A survey asked dermatologists whether they had personal treated head and neck melanoma with excision, and if and when they referred patients with melanoma on the head and neck to a Mohs surgeon.
Data from one study showed younger women more likely to use sunscreen than older adults.
A poster presented at the 2022 American College of Mohs Surgery Annual Meeting not only suggested a link between multiple myeloma and a heightened rate of melanoma, but also demonstrated potential for higher overall mortality rates.
At the ACMS meeting, Chrysalyne D. Schmults, MD, MScE, highlighted molecular diagnostics for squamous cell carcinoma.
Overall, non-melanoma skin cancer (NMSC) visits (all pooled specialties/areas) have been plateauing. However , metropolitan but not rural areas saw an increase in visits where NMSC was the chief complaint. However, the percentage of NMSC in rural areas that is managed by dermatologists and dermatologic surgeons is also on the rise, according to a presentation given at the 2022 American College of Mohs Surgery Annual Meeting.
Topical tranexamic acid is an effective wound care adjunct in reducing rates of postoperative bleeding of granulating defects in Mohs micrographic surgical settings.
Single-stage periosteal flap technique to treat full-thickness eyelid defects is safe, effective, and aesthetically acceptable, according to a study presented at the 2022 American College of Mohs Surgery Annual Meeting on May 12, 2022.
Marty Makary, MD, MPH, predicts systemwide change in the world of health care.
At the current ACMS meeting, Kelsey E. Hirotsu, MD, discussed the bleeding complications seen in patients on ibrutinib for CLL.
A study presented at the current ACMS meeting highlights variables that could predict BCC, including: gender, immune status, and more.