Category: Current Issue

Lidose-Isotretinoin Administered Without Food Improves Quality of Life in Patients With Severe Recalcitrant Nodular Acne: An Open-Label, Single-Arm, Phase IV Study

J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2020;13(9):15–20 by Andrea L. Zaenglein, MD; Jeanett Segal, MD; Charles Darby, MSc; and James Q. Del Rosso, DO Dr. Zaenglein is with Departments of Dermatology and Pediatrics at Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Dr. Segal is with Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Inc., in Princeton, New Jersey.


Oral Antibiotic Treatment Options for Acne Vulgaris

J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2020;13(9):26–32 by Hilary Baldwin, MD Dr. Baldwin is the Medical Director of the Acne Treatment and Research Center in Brooklyn, New York and is with Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical Center in New Brunswick, New Jersey. ABSTRACT: Acne vulgaris is the most common dermatological disease in the United States, affecting up


Linear Depigmentation After an Intralesional Corticosteroid Injection

J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2020;13(9):49–51 by Gabriella Vasile, DO; Mojgan Hosseinipour, DO; Cindy Hoffman, DO; and Charles Gropper, MD Dr. Vasile is a resident at Larkin Community Hospital of Palm Springs Dermatology in Hialeah, Florida. Dr. Hosseinipour is a Dermatology resident at St. Barnabas Hospital in Bronx, New York. Dr. Gropper is a Dermatologist at


Letter to the Editor: Recurrent pemphigus foliaceus at the site of a surgical scar following total knee arthroplasty

Dear Editor: We read the recent article, “Recurrence of Localized Pemphigus Foliaceus Induced by Knee Replacement,” with great interest.1 The authors attribute the presentation of unilateral pemphigus foliaceus (PF) in a previously uninvolved site to an immunocompromised district (ICD), where edema and nerve injury paved the way for a buildup of immunoglobulins and immune cells.