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What lies behind the vitamin D revolution?

Once known primarily for maintaining bone strength, vitamin D is now thought to contribute to prevention of colon, prostate, and breast cancers.
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Derm Dx: Bluish-black discoloration of the face

A 53-year-old woman without significant medical history presented with darkening of the skin on her face. She has a history of melasma and has been used a variety of skin lightening products from Mexico and Central America. Examination reveals bluish-black macules on the zygomatic regions of her face. A skin biopsy demonstrates a glassy yellow-brown…
Oncology Information Center

Updated Screening Guidelines for 5 Cancer Types

An update on the available cancer screening guidelines, benefits/limitations, and risks for cervical, breast, prostate, colon, and lung cancers.
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Hyperpigmented cheek patches

Case #1 A black woman, aged 35 years, presented with darkening skin on her cheeks bilaterally. She noticed the darkening after becoming pregnant with her first child. The lesions were asymptomatic and had slowly been expanding over the past eight months. No prior rash in the area of involvement was reported. The woman had not…
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Derm Dx: Large Hyperpigmented Patch With Hypertrichosis

Becker nevus, also known as Becker melanosis, is a benign congenital epidermal nevus that has a notable distribution and onset of presentation. The characteristic hyperpigmentation and hypertrichosis of Becker nevus are usually distributed over 1 shoulder and/or upper trunk with presentation occurring after puberty.1,2 Although congenital melanocytic nevus and Becker nevus are characterized by hypertrichosis…
CME/CE Features

Oral involvement of ­systemic diseases

Oral manifestations are often an early signal of systemic disease, so ­recognizing them can point the way to a prompt diagnosis.
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Two cases of gray hair

Two cases of gray hair—one localized and one widespread. Put together the clues and try to make the diagnosis.
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Choosing the best treatments for acne

The disfiguring lesions of acne vulgaris can have a severe psychological impact. Fortunately, clinicians now have a broad range of therapeutic options.
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