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.

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Tool identifies adverse drug events in limited situations

June 7, 2019
A tool that researchers dubbed the “patient-report adverse drug event instrument” only identified adverse drug events in older patients…
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Interventions needed to improve surgery access in melanoma

June 6, 2019
To improve the rate of melanoma survival, targeted health care interventions are needed for certain patients who experience the most delays in…
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Cyclosporine, methotrexate pose less risk for serious infections in atopic dermatitis

June 5, 2019
In adults with atopic dermatitis, treatment with cyclosporine or methotrexate appears to have a lower rate of serious infections than mycophenolate…
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Researchers propose pathogenesis of acute inflammatory edema

June 5, 2019
In a paper recently published in Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, researchers proposed there is a three-part pathogenesis of acute…
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Sharing practice pattern data between Mohs surgeons reduces overuse, costs

June 4, 2019
In Mohs micrographic surgery, a low-cost behavioral intervention using key opinion leaders and an audit with feedback resulted in a sustained…
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Depression, anxiety in alopecia elevated in adults, those with more hair loss

June 3, 2019
Adult patients with alopecia areata and those with more severe hair loss have an increased risk for anxiety and depression, according to researchers…
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Multicenter study affirms benefit of Mohs micrographic surgery for melanoma

May 31, 2019
Skin tissue conservation and same-day reconstruction of tumor-free margins are possible in a single-day procedure with Mohs micrographic surgery with…
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Cutaneous granulomatous drug eruption may correlate with favorable mogamulizumab response

May 31, 2019
Patients with mycosis fungoides and Sézary syndrome who experience mogamulizumab-associated cutaneous granulomatous drug eruption may have a…
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Graft or flap repair linked to high frequency of symptoms after skin cancer surgery

May 30, 2019
Patients with skin cancer who undergo graft or flap repair reported the most symptoms and those undergoing surgery on the lip reported more long-term…
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Researchers encourage use of topical calcineurin inhibitors for vitiligo

May 30, 2019
Topical calcineurin inhibitors may produce a favorable response in patients with vitiligo, with monotherapy appearing to be effective in children and…
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