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

American Indian, Alaska Native groups face substantial barriers to dermatological care

June 20, 2019
Among American Indian and Alaska Native populations, various barriers to dermatological care exist including reasonable access to a dermatologist…
In the Journals

Pigmented lesion assay prevents unnecessary biopsies in skin lesions

June 19, 2019
Twelve-month data from a large U.S. registry study confirmed the clinical utility and high negative predicative value of a pigmented lesion assay as…
In the Journals

Hidradenitis suppurativa increases risk for alopecia

June 18, 2019
In a study investigating the relationship between hidradenitis suppurativa and alopecia areata in a U.S. sample, those with hidradenitis suppurativa…
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VEGF polymorphisms pose risk factor in patients with rosacea

June 17, 2019
VEGF polymorphisms are a risk factor for all types of rosacea and those with the erythematotelangiectatic subtype have the highest risk, according to…
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Subcutaneous tranexamic acid reduced bleeding in Mohs surgery

June 14, 2019
Subcutaneous injection of tranexamic acid with lidocaine reduced bleeding during Mohs micrographic surgery, with a greater reduction found in…
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Recognize, treat psychiatric comorbidities in patients with hidradenitis suppurativa

June 13, 2019
Depression and anxiety may be common in patients with hidradenitis suppurativa, although researchers were unable to prove a causal relationship…
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Survey: All patients in psoriasis trials should be screened for PsA

June 12, 2019
Researchers working in clinical trials for psoriasis should standardize the use of psoriatic arthritis screening tools in all patients, according to…
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Patients with severe psoriasis at risk for advanced liver fibrosis

June 11, 2019
Patients with central obesity, insulin resistance and active psoriasis are at high risk for liver fibrosis, according to researchers from…
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Brodalumab yields long-term skin clearance results in psoriasis

June 10, 2019
Most patients with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis who received treatment with brodalumab experienced long-term rates of skin clearance at 120…
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Patient education with 3D model before Mohs surgery reduces anxiety

June 7, 2019
Patient education using a 3D-printed model before Mohs micrographic surgery along with standardized preoperative education improved patient…
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