In the Journals

Bullous pemphigoid showed possible link to hematologic malignancy

July 11, 2017
Bullous pemphigoid demonstrated some association with hematologic malignancy despite showing no association with overall malignancy. In the current…

FDA approval, atopic dermatitis study top dermatology reads for week

June 26, 2017
The FDA’s approval of Baxdela for treating acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections was among the top read articles of the past week…

In the Journals

ED visits, cost associated with shingles increase

June 22, 2017
Emergency department visits and total cost associated with herpes zoster increased between 2006 and 2013, driven by an increased number of visits by…

Keytruda, psoriasis studies top weekly dermatology reads

June 19, 2017
Findings that tildrakizumab showed efficacy as treatment for patients with moderate-to-severe chronic plaque psoriasis compared with placebo or…

Six recent developments in melanoma

June 16, 2017
Case report study results that Keytruda therapy was associated with eruptive keratoacanthomas in three patients with metastatic squamous cell…

In the Journals

PCP-based skin cancer screening feasible

June 13, 2017
Primary care-based skin cancer training and screening is feasible, and may improve primary care physician diagnostic accuracy, according to recently…

In the Journals

Keytruda treatment may be associated with eruptive keratoacanthomas

June 12, 2017
Keytruda therapy was associated with eruptive keratoacanthomas in three patients with metastatic squamous cell carcinoma or metastatic melanoma…

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…

In the Journals

Radiotherapy found to be efficacious option for Merkel cell carcinoma

May 30, 2017
Definitive radiotherapy for macroscopic locoregional Merkel cell carcinoma had local and regional in-field control and should be considered an…

In the Journals

Factors of methotrexate-induced epidermal necrosis identified

May 23, 2017
Researchers identified early signs and risk factors of methotrexate-induced epidermal necrosis, and physicians should use caution when deciding when…

Five skin cancer developments reported in May

May 17, 2017
May has been designated National Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month by the American Academy of Dermatology.  Developments on…

In the Journals

Pulsed CO2 laser ablation comparable to cryotherapy for superficial BCC

May 5, 2017
Although surgery showed greater efficacy and cosmetic outcome compared with pulsed CO2 laser ablation, there was no statistically significant…

In the Journals

Medicare, out-of-pocket payments for topical steroids sharply increase

May 4, 2017
There was a sharp increase in Medicare and out-of-pocket costs of prescribed topical steroids between 2011 and 2015, likely due to the rising costs…

In the Journals

Older patients undergoing Mohs micrographic surgery are highly functioning

May 3, 2017
Most patients aged 75 years and older undergoing Mohs micrographic surgery were found to be highly functioning, according to research published in…

In the Journals

Topical imiquimod may be effective alternative to surgery for melanoma in situ

April 25, 2017
Topical imiquimod cream may be an effective treatment for patients with melanoma in situ who are not candidates for surgery, according to long-term…

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: 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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