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…

In the Journals

Avoid skin markings in dermoscopic images for analysis, training by convolutional neural networks

August 16, 2019
Melanoma probability scores increased due to standard skin markings from surgical ink and were associated with a significant reduction in the…

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…

In the Journals

Smartphone may be readily available alternative to Wood’s lamp

April 22, 2019
In vitiligo, visualization and accentuation of lesions using blue light emitted from a smartphone was comparable to a Wood’s lamp and may be…

In the Journals

Radial video mosaicing may aid in mapping lentigo maligna

October 23, 2017
Handheld reflectance confocal microscopy with radial video mosaicing showed utility in mapping lentigo maligna and lentigo maligna melanoma. The…

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…

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…

In the Journals

Dermatoscopic patterns show specific characteristics in nonfacial actinic keratosis

June 12, 2017
Dermatoscopic patterns showed specific characteristics of nonpigmented and pigmented nonfacial actinic keratosis when compared with facial actinic…

Top May dermatology reads focus on skin self-exams, vitiligo

June 2, 2017
Survey findings that less than half of women assisted their husbands with skin self-examinations was among the top read articles in May on…

Psoriasis, sunscreen studies top dermatology reads for week

May 22, 2017
Study results finding that most people incorrectly applied free sunscreen when it was provided at a state fair was among the top read articles of the…

In the Journals

Reflectance confocal microscopy distinguishes lip melanoma from benign melanotic macules

May 12, 2017
In vivo reflectance confocal microscopy can be used to distinguish between benign melanotic macules and lip melanoma, according to study results…

Melanoma, infantile hemangioma studies top dermatology reads for week

May 8, 2017
Survey findings that less that less than half of married women helped their husbands with skin cancer detection was among the top read articles of…

Survey finds less than half of women assist husbands with skin cancer self-exams

May 1, 2017
Less than half of surveyed married women helped their husbands with skin cancer detection, according to results released by the American Academy of…

Melanoma Monday brings awareness to recent developments

May 1, 2017
May is Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month, with the first Monday of the month designated as Melanoma Monday. “Melanoma Monday…

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…

Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Amy J. McMichael MD, FAAD, discusses Skin of Color Society

March 30, 2017
ORLANDO, Fla. — In a video perspective from the American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, Amy J. McMichael, MD, FAAD, discusses…

Meeting News Coverage

AAD elects vice president-elect, board members

March 30, 2017
The American Academy of Dermatology announced the results of its annual election, including Jane M. Grant-Kels, MD, FAAD, as vice president-elect…

Meeting News

Hruza elected AAD president-elect

March 29, 2017
The American Academy of Dermatology announced that George J. Hruza, MD, MBA, FAAD, has been elected president-elect of the academy. Hruza, a…

Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Sancy Leachman, MD, PhD, FAAD, discusses 'War on Melanoma' registry

March 22, 2017
ORLANDO, Fla. — In a video perspective from the American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, Sancy Leachman, MD, PhD, FAAD,

Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: AAD president outlines his vision for academy

March 17, 2017
ORLANDO, Fla. — In a video perspective from the American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, AAD President Henry W. Lim, MD

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