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

Hairdressers willing to learn more about skin cancer detection

July 25, 2019
“Hairdressers have been considered a potential resource for skin cancer surveillance, and previous studies suggest that hairdressers are…
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Microcystic adnexal carcinoma guidelines encourage high-quality care

July 24, 2019
The Committee on Invasive Skin Tumor Evidence-Based Recommendations published clinical practice guidelines to improve clinical decision-making for…
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Crisaborole ointment possible first-line agent in psoriasis for thin, sensitive skin

July 22, 2019
In a pilot study, crisaborole ointment 2% led to significant lesion improvement in intertriginous, anogenital and facial psoriasis and may serve as a…
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Discordant themes exist in skin cancer assessment outcomes among physicians, patients

July 19, 2019
Areas of disagreement between patients and physicians on skin cancer-related outcomes include patient fear of the unknown, recurrence and empowering…
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Cutaneous angiosarcoma rates increasing in those older than 70 years

July 18, 2019
Patient survival in cutaneous angiosarcoma is not affected by current therapeutic strategies, and cases are increasing in those who are older than 70…
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IBD risk increases with Enbrel therapy for other autoimmune diseases

July 18, 2019
Patients receiving Enbrel for inflammatory diseases other than inflammatory bowel disease have an increased risk for a diagnosis of Crohn’s…
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Nephritis, clinical trials top list of childhood lupus research priorities

July 17, 2019
Nephritis, clinical trials and biomarkers rank highest among research priorities related to childhood-onset systematic lupus erythematosus, according…
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Hidradenitis suppurativa linked with thyroid disorders

July 17, 2019
A significantly higher prevalence of thyroid disorders was found among patients with hidradenitis suppurativa, and additional study to increase the…
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Isotretinoin-exposed pregnancies, fetal defects still an issue after iPLEDGE implementation

July 17, 2019
Pregnancies, abortions and fetal defects associated with isotretinoin exposure continue to be a problem even though the number of pregnancy-related…
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Sexual harassment of dermatology residents often unreported unless ‘serious enough’

July 16, 2019
More than half of dermatology residents surveyed report that sexual harassment is “probably” or “definitely” a problem, most…
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