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AAPA Responds to JAMA Dermatology Study

AAPA Responds to JAMA Dermatology Study

AAPA and SDPA respond to a recent article published in JAMA Dermatology.

No Clinical Benefit Seen for Bath Emollients in Childhood Eczema

POEM scores didn't meet minimal clinically important difference after adjustment for confounders

Chronic Aspirin Exposure Linked to Melanoma Risk in Males

Significantly increased risk of malignant melanoma in males, but not females, on once-daily aspirin

Opinion

Dermographism: Writing on the skin

The cause of dermographic urticaria is unknown, but appears to be related to a mast cell abnormality and is probably autoimmune in nature.

Blue skin in an elderly woman

The patient's use of minocycline was associated with patchy hyperpigmentation as a result of iron deposition in the dermal cells.

An enlarging mass on the calf

Doppler imaging resulted in a solid mass with suggestion of increased vascularity.

Features

Case Study: Mottling and Infection in an Adult

Case Study: Mottling and Infection in an Adult

A 44-year-old woman presents to her local emergency department after 5 days of persistent fever, productive cough, and worsening dyspnea on exertion.

Case Study: A gradually progressive rash after a URI

Case Study: A gradually progressive rash after a URI

A 33-year-old man presents to the emergency department for 6 small spots on his chest, arms, and legs that gradually grew in diameter after using a topical cream and cephalexin.

Derm Dx

Derm Dx: A lesion on the cheek from shaving

Derm Dx: A lesion on the cheek from shaving

An 84-year-old man requests removal of a lesion on his cheek due to chronic irritation from shaving. The growth has ...

Derm Dx: Pain at the base of a fingernail

Derm Dx: Pain at the base of a fingernail

The patient is a 52-year-old woman who complains of pain at the base of a fingernail. The condition was first ...

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