The Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology

Providing dermatologists with peer-reviewed, evidence-based information on the latest treatment options, new techniques, and practice management issues

CURRENT ISSUE: VOL. 9, ISSUE 6, JUNE 2016

Status Report from the Scientific Panel on Antibiotic Use in Dermatology of the American Acne and Rosacea Society Part 3: Current Perspectives on Skin and Soft Tissue Infections with Emphasis on Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, Commonly Encountered Scenarios when Antibiotic Use May Not Be Needed, and Concluding Remarks on Rational Use of Antibiotics in Dermatology

aJames Q. Del Rosso, DO; bTed Rosen, MD; cDiane Thiboutot, MD; dGuy F. Webster, MD; eRichard L. Gallo, MD, PhD; fJames J. Leyden, MD; gClay Walker, PhD; hGeorge Zhanel, PhD; iLawrence Eichenfield, MD aDermatology Adjunct Faculty, Touro University Nevada, Henderson, Nevada bDepartment of Dermatology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas cDepartment of Dermatology, Penn State […]

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Staged Excision for Lentigo Maligna and Lentigo Maligna Melanoma Analysis of Surgical Margins and Long-term Recurrence in 68 Cases from a Single Practice

Joshua B. Wilson, MD; Hobart W. Walling, MD, PhD; Richard K. Scupham, MD, PhD; Andrew K. Bean, MD; Roger I. Ceilley, MD; Kirsten E. Goetz, BS Private practice of dermatology, West Des Moines, Iowa, and Iowa Pathology Associates, Des Moines, Iowa Disclosure: The authors report no relevant conflicts of interest. Abstract Introduction: Lentigo maligna is […]

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A Six-week Low-level Laser Therapy Protocol is Effective for Reducing Waist, Hip, Thigh, and Upper Abdomen Circumference

aCarl R. Thornfeldt, MD; bPaul M. Thaxton, MD; cCarl S. Hornfeldt, PhD aCT Dermatology PC, Fruitland, Idaho bAdvanced Gynecology Specialists of Augusta, LLC, Evans, Georgia cApothekon, Inc., Woodbury, Minnesota Disclosure: This study was funded by Erchonia Corporation, McKinney, Texas. Abstract Objective: The efficacy of low-level laser therapy for noninvasive body contouring has been previously demonstrated […]

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Psoriasis and Associated Psychiatric Disorders A Systematic Review on Etiopathogenesis and Clinical Correlation

a,bBárbara Isabel Roque Cunha Ferreira, MD; b,cJosé Luís Pio da Costa Abreu, MD, PhD; a,cJosé Pedro Gaspar dos Reis, MD; a,cAmérico Manuel da Costa Figueiredo, MD, PhD aDepartment of Dermatology, Coimbra Hospital and University Centre, Portugal; bCentre for Philosophy of Science, University of Lisbon, Portugal; cFaculty of Medicine of the University of Coimbra Disclosure: The […]

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Finasteride in Hidradenitis Suppurativa A “Male” Therapy for a Predominantly “Female” Disease

Birgit N. Khandalavala, MD; Melissa Voutsalath DO University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska Disclosure: The authors report no relevant conflicts of interest Abstract Objective: Hidradenitis suppurativa is associated with obesity and metabolic syndrome, and a hormonal component has been implicated. Finasteride is an anti-androgenic agent used for benign prostatic hypertrophy, androgenic alopecia, and, in […]

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Use of Kaolin-impregnated Gauze for Improvement of Intraoperative Hemostasis and Postoperative Wound Healing in Blepharoplasty

aSrinivas Sai A. Kondapalli, MD; b,cCraig N. Czyz, DO, FACS; dAndrew W. Stacey, MD; c,eKenneth V. Cahill, MD, FACS; b,c,eJill A. Foster, MD, FACS aDepartment of Ophthalmology, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois; bDivision of Ophthalmology, Section Oculofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Ohio University/OhioHealth Doctor’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio; cDepartment of Ophthalmology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, […]

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PAST ARTICLES

Tolerability of Ingenol Mebutate Gel, 0.05%, for Treating Patients with Actinic Keratosis on the Scalp in a Community Dermatology Practice

Miriam S. Bettencourt, MD Advanced Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery, Henderson, Nevada; Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Nevada Disclosure: Dr. Bettencourt reports no relevant conflicts of interest. Abstract Objective: To describe the safety, tolerability, and efficacy of treatment of actinic keratosis on the scalp with two consecutive, once-daily applications of ingenol […]

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Efficacy and Tolerability of a Combined 445nm and 630nm Over-the-counter Light Therapy Mask with and without Topical Salicylic Acid versus Topical Benzoyl Peroxide for the Treatment of Mild-to-moderate Acne Vulgaris

a,bMark S. Nestor, MD, PhD; aNicole Swenson, DO; aAngela Macri, DO; aMitchell Manway, DO; aPaige Paparone, DO aCenter for Clinical and Cosmetic Research and Center for Cosmetic Enhancement, Aventura, Florida; bDepartment of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida Disclosure: Dr. Nestor is a consultant to La Lumiere LLC, […]

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Correlation Between the Evaluation of Pigmented Lesions by a Multi-spectral Digital Skin Lesion Analysis Device and the Clinical and Histological Features of Melanoma

aRichard R. Winkelmann, DO; bDarrell S. Rigel, MD, MS; cLaura Ferris, MD, PhD; dArthur Sober, MD; eNatalie Tucker, BS; fClay J. Cockerell, MD aRigel Dermatology, New York, New York; bDepartment of Dermatology, New York University, New York, New York; bDepartment of Dermatology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; dHarvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts; eMELA Sciences Inc., […]

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Experimental Evidence in Hair Restoration Procedures Plucked Hair Survival and Growth Rate

Edoardo Raposio, PhD; Giorgia Caruana, MD Department of Surgical Sciences, Plastic Surgery Unit, University of Parma, and Cutaneous, Mini-invasive, Regenerative and Plastic Surgery Unit, Parma University Hospital, Parma, Italy Disclosure: The authors report no relevant conflicts of interest. Abstract Background: Limitations of hair restoration procedures are the amount of hairs available and the invasiveness of […]

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Activity of Dapsone versus Community and Hospital Pathogens from the Canward Study

aGeorge G. Zhanel, PhD; bJames Q. Del Rosso, DO aProfessor, Department of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, College of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba; Director of Canadian Antimicrobial Resistance Alliance, Manitoba, Canada; bAdjunct Clinical Professor (Dermatology), Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Henderson, Nevada Disclosure: Dr. Zhanel received research grant support from […]

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Benzocaine/Lidocaine/Tetracaine Cream Report of Corneal Damage and Review

Metavee Boonsiri, MD; Katherine C. Marks, MD; Chérie M. Ditre, MD Cosmetic Enhancement Center, Penn Medicine in Radnor, University of Pennsylvania, Radnor, Pennsylvania Disclosure: The authors report no relevant conflicts of interest.    Abstract Practitioners are increasingly using topical anesthetics in the field of dermatology. Application of topical anesthetics prior to performing dermatologic procedures has […]

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Status Report from the Scientific Panel on Antibiotic Use in Dermatology of the American Acne and Rosacea Society Part 3: Current Perspectives on Skin and Soft Tissue Infections with Emphasis on Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, Commonly Encountered Scenarios when Antibiotic Use May Not Be Needed, and Concluding Remarks on Rational Use of Antibiotics in Dermatology

| June 1, 2016

aJames Q. Del Rosso, DO; bTed Rosen, MD; cDiane Thiboutot, MD; dGuy F. Webster, MD; eRichard L. Gallo, MD, PhD; fJames J. Leyden, MD; gClay Walker, PhD; hGeorge Zhanel, PhD; iLawrence Eichenfield, MD aDermatology Adjunct Faculty, Touro University Nevada, Henderson, Nevada bDepartment of Dermatology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas cDepartment of Dermatology, Penn State […]

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Staged Excision for Lentigo Maligna and Lentigo Maligna Melanoma Analysis of Surgical Margins and Long-term Recurrence in 68 Cases from a Single Practice

| June 1, 2016

Joshua B. Wilson, MD; Hobart W. Walling, MD, PhD; Richard K. Scupham, MD, PhD; Andrew K. Bean, MD; Roger I. Ceilley, MD; Kirsten E. Goetz, BS Private practice of dermatology, West Des Moines, Iowa, and Iowa Pathology Associates, Des Moines, Iowa Disclosure: The authors report no relevant conflicts of interest. Abstract Introduction: Lentigo maligna is […]

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A Six-week Low-level Laser Therapy Protocol is Effective for Reducing Waist, Hip, Thigh, and Upper Abdomen Circumference

| June 1, 2016

aCarl R. Thornfeldt, MD; bPaul M. Thaxton, MD; cCarl S. Hornfeldt, PhD aCT Dermatology PC, Fruitland, Idaho bAdvanced Gynecology Specialists of Augusta, LLC, Evans, Georgia cApothekon, Inc., Woodbury, Minnesota Disclosure: This study was funded by Erchonia Corporation, McKinney, Texas. Abstract Objective: The efficacy of low-level laser therapy for noninvasive body contouring has been previously demonstrated […]

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Psoriasis and Associated Psychiatric Disorders A Systematic Review on Etiopathogenesis and Clinical Correlation

| June 1, 2016

a,bBárbara Isabel Roque Cunha Ferreira, MD; b,cJosé Luís Pio da Costa Abreu, MD, PhD; a,cJosé Pedro Gaspar dos Reis, MD; a,cAmérico Manuel da Costa Figueiredo, MD, PhD aDepartment of Dermatology, Coimbra Hospital and University Centre, Portugal; bCentre for Philosophy of Science, University of Lisbon, Portugal; cFaculty of Medicine of the University of Coimbra Disclosure: The […]

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Finasteride in Hidradenitis Suppurativa A “Male” Therapy for a Predominantly “Female” Disease

| June 1, 2016

Birgit N. Khandalavala, MD; Melissa Voutsalath DO University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska Disclosure: The authors report no relevant conflicts of interest Abstract Objective: Hidradenitis suppurativa is associated with obesity and metabolic syndrome, and a hormonal component has been implicated. Finasteride is an anti-androgenic agent used for benign prostatic hypertrophy, androgenic alopecia, and, in […]

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Use of Kaolin-impregnated Gauze for Improvement of Intraoperative Hemostasis and Postoperative Wound Healing in Blepharoplasty

| June 1, 2016

aSrinivas Sai A. Kondapalli, MD; b,cCraig N. Czyz, DO, FACS; dAndrew W. Stacey, MD; c,eKenneth V. Cahill, MD, FACS; b,c,eJill A. Foster, MD, FACS aDepartment of Ophthalmology, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois; bDivision of Ophthalmology, Section Oculofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Ohio University/OhioHealth Doctor’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio; cDepartment of Ophthalmology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, […]

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