The Mainstream Patient: November 30

November 30, 2020

This week’s edition of The Mainstream Patient features stories on dermarolling for hair loss, vitamin C and skin sensitivity, how to manage keratosis pilaris, plus more.

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JAKs may predict psoriasis risk

Mohs micrographic presents challenges in kids

November 25, 2020

While Mohs micrographic surgery is well established as a safe and effective therapeutic modality in adult patients, it is not as commonly used in pediatric populations. There are unique challenges to performing Mohs surgery on pediatric patients, especially with patient cooperation. Multidisciplinary planning may be needed.

Novel device characterizes mite infestations

November 25, 2020

Fluorescence-advanced videodermatoscopy (FAV, Adamo Srl) for characterization of Demodex mites suggests that it can be a useful tool in the clinical evaluation and management of patients with Demodex-related skin diseases.

Adjunctive examined for facial erythema

November 24, 2020

Investigators assessed results combining oxymetazoline and four different lasers in a recent phase 4 study. Results demonstrate improvement from baseline in Clinician Erythema Assessment (CEA) score.