Suppressed Testicular Function'Mostly Reversible' After Steroid Abuse
(MedPage Today) -- But process can take upwards of 9 months (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - March 26, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Make the Diagnosis: Because One Sting is Never Enough
(MedPage Today) -- A 34-year-old woman went to urgent care while on a camping trip. She was setting up a tent when she was stung by some type of insect on her finger. Before she could untangle herself from the cloth, she had been stung several more times on her hand and arm, still never seeing the culprit. A short time later she began vomiting and noticed her stings were erythematous. Can you diagnose the patient? (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - March 20, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Flu Shot OK for Cancer Patients on Checkpoint Inhibitors
(MedPage Today) -- Study examined incidence of immune-related adverse events after flu vaccination (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - March 20, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Laser Tx for Port-Wine Stains Safe Without Anesthesia in Infants
(MedPage Today) -- Effective interventions seen as early as 5 days in retrospective review (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - March 15, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Immunosuppression, Extracapsular Extension Tied to Worse mcSCCHN Survival (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Use of radiation therapy post-surgery improved survival (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - March 15, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Topical Fluorouracil Tops Other AK Therapies (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Most effective of four commonly used treatments for multiple actinic keratosis lesions (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - March 14, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

For Juvenile Scleroderma, Look Beyond the Skin
(MedPage Today) -- Patients can also have joint or CNS disease (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - March 13, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

FDA OKs Dupixent for Atopic Dermatitis in Teens
(MedPage Today) -- Biologic is first to get regulatory approval for use in adolescents (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - March 12, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Cancer Drug for Precancerous Lesions?
(MedPage Today) -- Fluorouracil cream bested other common actinic keratosis treatments (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - March 8, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Immunosuppression Tied to Worse Head and Neck Skin Ca Survival
(MedPage Today) -- Extracapsular spread also associated with worse outcomes in systematic review (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - March 8, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Clascoterone Offers Relief in Moderate-to Severe Acne
(MedPage Today) -- Topical androgen receptor inhibitor led to a decline in inflammatory, non-inflammatory lesions (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - March 7, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Adult Drug for Atopic Dermatitis Also Works in Kids
(MedPage Today) -- But optimal pediatric dose of dupilumab still needs to be defined (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - March 5, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Durable Psoriasis Responses With Dual IL-17 Inhibition
(MedPage Today) -- PASI90/100 responses maintained to 60 weeks with bimekizumab (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - March 5, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Novel Ointment Effective in Actinic Keratosis
(MedPage Today) -- Lesions cleared in half of patients; agent " well-tolerated " (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - March 4, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Janus Kinase Inhibitors Used To Treat Alopecia Areata
(MedPage Today) -- Two studies point to JAK inhibitors as viable treatment option for alopecia areata (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - March 4, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Novel Agent Active in Dermatologic Conditions
(MedPage Today) -- High response rates with IL-1 alpha inhibitor in atopic dermatitis, hidradenitis suppurativa (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - March 4, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Do Keloids Convey a Higher Cancer Risk?
(MedPage Today) -- Taiwanese researchers show association between raised scars and cancers (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - March 4, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Injectable Enzyme Promising for Women with Cellulite
(MedPage Today) -- Collagenase clostridium histolyticum significantly improved cellulite severity on the buttocks (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - March 3, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Navigating the Biological Maze in Psoriasis
(MedPage Today) -- Higher response rates with newer drugs but older ones still provide good results (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - March 3, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Hit Harder Early in PsA?
(MedPage Today) -- Study suggests treatment paradigm should change (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - February 28, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Neoadjuvant Anti-PD-1 Predicts Melanoma Outcomes
(MedPage Today) -- One-dose immune response tied to 63% DFS and 93% OS at 2 years (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - February 27, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Make the Diagnosis: Did You Leave Something Behind?
(MedPage Today) -- A 30-year-old man went to the doctor concerned about a red papule that had developed on his hand over the last few weeks. He remembered getting a splinter on the same hand after cleaning up a shattered drinking glass about a month earlier, but was sure he got all of the glass out at the time. Can you diagnose the patient? (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - February 27, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

PsA: Where Does Methotrexate Fit In? (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Phase III, placebo-controlled study shows adding methotrexate only benefits patients with greater psoriatic symptoms (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - February 26, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Psoriatic Arthritis: What Role for Methotrexate?
(MedPage Today) -- Trial data indicates it helps with some symptoms, for others not so much (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - February 18, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Minocycline for Acne Changes Skin Microbiota
(MedPage Today) -- Findings in pilot study may explain adverse effects of antibiotic therapy in acne (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - February 16, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Make the Diagnosis: Don ’t Worry, Baby
(MedPage Today) -- A mom brought her 14-month-old daughter to the pediatrician after noticing a linear lesion that was developing on her face. She was sure it had not been present at birth, so she was a little concerned about what it might be even though it didn't seem to cause her daughter any discomfort. It was a slightly yellow verrucous scaly plaque that seemed to cause hair loss where it met her hairline. Can you diagnose the patient? (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - February 11, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Atopic and Autoimmune Diseases Up Risk of IBS, Functional Dyspepsia
(MedPage Today) -- Association was independent of psychological distress (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - January 30, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

IBD Risk Low in Patients Taking Secukinumab (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- IBD events rare across 21 clinical trials for patients with psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, and ankylosing spondylitis given the agent (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - January 29, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

IBD Rates Low in Patients on Cosentyx
(MedPage Today) -- Analysis of data from 21 clinical trials in psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, and ankylosing spondylitis (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - January 25, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

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