Submit an Article

The Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology—Providing dermatologists with peer-reviewed, evidence-based information on the latest research, innovative treatment techniques, and cutting-edge practice management solutions

Current Issue: March 2020

March 2020 Editorial Message

March 2020 Editorial Message

Vol. 13, No. 3 • March 2020 Dear Colleagues: Welcome to the March 2020 issue of The Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology. We begin the issue with an original research article from Janeczek et al, in which the authors used a standard Wood’s lamp to visualize porphyrins associated with Corynebacterium minutissimum (C. minutissimum) in […]

Continue Reading

High Prevalence of Erythrasma in Patients with Inverse Psoriasis: A Cross-sectional Study

High Prevalence of Erythrasma in Patients with Inverse Psoriasis: A Cross-sectional Study

J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2020;13(3):12–14 by Monica Janeczek, MD; Zachary Kozel, MD; Richa Bhasin, BS; Joy Tao, MD; David Eilers, MD; and James Swan, MD Drs. Janeczek, Kozel, Tao, Eilers, and Swan are with the Hines VA Hospital in Hines, Illinois and the Division of Dermatology at Loyola University Chicago in Maywood, Illinois. Ms. Bhasin […]

Continue Reading

Treatment of Melanoma Excision Wound With 50% Zinc Chloride Solution Astringent—Mohs Melanoma Surgery Without the Paste

Treatment of Melanoma Excision Wound With 50% Zinc Chloride Solution Astringent—Mohs Melanoma Surgery Without the Paste

J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2020;13(3):15–16 by Norman A. Brooks, MD Dr. Brooks is with the Skin Cancer Medical Center in Encino, California. 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. Dr. Frederic Mohs believed that surgery can spread […]

Continue Reading

Bullous Pemphigoid in a Patient with Longstanding Hailey-Hailey Disease Complicated by Eczema Herpeticum:  Managing the Coexistence of Three Different Blistering Conditions

Bullous Pemphigoid in a Patient with Longstanding Hailey-Hailey Disease Complicated by Eczema Herpeticum: Managing the Coexistence of Three Different Blistering Conditions

J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2020;13(3):17–19 by Joana Cruz Matos Calvão da Silva, MD; Ricardo Vieira, Prof, MD; and Maria Manuel Brites, MD Drs. Calvão da Silva, Vieira, and Brites are with the Dermatology Department at Coimbra University Hospital in  Coimbra, Portugal. FUNDING: No funding was provided for this study. DISCLOSURES: The authors have no conflicts […]

Continue Reading

Neutrophilic Urticarial Dermatosis Without Underlying Systemic Disease

Neutrophilic Urticarial Dermatosis Without Underlying Systemic Disease

J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2020;13(3):20–21 by Ryan Gillihan, MD; Navid Farahbakhsh, MCE; and Kiran Motaparthi, MD Drs. Gillihan and Motaparthi are with the Department of Dermatology at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida. Mr. Farahbakhsh is with the University of Florida College of Medicine in Gainesville, Florida. FUNDING: No funding was provided for this […]

Continue Reading

Efficacy of Topical Timolol 0.5% in the Treatment of Acne and Rosacea:  A Multicentric Study

Efficacy of Topical Timolol 0.5% in the Treatment of Acne and Rosacea: A Multicentric Study

J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2020;13(3):22–27 by Sahar M. Al Mokadem, MD; Al-Shimaa M. Ibrahim, MD; and Abeer M. El Sayed, MBChB Drs. Al Mokadem and Ibrahim are with Zagazig University in Zagazig, Egypt. Dr. El Sayed is with Zagazig General Hospital in Zagazig, Egypt. FUNDING: No funding was provided for this study. DISCLOSURES: The authors have […]

Continue Reading

Past Articles

February 2020 Editorial Message

February 2020 Editorial Message

Vol. 13, No. 2 • February 2020 Dear Colleagues: Welcome to the February 2020 issue of The Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology. We begin the issue with original research from Hosney Ahmed et al, titled, “Influential Factors of Depression in Patients with Moderate and Severe Acne.” Here, the authors assessed whether serum levels of […]

Continue Reading

Influential Factors of Depression in Patients with Moderate and Severe Acne

Influential Factors of Depression in Patients with Moderate and Severe Acne

J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2020;13(2)13–16 by Sherine Hosny Ahmed, MD; Amira Ahmed El-Kelish, MSc; Neveen Abdel Hafeez, MD; and Shewikare Taweek El-Bakry, MD All authors are with the Faculty of Medicine, Benha University in Benha, Egypt. FUNDING: No funding was provided for this study. DISCLOSURES: The authors have no conflicts of interest relevant to the […]

Continue Reading

Dermatosis Papulosa Nigra: A Quality of Life Survey Study

Dermatosis Papulosa Nigra: A Quality of Life Survey Study

J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2020;13(2):17–19 by Laura N. Uwakwe, MD; Brianna De Souza, MD; Jacob Subash, MD; and Amy J. McMichael, MD All authors are with the Department of Dermatology at Wake Forest School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. FUNDING: No funding was provided for this study. DISCLOSURES: Dr. McMichael is a consultant for […]

Continue Reading

Topical Corticosteroid Therapy for Psoriasis—A Review of Clobetasol Propionate 0.025% Cream and the Clinical Relevance of Penetration Modification

Topical Corticosteroid Therapy for Psoriasis—A Review of Clobetasol Propionate 0.025% Cream and the Clinical Relevance of Penetration Modification

J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2020;13(2):22–29 by James Q. Del Rosso, DO, FAOCD, FAAD Dr. Del Rosso is with JDR Dermatology Research/Thomas Dermatology in Las Vegas, Nevada and Touro University Nevada in Henderson, Nevada. FUNDING: No funding was provided for this review. DISCLOSURES: Dr. Del Rosso has served as a consultant, speaker, and research investigator for […]

Continue Reading

Keloids: A Review of Etiology, Prevention, and Treatment

Keloids: A Review of Etiology, Prevention, and Treatment

J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2020;13(2):33–43 by Udayan Betarbet, MD and Travis W. Blalock, MD  Dr. Betarbet is with the Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia and the Division of Plastic Surgery at The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas. Dr. Blalock is with the Department of Dermatology at Emory University School […]

Continue Reading

Modified Rheumatoid Arthritis Protocol for Rituximab in Pemphigus: A Retrospective Case Series

Modified Rheumatoid Arthritis Protocol for Rituximab in Pemphigus: A Retrospective Case Series

J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2020;13(2):47–52 by Jagdish Sakhiya, MD; Dhruv Sakhiya, MBBS; Ravi Khambhati, MBBS, DVD; Mehul Patel, DNB, DVL; Piyush Darji, mD; Trusha Gajjar, DVD; Feral Daruwala, M. Pharm; and Nimish Dudhatra, MSc, CR Dr. J. Sakhiya and Drs. Khambhati, Patel, Darji, and Gajjar are with the Sakhiya Skin Clinic in Gujarat, India. Mrs. […]

Continue Reading

Supplements

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 […]

Continue Reading

Updates in Psoriasis Management 2019—Based on Selected Presentations from Maui Derm 2019, January 26–30, 2019, Maui, Hawaii

Updates in Psoriasis Management 2019—Based on Selected Presentations from Maui Derm 2019, January 26–30, 2019, Maui, Hawaii

Updates in Psoriasis Management 2019 Based on Selected Presentations from Maui Derm 2019 January 26–30, 2019, Maui, Hawaii by Jo Ann LeQuang Ms. Lequang is Owner of LeQ Medical in Angleton, Texas, Director of Scientific Communications at NEMA Research, Inc., in Naples, Florida, and Founding Director of No Baby Blisters in Colorado Springs, Colorado. J Clin […]

Continue Reading

Selected Poster Abstracts from MauiDerm for Dermatologists 2019

Selected Poster Abstracts from MauiDerm for Dermatologists 2019

A message from the Guest Editor and MauiDerm Program Director, George Martin, MD Dear Colleagues: The 2019 edition of the MauiDerm for Dermatologists meeting had a variety of clinical and scientific data presented not only at the podium, but in its poster sessions as well. A wide range of clinically relevant material was presented in poster […]

Continue Reading

Updates in  Psoriasis Management: Based on Selected Presentations from Maui Derm 2018

Updates in Psoriasis Management: Based on Selected Presentations from Maui Derm 2018

J Clin Aesthet Dermatol 2018;11(10):S5–S23 A Message from the Guest Editor and MauiDerm Program Director   Dear Colleagues:  Each year, Maui Derm strives to bring to the podium the most up-to-date and cutting edge scientific and clinical developments in the field of dermatology. Maui Derm 2018 was no exception—our outstanding faculty delivered a mind-numbing amount of […]

Continue Reading

Facial Rejuvenation and Acne Scar Treatment with Polymethylmethacrylate-collagen Gel Alone and in Combination with Other Modalities

Facial Rejuvenation and Acne Scar Treatment with Polymethylmethacrylate-collagen Gel Alone and in Combination with Other Modalities

Click to view the e-Edition of this supplement A Roundtable Discussion with W. Philip Werschler, MD, FAAD, FAACS; Edward M. Zimmerman, MD; Anita Mandal, MD; E. Victor Ross, MD; Craig F. Teller, MD; and Gregory Laurence, MD  Dr. Werschler is Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle, Washington. […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

Recent Posts

March 2020 Digital Edition

March 2020 Digital Edition

| March 17, 2020

Click the cover below to view the digital edition of JCAD March 2020

Continue Reading

Novel Combination of a 650-Microsecond Neodymium-doped Yttrium Aluminium Garnet 1,064-nm Laser and Cysteamine Cream for the Treatment of Melasma: A Case Study

Novel Combination of a 650-Microsecond Neodymium-doped Yttrium Aluminium Garnet 1,064-nm Laser and Cysteamine Cream for the Treatment of Melasma: A Case Study

| March 1, 2020

J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2020;13(3):28–30 by Beverly Johnson, MD; Samantha Marrone, MD; and Amit Om, MD Drs. Johnson, Marrone, and Om are with Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida. FUNDING: No funding was provided for this study. DISCLOSURES: The authors have no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. ABSTRACT: Melasma is […]

Continue Reading

Efficacy and Safety of a New Cosmeceutical Regimen Based on the Combination of Snail Secretion Filtrate and Snail Egg Extract to Improve Signs of Skin Aging

Efficacy and Safety of a New Cosmeceutical Regimen Based on the Combination of Snail Secretion Filtrate and Snail Egg Extract to Improve Signs of Skin Aging

| March 1, 2020

J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2020;13(3):31–36 by Vanessa Ziying Lim, MBBS; Angeline Anning Yong, MBBS; Wee Ping Melissa Tan, MBBS; Xiahong Zhao, Bsc (Hons), PhD; Maria Vitale, MD; and Chee Leok Goh, MBBS Drs. Lim, Yong, Tan, Zhao, and Goh are with the National Skin Centre in Singapore. Dr. Vitale is with the Medical Department, Cantabria […]

Continue Reading

Biotin Deficiency in Telogen Effluvium: Fact or Fiction?

Biotin Deficiency in Telogen Effluvium: Fact or Fiction?

| March 1, 2020

J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2020;13(3):37–40 by Sherine Hosny Abdel Rahman, MD; Rehab Mohammed Salem, MD; and Jehan Hassan Sabry, MD All authors are with the Faculty of Medicine at Benha University in Benha, Egypt. FUNDING: No funding was provided for this study. DISCLOSURES: The authors have no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of […]

Continue Reading

Clinical Efficacy and Safety of 3DEEP Multisource Radiofrequency Therapy Combined with Fractional Skin Resurfacing for Periocular Skin Aging

Clinical Efficacy and Safety of 3DEEP Multisource Radiofrequency Therapy Combined with Fractional Skin Resurfacing for Periocular Skin Aging

| March 1, 2020

J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2020;13(3):41–44 by Lin Gao, MD, PhD and Hanmei Kang, MD; Yan Li, MD; Meiheng Lu, MD;  Wenting Song, MD; Yuanli Wang, MD; Kai Li, MD, PhD; Li Wang, MD; and Gang Wang, MD, PhD Drs. Gao, Kang, Lu, Song, Y. Wang, Li, L. Wang, and G. Wang are with the Department […]

Continue Reading