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Current Issue: December 2019

Innovations in Psoriasis Management: Based on Selected Presentations from Music City SCALE  Symposium for Cosmetic  Advances & Laser Education

Innovations in Psoriasis Management: Based on Selected Presentations from Music City SCALE Symposium for Cosmetic Advances & Laser Education

Innovations in Psoriasis Management Based on Selected Presentations from Music City SCALE Symposium for Cosmetic Advances & Laser Education May 9–11, 2019, Nashville, Tennessee by Jo Ann LeQuang Owner, LeQ Medical, Angleton, Texas; Director of Scientific Communications, NEMA Research, Inc., Naples, Florida; Founding Director, No Baby Blisters, Colorado Springs, Colorado. J Clin Aesthet Dermatol 2019;12(12):S8–S19 Based on […]

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December 2019 Editorial Message

December 2019 Editorial Message

VOL. 12, NO. 12 • December 2019 Dear Colleagues: Welcome to the December 2019 issue of The Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology. We begin this issue with a case report from Hoshy et al, in which the authors describe the case of a 77-year-old woman who presented with bilateral tender, swollen, erythematous, focally crusted […]

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Cutaneous Protothecosis as an Unusual Complication Following Dermal Filler Injection: A Case Report

Cutaneous Protothecosis as an Unusual Complication Following Dermal Filler Injection: A Case Report

 J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2019;12(12):13–16 by Khaled El Hoshy, MD, FAAD; Mona R. E. Abdel-Halim, MD; Eman El-Nabarawy, MD; and Suzan Shalaby, MD Drs. El Hoshy, Abdel-Halim, El-Nabarawy, and Shalaby are with the Dermatology Department at Cairo University in Cairo, Egypt. FUNDING: No funding was provided for this study. DISCLOSURES: The authors have no conflicts […]

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Ratio Analysis Evaluation of Dermal Collagen and Elastic Fiber Contents: A Comparison of the Horizontal and Vertical Directions of Skin Tissues

Ratio Analysis Evaluation of Dermal Collagen and Elastic Fiber Contents: A Comparison of the Horizontal and Vertical Directions of Skin Tissues

 J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2019;12(12):21–24 by Naveen Kumar, PhD; Pramod Kumar, MS, MCH; Satheesha Nayak B, PhD; Ashwini Aithal P, PhD; and Anitha Guru, MSc Drs. N. Kumar, Nayak, Aithal, and Ms. Guru are with the Department of Anatomy at Melaka Manipal Medical College, Manipal Campus, at the Manipal Academy of Higher Education in Manipal, […]

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Intravenous Hyaluronidase for Visual Loss Secondary to Filler Injection: A Novel Therapeutic Approach

Intravenous Hyaluronidase for Visual Loss Secondary to Filler Injection: A Novel Therapeutic Approach

J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2019;12(12):25–27 by Melissa McCann, BPharm, MBBS, FRACGP Dr. McCann is with Whitsunday Family Practice and Cosmetic Skin Clinic in Cannonvale, Australia. FUNDING: No funding was provided for this study. DISCLOSURES: The author has no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. ABSTRACT: Despite the establishment of international expert […]

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New and Emerging Topical Therapies for Psoriasis and Atopic Dermatitis

New and Emerging Topical Therapies for Psoriasis and Atopic Dermatitis

J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2019;12(12):28–34 by Corinna E. Psomadakis, MBBS, and George Han, MD Drs. Psomadakis and Han are with the Department of Dermatology, Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, New York. FUNDING: No funding was provided for this study. DISCLOSURES: Dr. Han has consulted for Regeneron, Sanofi Genzyme, Pfizer, Sun, and Janssen. Dr. […]

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Past Articles

November 2019 Editorial Message

November 2019 Editorial Message

VOL. 12, NO. 11 • NOVEMBER 2019  Dear Colleagues:  Welcome to the November 2019 issue of The Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology. We begin the issue with results from an open-label, Phase IV study by Del Rosso et al, which evaluated long-term relapse rates following lidose-isotretinoin taken without food in patients with severe recalcitrant […]

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An Open-label, Phase IV Study Evaluating Lidose-isotretinoin Administered without Food in Patients with Severe Recalcitrant Nodular Acne:  Low Relapse Rates Observed Over the 104-week  Post-treatment Period

An Open-label, Phase IV Study Evaluating Lidose-isotretinoin Administered without Food in Patients with Severe Recalcitrant Nodular Acne: Low Relapse Rates Observed Over the 104-week Post-treatment Period

 J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2019;12(11):13–18 by James Q. Del Rosso, MD; Linda Stein Gold, MD; Jeanett Segal; and Andrea L. Zaenglein, MD Dr. Del Rosso is with JDR Dermatology Research/Thomas Dermatology in Las Vegas, Nevada. Dr. Stein Gold is with the Department of Dermatology, Clinical Research Division at the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. Dr. […]

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Anaphylactoid Reaction from Trimethoprim–Sulfamethoxazole with Subsequent T-wave Inversions in a Young Patient with Dermatomyositis

Anaphylactoid Reaction from Trimethoprim–Sulfamethoxazole with Subsequent T-wave Inversions in a Young Patient with Dermatomyositis

J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2019;12(11):20–22 by Ritu Swali, MD, and Monica Lee, BS Dr. Swali is with the Department of Medicine at the University of California, Irvine in Irvine, California. Ms. Lee is with the School of Medicine at the University of California, Irvine in Irvine, California.   FUNDING: No funding was provided for this […]

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Kaposi Sarcoma as a Cutaneous Vasculitis Mimic: Diagnosis and Treatment

Kaposi Sarcoma as a Cutaneous Vasculitis Mimic: Diagnosis and Treatment

J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2019;12(11):23–26 by Sabeen Yaqub, MD; Shelly A. Stepenaskie, MD; Fatemeh Jafari Farshami, MD; Wilmer L. Sibbitt Jr., MD; Monthida Fangtham, MD; N. Suzanne Emil, MD; and Arthur D. Bankhurst, MD Drs. Yaqub, Farshami, Sibbitt, Fangtham, Emil, and Bankhurst are with the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, and School of Medicine at […]

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Are Patients with Vitiligo More Prone to Myocardial Infarction? A Case-control Study

Are Patients with Vitiligo More Prone to Myocardial Infarction? A Case-control Study

J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2019;12(11):28–31 by Sherine Hosny Ahmed Abdel Rahman, MD; Mohamed Saber Hussein, MD; and Amira Ibrahim Mansour, MD Drs. Ahmed, Hussein, and Mansour are with the Faculty of Medicine, Benha University in Banha, Egypt. FUNDING: No funding was provided for this study. DISCLOSURES: The authors have no conflicts of interest relevant to […]

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Definition of the Mandibular Angle Using Botulinum Toxin Type A: A New Technique for the Improvement of Mandibular Contour and Definition

Definition of the Mandibular Angle Using Botulinum Toxin Type A: A New Technique for the Improvement of Mandibular Contour and Definition

J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2019;12(11):32–34 by Bruna Souza Felix Bravo, MD;  Julien Totti de Bastos, MD; Camila Roos Mariano de Rocha, MD; Berta Alcala, MD; Stephanie Bianco, MD; Fernando Luis Lopes dos Santos, MD; and Leonardo Goncalves Bravo, MD All authors are with Bravomed Clinic of Dermatology and Plastic Surgery in Rio de Janiero, Brazil. FUNDING: […]

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Online Exclusives

IncobotulinumtoxinA for the Treatment of Glabellar Frown Lines:  A Prospective, Multicenter, Single-arm Study in Taiwan

IncobotulinumtoxinA for the Treatment of Glabellar Frown Lines: A Prospective, Multicenter, Single-arm Study in Taiwan

 J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2019;12(12):E53–E57 by Yates Yen-Yu Chao, MD; Fang-wen Tseng, MD; Yu-li Yang, MD; Ya-hui Chen, MD; Nai-jen Hsu, MD; and Li-yen Chang, MD Dr. Chao is with the CHAO Institute of Aesthetic Medicine in Taipei, Taiwan. Dr. Tseng is with the Milano Aesthetic Clinic in Taipei, Taiwan. Dr. Yang is with the MED […]

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Skin Tightening Following Multisource, Phase-controlled Radiofrequency Treatments with Novel Unique Concentric Electrodes in Asian Patients

Skin Tightening Following Multisource, Phase-controlled Radiofrequency Treatments with Novel Unique Concentric Electrodes in Asian Patients

 J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2019;12(12):E58–E63 by Yohei Tanaka, MD, PhD Dr. Tanaka is with the Clinica Tanaka Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Antiaging Center in Matsumoto, Japan. FUNDING: No funding was provided for this study. DISCLOSURES: The authors have no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. ABSTRACT: Background: Radiofrequency energy has […]

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Safety and Tolerability of Sarecycline for the Treatment of Acne Vulgaris: Results from a Phase III, Multicenter, Open-Label Study and a Phase I Phototoxicity Study

Safety and Tolerability of Sarecycline for the Treatment of Acne Vulgaris: Results from a Phase III, Multicenter, Open-Label Study and a Phase I Phototoxicity Study

J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2019;12(11):E53–E62 by David M. Pariser, MD, FACP, FAAD; Lawrence J. Green, MD; Edward L. Lain, MD; Carsten Schmitz, MD, PhD; Amy S. Chinigo, MD; Brian McNamee, PhD; and David R. Berk, MD Dr. Pariser is with the Eastern Virginia Medical School and Virginia Clinical Research, Inc. in Norfolk, Virginia. Dr. Green is with […]

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Intense Pulsed-light Therapy Significantly Improves Keratosis Pilaris: A Randomized, Double-blind, Sham Irradiation-controlled Trial

Intense Pulsed-light Therapy Significantly Improves Keratosis Pilaris: A Randomized, Double-blind, Sham Irradiation-controlled Trial

 J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2019;12(10):E53–E57 by Praewvanid  Maitriwong, MD; Natsinee Tangkijngamvong, MD; and Pravit Asawanonda, MD, DSc Drs. Maitriwong, Tangkijngamvong, and Asawanonda are with Division of Dermatology in the Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine at the Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand. FUNDING: No funding was provided for this study. DISCLOSURES: The authors have no conflicts […]

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Patient Preferences and Comparative Outcomes Regarding Cryosurgery versus Electrodesiccation in the Removal of Truncal Seborrheic Keratoses

Patient Preferences and Comparative Outcomes Regarding Cryosurgery versus Electrodesiccation in the Removal of Truncal Seborrheic Keratoses

by Elizabeth Ethington, MD; Andia Mitri, BS; David Surprenant, MD; Michael Murphy, BS; Rebecca Rovner, MD; Jeave Reserva, MD; James Swan, MD; William Adams, PhD; Rebecca Tung, MD; and Kristin Lee, MD Drs. Ethington, Surprenant, Rovner, Reserva, Swan, Lee, and Mr. Murphy are with the Divison of Dermatology at Loyola University in Maywood, Illinois. Ms. Andia […]

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Novel Tretinoin 0.05% Lotion for the Once-daily Treatment of Moderate-to-severe Acne Vulgaris in a Preadolescent and Adolescent Population

Novel Tretinoin 0.05% Lotion for the Once-daily Treatment of Moderate-to-severe Acne Vulgaris in a Preadolescent and Adolescent Population

by Sharleen St. Surin-Lord, MD; Todd E. Schlesinger, MD, FAAD; and Eric Guenin, PharmD, PhD, MPH Dr. St. Surin-Lord is with Visage Dermatology and Aesthetics Center in Largo, Maryland. Dr. Schlesinger is with the Clinical Research Center of the Carolinas in Charleston, South Carolina. Dr. Guenin is with Ortho Dermatologics in Bridgewater, New Jersey. FUNDING: Ortho […]

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Emerging Authors in Dermatology

Gardner-Diamond Syndrome:  A Psychodermatological Condition in the Setting of Immunodeficiency

Gardner-Diamond Syndrome: A Psychodermatological Condition in the Setting of Immunodeficiency

J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2019;12(12):44–46 by Mary K. Dick, BS; Michael H. Klug, MD, PharmD; Padma P. Gummadi, MD; Laura K. Klug, PharmD; and Christopher J. Huerter, MD Ms. Dick is with the Creighton School of Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska. Drs. M. H. Klug and Gummadi are with the Internal Medicine Department at CHI Health […]

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Systemic Psoriasis Therapies and Comorbid Disease in Patients with Psoriasis: A Review of Potential Risks and Benefits

Systemic Psoriasis Therapies and Comorbid Disease in Patients with Psoriasis: A Review of Potential Risks and Benefits

The editors of JCAD are pleased to present this biannual column as a means to recognize select medical students, PhD candidates, and other young investigators in the field of dermatology for their efforts in scientific writing. We hope that the publication of their work encourages these and other emerging authors to continue their efforts in […]

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Lymphoplasmacytic Granulomatosis Cheilitis Treated with Cheiloplasty

Lymphoplasmacytic Granulomatosis Cheilitis Treated with Cheiloplasty

The editors of JCAD are pleased to present this biannual column as a means to recognize select medical students, PhD candidates, and other young investigators in the field of dermatology for their efforts in scientific writing. We hope that the publication of their work encourages these and other emerging authors to continue their efforts in […]

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Topical Imiquimod Induces Severe Weakness and Myalgias After Three Applications: A Case Report

Topical Imiquimod Induces Severe Weakness and Myalgias After Three Applications: A Case Report

The editors of JCAD are pleased to present this biannual column as a means to recognize select medical students, PhD candidates, and other young investigators in the field of dermatology for their efforts in scientific writing. We hope that the publication of their work encourages these and other emerging authors to continue their efforts in […]

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Subcutaneous Radiofrequency Microneedling for the Treatment of Thigh Skin Laxity Caused by Weight Loss: A Case Study

Subcutaneous Radiofrequency Microneedling for the Treatment of Thigh Skin Laxity Caused by Weight Loss: A Case Study

The editors of JCAD are pleased to present this biannual column as a means to recognize select medical students, PhD candidates, and other young investigators in the field of dermatology for their efforts in scientific writing. We hope that the publication of their work encourages these and other emerging authors to continue their efforts in […]

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Review of the Efficacy and Safety of Topical Mahonia aquifolium for the Treatment of Psoriasis and Atopic Dermatitis

Review of the Efficacy and Safety of Topical Mahonia aquifolium for the Treatment of Psoriasis and Atopic Dermatitis

Emerging Authors in Dermatology The editors of JCAD are pleased to present this bi-annual column as a means to recognize select medical students, PhD candidates, and other young investigators in the field of dermatology for their efforts in scientific writing. We hope that the publication of their work encourages these and other emerging authors to […]

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December 2019 Digital Edition

December 2019 Digital Edition

| December 1, 2019

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Lucio Phenomenon:  A Rare Presentation of Hansen’s Disease

Lucio Phenomenon: A Rare Presentation of Hansen’s Disease

| December 1, 2019

J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2019;12(12):35–38 by Priyanka Sharma, MD; Anand Kumar, MD; Ankita Tuknayat, MBBS; Gurvinder P. Thami, MD; and Ritu Kundu, MD Drs. Sharma, Kumar, and Thami are with the Department of Dermatology at the Government Medical College and Hospital in Chandigarh, India. Dr. Tuknayat is with the Government Medical College and Hospital in […]

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Surgical and Functional Considerations of Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans Involving Facial Nerve Danger Zones

Surgical and Functional Considerations of Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans Involving Facial Nerve Danger Zones

| December 1, 2019

J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2019;12(12):39–43 by James P. Foshee, MD; Oleksandr Trofymenko, MD, MEd; and Nathalie C. Zeitouni, MDCM, FRCPC Dr. Foshee is with the Division of Dermatology, University of Arizona College of Medicine in Tucson, Arizona. Dr. Trofymenko is with the University of Arizona College of Medicine in Tucson, Arizona. Dr. Zeitouni is with the […]

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Letter to the Editor: Ingenol Mebutate Induced Severe, Febrile Pustular Eruption of the Face

Letter to the Editor: Ingenol Mebutate Induced Severe, Febrile Pustular Eruption of the Face

| December 1, 2019

Dear Editor: Topical field-directed treatment is well-established for actinic keratosis (AK) lesions, which are considered premalignant sun-related skin lesions. The most commonly used local treatments for AK lesions are diclofenac, 5-fluroouracil, imiquimod, and ingenol mebutate.1 Ingenol mebutate, the latest introduction to the dermatologist’s therapeutic quiver for actinic keratosis, is an effective and well-tolerated option, with […]

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Innovations in Psoriasis Management: Based on Selected Presentations from Music City SCALE Symposium for Cosmetic Advances & Laser Education

Innovations in Psoriasis Management: Based on Selected Presentations from Music City SCALE Symposium for Cosmetic Advances & Laser Education

| December 1, 2019

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November 2019 Digital Edition

November 2019 Digital Edition

| November 1, 2019

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