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Dermatology

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Middle-Age Man Presents With Necrotizing Mass on Nose

Rare condition can be deadly without early diagnosis and treatment

Jun 10, 2024
Make the Diagnosis: His Daughter Gifted Him With This. What is It?

A 35-year-old man presented to the doctor with complaints of fever, sore throat, cough, diarrhea, and a rash that developed over the prior 2 days. Can you diagnose the patient?

Jun 10, 2024
More Salty Diets Linked to Higher Risk of Atopic Dermatitis

Further study needed to explore link between skin sodium and autoimmune inflammatory conditions

Jun 05, 2024
Neoadjuvant Strategy Establishes Standard of Care for Resectable Stage III Melanoma

A third as many clinical events versus adjuvant therapy, 6 weeks of treatment for many patients

Jun 04, 2024
More Salty Diets Linked to Higher Risk of Atopic Dermatitis

Further study needed to explore link between skin sodium and autoimmune inflammatory conditions

Neoadjuvant Strategy Establishes Standard of Care for Resectable Stage III Melanoma

A third as many clinical events versus adjuvant therapy, 6 weeks of treatment for many patients

Dermatology Case Studies

Restricted Leg Movement in a Tween Boy Reveals an Insidious Skin Disorder

Long-ignored patches of progressively hardening skin finally receive a rare diagnosis

A photo of a boy wincing as he tries to bend his leg.
Teen With Severe, Recalcitrant Dermatomyositis Seeks New Option

Treatment-resistant juvenile dermatomyositis resolved by targeting elevated interferon-beta

A close up photo of a teen girl with a face rash.
Patient Develops Inflamed Rash After Double Mastectomy

Incision sites were itchy, painful, red, and oozing and were not showing signs of healing

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Intralesional Therapy for Melanoma Effective, May Have Systemic Activity

Preoperative antibody fusion daromun significantly reduced relapse versus upfront surgery

Jun 02, 2024
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The Unexpected Skin Risk of Summer Margaritas by the Pool

Sun exposure plus lime juice can result in this painful rash

May 30, 2024
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Make the Diagnosis: No Symptoms, No Discomfort, No Worries?

A 68-year-old man visited his doctor about a lesion that developed on his mouth over the prior 2 months. Can you diagnose the patient?

May 22, 2024
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Make the Diagnosis: Should She Be Worried About This Growth on Her Finger?

A 65-year-old woman visited her doctor about a growth that developed on her finger 2 months prior. Can you diagnose the patient?

May 08, 2024
Image of a woman's fingers with a bump on one of them.
Antibiotics in Infancy Tied to Higher Risk for Atopic Dermatitis

An increased number of antibiotic courses corresponded to a dose-response-like increased risk

Apr 29, 2024
Close-up shot of pediatrician giving baby intramuscular injection in arm.
Make the Diagnosis: Why Does This Young Woman Have Discoloration on Her Back?

A 24-year-old woman visited her doctor about discoloration that developed on her back over the past 3 months. Can you diagnose the patient?

Apr 22, 2024
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Oral and Topical Minoxidil Go Head-to-Head for Hair Loss in Men

Oral formulation well-tolerated and had similar efficacy for male androgenetic alopecia

Apr 17, 2024
 A photo of the back of a man’s balding head.
Counterfeit 'Botox' Spreading Across the U.S., CDC Warns

Nine people hospitalized across nine states after receiving the injections

Apr 16, 2024
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Botulism After 'Botox'? NEJM Ignored Nazi Atrocities; Jungle Jack's Alzheimer's

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Apr 08, 2024
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Diagnostic Adjuncts Could Reduce Overdiagnosis of Cellulitis

Thermal imaging and ALT-70 prediction score the "latest step in a quest for improved diagnosis"

Mar 27, 2024
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Make the Diagnosis: Little Dude! What Are You Scratching?

A 22-month-old boy was brought to the doctor by his father for a widespread rash that developed over the prior few weeks. Can you diagnose the patient?

Mar 21, 2024
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Can an Autoimmunity Lead to Immune Deficiency?

Studies may explain some cases of rare opportunistic infections

Mar 20, 2024
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Psoriatic Arthritis: Updated Guideline Clarifies Treatment Sequence

EULAR provides easy-to-understand algorithm

Mar 19, 2024
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Topical Nonsteroid Gets High Marks for Youngsters With Atopic Dermatitis

Rapid improvement, few adverse events with once-daily roflumilast for 2- to 5-year-olds

Mar 15, 2024
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