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

Lifetime prevalence of skin cancer higher in gay, bisexual men

February 21, 2020
Self-reported lifetime prevalence of skin cancer was higher in gay and bisexual men compared with heterosexual men, according to a cross-sectional…
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Psoriasis linked to increased risk for lymphomas, keratinocyte cancer

February 19, 2020
Patients with psoriasis carry a slightly increased risk for cancer, particularly keratinocyte cancer and lymphomas, according to data published in…
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Algorithm-based apps show poor performance in detecting skin cancer

February 17, 2020
Smartphone applications that use algorithms to assess the risk for skin cancer appear to have poor and variable performance, according to a…
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Review finds treatments associated with highest PASI response rates in plaque psoriasis

February 11, 2020
Several novel treatments for moderate to severe plaque psoriasis were associated with the highest Psoriasis Area and Severity Index response rates…
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Topical minocycline foam safe, effective for papulopustular rosacea in phase 3 studies

February 10, 2020
FMX103 1.5%, a topical minocycline foam, was found to be efficacious with an adequate safety profile for moderate to severe papulopustular rosacea…
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Surveys examine patient, dermatopathologist views on understanding of reports

February 6, 2020
Dermatopathology reports may need to be redesigned to increase patient comprehension due to the lack of understanding patients have of current…
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Use of biologics, systemic corticosteroids to treat psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis increases

February 5, 2020
The use of biologic therapy to treat psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis has increased over time along with the use of systemic corticosteroids…
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Patients with ichthyosis more likely to have depression, anxiety

February 4, 2020
The effect of ichthyosis on mental health in children and adults leads to a higher prevalence of depression and anxiety, according to a research…
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Rapid disease progression, worse prognosis associated with vitiligo clinical markers

February 3, 2020
The presence of clinical markers in patients with vitiligo may have an association with worsening prognoses and rapid disease progression, according…
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Hidradenitis suppurativa increases risk for inflammatory arthritis

January 30, 2020
There is an increased risk for developing inflammatory arthritis among patients with hidradenitis suppurativa, according to a population-based cohort…
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