Frontal fibrosing alopecia is a condition that is increasing in epidemic proportions, says Jerry Shapiro, M.D., in a presentation given at the 2018 AAD Summer Meeting.
Caring for gay men and other men who have sex with men in a dermatology settings requires medical knowledge and cultural sensitivity, but few dermatologists have had formal training in caring for this group of patients.
Nutritional supplements should only be considered for a small subset of patients with alopecia areata, said Dr. Leslie Castelo-Soccio in a presentation from the AAD Summer Meeting.
It might not be the first place dermatologists look, but diseases of the vulva are skin conditions. An itchy, sore vulva can be caused by a number of different skin conditions, said Dr. Gayle Fischer in a presentation given at the AAD Summer Meeting.
The intensity and duration of the inflammatory reaction in acne causes dermal damage and alteration of the sebaceous gland structure leading to atrophic scar formation, but not all patients are affected equally.
Treatment may offer an alternative to topical retinoid treatments for acne scarring.
Superficial chemical peels have a relatively low complication rate in patients with darker skin types when performed appropriately, a study finds.
A novel picosecond/nanosecond 670 nm wavelength is safe and effective for the treatment of benign pigmented lesions.
Years ago antibiotics were used to treat acne because it was thought that the condition was an infectious disease, says Dr. Hilary Baldwin of the Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.
Eosinophilic fasciitis is a rare condition for which there are no established diagnostic criteria or clinical guidelines for its management.