In the Journals

This feature offers timely executive summaries of the most relevant journals in dermatology. Through peer “Perspectives,” full bibliographical information and links to the original journal abstract, In the Journals are a step wider and deeper than journal reviews health care professionals may be accustomed.

In the Journals

Psychiatric comorbidities in psoriasis not directly linked to increased suicidality

December 6, 2019
No significant increased risk was found for suicidal behavior in a retrospective group of patients with psoriasis and potential concomitant psoriatic…
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…
In the Journals

Researchers propose diagnostic criteria for drug-induced intracranial hypertension

December 4, 2019
Common medications to treat acne and other inflammatory dermatoses strongly associated with drug-induced intracranial hypertension include vitamin A…
In the Journals

Risk for immune-mediated inflammatory diseases 5-times higher in psoriasis

December 3, 2019
Among a large cohort of patients with psoriasis, researchers found around 20% had an immune-mediated inflammatory disease develop before psoriasis…
In the Journals

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…
In the Journals

Personal care products play important role in facial, anogenital dermatitis across genders

November 27, 2019
Personal care products are the source of most allergic and irritant contact dermatitis in male patients with facial dermatitis, according to a study…
In the Journals

US life expectancy drops after decades of improvement

November 26, 2019
Life expectancy among adults in the United States increased for nearly 6 decades but eventually slowed over time and then dropped for 3 straight…
In the Journals

Obesity, dyslipidemia, inflammation: Potential psoriasis comorbidities of coronary burden

November 25, 2019
A machine learning program with clinical and coronary CT angiography data identified the top predictors of noncalcified coronary burden in psoriasis…
In the Journals

Consensus-based protocol for vitiligo photography may improve outcomes

November 22, 2019
Vitiligo experts compiled a protocol for vitiligo photography to improve outcome assessment, foster collaboration and promote communication with…
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