A 75-year-old man went to the doctor complaining of many blanching patches that had developed over the last several days as the weather turned cold again. The lesions formed a symmetric reticular pattern across his legs and feet. He...
A 52-year-old woman who spent much of her spare time gardening went to the doctor after noticing a mottled blanching patch on the sides and front of her neck and superior chest. She had noticed the rash months earlier, but it had...
Jeffrey M Suchniak, M.D., decided to make a home and career in rural North Carolina. Here, he shares his decision, the pros and cons he has confronted, and he offers advice to colleagues who may consider a similar move.
The legality of pricing disparity between insured and uninsured patients is decided on a state-by-state basis. Be aware that differential billing policies can violate state consumer protection statutes.
A disruptive physician isn’t necessarily aggressive in an obviously obnoxious way. The disruption may come from behaving in a way that interferes with others’ work, not communicating across specialties or teams, or failing to give or...
Good for more than a morning meal, oatmeal soothes angry skin, relieves itching, and even has an antimicrobial effect.
As opposed to trying to balance personal and professional commitments, dermatologists should align values and strengths and build their lives around these. One expert explains how one’s passion can translate to work.
Researchers are making important strides in better understanding the genetics of cutaneous T cell lymphoma (CTCL). This new knowledge could have major implications for improved diagnosis and, potentially, new targeted CTCL therapies.
A 62-year-old man with a history of hypothyroidism presented with a rash of fine scaly papules that had coalesced into a confluent orange-red plaque covering a large area of his trunk. He told the doctor it had started on his scalp...
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CLINICAL
Diet, skin disease data growing

A growing number of studies suggest diet influences general skin health and specific skin diseases, from acne and eczema ...

Energy-based treatment advantages ...
Isotretinoin: Time to reconsider ...
Green tea shows promise in skin ...

AESTHETIC
Revance injectable outperforms Botox

According to early research, not-yet-approved RT002 (DaxibotulinumtoxinA for Injection, Revance Therapeutics) lasts ...

Dermatologists pioneer top ...
Lasers vs surgery: Can you get ...
Rolling up patient reviews

Oncology
Dermatologists take a hike in the name of skin cancer
Dermatologists take a hike in the ...

Dermatologists attending the annual meeting for the Florida Society of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery, in Naples, ...

New compounds may block melanoma ...
Immune checkpoint inhibitors advance ...
Disruptive technologies expand NMSC ...

Advances
New treatment for kidney cancer gets OK

FDA has approved lenvatinib (Lenvima, Eisai Inc.) in combination with everolimus for the treatment of advanced renal cell ...

Opdivo snags two new cancer approvals
Smart skin that acts like the real thing
New cosmeceutical contains ...

Dermatology Quizzes
Blanching patches forming a symmetric reticular pattern
Blanching patches forming a ...

A 75-year-old man went to the doctor complaining of many blanching patches that had developed over the last several days ...

Mottled blanching patch
Fine scaly papules

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Melanie Palm, MD, MBA

Melanie D. Palm, M.D., is director of Art of Skin MD in Solana Beach, Calif.

Zoe Diana Draelos, MDCOSMETIC CONUNDRUMS

Zoe Diana Draelos, M.D., investigator, Dermatology Consulting Services, High Point, N.C., is a Dermatology Times adviser.

David J. Goldberg, MD, JD

Dr. Goldberg is Director of Skin Laser & Surgery Specialists of New York and New Jersey, Director of Mohs Surgery and laser research, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, and Adjunct Professor of Law, Fordham Law School.

TAKEAWAY
How to recognize sinus tracts, keratinous cysts

In part three of the discussion on isotretinoin, our experts discuss distinguishing sinus tracts or keratinous cysts from ...

Isotretinoin dosing decisions
Isotretinoin's discovery and development series
Isotretinoin’s discovery and development

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