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Intradermal nevi in elderly patients often have focal areas of atypical nuclei

August 14, 2015
Researchers found focal areas of atypical nuclei in intradermal nevi of elderly patients, and suggested these nevi be categorized as senescent to…

Five recent FDA approvals in dermatology

August 4, 2015
Recent FDA actions involving dermatology include approvals of Finacea Foam, 15% for treating papulopustular rosacea and Odomzo for locally advanced…

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Most nonmelanoma skin cancers treated with other modalities found appropriate for Mohs surgery

August 3, 2015
Most nonmelanoma skin cancer cases treated with Mohs microscopic surgery during a 3-month period met appropriate use criteria, while other cases that…

Eight recent developments in skin cancer

July 15, 2015
Recent research on skin cancer included studies on squamous cell carcinoma and its risk in solid organ transplant recipients, as well as cigarette…

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Lower limb at higher risk of surgical site failure

July 14, 2015
The lower limb is at higher risk of surgical site failure after lesion removal, especially in patients with split-skin grafting as mode of closure…

In the Journals

Pradaxa, Xarelto continuation acceptable during cutaneous surgery

July 14, 2015
Patients treated with anticoagulants Pradaxa and Xarelto did not experience severe hemorrhagic complications during cutaneous surgery, and…

In the Journals

Mohs micrographic surgery delays not tied to nonmelanoma skin cancer tumor growth

July 13, 2015
There was no significant association between delays of up to 1 year between biopsy and Mohs melanoma surgery and change in tumor size in patients…

Meeting News Coverage

Follow Healio.com/Dermatology for World Congress of Dermatology coverage

June 9, 2015
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — The International League of Dermatological Societies’ 23rd World Congress of Dermatology is underway here…

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Basal cell carcinoma occurs in 2 million people in US per year

June 4, 2015
An estimated 2 million people in the United States will develop at least one basal cell carcinoma in a given year, with white patients aged older…

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Granularity, angulated lines characteristics of melanomas on nonfacial chronically sun-damaged skin

May 8, 2015
Lesions manifesting dermoscopic structures including granularity, angulated lines or certain dermoscopic patterns were most frequent characteristics…

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Fractional carbon dioxide laser treatment quickly heals chronic lower-extremity wounds in elderly

May 6, 2015
Healing of chronic posttraumatic wounds in elderly patients appeared to accelerate following treatment with fractional carbon dioxide laser…

Meeting News Coverage

More than 18,500 attend AAD annual meeting, deemed a 'success' by Lebwohl

April 24, 2015
The American Academy of Dermatology announced that more than 18,500 people attended its annual meeting, held from March 20-24 in San Francisco…

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One in five Medicare beneficiaries could experience delay in surgery for melanoma

April 9, 2015
More than 20% of Medicare beneficiaries experienced a delay of longer than 1.5 months for surgical treatment of melanoma, according to results of a…

Meeting News Coverage

Follow Healio's coverage of the American Academy of Dermatology annual meeting

March 18, 2015
Healio.com/Dermatology will provide coverage of the American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting in San Francisco beginning Friday. “A key…

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Wide excision, Mohs micrographic surgery effectively treated primary lentigo maligna

February 2, 2015
Wide excision and Mohs micrographic surgery were both effective in treating patients with primary lentigo maligna, with low recurrence rates…

NIH renews research grants on aging

November 20, 2014
The NIH has announced renewed funding of $23.4 million for 11 Edward R. Roybal Centers for Research on Applied Gerontology and the designation of two…

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Older patients with pemphigus have highest risk of opportunistic infections

August 5, 2014
In a historical, prospective study, researchers found a significant risk of opportunistic infections during the first year after pemphigus diagnosis…

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Blue nevi acquired in older men, lacked association with melanoma

May 7, 2014
Blue nevi commonly occurred in older men and usually were not associated with melanoma, according to recent study results. “Our findings…

Meeting News Coverage

Newest therapies, popular sessions highlight AAD meeting

March 21, 2014
DENVER — Advanced melanoma staging with updates on future therapies, the latest acne treatments, and laser and botulinum toxin A treatments for…

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Elderly patients with psoriasis more likely to develop NAFLD

January 9, 2014
Elderly patients with psoriasis were 70% more likely to have nonalcoholic fatty liver disease than patients without psoriasis when adjusted for…

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