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Infectious Dermatology Content

Derm Q&A
Melissa Weiss, Associate Editor
Findings from a recent study showed patients with chronic inflammatory skin diseases had an increased risk for herpes zoster. Jonathan I. Silverberg, MD, PhD, MPH, discussed these findings with The Dermatologist.
News
The CDC recently released recommendations for best practices for screening, treating, and preventing STDs. Here are a few recommendations dermatologists can use in their practice to quickly assess a patient’s risk for STDs.
News
Findings from a recent study showed African American patients with HIV have a higher risk for pruritic disorders compared with white HIV patients and controls.
News
HPV vaccine is recommended for preventing anogenital HPV infections. Now, findings from a recent study suggest the vaccine can provide herd immunity among unvaccinated men against vaccine-type oral HPV infections.
Derm Q&A, Online Exclusive
Melissa Weiss, Associate Editor
In a systematic review, Richard Brindle, MD, and colleagues investigated whether certain antibiotics, routes of administration, and/or treatment duration affected treatment outcomes among patients with cellulitis. He discussed these findings in an interview with The Dermatologist.
News
A recent study examined the broad clinical implications of varying iron status among over 400,000 participants enrolled in the UK Biobank.
Infographics
Since June 20, 2019, the CDC has reported 1077 individual cases in 28 states. Do you know when to suspect whether a patient could have measles? Check out our snapshot graphic for a brief overview.
Features
Melissa Weiss, Associate Editor
While the horrors of smallpox remain in the past, measles continues to affect millions globally, and the United States is no exception. Stephen Tyring, MD, PhD, discusses the current US measles outbreak and what dermatologists should know if they suspect a patient may have this highly infectious disease.
Features
Jill Waldbieser, Managing Editor
Dermatologists play a key role in diagnosing and treating infectious diseases.
Case Reports, Features
This article describes the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of bed bugs, as well as infection-control implications.
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