Med 2018 Nov 22. Epub 2018 Nov 22.

Departments of Dermatology, Madrid, Spain.

Objectives: Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is the most common dermatologic malignant skin cancer. Infiltrative histologic variants are more aggressive and require wider surgical margins or Mohs surgery, in contrast with noninfiltrative variants, which are commonly treated with standard surgical excision. Elastography has not been used to date to differentiate between the histologic variants of BCC. Read More

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November 2018
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[PAPA syndrome with Crohn's disease and primary sclerosing cholangitis/autoimmune hepatitis overlap syndrome].

Hautarzt 2018 Nov 22. Epub 2018 Nov 22.

Klinik und Poliklinik für Dermatologie und Venerologie, Universitätsklinikum Rostock, Rostock, Deutschland.

Background: The PAPA syndrome, an acronym for pyogenic sterile arthritis, pyoderma gangraenosum and acne, is an autosomal dominant hereditary disease which is caused by a mutation in the PSTPIP1 ("proline-serine-threonine phosphatase interacting protein 1") gene located on chromosome 15 and encodes the proline-serine-threonine phosphatase-interacting protein 1. An association with Crohn's disease (CD), autoimmune diseases of the liver and PAPA syndrome has not yet been reported in the literature.

Objective: To thoroughly investigate a family with three affected members (mother and 2 children) with newly diagnosed PAPA syndrome and intestinal and hepatobiliary symptoms. Read More

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November 2018
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Going Viral 2019: Zika, Chikungunya, and Dengue.

Dermatol Clin 2019 Jan;37(1):95-105

Department of Dermatology, University Hospital "Dr. José E. González", Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Mitras Centro, Avenida Gonzalitos y Madero S/N, Monterrey 64460, Mexico.

Chikungunya and Zika virus infections are emerging diseases in the Americas, and dengue continues to be the most prevalent arthropod-borne virus in the world. These arbovirus diseases may spread by endemic transmission or as travel-related infections and have rapidly expanded their geographic distribution secondary to vector spread. All 3 share a similar clinical picture that includes a maculopapular rash. Read More

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January 2019
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Comorbidities in Dermatology: What's Real and What's Not.

Dermatol Clin 2019 Jan 1;37(1):65-71. Epub 2018 Nov 1.

Department of Dermatology, George Washington Medical Faculty Associates, 2150 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, Suite 2B-427, Washington, DC 20037, USA; Department of Dermatology, George Washington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, 2150 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, Suite 2B-427, Washington, DC 20037, USA. Electronic address:

Comorbidities affecting dermatologic patients are of significant importance to providers and highly relevant for appropriate patient counseling, screening practices, prevention, and treatment. This article seeks to highlight several of the newest findings in the literature regarding comorbidities associated with dermatologic diseases including atopic dermatitis, hidradenitis suppurativa, alopecia areata, chronic urticaria, and the pemphigus family of immunobullous diseases. Further investigation is needed for associations between atopic dermatitis and pancreatic cancer and pemphigus family diseases and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in order to better characterize the strength of these associations and clinical relevance. Read More

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January 2019
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Connective Tissue Disease: Current Concepts.

Dermatol Clin 2019 Jan 1;37(1):37-48. Epub 2018 Nov 1.

Departments of Dermatology and Pathology, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, 9500 Euclid Avenue A61, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA. Electronic address:

Connective tissue diseases often prominently affect the skin, requiring dermatologists to play an important role in diagnosis and treatment of these patients. Herein we describe updates on the pathogenesis, clinical features, and treatment of 4 major connective tissue diseases: dermatomyositis, cutaneous lupus erythematosus, limited scleroderma (morphea), and cutaneous vasculitis. Many of these updates promise to improve clinical care of patients who suffer from dermatologic involvement of these diseases and are the result of research performed by dermatologists who have expertise in these conditions. Read More

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January 2019
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What's New in Cosmetic Dermatology.

Dermatol Clin 2019 Jan;37(1):117-128

Department of Dermatology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA; Dermatologic SurgiCenter, 1200 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA. Electronic address:

Topical silicone gel is more beneficial than petrolatum-based products as an all-purpose wound dressing for granulating and sutured wounds, regardless of cause. Vaginal laser rejuvenation is effective in relieving genitourinary syndrome of menopause, stress urinary incontinence, vaginal relaxation syndrome, and related vulvar disorders. New cosmetic indications in the upper face for onabotulinumtoxinA have been approved by the Food and Drug Administration, whereas off-label treatments in the lower face increase in popularity. Read More

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January 2019
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Male Genital Dermatology: A Primer for the Sexual Medicine Physician.

Sex Med Rev 2018 Nov 17. Epub 2018 Nov 17.

Tulane University School of Medicine, Department of Urology, New Orleans, LA, USA. Electronic address:

Introduction: The dermatologic conditions affecting the male genitalia are diverse and range from normal variants and benign growths to overt malignancy. Unfortunately, there is a dearth of urologic dermatology training in most residency programs, and many dermatologic lesions with a classic appearance on other areas of the body may have atypical presentations on the genitalia. Patients may present to a variety of physicians without receiving a definitive diagnosis, which can be highly distressing to the afflicted individual. Read More

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November 2018
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Use of a cotton tip applicator for epidermal closures in dermatologic surgery, a video walkthrough.

J Am Acad Dermatol 2018 Nov 17. Epub 2018 Nov 17.

Division of Dermatology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS. Electronic address:

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November 2018

History of Urology at the Sestre Milosrdnice University Hospital Center.

Acta Clin Croat 2018 Oct;57(Suppl 1):9-20

Department of Urology, Sestre milosrdnice University Hospital Center, Zagreb, Croatia.

The history of Croatian urology clearly shows its affiliation to the medical and civilizational circle of the Western world. The Department of Urology at the Sestre milosrdnice University Hospital Center is the oldest urology institution in the Republic of Croatia. The Department was established in 1894, when the new Sestre milosrdnice Hospital was open in Vinogradska cesta in Zagreb. Read More

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October 2018
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Lipoma of the Neck.

Open Access Maced J Med Sci 2018 Oct 23;6(10):1875-1877. Epub 2018 Oct 23.

Medical Institute of Ministry of Interior (MVR), Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Dermatologic Surgery General Skobelev Nr 79, Sofia, Bulgaria.

Background: Lipomas are benign formations with the mesenchymal origin, which are found in the head and neck region in a very small percentage of cases. In these cases, they usually occur in the posterior neck and usually grow very slowly without causing complaints. However, when they cover the front of the neck, it is necessary to confirm the adipose origin of a tumour and to exclude the connection with the thyroid gland. Read More

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October 2018
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Skin Diseases of the Breast and Nipple Part I: Benign and Malignant Tumors.

J Am Acad Dermatol 2018 Nov 16. Epub 2018 Nov 16.

University of Connecticut Health Center Dermatology Department. Electronic address:

Evaluation and management of dermatologic diseases of the breast and nipple requires an understanding of the unique anatomy of the breast and nipple as well as an awareness of the significant emotional, cultural, and sexual considerations that may come into play when treating this anatomic area. Part I of this 2 Part CME Series reviews breast anatomy, congenital breast anomalies, and benign and malignant breast tumors. Specifically, an emphasis is placed on inflammatory breast cancer and breast cancer with non-inflammatory skin involvement as well as on cutaneous metastases to the breast and from breast cancer. Read More

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November 2018
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Skin Diseases of the Breast and Nipple Part 2: Inflammatory and Infectious Diseases.

J Am Acad Dermatol 2018 Nov 16. Epub 2018 Nov 16.

University of Connecticut Health Center Dermatology Department. Electronic address:

Certain dermatologic conditions are unique to the breast and nipple, whereas others may incidentally involve these structures. All require a nuanced approach to diagnosis and treatment due to the functional, sexual and aesthetic importance of this area. The lactating patient requires special management since certain treatment options are contraindicated. Read More

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November 2018
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Is There an Association Between Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy and Improved Outcome of Deep Chemical Peeling? A Randomized Pilot Clinical Study.

Plast Surg (Oakv) 2018 Nov 18;26(4):250-255. Epub 2018 Jan 18.

Department of Plastic Surgery, Assaf Harofeh Medical Center, Tzrifin, Israel.

Background: Phenol chemical peeling (PCP) treatment is associated with prolonged recovery and sustained adverse events. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) is known to accelerate wound healing. The purpose of the current study was to evaluate the effect of HBOT on PCP recovery period and adverse events. Read More

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November 2018
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