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

CUA skin-related calcifications composed of calcium-phosphate apatite, localized circumferentially

May 24, 2019
In a spectroscopic analysis, researchers found circumferential calcifications, located in the intima and media of skin vessels, were composed of…
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Dupilumab lowers some infection rates in moderate to severe atopic dermatitis

May 23, 2019
Dupilumab decreased the risk for serious or severe infection and nonherpetic skin infections in patients with moderate to severe atopic dermatitis…
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Brodalumab effective in patients with psoriasis who failed IL-17A

May 22, 2019
Patients with moderate-to-severe psoriasis who failed treatment with an IL-17A agent, had significant disease improvement with brodalumab, according…
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Homemade sunscreen misinformation prevalent on Pinterest

May 21, 2019
The proliferation of potentially harmful information regarding homemade sunscreens via social media, specifically Pinterest, is following a similar…
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Risk factors differ for lymphatic, hematogenous metastasis

May 16, 2019
As the risk factors associated with lymphatic and hematogenous metastasis differ, follow-up and treatment strategies may need to be adapted…
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Misconceptions about indoor tanning use prevalent among men who have sex with men

May 16, 2019
Men who have sex with men in San Francisco who use indoor tanning had misconceptions about skin cancer risks and the utility of base tans, according…
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New digital technologies may increase skin self-examination for melanoma

May 15, 2019
Participants were often not confident in their skin self-examination ability but value expert opinion from clinicians and are open to using…
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More data needed on plasma concentrations of sunscreen ingredients

May 14, 2019
When sunscreens were used under maximal use conditions, plasma concentrations exceeded the threshold established by the FDA for waiving some…
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60 seconds can ascertain patients’ social determinants of health

May 13, 2019
Patients’ social determinants of health were determined in 1 minute with a short survey, according to findings recently published in Annals of
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Tumor thickness, location of primary melanoma affects recurrence rates

May 9, 2019
Researchers suggest that approximately 13% of patients with a high-risk primary melanoma may develop recurrence within 2 years, and informed clinical…
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