Dermatology

 
FDA Approves Drug for Basal Cell Carcinoma
July 30, 2015

Sonidegib becomes second hedgehog inhibitor for locally advanced disease.

Sunscreen Alert: 6 Ways to Avoid Getting Burned
July 27, 2015

These slides summarize the latest sun safety dos and don’ts, providing the most sound and sensible patient education recommendations under the sun.

An Asymptomatic Rash on the Low Back of an Older Woman
July 22, 2015

The patient says the incidental finding appeared in adulthood and has been stable for years. Can you identify this reticulated erythema?

Intensely Pruritic Rash After Sun Exposure in a Tween Girl
July 17, 2015

What are the characteristics of this blistering rash caused by exposure to UV light?

Enoxaparin Dermatosis
June 04, 2015

This is a very distinct, rare, and remarkable hemorrhagic rash, first recognized in 2006, with 7 known cases reported in the literature.

Morbidly Obese Man With Abdominal Wall Cellulitis
May 14, 2015

What’s the underlying cause of current cellulitis in this morbidly obese man?

The IBD-Cancer Link: 3 Key Questions
May 04, 2015

There is a lot of new information about the link between various malignancies and inflammatory bowel disease. Here: answers to 3 key questions.

Eczema Herpeticum in a 4-Year-Old Girl
April 27, 2015

This diagnosis is a relative dermatologic emergency; presumptive treatment with antivirals should at least be considered if any suspicion exists.

Comedonal Inflammatory Acne
April 07, 2015

New guidelines recommend benzoyl peroxide for most patients with comedonal acne and all patients with inflammatory acne-especially those who receive a topical or oral antibiotic as therapy, in whom it can prevent antibiotic resistance.

Basal Cell Carcinoma
April 06, 2015

Would Mohs surgery be indicated for this 68-year-old man?