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Current Issue: May 2018

MauiDerm for Dermatologists: Selected Abstracts from the 2018 Meeting

MauiDerm for Dermatologists: Selected Abstracts from the 2018 Meeting

Click to view the e-Edition of this supplement A Message from the Guest Editor and MauiDerm Program Director Dear Colleagues: The 2018 edition of the MauiDerm for Dermatologists meeting had a wide variety of clinical and scientific data presented not only at the podium, but in its poster sessions as well. A wide range of […]

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May 2018 Editorial Message

May 2018 Editorial Message

Dear Colleagues: Welcome to the May 2018 issue of The Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology (JCAD). We begin this issue with the article, “Therapeutic Outcome of Intralesional Immunotherapy in Cutaneous Warts Using the Mumps, Measles, and Rubella (MMR) Vaccine,” by Awal and Kaur. This randomized, placebo-controlled trial evaluated the efficacy and safety of intralesional […]

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Therapeutic Outcome of Intralesional Immunotherapy in Cutaneous Warts Using the Mumps, Measles, and Rubella Vaccine:  A Randomized, Placebo-controlled Trial

Therapeutic Outcome of Intralesional Immunotherapy in Cutaneous Warts Using the Mumps, Measles, and Rubella Vaccine: A Randomized, Placebo-controlled Trial

by Guneet Awal, MBBS, MD, and Simplepreet Kaur, MBBS, MD Drs. Awal and Kaur are with the Department of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprosy and Sri Guru Ram Das Institute of Medical Sciences and Research in Amritsar, India.  J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2018;11(5):15–20 Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The authors have no […]

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New Landmarks for the Surgical Creation of Dimples Based on Facial Form

New Landmarks for the Surgical Creation of Dimples Based on Facial Form

by Hayaat F. Almaary, BDS; Ramakrishnan Karthik, MDS; and Cynthia Scott, MDS Drs. Almaary, Karthik, and Scott are affiliated with the SRM Kattankulathur Dental College and Hospital in Chennai, India. J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2018;11(5):22–26 Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The authors have no conflicts of interest relevant to the content […]

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An Open-label, Observational Study Evaluating Desoximetasone Topical Spray 0.25% in Patients with Scalp Psoriasis

An Open-label, Observational Study Evaluating Desoximetasone Topical Spray 0.25% in Patients with Scalp Psoriasis

by Jerry Bagel, MD, MS, and Elise Nelson, LPN, CCRC Both authors are with the Psoriasis Treatment Center of Central New Jersey in East Windsor, New Jersey. J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2018;11(5):27–29 Funding: This study was sponsored by Taro Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. Disclosures: The authors have no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of […]

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The Efficacy of a Ceramide-based Cream in Mild-to-moderate Atopic Dermatitis

The Efficacy of a Ceramide-based Cream in Mild-to-moderate Atopic Dermatitis

by Zoe Diana Draelos, MD, and Isabelle Raymond, PhD Dr. Draelos is with Dermatology Consulting Services in High Point, North Carolina. Dr. Raymond is with Exeltis USA in Florham Park, New Jersey. J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2018;11(5):30–32 Funding: This study was supported by a grant from Exeltis USA. Disclosures: Dr. Draelos has no conflicts of […]

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Past Articles

April 2018 Editorial Message

April 2018 Editorial Message

Dear Colleagues: Welcome to the April 2018 issue of The Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology (JCAD).  We begin the issue with a study by Sidgiddi et al titled, “Efficacy, Safety, and Potency of Betamethasone Dipropionate Spray 0.05%: A Treatment for Adults with Mild-to-moderate Plaque Psoriasis.” In this randomized, vehicle-controlled, double-blind study, the authors assessed […]

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Efficacy, Safety, and Potency of Betamethasone Dipropionate Spray 0.05%: A Treatment for Adults with Mild-to-moderate Plaque Psoriasis

Efficacy, Safety, and Potency of Betamethasone Dipropionate Spray 0.05%: A Treatment for Adults with Mild-to-moderate Plaque Psoriasis

by Srinivas Sidgiddi, MD, Refika I. Pakunlu, PhD, and Kent Allenby, MD Drs. Sidgiddi, Pakunlu, and Allenby are with Promius Pharma, a subsidiary of Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, in Princeton, New Jersey. Funding: This study was funded and sponsored by the Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories group of companies in Princeton, New Jersy, USA Disclosures: Drs. Sidgiddi, Pakunlu, […]

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Association of Cutaneous Amyloidosis with Neurodegenerative Amyloidosis: Correlation or Coincidence?

Association of Cutaneous Amyloidosis with Neurodegenerative Amyloidosis: Correlation or Coincidence?

by Guneet Awal, MD, MBBS, and Simplepreet Kaur, MD, MBBS Drs. Awal and Kaur are with the Department of Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy, Sri Guru Ram Das Institute of Medical Sciences and Research in Amritsar, India. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The authors have no conflicts of interest relevant to the […]

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Dual Effect of Photobiomodulation on Melasma: Downregulation of Hyperpigmentation and Enhanced Solar Resistance—A Pilot Study

Dual Effect of Photobiomodulation on Melasma: Downregulation of Hyperpigmentation and Enhanced Solar Resistance—A Pilot Study

by Daniel Barolet, MD, FRCPC Dr. Barolet is with the Department of Medicine, Dermatology Division, McGill University in Montreal, Québec, Canada, and with the RoseLab Skin Optics Laboratory in Laval, Canada. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The author has no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Abstract: […]

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Evaluation and Proportion in Nasal Filling with Hyaluronic Acid

Evaluation and Proportion in Nasal Filling with Hyaluronic Acid

by Bruna Souza Felix Bravo, MD; Leonardo Gonçalves Bravo, MD; Camila Mariano da Rocha, MD; Stephanie Bianco de souza, MD; Fernando Luis Lopes, MD; and Julien Totti, MD Dr. B. Bravo is with the Institute of Dermatology of Professor Rubem David Azulay in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Dr. L. Bravo is Full member of the […]

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Dermoscopy in the Diagnosis of Inflammatory Dermatoses: Systematic Review Findings Reported for Psoriasis, Lupus, and Lichen Planus

Dermoscopy in the Diagnosis of Inflammatory Dermatoses: Systematic Review Findings Reported for Psoriasis, Lupus, and Lichen Planus

by Lauren C. Cook, MD; Courtney Hanna, MPH; Galen T. Foulke, MD; and Elizabeth V. Seiverling, MD Drs. Cook, Foulke, and Seiverling are with the Department of Dermatology, Dr. Seiverling is also with the Department of Family and Community Medicine, and Ms. Hanna is with the Penn State College of Medicine­—all with the Penn State […]

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Online Exclusives

Visual Loss Secondary to Cosmetic Filler Injection

Visual Loss Secondary to Cosmetic Filler Injection

Visual Loss Secondary to Cosmetic Filler Injection Lee Walker, MD and Martyn King, MD  

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ACE Emergency Kit v1.2

ACE Emergency Kit v1.2

ACE Emergency Kit v1.2 Martyn King, MD  

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Managing Expectations Associated with Cosmetic Interventions

Managing Expectations Associated with Cosmetic Interventions

  Managing Expectations Associated with Cosmetic Interventions Sam J Robson, MB, ChB, MRCGP

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Anaphylaxis

Anaphylaxis

    Anaphylaxis Emma Davies RN, NIP

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Management of Sharps Injuries or Splash Incidents

Management of Sharps Injuries or Splash Incidents

    Management of Sharps Injuries or Splash Incidents Sharon King, RN, NIP

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Management of Acute Skin Infections

Management of Acute Skin Infections

  Management of Acute Skin Infections Emma Davies RN, NIP, and Martyn King, MD

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In Focus

Topical Ivermectin: Data Supporting Dual Modes of Action in Rosacea

Topical Ivermectin: Data Supporting Dual Modes of Action in Rosacea

by James Q. Del Rosso, DO, FAOCD, FAAD Dr. Del Rosso is Research Director at JDR Dermatology Research in Las Vegas, Nevada; Adjunct Clinical Professor of Dermatology at Touro University Nevada, Las Vegas; and with Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery at Thomas Dermatology in Las Vegas, Nevada. Funding: The author did not receive any form of […]

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Topical Alpha-Agonist Therapy for Persistent Facial Erythema of Rosacea and the Addition of Oxmetazoline to the Treatment Armamentarium: Where Are We Now?

Topical Alpha-Agonist Therapy for Persistent Facial Erythema of Rosacea and the Addition of Oxmetazoline to the Treatment Armamentarium: Where Are We Now?

by James Q. Del Rosso, DO, FAOCD, FAAD Dr. Del Rosso is Research Director at JDR Dermatology Research, Las Vegas, Nevada and at Henderson Dermatology Research in Henderson, Nevada; is Adjunct Clinical Professor (Dermatology) at ableouro University Nevada, Las Vegas, Nevada; and practices Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery at Thomas Dermatology in Las Vegas, Nevada. J […]

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A Closer Look at Seborrheic Keratoses: Patient Perspectives, Clinical Relevance, Medical Necessity, and Implications for Management

A Closer Look at Seborrheic Keratoses: Patient Perspectives, Clinical Relevance, Medical Necessity, and Implications for Management

James Q. Del Rosso, DO, FAOCD, FAAD Research Director, JDR Dermatology Research and Private Dermatology Practice, Thomas Dermatology, Las Vegas, Nevada Disclosure: Dr. Del Rosso serves as a consultant to Aclaris Therapeutics, Inc. (Malvern, Pennsylvania) that  has a topical therapy for seborrheic keratosis under development. He also served as a consultant for and as the […]

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Emerging Issues in Adult Female Acne

Emerging Issues in Adult Female Acne

aJoshua A. Zeichner, MD; bHillary E. Baldwin, MD; cFran E. Cook-Bolden, MD; dLawrence F. Eichenfield, MD; dSheila Fallon-Friedlander, MD; eDavid A. Rodriguez, MD aMount Sinai Hospital, New York, New York bMorristown, New Jersey cSkin Specialty Dermatology, New York, New York dUniversity of California, Rady Children’s Hospital, San Diego, California eDermatology Associates/Research, Coral Gables, Florida; cRedwood […]

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Oral Apremilast for the Treatment  of Plaque Psoriasis

Oral Apremilast for the Treatment of Plaque Psoriasis

James Q. Del Rosso, DO; Leon Kircik, MD Disclosures (related to this manuscript): Dr. Del Rosso is a speaker, consultant, and/or researcher for Anacor, Aqua, Allergan, Bayer, Celgene, Galderma, LeoPharma, Novartis, Pharmaderm, Promius, SunPharma, and Valeant. Dr. Kircik is either a speaker, consultant, or investigator for Amgen, Anacor, Aqua, Allergan, Bayer, Celgene, Coherus, Eli Lilly, […]

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Application of Nail Polish During Topical Management of Onychomycosis Are Data Available to Guide the Clinician  About What to Tell Their Patients?

Application of Nail Polish During Topical Management of Onychomycosis Are Data Available to Guide the Clinician About What to Tell Their Patients?

James Q. Del Rosso, DO, FAOCD, FAAD Adjunct Clinical Professor (Dermatology), Touro University Nevada, Henderson, Nevada; Research Director, Del Rosso Dermatology Research, Las Vegas, Nevada; Private Practice, Lakes Dermatology, Las Vegas, Nevada Disclosure: Dr. Del Rosso served as the sole author of this manuscript. No individual or group from any company or agency participated in […]

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Recent Posts

Early Onset of Clinical Improvement with Ixekizumab in a Randomized, Open-label Study of Patients with Moderate-to-severe Plaque Psoriasis

Early Onset of Clinical Improvement with Ixekizumab in a Randomized, Open-label Study of Patients with Moderate-to-severe Plaque Psoriasis

| May 1, 2018

by Saakshi Khattri, MD; Orin Goldblum, MD; Kathleen Solotkin, MSN; Yasmin Amir, MD; Michelle S. Min, MD, MSci; Terri Ridenour, BSN, MBA; Fan Emily Yang, PhD; and Mark Lebwohl, MD, FAAD Dr. Khattri, Dr. Amir, Dr. Min, and Dr. Lebwohl are with the Department of Dermatology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai […]

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Intralesional Injection of Triamcinolone Acetonide for Subcutaneous Lipoma causing Musculoskeletal and Neurologic Symptoms

Intralesional Injection of Triamcinolone Acetonide for Subcutaneous Lipoma causing Musculoskeletal and Neurologic Symptoms

| May 1, 2018

by William A. Hayward, PhD, MSC; Wilmer L. Sibbitt, Jr, MD; Randy R. Sibbitt, MD; Maheswari Muruganandam, MBBS; Noelle A. Rolle, MD; Monthida Fangtham, MD; N. Suzanne Emil, MD; and Scarlett K. Kettwich, MS Dr. Hayward is with the Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences at New Mexico Highlands University in Las Vegas, New Mexico. Drs. W. Sibbitt, […]

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Blaschko-linear “Congenital Mixed Hemato-lymphangio-keratoma Serpiginosum” Naeviforme: A New Hybrid Entity or Various Morphological Reflections of the Two Different Vascular Abnormalities?

Blaschko-linear “Congenital Mixed Hemato-lymphangio-keratoma Serpiginosum” Naeviforme: A New Hybrid Entity or Various Morphological Reflections of the Two Different Vascular Abnormalities?

| May 1, 2018

by Betul Tas, MD; Aysel Çaglar, MD; and Serdar Altinay, MD Dr. Tas is with the Health Sciences University, Istanbul Bagcilar Research and Training Hospital, Department of Dermatology in Istanbul, Turkey. Dr. Çaglar is with the Health Sciences University, Istanbul Bagcilar Research and Training Hospital, Department of Pathology in Istanbul, Turkey. Dr. Altinay is with […]

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Efficacy and Safety Evaluation of High-density Intense Pulsed Light in the Treatment of Grades II and IV Acne Vulgaris as Monotherapy in Dark-skinned Women of Child Bearing Age

Efficacy and Safety Evaluation of High-density Intense Pulsed Light in the Treatment of Grades II and IV Acne Vulgaris as Monotherapy in Dark-skinned Women of Child Bearing Age

| April 1, 2018

by Ajay J. Deshpande, MBBS, DVD, DNB Dr. Deshpande is with the Maharashtra Medical Foundation Joshi Hospital in Pune, India. Funding: No funding was provided for this article. Disclosures: The author has no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Abstract: Background: Acne vulgaris is a self-limiting, chronic inflammatory disorder of the […]

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Use of Botulinum Toxin for the Correction of Mild Ptosis

Use of Botulinum Toxin for the Correction of Mild Ptosis

| April 1, 2018

by Hamzah Mustak, MD; Michael Rafaelof, BS; Robert Alan Goldberg, MD; and Daniel Rootman, MD Drs. Mustak, Goldberg, and Rootman and Mr. Rafaelof are with the Stein Eye Institute, Division of Orbital and Oculoplastic Surgery at the University of California, Los Angeles in Los Angeles, California. Dr. Mustak is also with the Groote Schuur Hospital, […]

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United States Preventive Services Task Force Overstates Cosmetic Harms of Skin Cancer Screening

United States Preventive Services Task Force Overstates Cosmetic Harms of Skin Cancer Screening

| April 1, 2018

by Joseph F. Sobanko, MD; Kimberly Shao, BS; Rebecca L. Pearl, PhD; and Sancy Leachman, MD PhD Dr. Sobanko is with the Division of Dermatologic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology, Department of Dermatology, at the University of Pennsylvania Health System in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Ms. Shao is with the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of […]

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