EB’s great hopePediatricians respond to the first successful gene therapy treatment for epidermolysis bullosa.
Vascular compromiseAvoiding and treating vascular compromise with hyaluronic acid (HA) injections requires understanding the subtleties of underlying facial anatomy and keeping a well-stocked arsenal of treatments for impending necrosis.
Pediatric psoriasis guidelinesPeDRA and NSP authors new consensus statement for pediatric psoriasis. Interdisciplinary care (dermatologist and pediatricians) is critical. Regular screening for common comorbidities is recommended.
How to avoid litigation associated with fillersLitigation is largely due to a practitioner’s lack of training and the lack of informed consent for the patient.
AD therapy linked to ADHDAll children, but healthy controls, had a higher likelihood of behavioral issues. ADHD symptoms of attention, hyperactivity and impulse control, were higher in AD children. Quality of life lower in affected children.
How to train for phone managementSpecific training criteria and phone management policy and procedures to help your dermatology practice blow the competition away.
Widespread morphea treatment disparities signal need for guidelinesA survey of pediatric dermatologists and rheumatologists reveals wide variation in how patients with pediatric morphea are treated.
2018 annual meeting of the American Academy of DermatologyThe American Academy of Dermatology annual meeting — Feb. 16-20 in San Diego — will highlight the status of new systemic treatments for chronic skin conditions, such as moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis and psoriasis; in addition to new treatments for inflammatory skin conditions. Bookmark this site to follow the developments.
What's your diagnosis? (February 2017)
What's your diagnosis? (February 2017)During a 10-year-old girl’s annual physical, her mother asked about her daughter’s thinning hair along her frontal and temporal scalp. Over the past few months, she thought it had been looking patchier – almost like she had started balding – but she thought her daughter was too young for that condition. The child didn’t have any lesions or scarring visible on her scalp. She was so proud of her beautiful hair and all the different kinds of braided hairstyles she could wear that her mother didn’t want her start feeling badly about how it looked. (Photo courtesy of ©VisualDx 2017)
Dermatologists fail to screen patients for depressionDermatologists should take ownership of screening patients for mental health concerns associated with their skin condition.


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