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

Scabies outbreak in NICU reveals challenges with diagnosis

April 17, 2019
The rare occurrence of a scabies outbreak in the NICU of a children’s hospital underscored just how difficult the disease is to diagnose and…
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Age a key factor when considering melanoma treatment

April 16, 2019
As people age, the pattern, timing and extent of distant metastasis change and should be considered when treating melanoma. “It has become…
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Acetaminophen may increase risk for eczema in children

April 16, 2019
Based on a meta-analysis, children exposed to acetaminophen in early life seem to have an increased risk for eczema, according to a research letter…
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ACP recommends ways to strengthen ACA

April 15, 2019
In a new position paper published in Annals of Internal Medicine, the ACP offers seven comprehensive recommendations to improve the Patient…
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Atopic dermatitis associated with extracutaneous infections

April 15, 2019
Extracutaneous infections, particularly ear infections, strep throat and urinary tract infections, have an increased likelihood in patients with…
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Ultrasound-detected enthesitis common in patients with PsA, psoriasis

April 15, 2019
Enthesitis is common among patients with psoriatic arthritis and psoriasis, as well as individuals with fibromyalgia who undergo a clinical…
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Melanoma treatment at high-volume centers improves long-term survival

April 12, 2019
Treatment for primary nonmetastatic melanoma at high-volume facilities is associated with improved long-term patient survival, with academic centers…
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Probiotic treatment through 6 months of age helps prevent atopic dermatitis in infants

April 11, 2019
Infants who received probiotics through 6 months of age had a significantly lower incidence of atopic dermatitis compared with controls, according to…
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Dermatologists’ role critical in depoliticizing climate change

April 11, 2019
Dermatologists can help reduce the carbon footprint in their communities and practices by joining efforts to broaden awareness of the health…
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Adiposity may have protective effect in young adults with acne

April 10, 2019
Overweight and obesity in young adults were inversely associated with acne, leading researchers to suggest that metabolically active adipose tissue…
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