An Important Difference Between “Exposed” and “Photodistributed” Underscores the Importance of Identifying Common Reactions
Sharon E. Jacob, MD; Andrew D. Breithaupt, BA Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California Abstract This article presents the case of a patient with rheumatoid arthritis who was referred to dermatology for what was suspected to be a photosensitivity reaction to hydroxychloroquine, a common culprit in photodrug [...]
Dear Editor: A recently published “comprehensive update” of therapies directed toward actinic keratoses (AKs) does, in its final sentence, mention “dermabrasion has been demonstrated to provide long-term (5-year) clearance of AKs in a small, retrospective study.”
Harry James Hurley Jr., 82, practicing dermatologist for 56 years and past president of the American Dermatological Association, died of multiple myeloma Sunday, July 26, 2009. During his career, Dr. Hurley made many contributions to the field of dermatology through his service, practice, research, and writing.