February 2009 | Volume 8 | Issue 2
Rapid Absorbing Gut Suture Versus 2-Octylethylcyanoacrylate Tissue Adhesive in the Epidermal Closure of Linear Repairs b.
Background: While a variety of epidermal wound closure techniques are utilized, there are few evidence based studies comparing techniques in head-to-head studies.
A survey of people with rosacea was conducted in 2006 to gain insight into experiences with rosacea therapies and relationships with health care providers. The survey was completed by 2946 participa...
Seborrheic dermatitis, characterized by erythema and/or ﬂaking or scaling in areas of high sebaceous activity, affects up to 5% of the US population and often appears in conjunction with othe...
Background: Lower leg edema is a common side effect of amlodipine therapy, but is often unrecognized as a contributor to stasis dermatitis.
Objective: To de...
Carbon dioxide (CO 2) laser skin resurfacing has been a mainstay of facial rejuvenation since its introduction in the mid 1990s. Re- cently, a new generation of fractional or microablative CO 2 ...
Management of Moderate to Severe Plaque Psoriasis (Part I): Clinical Update on Antitumor Necrosis Factor Agents
Psoriasis is an immunologic disorder mediated by T cells and proinﬂammatory cytokines. Novel biologic therapies, targeted at key pathogenic steps, have been developed and provide efﬁca...
Treatment of Nodules Associated With Port Wine Stains With CO2 Laser: Case Series and Review of the Literature
Background: Port wine stains (PWS) are congenital malformations of capillaries, where with progression, blood vessels become ectatic and result in disﬁguring nodules.
A 61-year-old-female with a 4-year history of disseminated granuloma annulare was successfully treated with the antitumor necro- sis factor (TNF)-alpha antibody, adalimumab. The patient had failed h...
2008 JDD Case Report Contest Winner...
Infectious Complications in Patients With Psoriasis and Rheumatoid Arthritis Treated With Antitumor Necrosis Factor Agents and Methotrexate
2008 JDD Case Report Contest Winner
Treatment of patients with moderate-severe psoriasis and/or psoriatic arthritis includes systemic biologic, antimetabolite, and i...
2008 JDD Case Report Contest Winners
Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS), a chronic, inﬂammatory, relapsing disease of the apocrine glands in the skin, commonly occurs...