J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2020;13(7):45–46 by Chelsea T. Schwartz, DO; Harib H. Ezaldein, MD; and Miesha Merati, DO Dr. Schwartz is with the Department of Internal Medicine at The Christ Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio. Dr. Ezaldein is with the Department of Dermatology at Case Western/University Hospitals in Cincinnati, Ohio. Dr. Merati is with the The
Background. Dr. Frederic Mohs believed that surgery can spread a melanoma; to prevent this, he applied an inactive black paste vehicle containing the active ingredient 50% zinc chloride solution to melanomas to kill and fix (i.e., preserve) tissue; this is termed fixed-tissue surgery.
by Danielle R. Lazzara, DO; Sonya G. Zarkhin, DO; Samuel N. Rubenstein, BS; and Brad P. Glick, DO, MPH, FAOCD, FAAD Dr. Lazzara is a Dermatology Resident (PGY-4) at Larkin Community Hospital Palm Springs, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Hialeah, Florida. Dr. Zarkhin is a Dermatology Resident (PGY-3) at Saint Barnabas Hospital, New York
J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2019;12(2):32–36 by Zachary H. Hopkins, MD; Ryan Carlisle, BS; and Aaron M. Secrest, MD, PhD Dr. Hopkins is with the Department of Internal Medicine, Mr. Carlisle is with the School of Medicine, and Dr. Secrest is with the Departments of Dermatology and Population Health Sciences—all with the University of Utah in
J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2019;12(1):28–31 by Andrew Duncanson, DO; Michael Kopstein, DO; and Stanley Skopit, DO, MSE, FAOCD, FAAD Drs. Duncanson and Skopit are with the Larkin Community Hospital/LECOM Dermatology Residency Training Program in Miami, Florida. Dr. Kopstein is with the Sky Ridge Medical Center/RVUCOM Internal Medicine Residency Training Program in Lone Tree, Colorado. Funding: No