Top three recent dermatology stories

April 22, 2019
Research exploring the risk for ear infections and strep throat in patients with atopic dermatitis garnered the most pageviews last week. In another…
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Dermatologists may be most prepared to help patients with melanoma

April 18, 2019
Individuals with early-stage melanoma require information, resources and emotional/mental health-focused care, all which dermatologists may be best…
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VEGFR-TKIs significantly increase risk for hand-foot skin reactions

April 18, 2019
The use of vascular endothelial growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitors significantly increased the risk for developing all-grade and…
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3 ways to reduce burnout

April 18, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Data indicate that rates of physician burnout are declining, but it remains a significant issue for clinicians, a speaker at the…
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Differences in BCC subtype reporting suggest gap in delivery of care

April 17, 2019
A lack of histologic subtyping in basal cell carcinoma may put patients at risk for inadequate or inappropriate therapy, according to researchers who…
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VIDEO: Transparency improves patient care, builds just culture

April 17, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — While strategies such as public reporting, transparency and using clinical decision support and electronic health records are…
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Negative HLA-C*06:02 status should not deter ustekinumab use in psoriasis

April 17, 2019
Researchers found no need to exclude patients with psoriasis from ustekinumab treatment because of a negative HLA-C*06:02 genotype status. The…
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Scabies outbreak in NICU reveals challenges with diagnosis

April 17, 2019
The rare occurrence of a scabies outbreak in the NICU of a children’s hospital underscored just how difficult the disease is to diagnose and…
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Age a key factor when considering melanoma treatment

April 16, 2019
As people age, the pattern, timing and extent of distant metastasis change and should be considered when treating melanoma. “It has become…
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Acetaminophen may increase risk for eczema in children

April 16, 2019
Based on a meta-analysis, children exposed to acetaminophen in early life seem to have an increased risk for eczema, according to a research letter…
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ACP recommends ways to strengthen ACA

April 15, 2019
In a new position paper published in Annals of Internal Medicine, the ACP offers seven comprehensive recommendations to improve the Patient…

Dermatologist shares tips to tackle climate change

April 15, 2019
Climate change is a solvable problem, and physicians have a critical role to play in depoliticizing the issue and encouraging solutions, Sarah
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Atopic dermatitis associated with extracutaneous infections

April 15, 2019
Extracutaneous infections, particularly ear infections, strep throat and urinary tract infections, have an increased likelihood in patients with…
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Ultrasound-detected enthesitis common in patients with PsA, psoriasis

April 15, 2019
Enthesitis is common among patients with psoriatic arthritis and psoriasis, as well as individuals with fibromyalgia who undergo a clinical…
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How to engage in ‘curbside consultations’

April 13, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Curbside consultations are “desirable and well-accepted when used appropriately” according to a discussion held at…
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VIDEO: Physicians must nurture the engaged patient

April 13, 2019
VIENNA — In this exclusive video from the International Liver Congress 2019, Wayne Eskridge, founder and CEO of the Fatty Liver Foundation…
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Melanoma treatment at high-volume centers improves long-term survival

April 12, 2019
Treatment for primary nonmetastatic melanoma at high-volume facilities is associated with improved long-term patient survival, with academic centers…

Top three stories from the week in dermatology

April 12, 2019
The top stories in dermatology include research highlighting oral treatment in atopic dermatitis and suture spacing outcomes in wound closures. In…
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Biosimilar uptake stunted despite greater competition, lower costs

April 12, 2019
CHICAGO — The availability of biosimilars introduces market competition that reduces the cost of biosimilars, even in situations where the…
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ACP: Telemedicine has potential to improve patient care, reduce costs

April 11, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Telehealth has the “tremendous potential” to improve access to care for patients, enhance patient-physician…
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