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

Tazarotene shows favorable risk-benefit ratio for acne vulgaris

January 13, 2020
Tazarotene 0.045% lotion was associated with significant lesion reduction with a favorable adverse event profile in moderate to severe acne vulgaris…
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No link found between podophyllotoxin, adverse fetal outcomes

January 10, 2020
No association was found between exposure to podophyllotoxin during pregnancy and adverse fetal outcomes, according to a registry-based cohort study…
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Researchers identify ways to improve physician-patient visits

January 9, 2020
Findings of a mixed methods study in JAMA identified five ways to improve patient-physician visits: prepare for a meaningful interaction, listen…
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Study shows global prevalence of oral lichen planus

January 9, 2020
Oral lichen planus is more likely to occur in non-Asian countries and among women, according to results of a meta-analysis investigating this…
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Community-acquired pneumonia may lead to mucocutaneous manifestations in children

January 8, 2020
Mucocutaneous manifestations were significantly more likely in children with community-acquired pneumonia due to Mycoplasma pneumoniae than in…
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US Latinos disproportionately affected by psoriatic disease severity

January 7, 2020
Prevalence rates of psoriasis are lower among the Latino population than the white or black population in the U.S., but Latino populations are often…
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Age, diabetes, prior infection linked to increased infection risk in PsA

January 7, 2020
Although TNF inhibitor use was associated with an increased risk of serious infection among patients with psoriasis and self-reported psoriatic…
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Laser, light-based therapies show increased utility in hidradenitis suppurativa

January 6, 2020
A multimodal approach that includes not only topical and systemic therapies but also laser and light-based therapies is recommended for hidradenitis…
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Screen patients with HBV, HCV before treating psoriasis

January 3, 2020
Patients with hepatitis B and C virus infections should be screened for risk before receiving antipsoriatic therapy, according to a study published…
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Dermatology residency programs should address barriers for breastfeeding trainees

December 30, 2019
Dermatology residency programs should address and help with barriers that nursing trainees face during their residency, according to a study…
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