Practice Management

Scaly papules in sun-exposed areas

Two patients present with scaly papules. One presented to the dermatology clinic with an eight-month history of an asymptomatic progressive rash on his arms and legs, and the other patient had a history of multiple nonmelanoma skin cancers with asymptomatic scaly lesions on his hands, arms and head.

FDA warns against chelation products

Patients who assume they can safely use OTC chelation products should be advised of a new FDA warning. The agency has told eight companies to stop selling chelation products that claim to treat Alzheimer’s disease, autism, and many other disorders. The agency is also advising consumers to avoid OTC chelation products that are marketed as…

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