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

Long-term trifarotene safe, effective for facial, truncal acne

September 11, 2019
Trifarotene cream was safe and well tolerated in the treatment of moderate facial and truncal acne in a multicenter, open-label phase 3 clinical…
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Chronic graft-versus-host disease of the hair follicle may be a form of alopecia

September 10, 2019
In a prospective cohort study published in Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, researchers described four patterns of hair loss observed…
In the Journals

Atopic eczema linked with increase in new depression, anxiety

September 10, 2019
Treated atopic eczema was associated with a 14% increase in the risk for newly diagnosed depression and a 17% increase in a subsequent anxiety…
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Mohs surgery offers greater survival benefit vs. wide local excision in head and neck melanoma

September 9, 2019
Melanomas of the head and neck treated with Mohs micrographic surgery had a significantly higher overall survival at 5 years after melanoma diagnosis…
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AI-based algorithm may predict nonmelanoma skin cancer in high-risk patients

September 6, 2019
A nonmelanoma skin cancer risk prediction model using readily available information in the electronic medical records system and a deep learning…
In the JournalsPerspective

Cell dysregulation may play role in development, exacerbation of head and neck dermatitis

September 6, 2019
The exacerbation or development of head and neck dermatitis in patients treated for atopic dermatitis with dupilumab may be caused by a dysregulation…
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Dupilumab significantly improves atopic dermatitis in Asian, black and white patients

September 4, 2019
Dupilumab significantly improved atopic dermatitis signs, symptoms and quality of life in Asian, black and white patients, according to a pooled…
In the JournalsPerspective

Personalized advice improves sun protection among patients

September 3, 2019
Patients who received individualized advice directly from their general practitioner improved their sun protection, according to findings from a…
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Hospital readmission rates, costs high in dermatology

September 3, 2019
Dermatological hospital readmission rates have remained constant, leading researchers to suggest improvements in both outpatient management of skin…
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Culturally aware communication skills training needed in dermatology

August 30, 2019
Outside of skin of color clinics, the satisfaction of care by black patients would improve if dermatologists underwent residency training in skin of…
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