Dermatologists Scale Back on Antibiotic Rx
(MedPage Today) -- Though they still prescribe more than any other specialty (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - January 17, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Make the Diagnosis: “Lime” Disease. Don’t Blame the Ticks.
(MedPage Today) -- A 24-year-old woman went to urgent care with several strangely shaped linear lesions on her leg that was accompanied by a burning skin sensation. She developed the lesion just a few days after starting a job as an outdoor bartender at a local beach resort, but she didn't think the lesion looked like a sunburn because it looked more hyperpigmented than her usual sunburns. Can you diagnose the patient? (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - January 15, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

First-Line Immune Tx: An Option in V600K-Mutant Melanoma (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Higher mutational load in BRAF-mutant V600K genotype translates into better response to anti-PD1 immunotherapy than targeting BRAF/MEK (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - January 14, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

How to Manage Steroid-Induced Osteoporosis
(MedPage Today) -- Experts cover risk factors, recommendations, and treatments (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - January 12, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

DPP-4 Inhibitors Linked With Bullous Pemphigoid
(MedPage Today) -- Association was significant only for men (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - January 11, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

V600K-Mutant Melanoma May Merit First-Line Immunotherapy
(MedPage Today) -- Higher mutational load is less responsive to targeted therapy with BRAF/MEK inhibition (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - January 10, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Study ID's Who Gets RT Benefit in Head and Neck Skin Ca
(MedPage Today) -- Improved survival seen for those with perineural invasion and adenopathy (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - December 26, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Anti-PD-1/IFN Combo Active in Advanced Melanoma
(MedPage Today) -- Almost half of patients in response at 2 years (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - December 20, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Skin Lesions Linked With Anti-TNF in IBD
(MedPage Today) -- Most paradoxical psoriasiform eruptions were managed locally (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - December 17, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Make the Diagnosis: A Woodworking Wound that Keeps on Giving
(MedPage Today) -- A 40-year-old man went to the doctor with a painful smooth nodule on his hand, near a scar where he had previously hurt himself while woodworking. He was experiencing some numbness, but the nodule was also pruritic. Can you diagnose the patient? (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - December 17, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Oral JAK3 Inhibitors Show Potential to Boost Hair Growth
(MedPage Today) -- Investigational agents efficacious in moderate-to-severe alopecia areata (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - December 17, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

New Guidance for PsA Management
(MedPage Today) -- Treatment advice from the American College of Rheumatology and National Psoriasis Foundation are conditional (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - December 15, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Tremfya Tops Cosentyx in Head-to-Head Psoriasis Trial
(MedPage Today) -- More patients almost clear of plaque at week 48 (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - December 13, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Conjunctivitis Seen in Patients on Dupixent
(MedPage Today) -- Effectiveness of agent against atopic dermatitis also makes eyes vulnerable (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - December 13, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Can Arthritis Be Prevented in Patients With Psoriasis?
(MedPage Today) -- Proof-of-concept study suggests the answer may be yes (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - November 30, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Naltrexone May Be of Use for Chronic Skin Diseases
(MedPage Today) -- Benefit with low-dose treatment seen in various case reports, series (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - November 30, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Tanning Bed Use Hikes Second Melanoma Risk
(MedPage Today) -- Median time to diagnosis of second primary melanoma was 225 days (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - November 24, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Make the Diagnosis: More than Skin Deep
(MedPage Today) -- A 22-year-old woman went to the doctor with concerns about frequent nosebleeds. She also noticed some bright red macules and spider veins had appeared on her lips and tongue. If she pressed on them, they briefly disappeared. Can you diagnose the patient? (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - November 19, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Benefit of PRP Injection for Sun-Damaged Faces in Eye of the Beholder
(MedPage Today) -- Patients spot in-person benefit, but dermatologists don't via photo-assessment (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - November 8, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

NCRI: Highlights from the Annual Conference
(MedPage Today) -- Prostate cancer tradeoffs, rising melanoma mortality, safer regimen for thyroid cancer (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - November 6, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Ideal Timing of Post-Mohs Reconstruction
(MedPage Today) -- Waiting 7 days or more associated with reduced complications (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - October 26, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

In Psoriatic Arthritis, Doubling Down on IL-17
(MedPage Today) -- Bimekizumab targets both IL-17A and F; " astonishing " results in psoriatic arthritis (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - October 25, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

SBRT Doubles 5-Year Survival in Oligometastatic Cancers
(MedPage Today) -- Most patients in phase II trial had up to three metastatic lesions (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - October 18, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Coffee May Be Good for Women's Skin (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Lower rosacea risk seen among coffee drinkers in study of nurses (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - October 17, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Psoriasis Tied to Increased Risk for Sexual Health Issues
(MedPage Today) -- Psoriasis may contribute to the onset of sexual dysfunction, ED (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - October 16, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Dual Neoadjuvant Checkpoint Blockade Feasible in Melanoma
(MedPage Today) -- Good survival outcomes, but high rates of toxicities, with ipilimumab-nivolumab combo (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - October 12, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Study: Atypical Moles Not Precursors to Melanoma
(MedPage Today) -- But data show they are markers of risk for cutaneous melanoma arising elsewhere (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - October 10, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

No Clear Winner Among Antibiotics for Early Lyme Skin Disease
(MedPage Today) -- Meta-analysis finds little difference in efficacy, adverse effects (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - October 4, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Compressions May Remedy Venous Leg Ulcers (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Meta-analysis of six randomized trials supports benefit (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - October 3, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Nobel Prize Winner: Use Data to Design Better Immune Tx Trials
(MedPage Today) -- James Allison, PhD, speaks at the Cancer Immunotherapy Conference (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - October 1, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Morning Break: Nobel Prize for Cancer Work; The Prior Auth Problem; Ted Turner's Dementia
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - October 1, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Disparities Seen in Outpatient Dermatologic Care
(MedPage Today) -- Substantial variation by race, insurance status, and sex seen in federal survey data (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - September 30, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

New PD-1 Inhibitor OK'd for Cutaneous SCC
(MedPage Today) -- Sixth PD-1/PD-L1 checkpoint inhibitor approved by agency (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - September 28, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Make the Diagnosis: A Pool of Problems?
(MedPage Today) -- A 21-year-old student noticed a white scaly plaque developing on the bottoms of both feet. He is an avid swimmer, competing for his college team during the school year and also hitting his local pool over the summer. On one foot, he was starting to see some deep skin fissures develop. Both feet are very itchy. Can you diagnose the patient? (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - September 27, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

No Need for Spine MRI in Psoriasis Patients (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Subclinical axial inflammation was similar among cases and controls (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - September 25, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

10 Questions: Doris Day, MD, MA
(MedPage Today) -- How storytelling helps her in clinical practice (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - September 23, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Sirolimus Add-On Seen Helpful for Visible Arteriovenous Malformations
(MedPage Today) -- Small case series suggests favorable outcomes in otherwise difficult cases (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - September 21, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Make the Diagnosis: A Skin Fold Wrinkle
(MedPage Today) -- (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - September 17, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Mixed Results with Reduced-Dose Psoriasis Tx
(MedPage Today) -- Null trial but most patients do well on lower dose of biological (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - September 17, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

JAK Agents Impress in Alopecia Areata
(MedPage Today) -- Significant hair growth with two different drugs (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - September 17, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Methotrexate Effective in Subcutaneous Psoriasis
(MedPage Today) -- Over 40% of patients achieved PASI 75 response in 16-week trial (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - September 15, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Subq Methotrexate Effective in Psoriasis
(MedPage Today) -- Over 40% of patients achieved PASI 75 response in 16-week trial (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - September 15, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Topical JAK Inhibitor Active in Atopic Dermatitis
(MedPage Today) -- Significant improvement in multiple endpoints after 4 weeks with ruxolitinib cream (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - September 14, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Make the Diagnosis: What Can You Tell Her About these Patches?
(MedPage Today) -- A 33-year-old Hispanic woman who had recently started taking oral contraceptives again after the birth of her second child went to her dermatologist to ask about hyperpigmented patches that had appeared on her cheeks. She thought she saw the start of lesions on her forehead as well. They were in a confluent configuration. She wanted to know how to get rid of them--or at least decrease their appearance. Can you diagnose the patient? (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - August 30, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Frequent Basal Cell Cancers Sign of Broader Inherited Risk
(MedPage Today) -- Tripled rates of internal malignancies such as breast and prostate tumors (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - August 10, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Make the Diagnosis: We ’re Glad She Went to the Dermatologist
(MedPage Today) -- A 48-year-old woman went to her dermatologist with concerns about a single skin lesion on her face-- an irregular, umbilicated black papule. She spent a lot of time outside because of her job as a postal worker with a walking route, so she checked regularly for unusual blemishes. Can you diagnose the patient? (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - August 8, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Study: Paclitaxel Best for HIV-Related Kaposi's Sarcoma
(MedPage Today) -- Other chemotherapies fall behind in resource-limited setting (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - July 29, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Make the Diagnosis: These Lesions: Dry Skin or Something Else?
(MedPage Today) -- A 25-year-old man went to the doctor after noticing multiple round, fine scaly plaques on his trunk. When the first lesion appeared, he thought it might just be dry skin. But nearly a week later, he noticed that multiple new lesions varying in size had appeared. Some of the lesions were just red, but many of the annular lesions had scale around the edges. The lesions didn't itch, and he wasn't feeling sick otherwise. Can you diagnose the patient? (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - July 26, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Minimal Disease Activity: The Goal in PsA
(MedPage Today) -- Validity confirmed in large population of patients (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - July 20, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Next-Gen Sequencing a Fit for Every Cancer Patient?
(MedPage Today) -- Oncologists need to use testing efficiently, avoid'fishing expeditions'(Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - July 18, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news