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Derm Q&A

Melissa Weiss, Associate Editor
Amy McMichael, MD, presented on photoprotection at the Skin of Color Update. She discussed hot topics and misunderstandings regarding sunscreen use among patients with skin of color in an interview with The Dermatologist.
Melissa Weiss, Associate Editor
Amy McMichael, MD, discussed some common types of alopecias, including ones known to predominately affect patients with skin of color, and shared important pitfalls to keep in mind when treating patients with hair loss.
Melissa Weiss, Associate Editor
A recent systematic review analyzed the role of multidisciplinary clinics for the treatment of patients with psychocutaneous diseases, including delusional infestation. Corresponding author Mohammad Jafferany, MD, discussed these findings further in an interview with The Dermatologist.
Melissa Weiss, Associate Editor
Tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) is a rare, multiorgan, genetic disease with many cutaneous findings. In an interview with The Dermatologist, Elizabeth Thiele, MD, PhD, director of the TSC Center at Harvard Medical School, discusses common cutaneous symptoms of this disease.
Melissa Weiss, Associate Editor
A recent study found clinical trials that assessed the safety and efficacy of atopic dermatitis treatment rarely included older adults, with some even excluding patients younger than 60 years. Corresponding author Aaron Drucker, MD, discussed these findings and the importance of including older adults in trials for clinical practice.
James Del Rosso, DO, presented on topical acne therapies at George Washington University’s Advances in Acne conference. He shared tips for assessing acne and counseling patients to ensure adherence to their treatments.
Melissa Weiss, Associate Editor
Jesse Veenstra, MD, PhD, discussed the findings from the recent Henry Ford Health System study on the risk of COVID-19 infection and severe outcomes among patients with immune-mediated inflammatory diseases treated with immunosuppressive therapies.
Melissa Weiss, Associate Editor
A recent study highlighted several common patient-reported symptoms of hidradenitis suppurativa flares, including pain and drainage. In an interview with The Dermatologist, study authors Jennifer M. Fernandez, RD, and Vivian Shi, MD, discussed these findings and their implications for clinical practice.
Melissa Weiss, Associate Editor
A new large-scale study is underway to assess the impact of systemic therapies on COVID-19 among patients with atopic dermatitis and psoriasis. Dr Emma Guttman discusses the goals of the study and how it could help shape COVID-19 treatment among patients with inflammatory skin diseases.
Melissa Weiss, Associate Editor
Findings from a recent study showed tape strips may be a minimally invasive alternative to skin biopsies. Emma Guttman, MD, PhD, discussed these findings and their implications for clinical trials and practice.
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