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 1, JANUARY 2016

The Effect of Melasma on the Quality of Life in a Sample of Women Living in Singapore

Ochi Harumi, MBBS; Chee Leok Goh, MD, MBBS, M.Med (Int. Med), MRCP (UK), FRCP (Edin), FAMS National Skin Centre, Singapore Disclosure: The authors report no relevant conflicts of interest. Abstract Introduction: Melasma is a common disorder of acquired hyperpigmentation characterized by irregular brown macules and patches that occur primarily on sun-exposed areas. Methods: This was […]

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Addressing Free Radical Oxidation in Acne Vulgaris

aOtto H. Mills, PhD, FCP; aMaressa C. Criscito, BS; bTodd E. Schlesinger, MD, FAAD; cRobert Verdicchio, PhD; dErnest Szoke, JD aRutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey; bDermatology & Laser Center of Charleston Center for Clinical Research, Charleston, South Carolina; cVerdi Enterprises, Inc., Bridgewater, New Jersey; dDermal Nurturing Technologies, Inc., North Wales, Pennsylvania […]

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Aging Differences in Ethnic Skin

aNeelam A. Vashi, MD; aMayra Buainain de Castro Maymone, MD, MSc; bRoopal V. Kundu, MD aDepartment of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts bDepartment of Dermatology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois Disclosure: The authors report no relevant conflicts of interest.   Abstract Aging is an inevitable and complex process that […]

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United States Food and Drug Administration Product Label Changes

aLeon Kircik, MD; bJulie C. Sung, BA; cLinda Stein-Gold, MD; bGary Goldenberg, MD aMount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York; Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana; Physicians Skin Care PLLC, Louisville, Kentucky; bThe Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Department of Dermatology, New York, New York; cDepartment of Dermatology, Henry Ford Medical […]

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Periorbital Hyperpigmentation: A Comprehensive Review

Rashmi Sarkar, MD, MNAMS; Rashmi Ranjan, MD; Shilpa Garg, DNB; Vijay K. Garg, MD, MNAMS; Sidharth Sonthalia, MD, DNB; Shivani Bansal, MD, DNB Drs. Sarkar, Ranjan, Garg V, and Bansal are from the Department of Dermatology, Maulana Azad Medical College and LokNayak Hospital, New Delhi, India. Dr. Garg S is from the Department of Dermatology, […]

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Muir-Torre Syndrome A Case Associated with an Infrequent Gene Mutation

Alexandra Grob, DO; Christina Feser, DO; Steven Grekin, DO; Oakwood Healthcare System, Trenton, Michigan. Disclosure: The authors report no relevant conflicts of interest. Abstract Muir-Torre syndrome is a rare, autosomal dominant genodermatosis characterized by the presence of at least one sebaceous gland neoplasm, associated with an underlying visceral malignancy. Muir-Torre syndrome is believed to be […]

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Assessing United States Patient and Dermatologist Experiences with Severe Chronic Hand Eczema

aDana DiBenedetti, PhD; bEileen Baranowski, PharmD*; bSusan Zelt, DrPH†; aMaria Reynolds, MStat; aBeth Sherrill, MS aRTI Health Solutions, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina; bStiefel, A GSK Company, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina *Currently retired; †Current affiliation: ViiV Healthcare, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina Disclosure: Dana DiBenedetti, Maria Reynolds, and Beth Sherrill are employees of RTI […]

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Incorporation of Electronic Brachytherapy for Skin Cancer into a Community Dermatology Practice

aStephen Doggett, MD; bMark Willoughby, MD; bCole Willoughby, MD; bErick Mafong, MD; bAmy Han, MD aAegis Oncology, Tustin, California; bDermatology and Laser Center, San Diego, California Disclosure: The authors report no relevant conflicts of interest. Abstract Objective: The introduction of an electronic brachytherapy delivery system into an existing general dermatology practice is described. Radiobiologic rational […]

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Patient Satisfaction After Mohs Surgery is not Dependent on Seeing Post-Mohs Defect Prior to Repair

aGanary Dabiri, MD, PhD; bJeffrey Tiger, MD; cHeidi Anderson, MD; dSatori Iwamoto, MD, PhD aRoger Williams Medical Center/Boston University School of Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island; bLahey Hospital and Medical Center, Burlington, Massachusetts; cSouth Coast Dermatology, Weymouth, Massachusetts; dBoston University School of Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island Disclosure: The authors report no relevant conflicts of interest.   […]

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Risk Factors and Comorbidities for Onychomycosis Implications for Treatment with Topical Therapy

aBoni E. Elewski, MD; bAntonella Tosti, MD aDepartment of Dermatology, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, Birmingham, Alabama; bDepartment of Dermatology & Cutaneous Surgery, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, Florida Disclosure: Drs. Elewski and Tosti were advisors to Valeant Pharmaceuticals. Dr. Elewski was a principal investigator in one of the […]

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Curcumin A Contact Allergen

Soham P. Chaudhari, DO; Alison Y. Tam, DO; Jason A. Barr, DO Authors: Dr. Chaudhari is PGY1 TRI Resident Physician, Palisades Medical Center, North Bergen, New Jersey; Dr. Tam is Department Chair for Department of Mohs Surgery, Anson, Edwards & Higgins Plastic Surgery Associates, Las Vegas, Nevada; Dr. Barr is Dermatology Residency Program Director, Affiliated […]

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Cutaneous Collagenous Vasculopathy

Bobbi Georgia Brady, MD; Melanie Ortleb, MD; Alan S. Boyd, MD; Jennifer Powers, MD Vanderbilt University Disclosure: The authors report no relevant conflicts of interest.   Abstract Cutaneous collagenous vasculopathy is a rare microangiopathy of dermal blood vessels. Clinically indistinguishable from generalized essential telangiectasia, this condition is diagnosed by its unique histological appearance. In contrast […]

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The Effect of Melasma on the Quality of Life in a Sample of Women Living in Singapore

| January 1, 2016

Ochi Harumi, MBBS; Chee Leok Goh, MD, MBBS, M.Med (Int. Med), MRCP (UK), FRCP (Edin), FAMS National Skin Centre, Singapore Disclosure: The authors report no relevant conflicts of interest. Abstract Introduction: Melasma is a common disorder of acquired hyperpigmentation characterized by irregular brown macules and patches that occur primarily on sun-exposed areas. Methods: This was […]

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Addressing Free Radical Oxidation in Acne Vulgaris

| January 1, 2016

aOtto H. Mills, PhD, FCP; aMaressa C. Criscito, BS; bTodd E. Schlesinger, MD, FAAD; cRobert Verdicchio, PhD; dErnest Szoke, JD aRutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey; bDermatology & Laser Center of Charleston Center for Clinical Research, Charleston, South Carolina; cVerdi Enterprises, Inc., Bridgewater, New Jersey; dDermal Nurturing Technologies, Inc., North Wales, Pennsylvania […]

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Aging Differences in Ethnic Skin

| January 1, 2016

aNeelam A. Vashi, MD; aMayra Buainain de Castro Maymone, MD, MSc; bRoopal V. Kundu, MD aDepartment of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts bDepartment of Dermatology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois Disclosure: The authors report no relevant conflicts of interest.   Abstract Aging is an inevitable and complex process that […]

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United States Food and Drug Administration Product Label Changes

| January 1, 2016

aLeon Kircik, MD; bJulie C. Sung, BA; cLinda Stein-Gold, MD; bGary Goldenberg, MD aMount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York; Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana; Physicians Skin Care PLLC, Louisville, Kentucky; bThe Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Department of Dermatology, New York, New York; cDepartment of Dermatology, Henry Ford Medical […]

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Periorbital Hyperpigmentation: A Comprehensive Review

| January 1, 2016

Rashmi Sarkar, MD, MNAMS; Rashmi Ranjan, MD; Shilpa Garg, DNB; Vijay K. Garg, MD, MNAMS; Sidharth Sonthalia, MD, DNB; Shivani Bansal, MD, DNB Drs. Sarkar, Ranjan, Garg V, and Bansal are from the Department of Dermatology, Maulana Azad Medical College and LokNayak Hospital, New Delhi, India. Dr. Garg S is from the Department of Dermatology, […]

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Muir-Torre Syndrome A Case Associated with an Infrequent Gene Mutation

| January 1, 2016

Alexandra Grob, DO; Christina Feser, DO; Steven Grekin, DO; Oakwood Healthcare System, Trenton, Michigan. Disclosure: The authors report no relevant conflicts of interest. Abstract Muir-Torre syndrome is a rare, autosomal dominant genodermatosis characterized by the presence of at least one sebaceous gland neoplasm, associated with an underlying visceral malignancy. Muir-Torre syndrome is believed to be […]

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