In the Journals

Patient decisions on dysplastic nevus management vary based on information framing

December 6, 2019
How clinicians frame the information presented to patients about dysplastic nevi diagnosis and management affects patient decision-making on surgical…


Melanoma testing: Progress in practice

December 5, 2019
by Brook Brouha, MD, PhD Until recently, a physician’s ability to interpret and predict the future of melanocytic lesions was limited to…

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Video education, simulation improve surgical training among dermatology residents

December 2, 2019
Among dermatology residents, researchers saw an increase in the Objective Structured Assessment of Technical Skills instrument after implementing a…

In the Journals

Hair loss in systemic lupus may indicate active disease

November 27, 2019
Hair loss in systemic lupus erythematosus can indicate active disease, and nonscarring alopecia shows changes unique to lupus on histology and direct…

Meeting News

Difelikefalin reduces itch intensity in patients on hemodialysis with pruritus

November 9, 2019
WASHINGTON — Difelikefalin significantly reduced itch intensity and was linked to an increase in quality of life for patients on hemodialysis…

Meeting News

Augmented intelligence can work as a virtual clinical assistant

October 26, 2019
CHICAGO — Deploying artificial intelligence in the dermatology practice will help bring more humanity back and lead to more engaged and…

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Dupixent does not hamper patch testing in atopic dermatitis

October 10, 2019
Dupixent does not appear to exert an overarching dampening effect on patch test results, according to research published in Journal of the American

In the Journals

Society for Investigative Dermatology prioritizes diversity via representation, scholarship

August 22, 2019
Measures taken by the Society for Investigative Dermatology to improve gender inequality and the underrepresentation of minorities have been…

In the Journals

Fungal preparations sometimes skipped due to discomfort performing microscopy

August 19, 2019
Numerous barriers prevent the common use of fungal preparations in the dermatology setting, such as the belief that clinical diagnosis is sufficient…

AAD supports high-quality, responsible applications of augmented intelligence

August 15, 2019
The American Academy of Dermatology supports the collaborative development of augmented intelligence that is designed and evaluated in a manner that…

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Nephritis, clinical trials top list of childhood lupus research priorities

July 17, 2019
Nephritis, clinical trials and biomarkers rank highest among research priorities related to childhood-onset systematic lupus erythematosus, according…

UC Irvine promotes interdisciplinary approach to skin biology, disease research

April 30, 2019
The University of California, Irvine, recently announced plans to create the UCI Skin Biology Resource-based Center, which will provide research…

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Procedural dermatology positions increased over recent 10-year period

November 2, 2017
There was a large increase in procedural dermatology positions over a recent 10-year period, according to recent findings; however, this increase…

In the Journals

Diagnosis with whole-slide images comparable to traditional microscopy

October 17, 2017
Diagnosis of dermatopathology patients using whole-slide images on a digital microscope demonstrated noninferiority to diagnosis with glass slides…

Top five dermatology stories in July include psoriasis studies, FDA approval

July 31, 2017
Study results reporting that nail findings distinguished patients with psoriatic arthritis from those with psoriasis without arthritis was among the…

AMA grants procedure codes for pigmented lesion assay for melanoma

July 14, 2017
DermTech has reported that the AMA has granted the company category 1, tier 2 molecular pathology procedure codes related to its proprietary test for…

In the Journals

Reflectance confocal microscopy may improve lentigo maligna diagnosis

July 11, 2017
Reflectance confocal microscopy was associated with high sensitivity and specificity in diagnosing lentigo maligna, according to published study…

Meeting News

Florida dermatology society honors dermatopathologist

June 27, 2017
The Florida Society of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery recognized Charles Perniciaro, MD, with its inaugural “Excellence in…

In the Journals

Pigmented lesion assay improves biopsy specificity in diagnosing melanoma

April 28, 2017
The use of a noninvasive pigmented lesion assay significantly improved biopsy specifity, which may allow dermatologists to miss fewer melanomas while…

Week's top dermatology reads include Cimzia study, FDA actions

April 3, 2017
Study results showing minimal to no transfer of Cimzia from mother's plasma to breast milk was a top-read article of the past week on…