Dermatology

Image IQ: African American Woman with a Cough, Plaques

May 01, 2020

A 38-year-old African American woman visited her doctor complaining of a cough, wheezing, and swollen glands. Can you diagnose this patient?

Response Criteria for Juvenile Dermatomyositis

July 12, 2017

Agreed upon core measures help resolve differences in earlier guidelines for judging clinical response.

Case Study: Scleroderma sin Scleroderma

March 28, 2017

A patient with uncontrolled hypertension, long-term Raynaud’s phenomenon, altered mental status, facial droop, dysarthria, diplopia and renal crisis.

Rituximab for PV Granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation

March 28, 2017

Designated a breakthrough therapy for pemphigus vulgaris, rituximab has been shown to work better than prednisone alone and with fewer adverse events, researchers report in The Lancet.

Psoriasis Patients Require Annual PsA Screening

December 10, 2016

Up to 30% of psoriasis patients will develop psoriatic arthritis. Studies show that a proportion of patients in clinical care have undiagnosed PsA.

Beyond the "Oil Drop Sign" in Nail Psoriasis

November 30, 2015

New research clarifies the presentation and treatment of nail psoriasis for rheumatologists, dermatologists and general practitioners.

Review Aims to Demystify PsA for General Practitioners

November 25, 2015

Psoriatic arthritis is an easy diagnosis to miss, but certain clinical features can help physicians make the call.

The Challenges of Treating Psoriasis

November 24, 2015

Rheumatologists and dermatologists need to team up on treating psoriasis.

Treating Nail Psoriasis: Not Just a Cosmetic Issue

November 24, 2015

The first level in management of nail psoriasis is patient education.

Effectively Managing Psoriatic Arthritis

November 24, 2015

Research highlights success in treat-to-target and early treatment of psoriatic arthritis.

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