Day: October 1, 2018

October 2018 Editorial Message

VOL. 11, NO. 10 • October 2018  Dear Colleagues:  Welcome to the October 2018 issue of The Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology. We start this issue with a review article titled, “Hidradenitis Suppurativa: Causes, Features, and Current Treatments,” by Vinkel and Thomsen. In this article, the authors describe the chronic inflammatory skin disorder—hidradenitis suppurativa


Letter to the Editor— Wash-line Dermatitis: A Diagnostic Clue

J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2018;11(10):12 Dear Editor: Geographic location can be an important diagnostic factor in determining the cause of allergic contact dermatitis. For example, fragrances might cause dermatitis in persons repeatedly dosed with perfumes (e.g., on the chest, prominentia laryngea, and wrists).1 When allergens are associated with a wash-off product, such as shampoo, wash-line


Hidradenitis Suppurativa: Causes, Features, and Current Treatments

J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2018;11(10):17–23 by Caroline Vinkel, MD and Simon Francis Thomsen, MD, PhD Drs. Vinkel and Thomsen are with the Department of Dermatology at Bispebjerg Hospital in Copenhagen, Denmark. Dr. Thomsen is also with the Department of Biomedical Sciences at the University of Copenhagen in Copenhagen, Denmark. FUNDING: No funding was provided for


Split-face Evaluation of a Multi-ingredient Brightening Foam Versus a Reference Control in Women with Photodamaged Facial Skin

J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2018;11(10):24–28 by Thomas J. Stephens, PhD; Michael Babcock, MD; Vivian Bucay, MD; and Vincent Gotz, MS Pharm  Drs. Stephens and Babcock are with Thomas J. Stephens and Associates, Inc. in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Dr. Bucay is with the Bucay Center for Dermatology and Aesthetics in San Antonio, Texas.  Mr. Gotz is with