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Derm Q&A

Melissa Weiss, Associate Editor
In an interview with The Dermatologist, an emergency medicine specialist provides tips on preventing the spread of COVID-19 and what dermatologists, and other providers, can do to help alleviate the stress on emergency departments.
Melissa Weiss, Associate Editor
Peter Lio, MD, spoke with The Dermatologist about concerns related to patients with atopic dermatitis, the transition to telemedicine in his practice, and what providers need to know as the COVID-19 pandemic evolves.
Melissa Weiss, Associate Editor
As of March 27, 2020, the United States has become the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic. Misha Rosenbach, MD, answered several questions regarding the current pandemic.
Melissa Weiss, Associate Editor
Erik Stratman, MD, presented on cutaneous manifestations of rheumatologic diseases at the ODAC Dermatology, Aesthetics, and Surgery Conference. He shared pearls with The Dermatologist on diagnosing and treating these conditions.
Melissa Weiss, Associate Editor
A recent survey suggested about 20% of patients were unsure of the meaning of one or more common dermatology terms. In an interview with The Dermatologist, lead study author Brett C. Neill, MD, at the University of Kansas Medical Center, discussed these findings and how dermatologists can better educate their patients.
Melissa Weiss, Associate Editor
Edward Ross, MD, presented the literature and latest results on the use of a non-thermal, ultra-short, high-voltage electric pulse device for treating cellular lesions, such as warts, seborrheic keratoses, and more.
Melissa Weiss, Associate Editor
Erosive lichen planus of the vulva that is recalcitrant to first-line topical therapy is extremely difficult to treat. In a recent research letter, Dr Cline et al investigated the use of methotrexate for this debilitating disease. She and Dr Pichardo, principal investigator, discussed these findings with The Dermatologist.
Although Mohs micrographic surgery is considered standard treatment for several skin cancers, it is not necessarily the best appropriate for every situation. In an interview with The Dermatologist, Dr Sailesh Konda and Dr Vishal Patel discussed considerations for when and when not to perform Mohs surgery.
Melissa Weiss, Associate Editor
More men are undergoing minimally invasive cosmetic procedures than in previous years. Terrence Keaney, MD, discusses trends among this patient population, and shares clinical pearls for performing cosmetic procedures in men.
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.
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