Dermatology

What Word Best Describes 2017?
What Word Best Describes 2017?Weren’t we all preparing for the holidays in 2016 about a week ago? Time flies when you’re helping patients. To that end, we asked dermatologists to reflect on 2017, and summarize it using just one word (or two) with a brief explanation.
Calming Your Mind Over the Holidays
Calming Your Mind Over the HolidaysThe holidays can be stressful, but rest assured, you can get through them with peace and joy instead of tension and oy vey. It just takes some mindfulness.
10 patient questions you might be asked todayWith the internet being available at everyone's fingertips and seemingly endless advertising for a variety of skincare and cosmetic products, the average patient may come to an appointment with misinformation and questions.
Vascular malformations need clear diagnostic criteriaISSVA clinical classifications aren't enough to accurately identify vascular malformation subtypes, according to a recent review.
Hemangiomas: Heart rate response versus clinical responseA retrospective study shows that early propranolol-induced heart rate reductions fail to predict clinical response of infantile hemangiomas.
Atopic dermatitis and psoriasis as a spectrum conditionThinking of psoriasis and atopic dermatitis as a spectrum, rather than separate diseases might lead to better understanding, and potentially better treatments.
Ocular comorbidities associated with atopic dermatitisOcular comorbidity risk is already high in patients with atopic dermatitis and may increase even further as biologic agents are introduced, a study shows.
Psoriasis patient point of view
Psoriasis patient point of viewSurvey highlights the challenges of controlling psoriasis flares.
Study characterizes safety of pediatric psoriasis treatmentsA retrospective review of pediatric patients treated for psoriasis with systemic agents provides much needed insight about the safety and tolerability of these medications.
First childhood eczema, then adult-onset atopic dermatitisAdult AD may be influenced by childhood eczema, though most adults have no memory of childhood eczema.