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Nonablative Fractional 1,550-nm Laser for the Treatment of an Unusual Nevus Sebaceus.

Dermatol Surg 2019 Feb 7. Epub 2019 Feb 7.

Dermatology and Laser Surgery Center, Houston, Texas West Lake Dermatology, Austin, Texas Dermatology and Laser Surgery Center, Houston, Texas.

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February 2019

Patient Satisfaction and Patients' Family or Significant Other Perceptions After OnabotulinumtoxinA Treatment: A Prospective Cross-Sectional Study.

Dermatol Surg 2019 Feb 7. Epub 2019 Feb 7.

Cactus Communications, New Brunswick, New Jersey.

Background: OnabotulinumtoxinA treatment is associated with improved emotional well-being in patients.

Objective: This study aimed to determine satisfaction with onabotulinumtoxinA treatment in patients naive to neurotoxin treatment and patients with previous experience with the procedure and evaluate treatment impact on patients' partners, "significant others," or close family members.

Materials And Methods: Patients' satisfaction and their family's/significant other's perception to treatment outcome were assessed in a prospective, cross-sectional study using standardized questionnaires. Read More

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February 2019

Use of Insulin Syringes for Precision Filler in Periocular and Rhinoplasty Procedures.

Dermatol Surg 2019 Feb 6. Epub 2019 Feb 6.

Department of Dermatology, UConn Health, Farmington, ConnecticutUniversity of Washington School of Medicine Chestnut MD Cosmetics Fellowship Spokane, Washington.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DSS.0000000000001832DOI Listing
February 2019

Suture Treatment for Pincer Nail Deformity: An Inexpensive and Simple Technique.

Dermatol Surg 2019 Feb 6. Epub 2019 Feb 6.

Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Kütahya Health Sciences University School of Medicine Evliya Celebi Education and Research Hospital, Kutahya, Turkey.

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February 2019

Cellular Dermatofibroma: Clinicopathologic Review of 218 Cases of Cellular Dermatofibroma to Determine Clinical Recurrence Rate.

Dermatol Surg 2019 Feb 6. Epub 2019 Feb 6.

Department of Dermatology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Background: Cellular dermatofibromas, a variant of dermatofibroma, are reported to recur at rates of 26% to 50%.

Objective: To determine whether there are distinct clinical or histological differences between cellular dermatofibromas that recur versus those that do not. To determine recurrence rates in a real-world clinical setting. Read More

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February 2019

How We Do It: Use of Reinforced Adhesive Skin Closures as a "Ripstop" Medium for Suturing Fragile Skin: A Video Demonstration of Technique.

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Nicholas Golda

Dermatol Surg 2019 Feb 6. Epub 2019 Feb 6.

Department of Dermatology, University of Missouri School of Medicine, Columbia, Missouri.

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February 2019

The Frequency of Auricular Cartilage Invasion by Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer.

Dermatol Surg 2019 Feb 6. Epub 2019 Feb 6.

Department of Dermatology, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH.

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February 2019

Efficacy of Microneedling and Photodynamic Therapy in Vitiligo.

Dermatol Surg 2019 Feb 6. Epub 2019 Feb 6.

Dermatology Unit, Department of Mental and Physical Health and Preventive Medicine, University of Campania Luigi Vanvitelli, Naples, Italy.

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February 2019

Randomized, Controlled, Multicentered, Double-Blind Investigation of Injectable Poly-L-Lactic Acid for Improving Skin Quality.

Dermatol Surg 2019 Feb 6. Epub 2019 Feb 6.

Sadick Dermatology and Research, New York, New York.

Background: Poly-L-lactic acid (PLLA) is an injectable filler used for restoring facial fat volume loss.

Objective: To evaluate the effect of repeated PLLA injections on skin quality.

Methods: Forty healthy women were enrolled in this randomized, controlled, double-blind, multicenter study. Read More

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February 2019

Treatment of Facial Telangiectases With Glycerin Sclerotherapy.

Dermatol Surg 2019 Feb 6. Epub 2019 Feb 6.

Park Avenue Dermatology, Orange Park, Florida.

Background: Sclerotherapy is used to treat varicosities and telangiectases. Glycerin is a sclerosing agent that has been used off-label for years with a favorable adverse effect profile. However, the treatment of facial telangiectases with sclerotherapy is controversial given the potential for necrosis and embolization in relation to the complex vascular anatomy of the face. Read More

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February 2019

Assessment of Skin Physiology Change and Safety After Intradermal Injections With Botulinum Toxin: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Split-Face Pilot Study in Rosacea Patients With Facial Erythema.

Dermatol Surg 2019 Feb 1. Epub 2019 Feb 1.

Department of Dermatology, Konkuk University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.

Background: Botulinum toxin (BTX) has been used cosmetically with good clinical efficacy and tolerable safety.

Objective: This randomized, double-blind, split-face clinical study aimed to investigate the efficacy and safety of intradermal BTX in patients with rosacea.

Materials And Methods: Twenty-four participants were enrolled and randomly given intradermal injections of BTX and normal saline in both cheeks. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DSS.0000000000001819DOI Listing
February 2019
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A Diagnostic Challenge: Changes in Histopathologic Tumor Diagnosis of Atypical Squamous Proliferations After Surgical Removal.

Dermatol Surg 2019 Feb 1. Epub 2019 Feb 1.

Department of Dermatology, University of California, San Diego, California.

Background: Biopsy-proven "atypical squamous proliferations" (ASPs) may prove difficult to diagnose histologically because of partial sampling, lack of complete criteria for definitive diagnosis, or overlap of histopathological features with other neoplasms. There are no guidelines concerning the management of ASPs.

Objective: To retrospectively clarify the diagnosis of biopsy-proven ASPs after surgical removal, specifically, to ascertain what fraction represent malignant tumors. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DSS.0000000000001806DOI Listing
February 2019

Treatment of Refractory Vitiligo With a Vellus Hair Punch Graft.

Dermatol Surg 2019 Feb;45(2):300-303

Department of Dermatology, Inha University School of Medicine, Incheon, Republic of Korea.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DSS.0000000000001526DOI Listing
February 2019

Preoperative Ultrasound for Evaluation of Hidradenitis Suppurativa.

Dermatol Surg 2019 Feb;45(2):294-296

Department of Dermatology, Henry Ford Hospital System, Detroit, Michigan.

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February 2019

Patient-Centered Outcomes for Skin Cancer Management: Utilization of a Patient Delphi Process to Identify Important Treatment Themes.

Dermatol Surg 2019 Feb;45(2):246-253

Department of Dermatology, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri.

Background: Patient-reported outcomes are critical to research directed at maximizing patient benefit. The outcomes patients consider most relevant in the treatment of skin cancer have not been directly investigated.

Objective: To develop a ranked list of outcomes deemed most important by patients with skin cancer through a proctored Delphi process. Read More

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February 2019
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Underappreciated Utility of the Purse-String Suture in Head and Neck Skin Cancer Defect Reconstruction.

Dermatol Surg 2019 Feb;45(2):216-222

Departments of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, and.

Background: The purse-string suture (PSS) is a simple, reversible method for reconstructing skin cancer defects. Its utility may be underappreciated in head and neck reconstructive surgery.

Objective: To evaluate the utility of the PSS as an adjunct to the reconstructive ladder when reconstructing head and neck skin cancer defects. Read More

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February 2019

Repair of a Large Dorsal Hand Defect After Mohs Micrographic Surgery.

Dermatol Surg 2019 Jan 31. Epub 2019 Jan 31.

All authors are affiliated with DermSurgery Associates, Houston, Texas.

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January 2019

Novel Classifications for Muscular Contraction of the Lower Face and Neck.

Dermatol Surg 2019 Jan 31. Epub 2019 Jan 31.

Both authors are affiliated with the Instituto de Dermatologia Professor Rubem David Azulay, Santa Casa da Misericórdia do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Background: Currently, there are no scales that address lower-face muscular contraction patterns, and there is only one that addresses platysmal bands.

Objective: The goal of this article is to create scales to classify the strength and contraction patterns of the lower face and neck based on (1) the muscular anatomy and contraction patterns of the platysma and (2) the strength of the depressor anguli oris (DAO).

Methods: Three hundred sixty patients participated in the study. Read More

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January 2019

Cutaneous Metastasis of Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumor Arising From the Pancreas: A Rarity.

Dermatol Surg 2019 Jan 31. Epub 2019 Jan 31.

Department of Dermatology, Icahn School of Medicine, New York, New York.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DSS.0000000000001812DOI Listing
January 2019

Objective and Subjective Evaluation of Lipoinjection for Correction of Temporal Depression.

Dermatol Surg 2019 Jan 31. Epub 2019 Jan 31.

All authors are affiliated with the Plastic Surgery Department, China Japan Friendship Hospital, Beijing, China.

Background: Temporal depression is commonly found among people.

Objective: Objective and subjective evaluation of lipoinjection for correction of temporal depression.

Methods: From November 2012 to January 2018, 34 healthy female subjects underwent temporal augmentation by lipoinjection on both sides. Read More

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January 2019
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Evolution of the Picosecond Laser: A Review of Literature.

Dermatol Surg 2019 Feb;45(2):183-194

Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Biology, Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Background: Picosecond pulse duration lasers (PS) have altered the field of dermatology. PS were initially used in tattoo removal, to optimize efficacy and reduce side effects with nanosecond domain lasers. More recently, they have been demonstrated to be effective in the treatment of pigmentary disorders, acne scarring, and photoaging. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DSS.0000000000001697DOI Listing
February 2019
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Commentary on Safety of Perfluorodecalin-Infused Silicone Patch in Picosecond Laser-Assisted Tattoo Removal.

Dermatol Surg 2019 Feb;45(2):296-298

The Practice of Brian S. Biesman, M.D. Nashville, Tennessee.

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February 2019
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Safety Studies in the Field of Liposuction: A Systematic Review.

Dermatol Surg 2019 Feb;45(2):171-182

Laser and Skin Surgery Center of Indiana, Indianapolis, Indiana.

Background: There is an increasing demand for safety standards for cosmetic treatments. With regard to liposuction, interdisciplinary consensus is lacking, especially regarding treatment setting and physician specialty.

Objective: A solid, independent interpretation of scientific data on safety requires a systematic approach, which is the aim of this study. Read More

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February 2019
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Satellite and In-Transit Metastatic Disease in Melanoma Skin Cancer: A Retrospective Review of Disease Presentation, Treatment, and Outcomes.

Dermatol Surg 2019 Jan 23. Epub 2019 Jan 23.

Departments of Surgery, and.

Background: Satellitosis and in-transit metastases (SITM) are uncommon in cutaneous melanoma and are associated with poor prognosis. However, the disease- and treatment-specific variables that predict outcomes among patients with SITM are poorly defined.

Objective: To identify factors that predict prognosis among patients with SITM. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DSS.0000000000001643DOI Listing
January 2019
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Commentary on BRCA1-Associated Protein-1 Tumor Predisposition Syndrome in a Patient With Numerous Basal Cell Carcinomas.

Authors:
Joshua Arbesman

Dermatol Surg 2019 Feb;45(2):319-320

Department of Dermatology, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DSS.0000000000001627DOI Listing
February 2019

Cetuximab as a Component of Multimodality Treatment of High-Risk Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma: A Retrospective Analysis From a Single Tertiary Academic Medical Center.

Dermatol Surg 2019 Feb;45(2):254-267

Departments of Dermatology.

Background: Cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (cSCC) is the second most common form of skin cancer and has potential for regional or distant metastasis. Despite the standardization of features associated with high-risk cSCC, an advanced subset of cSCC, there is no established consensus regarding proper management of this tumor.

Objective: To evaluate the efficacy of cetuximab, add to existing management options, and aid in the development of standardized treatment for this tumor. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DSS.0000000000001755DOI Listing
February 2019

Comparison of Surgical Outcomes of Rectangular Lid Excision Versus Elliptical Excision for the Treatment of Epidermal Cysts.

Dermatol Surg 2019 Jan 21. Epub 2019 Jan 21.

Department of Dermatology, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Gyeonggi, Korea.

Background: Elliptical excision (EE) has been the standard surgical technique for the removal of epidermal cysts. However, it produces to create a long, linear wound causing cosmetic concerns.

Objective: The purpose of the study was to evaluate the cosmetic outcomes and postoperative complications of rectangular lid excision (LE) compared with EE in epidermal cyst removals. Read More

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January 2019

Repair of Anterior Ear Defects Using Transcartilage Island Pedicle Flaps.

Dermatol Surg 2019 Jan 21. Epub 2019 Jan 21.

DermSurgery Associates, Houston, Texas.

Background: Surgical reconstruction of the anterior surface of the ear (concha, antihelix, scapha, and triangular fossa) is complicated by the paucity of mobile local skin.

Objective: This is a retrospective study of the transcartilage island pedicle flap for reconstruction of surgical defects of the anterior ear.

Methods And Materials: Two hundred thirty-two Mohs micrographic surgery defects were included in the study. Read More

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January 2019

Cutaneous Sarcomatoid Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Ear and the Use of Immunohistochemical Staining as a Diagnostic Aid.

Dermatol Surg 2019 Jan 21. Epub 2019 Jan 21.

Department of Dermatology, Virginia Commonwealth University Health System, Richmond, Virginia Department of Pathology, Virginia Commonwealth University Health System, Richmond, Virginia Department of Dermatology, Virginia Commonwealth University Health System, Richmond, Virginia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DSS.0000000000001742DOI Listing
January 2019

Cryolipolysis for Noninvasive Contouring of the Periumbilical Abdomen With a Nonvacuum Conformable-Surface Applicator.

Dermatol Surg 2019 Jan 21. Epub 2019 Jan 21.

Westlake Dermatology Clinical Research Center, Westlake Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery, Austin, Texas.

Background: Although most cryolipolysis treatments are performed with vacuum applicators, some patients may have areas of fibrous, nonpinchable fat or find vacuum suction to be uncomfortable.

Objective: This study evaluates a nonvacuum conformable-surface applicator for cryolipolysis of the periumbilical abdomen.

Methods/materials: Twenty subjects with periumbilical subcutaneous fat were treated with a nonvacuum cryolipolysis applicator in this prospective, single-center, open-label clinical trial. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DSS.0000000000001802DOI Listing
January 2019

Permanent Cutaneous Adverse Events After Injection With Deoxycholic Acid.

Dermatol Surg 2019 Jan 21. Epub 2019 Jan 21.

Department of Dermatology, Duke University Medical Center Durham, North Carolina Warthan Dermatology CenterMcKinney, Texas Department of Dermatology, Duke University Medical CenterDurham, North Carolina.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DSS.0000000000001804DOI Listing
January 2019
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Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Nail Unit: A Clinical Histopathologic Study and a Proposal for Classification.

Dermatol Surg 2019 Jan 21. Epub 2019 Jan 21.

All authors are affiliated with the Department of Experimental, Diagnostic and Specialty Medicine, University of Bologna, Italy.

Background: There is no consensus on the classification, grading, and the treatment of nail squamous cell carcinoma (NSCC).

Objective: The aim of the study was to propose a possible classification of NSCC.

Materials And Methods: Nail squamous cell carcinoma referred from January 2006 till December 2014 was included. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DSS.0000000000001805DOI Listing
January 2019

Electrosurgery as Adjuvant Therapy for Cutaneous Sporotrichosis.

Dermatol Surg 2019 Jan 17. Epub 2019 Jan 17.

Dermatologic Surgery Unit, Bonsucesso Federal Hospital, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Dermatology DepartmentBonsucesso Federal Hospital, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Laboratory of Clinical Research in Infectious DermatologyEvandro Chagas National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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January 2019
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Commentary on Factors Associated With Patient-Initiated Communication Following Mohs Micrographic Surgery.

Authors:
Nicholas Golda

Dermatol Surg 2019 Feb;45(2):244-245

Department of Dermatology, University of Missouri School of Medicine, Columbia, Missouri.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DSS.0000000000001753DOI Listing
February 2019
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Laser-Assisted Delivery of Topical Rapamycin: mTOR Inhibition for Birt-Hogg-Dube Syndrome.

Dermatol Surg 2019 Jan 11. Epub 2019 Jan 11.

Department of Dermatology, Keck School of Medicine of USC, Los Angeles, California Department of Dermatology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska Department of Dermatology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Redwood City, California.

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January 2019
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Nonhealing Crusted Papule on the Nasal Sidewall.

Dermatol Surg 2019 Jan 11. Epub 2019 Jan 11.

Department of Dermatology, University of California-Irvine, Irvine, California Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, Illinois Department of Dermatology, University of California-Irvine, Irvine, California.

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January 2019
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Preoperative 3-Dimensional Reconstruction of Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans.

Dermatol Surg 2019 Jan 11. Epub 2019 Jan 11.

Department of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery, Shanghai Ninth People's Hospital, Affiliated to Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine Center for Specialty Strategy Research of Shanghai Jiao Tong University China Hospital Development Institute, Shanghai, China Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Shanghai Ninth People's Hospital, Affiliated to Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine Center for Specialty Strategy Research of Shanghai Jiao Tong University China Hospital Development Institute, Shanghai, China Department of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery Shanghai Ninth People's Hospital, Affiliated to Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine Center for Specialty Strategy Research of Shanghai Jiao Tong University China Hospital Development Institute, Shanghai, China Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Shanghai Ninth People's Hospital, Affiliated to Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine Center for Specialty Strategy Research of Shanghai Jiao Tong University China Hospital Development Institute, Shanghai, China.

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January 2019
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Interfollicular Unit Distance Variation by Differences in Depth.

Authors:
Jae Hyun Park

Dermatol Surg 2019 Jan 11. Epub 2019 Jan 11.

Dana Plastic Surgery Clinic, Seoul, Korea.

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January 2019
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Assessment of Provider Utilization Through Skin Biopsy Rates.

Dermatol Surg 2019 Jan 11. Epub 2019 Jan 11.

Department of Dermatology, Center for Dermatology Research, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Background: There have been recent claims of overdiagnosis and unnecessary treatment in dermatology. One potential manifestation of overutilization would be providers who perform numerous biopsies per patient.

Objective: To identify the frequency of skin biopsy rate outliers. Read More

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January 2019
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Melanoma Within Basal Cell Carcinoma Nests Discovered During Mohs Micrographic Surgery.

Dermatol Surg 2019 Jan 11. Epub 2019 Jan 11.

Bennett Surgery Center, Santa Monica, California Department of Pathology, Providence Saint John's Hospital, Santa Monica, California Bennett Surgery Center, Santa Monica, California Department of Medicine (Dermatology), David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California Department of Dermatology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California.

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January 2019
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Black Mold Growth in Cryostats Used for Mohs Micrographic Surgery.

Dermatol Surg 2019 Jan 11. Epub 2019 Jan 11.

Department of Dermatology, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina Laser and Skin Surgery Center of Indiana, Carmel, Indiana.

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January 2019
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Facial Nerve Injury and Repair: A Practical Review for Cutaneous Surgery.

Dermatol Surg 2019 Jan 11. Epub 2019 Jan 11.

Surgical Dermatology Group, Vestavia Hills, Alabama.

Background: The facial nerve and its branches are at risk of injury during dermatologic surgery. Few publications in the dermatologic literature discuss facial nerve injury and management.

Objective: To review facial nerve injury and management, including static and dynamic repair techniques, and to review outcomes in facial nerve reconstruction. Read More

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January 2019
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Stratification of Poor Outcomes for Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Immunosuppressed Patients Using the American Joint Committee on Cancer Eighth Edition and Brigham and Women's Hospital Staging Systems.

Dermatol Surg 2019 Jan 11. Epub 2019 Jan 11.

*All authors are affiliated with the The Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology, New York University Langone Medical Center, New York, New York.

Background: Staging systems for cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (CSCC) include Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) and American Joint Committee on Cancer staging system, eighth edition (AJCC-8).

Objective: To evaluate and compare AJCC-8 and BWH staging systems for CSCC in immunosuppressed patients.

Materials And Methods: A retrospective cohort study of immunosuppressed patients diagnosed with primary CSCC from 2012 to 2016. Read More

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January 2019
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Laser Therapy for Actinic Purpura.

Dermatol Surg 2019 Jan 11. Epub 2019 Jan 11.

San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium, Department of Dermatology San Antonio, Texas San Antonio Military Health System, Department of Dermatology San Antonio, Texas UC San Diego Health, Department of Dermatology San Diego, California Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Dermatology Boston, Massachusetts.

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January 2019
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A Randomized, Vehicle-Controlled Phase 3 Study of Aminolevulinic Acid Photodynamic Therapy for the Treatment of Actinic Keratoses on the Upper Extremities.

Dermatol Surg 2019 Jan 11. Epub 2019 Jan 11.

Department of Dermatology, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Virginia Clinical Research, Inc., Norfolk, Virginia.

Background: Blue-light aminolevulinic acid photodynamic therapy (ALA-PDT) after broad-area application and 3-hour incubation is efficacious for actinic keratosis (AK) lesion clearance on upper extremities, with use of occlusive dressing significantly increasing efficacy.

Objective: To prove the safety and efficacy of ALA-PDT versus vehicle (VEH-PDT) in the spot treatment of multiple AKs on upper extremities.

Methods: Aminolevulinic acid or VEH was spot applied only to lesions on one upper extremity 3 hours before blue-light exposure. Read More

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January 2019
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Factors Associated With Patient-Initiated Communication After Mohs Micrographic Surgery.

Dermatol Surg 2019 Feb;45(2):234-243

Department of Dermatology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa.

Background: Despite extensive counseling, patients commonly call with postoperative concerns after Mohs micrographic surgery (MMS).

Objective: We sought to determine the incidence, reasons, and patient and surgical characteristics that lead to patient-initiated communication after MMS.

Materials And Methods: A retrospective chart review of 1,531 patients who underwent MMS during the observational period was conducted. Read More

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February 2019
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Subcutaneous Injection of Tranexamic Acid to Reduce Bleeding During Dermatologic Surgery: A Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Randomized Clinical Trial.

Dermatol Surg 2019 Jan 11. Epub 2019 Jan 11.

Burns Unit, The Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Affiliated to Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel.

Background: Topical application, oral, and IV injection of tranexamic acid (TXA) have been used to reduce surgical bleeding.

Objective: To evaluate the safety and efficacy of TXA injected subcutaneously to reduce bleeding during dermatologic surgery.

Methods: In this double-blinded, placebo-controlled, randomized prospective study, 131 patients were randomized to subcutaneous injection of lidocaine 2% diluted 1:1 with either saline (placebo) or TXA 100 mg/1 mL before surgery. Read More

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January 2019
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A Defect Involving the Medial Cheek and Full-Thickness Nose.

Authors:
Rajiv I Nijhawan

Dermatol Surg 2019 Jan 11. Epub 2019 Jan 11.

Department of Dermatology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas.

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January 2019
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