Pruritic skin lesions on the foot and lower leg that look like red lines in a serpiginous configuration. What’s your diagnosis?
Combining metformin and oral contraceptives to treat polycystic ovarian syndrome has little impact on quality of life measures including acne, a study shows.
Intense pulsed light therapy is an effective treatment for severe acne in dark-skinned women, say researchers writing in the Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology.
Stage II melanoma patients don’t always benefit from staging PET-CT, according to Duke University Medical Center researchers reporting last week at American Society of Dermatologic Surgery annual meeting in Phoenix.
Squamous cell carcinoma in hidradenitis suppurativa is rare, but mortality is high, according to Mayo Clinic researchers reporting at the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery annual meeting last week in Phoenix.
Congress has proposed two bills that are designed to promote a "scientific exchange" between drug manufacturers and physcians. As a result, drug manufacturers may be able to share clinical data and non-FDA-approved uses of drugs with healthcare providers in the future.
Patients in outpatient primary care clinics are choosing to learn about genomic testing to detemine their risk of melanoma, according to a recent clinical trial.
Patients that scheduled regular mammograms could be easily encouraged to screen for melanoma via self-skin examination when given instructions at their breast cancer screenings, according to a recent study. This type of intervention program could be an effective strategy to increase skin cancer awareness.
The practice of medicine is rewarding in many ways—including as a source of entertainment. Clinicians see the best and worst of humanity, and those at the frontline of care can share endless stories of the funny, weird and wacky.
Mindfulness and relaxation are key for heading off burnout and exhaustion.