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

Consensus-based protocol for vitiligo photography may improve outcomes

November 22, 2019
Vitiligo experts compiled a protocol for vitiligo photography to improve outcome assessment, foster collaboration and promote communication with…
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Siliq for psoriasis maintains clearance, improved quality of life through 5 years

November 21, 2019
Siliq demonstrated skin clearance and improved quality of life in adult patients with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis with no new safety signals…
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Soluble lectin-like oxidized LDL receptor-1 associated with psoriasis severity

November 21, 2019
Soluble lectin-like oxidized LDL receptor-1, or sLOX-1, was elevated in psoriasis and associated with lipid-rich noncalcified coronary burden…
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PsA diagnosis often delayed in dermatology vs. rheumatology

November 20, 2019
In the dermatology setting, researchers found a substantial delay from symptom onset to a psoriatic arthritis diagnosis compared with rheumatology…
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Opioid workgroup guidelines address treatment of dermatologic postop pain

November 19, 2019
The Opioid-Prescribing in Dermatology Workgroup determined that 10% of patients or less undergoing 87 common dermatological procedures require…
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Experts publish ‘comprehensive’ pediatric psoriasis guidelines

November 18, 2019
The new guidelines from the American Academy of Dermatology and the National Psoriasis Foundation are the first of its kind to focus on pediatric…
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‘Running medicine’ improves health

November 13, 2019
“Running medicine” events that combined several types of exercise and community-building events improved participants’ physical and…
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Melanoma rates decline among US adolescents, young adults

November 13, 2019
Incidence of invasive melanoma decreased among adolescents and young adults in the United States between 2006 and 2015, according to results of a…
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Fruit consumption, oral health linked to psoriasis severity

November 13, 2019
Oral health and hygiene and dietary practices may be associated with the development and severity of psoriasis, according to a study in Dermatology
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Teledermatology requires fewer visits to detect skin cancer

November 12, 2019
In skin cancer diagnosis, teledermatology has a sensitivity greater than 90% and a specificity greater than 80% compared with direct referral from…
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