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

Experts optimize the total-body skin exam

November 8, 2019
Researchers developed a standardized total-body skin examination procedure using video recordings of dermatology faculty members and residents…
In the Journals

Shared appointments for patients with vitiligo yield high satisfaction

November 7, 2019
Shared medical appointments for patients with vitiligo allowed improved access to dermatologic care without compromising patient satisfaction…
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Region-growing algorithm performs best in melanoma classification using AI

November 7, 2019
The region-growing algorithm had the best segmentation performance in an assessment of the effectiveness of artificial intelligence methods for…
In the Journals

Psoriasis risk spikes with anti-TNF use in children with inflammatory diseases

November 6, 2019
Children with either inflammatory bowel disease, chronic noninfectious osteomyelitis or juvenile idiopathic arthritis developed psoriasis at an…
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Dupixent improves eczema severity in adolescents

November 6, 2019
Findings from a phase 3 clinical trial support the use of weight-based Dupixent dosing in adolescents with moderate to severe atopic dermatitis…
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Experts call for iPLEDGE program reform to reduce administrative burden

November 5, 2019
Researchers, along with the American Academy of Dermatology, have organized an iPLEDGE Workgroup to advocate for its reform with the goal of reducing…
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Bariatric surgery associated with reduced risk for skin cancer

November 1, 2019
In patients with obesity, researchers identified a decreased incidence in melanoma after bariatric surgery, which may lead to better understanding of…
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Opportunistic infection risk highest for patients with polymyositis, dermatomyositis

October 30, 2019
Among systemic rheumatic diseases, the risk for opportunistic infection is highest among patients with polymyositis or dermatomyositis, followed by…
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Male sex, Breslow thickness predictive factors for melanoma recurrence in Korean patients

October 23, 2019
In Korean patients, male sex and Breslow thickness greater than 2.5 mm are the most important prognostic factors for localized melanoma recurrence…
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Severe psoriasis increases risk for cancer-related mortality

October 16, 2019
An increase in overall cancer mortality risk was found in patients with severe psoriasis, and associations were identified within site-specific…
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