Tag: Pruritus

Evaluation of Botulinum Toxin Type A Injection in the Treatment of Localized Chronic Pruritus

J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2020;13(12):12–17.  by Khaled Gharib, MD; Asmaa Mostafa, MSc; and Ayman Elsayed, MD Drs. Gharib, Mostafa, and Elsayed are with the Dermatology Department, Faculty of Medicine, at Zagazig University in Ash Sharqia Governorate, Egypt. FUNDING: No funding was provided for this study. DISCLOSURES: The authors have no conflicts of interest relevant to


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


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


Pruritus: An Updated Look at an Old Problem

Yvette A. Tivoli, DO, Palmetto General Hospital, Hialeah, Florida; bRichard M. Rubenstein, MD, Co-Director, Wellington Regional Medical Center Dermatology Program, Wellington, Florida Abstract Pruritus is among the most common dermatological complaints. The authors examine the pathophysiology of itch according to the most common mediators uncovered by researchers. They also discuss the encompassing etiologies, which include