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

Topical fluorouracil 5% cream fails to improve photoaging

September 15, 2017
Patients treated with a course of fluorouracil 5% cream experienced no significant improvements in parameters associated with photodamage caused by…
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Delayed Mohs surgery does not impact complication risk

September 15, 2017
The timing of Mohs micrographic reconstructive surgery had no impact on infection risk or flap failure, according to recent findings. The researchers…
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Clearer labeling may guide sunscreen purchasing decisions

September 12, 2017
Consumers had difficulty understanding sunscreen labels with regard to skin protection parameters, according to recent findings. The researchers…
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Pneumocystis prophylaxis may be unnecessary in autoimmune blistering diseases

September 11, 2017
One patient in a large cohort of individuals with autoimmune blistering diseases developed pneumocystis pneumonia, suggesting that routine…
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Blepharoplasty recipients rated as appearing younger, more attractive

September 8, 2017
New data demonstrate that recipients of blepharoplasty are rated as appearing more youthful, attractive and healthy after the procedure. In…
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Light exposure needed for vitiligo treatment with JAK inhibitors

September 7, 2017
Half of a small cohort of patients with vitiligo who were treated with tofacitinib and light exposure experienced repigmentation, according to recent…
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Despite growing medical education debt, more students graduating without debt

September 7, 2017
Although medical education debt has continued to increase, the proportion of students graduating with no debt increased from 16.1% in 2010 to 26.9%…
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Eucrisa demonstrated safety in atopic dermatitis

September 6, 2017
Encouraging safety outcomes were reported in a cohort of patients with atopic dermatitis who were treated with long-term Eucrisa. “Crisaborole…
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Psoriasis duration may increase cardiovascular comorbidities

September 5, 2017
Long-term psoriasis was associated with increased likelihood of vascular inflammation and major adverse cardiovascular events, according to recent…
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Study identifies SNP, demographic factors associated with nonmelanoma skin cancer

September 1, 2017
The BsmI single-nucleotide polymorphism, along with several demographic factors, predicted nonmelanoma skin cancer risk, according to recent…
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