Relapse reported to be a significant determinant of productivity loss and absenteeism.
Management is generally in a stepwise manner, including moisturizers and avoiding triggers.
Worse survival in states with more physicians; higher death rates in states with lower incidence.
Early treatment of both visible AK lesions and nonvisible sun-damaged skin can eliminate the potential for malignant transformation and decrease the burden of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma.
A study was conducted to assess the safety, tolerability, and efficacy of methyl estradiolpropanoate, a topical soft estrogen cosmeceutical for the treatment of estrogen-deficient skin.
Investigators examined whether excessive food allergy testing in patients with atopic dermatitis might lead to food intolerance when certain foods are removed from the diet.
In Case 1, a 24-year-old man presents to his primary care physician with complaints of new-onset sore throat and fatigue. In Case 2, a 50-year-old man presents to an urgent care clinic complaining of a fast-developing pruritic rash after being stung by a wasp.
Prediction independent of traditional risk factors such as MetS, glucose, HbA1c in general population.
DLQI-R allows more patients to achieve threshold for becoming candidates for biologic treatment.
In Case 1, 55-year-old man presents to the clinic with multiple tense bullae diffusely involving his trunk and extremities that overlie urticarial plaques. In Case 2, 40-year-old African American man presented to the clinic with a few small flaccid blisters as well as multiple crusted erosions and some areas of post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation on his back and in the creases of his elbows.
Investigators sought to determine whether nurse practitioners and physician assistants are expanding their scope of practice outside of primary care to perform dermatologic procedures.
The prevalence of atopic dermatitis is 7.3% among US adults, and patients with atopic dermatitis and more severe disease have worse quality of life.
New guidelines have been released for the treatment of primary cutaneous melanoma, according to a report from the American Academy of Dermatology.
Itch is “learned” in the nervous system, said Dr Berger, with involvement by both central and peripheral neural processes.
Newly approved treatment options for axillary hyperhidrosis give more opportunities for clinicians to provide personalized treatment for patients.
Significant inverse association for caffeinated coffee consumption; no link for decaffeinated coffee.
A patient presents with asymptomatic hyperpigmented plaques on the neck and upper trunk that have persisted for several weeks despite rigorous scrubbing with soap and water.
Most studies evaluated fish oil, acupuncture, indigo naturalis, curcumin, meditation.
In Case 1, a 24-year-old woman presents to the clinic with a 4-month history of an erythematous annular lesion on the dorsal arm. In Case 2, a 47-year-old non-Hispanic white woman presents to the clinic with a history of a chest lesion for several years. Can you diagnose these conditions?
PN linked to chronic kidney disease, hepatitis C, congestive heart failure, HIV, psychiatric comorbidities.