A 47-year-old woman presented with a sudden-onset, asymptomatic eruption of the face and neck during an inpatient admission for the management of septic shock secondary to pneumonia and hyperglycemia. Her hospital course was complicated by...
Mohs surgery is a technique employed by dermatologic surgeons to progressively remove skin cancers in a conservative manner until only cancer-free tissue remains, thus allowing one to be “tissue sparing” in the process and have...
Severe cases of pemphigus vulgaris (PV) are typically treated with high doses of systemic steroids. Rituximab, a chimeric (human/mouse) monoclonal antibody directed against CD20 of B lymphocytes, was recently approved by the FDA for the...
Pellagra is a disease characterized by a lack of cellular niacin, generally caused by a dietary insufficiency of nicotinic acid (niacin) or its essential amino acid precursor tryptophan.1 Historically, systemic complications caused by...
Repairing The Ellipse: An Alternative Approach By Navid Malakouti, MD and Pavan Nootheti, MD, FAAD, FACMS The fusiform (elliptical) excision is a common surgical technique employed by dermatologists for the removal of benign and...
Experts weigh in on the pressing needs of the specialty today.
Sandra Marchese Johnson, MD; Eric Bernstein, MD, MSE, FAD; Jeffrey T. S. Hsu, MD, FAAD; Doris Day, MD, FAAD; Stefan C. Weiss, MD, MBA, FAAD; Anisha Patel, MD, FAAD; and Mark A. Bechtel, MD, FAAD
The subspecialty needs to expand its workforce to continue to meet critical patient need.
Heather A. Brandling-Bennett, MD
Two dermatologists weigh in on the effects of cosmetic specialization on the specialty overall.
Suneel Chilukuri, MD; and Robert L. Buka, MD, JD
As medicine in general and dermatology specifically shifts toward more employed physicians, it’s important to understand the options.
Kim Campbell; and Suneel Chilukuri, MD
Alan Snyder, BS; and Daniel Ward, MD
Matthew S. Reedy, MD; and Stephanie Kuschel, BA
Navid Malakouti, MD; and Pavan Nootheti, MD, FAAD, FACMS
Report and discussion: Cutaneous metastasis of adenocarcinoma with an unknown primary tumor.
Christine Sickles, DO; Alexis Buffington, BS; Aleksandra Brown, DO; and Gary Gross, MD