RSSLiterature Review

Beta Blockers An Innovation in the Treatment of Infantile Hemangiomas

Beta Blockers An Innovation in the Treatment of Infantile Hemangiomas

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Shehla Admani, MD; Stephanie Feldstein, BA; Ernesto M. Gonzalez, MD, MBA; Sheila Fallon Friedlander, MD Division of Pediatric and Adolescent Dermatology, Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego and University of California at San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, California; Department of Pediatrics, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois Abstract Infantile hemangiomas are benign vascular tumors seen in […]

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Diet and Dermatology: The Role of Dietary Intervention in Skin Disease

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Rajani Katta, MD; Samir P. Desai, MD Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas Disclosure: The authors report no relevant conflicts of interest. Abstract For decades, it was thought that many common dermatological conditions had no relationship to diet. Studies from recent years, however, have made it clear that diet may influence outcome. In this review, […]

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Diagnostic and Prognostic  Biomarkers in Melanoma

Diagnostic and Prognostic Biomarkers in Melanoma

| June 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

David Weinstein, MD; Jennifer Leininger, MD; Carl Hamby, PhD; Bijan Safai, MD Department of Dermatology, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, New York Medical College, New York and Valhalla, New York Disclosure: The authors report no relevant conflicts of interest. Abstract Melanoma is a lethal melanocytic neoplasm. Unfortunately, the histological diagnosis can be difficult at times. […]

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Moisturizing Different Racial Skin Types

Moisturizing Different Racial Skin Types

| June 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Derrick C. Wan, MD; Victor W. Wong, MD; Michael T. Longaker, MD, MBA; George P. Yang, MD, PhD; Fu-Chan Wei, MD Hagey Laboratory for Pediatric Regenerative Medicine, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California; Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California; Palo Alto VA Health Care System, Palo Alto, […]

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Injection Therapy for the Management  of Superficial Subcutaneous Lipomas

Injection Therapy for the Management of Superficial Subcutaneous Lipomas

| June 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Kyle T. Amber, MD; Steven Ovadia, MD; Ivan Camacho, MD University of Miami, Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, Miami, Florida Disclosure: The authors report no relevant conflicts of interest. Abstract Superficial subcutaneous lipomas are common benign tumors of the subcutaneous adipose tissue. Removal of superficial subcutaneous lipomas is achieved with simple surgical excision for […]

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Moisturizers for Acne: What are their Constituents?

Moisturizers for Acne: What are their Constituents?

| May 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Leena Chularojanamontri, MD; Papapit Tuchinda, MD; Kanokvalai Kulthanan, MD; Kamolwan Pongparit, MD Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand Abstract Acne is a chronic inflammatory disease of the pilosebaceous unit that affects almost all teenagers. Different treatments offer different modes of action, but aim to target acne pathology. Topical therapies, […]

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Updated Physician’s Guide to the Off-label Uses of Oral Isotretinoin

| April 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Steven Brandon Nickel, DO; Nathan Peterson, DO; Michael Peterson, DO Steven Brandon Nickel, DO is from Broward Medical Center, Fort Lauderdale, Florida; Nathan Peterson, DO is from Aspen Dermatology Residency Program, Spanish Fork, Utah; Michael Peterson, DO is from Aspen Dermatology, Spanish Fork, Utah. Disclosure: the authors report no relevant conflicts of interest. Abstract While oral isotretinoin is […]

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