A 7-year-old girl is brought into the office for evaluation of eczema. On review of symptoms, her mother mentions concern about a bald spot above the daughter's right ear, noticeable when she braids her hair.
Immunosuppressed patient with recurrent squamous cell carcinoma succumbs to death. Was the dermatologist who did his skin evaluations negligent?
Given the numerous types of honey and geographic variances of bee products and what is known already about honey’s use in skin therapy, it follows that there is likely untapped potential for dermatologic application, and more...
Surveying patients and referral sources can provide surprising feedback and ideas as well as alert practice leaders to needed change. With these best practice tips you can survey like a pro and get results that guide practice...
Factors such as moisture and compression are necessary for wounds to heal and obstacles such as pressure and friction need to be removed.
Studies are available that show promising application of tea tree oil for various dermatologic infections such as bacterial and fungal conditions and molluscum as well as inflammatory conditions such as acne
Five severe conditions show positive response. More to come…
New and evolving therapies targeting inflammation could therefore be tried to help quell the symptoms of these diseases and conditions. learn more.
The Hispanic population isn’t just skin of color; it’s skin of different colors. Dermatologists treating Hispanic patients need to understand the diversity and disparities that exist in this fast-growing U.S. population.
If you spend some time at the lip balm wall, you will notice that some lip balms are cosmetics and some are OTC drugs. Find out why.