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.
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.
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.
It is no secret that rosacea can cause significant stress on patients and affect quality of life. The Dermatologist spoke with Linda Stein Gold, MD, about the current best practices for treating rosacea, as well as new therapies under investigation that may help patients achieve clear skin.
Patients with eczema often wonder if their diet can affect their disease severity. In an interview with The Dermatologist, Aaron Drucker, MD, discussed his study on the role of gluten as a risk factor for inflammatory disease severity.
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.
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.
Results of a recent randomized clinical trial have shown systemic absorption of several sunscreen active ingredients. Despite the findings, sunscreen still plays an important role in skin care. Dermatologists should continue to counsel patients on the importance of sunscreen use.
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.
The American Society for Radiation Oncology created guidelines for the use of radiation therapy for the treatment of basal cell and cutaneous squamous cell carcinomas in patients who are contraindicated or do not want surgery. Corresponding author Dr Anna Likhacheva discussed these guidelines with The Dermatologist.