Clinical Edge

Summaries of Must-Read Clinical Literature, Guidelines, and FDA Actions

This Week's Must Reads

Nevus Development Trajectory from Age 3 to 16 Years, JAMA Dermatology; ePub 2018 Sep 12; Asdigian, et al

Pruritis Strongly Associated with Certain Cancers , J Am Acad Dermatol; ePub 2018 Sep 11; Larson, et al

Trends in Medicare Billing Among Mohs Surgeons, Dermatolog Surg; ePub 2018 Sep 7; Tsai, et al

Mohs Surgery Effective for Invasive Melanomas, Dermatolog Surg; ePub 2018 Sep 7; Degesys, et al

Young Adults with Psoriasis Have Impaired QOL, J Dermatolog Treat; ePub 2018 Sep 7; Bronckers, et al

Clinical Guidelines

Behavioral Counseling to Prevent Skin Cancer, JAMA; 2018 Mar; US Preventative Services Task Force

Guidelines of Care for Management of Cutaneous SCC, J Am Acad Dermatol; ePub 2018 Jan 10; Alam, et al

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FDA Actions

FDA Approves Qbrexza for Excessive Armpit Sweating, Dermira Inc. news release; 2018 Jun 29

FDA Approves Drug Combination for Melanoma, Array BioPharma news release; 2018 Jun 27

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Pigmentation Disorders

Use of OTC Lightening Agents Widespread in the US, J Clin Aesthet Dermatol; 2018 Jul; Saade, et al

Anti-Cancer Therapies, Pigmentary Changes Linked, J Am Acad Dermatol; ePub 2017 Sep 14; Dai, Belum, et al

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Practice Management

Trends in Medicare Billing Among Mohs Surgeons, Dermatolog Surg; ePub 2018 Sep 7; Tsai, et al

Value of Urgent Care Dermatology Examined, Int J Dermatol; ePub 2018 Aug 28; Sempler, et al

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Psoriasis

Young Adults with Psoriasis Have Impaired QOL, J Dermatolog Treat; ePub 2018 Sep 7; Bronckers, et al

Stigmatizing Attitudes Towards Those with Psoriasis, J Am Acad Dermatol; ePub 2018 Aug 29; Pearl, et al

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Psoriatic arthritis

Dietary Recommendations for Adults with Psoriasis, JAMA Dermatology; ePub 2018 Jun 20; Ford, et al

20% of Patients with Psoriasis Found to Have PsA, J Am Acad Dermatol; ePub 2018 Jun 18; Alinaghi, et al

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Rare Diseases

Pemphigoid Autoimmune Disorder Rare in US, J Am Acad Dermatol; ePub 2018 Aug 27; Wertenteil, et al

Pyoderma Gangrenosum and Underlying Diseases, Am J Clin Dermatol; 2018 Aug; Kridin, Cohen, et al

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Acne

Acne Successfully Treated with Laser Combination, Dermatolog Surg; ePub 2018 Jun 5; Bakus, et al

Large Acne Study of Twins Supports Genetic Link, J Drugs Dermatol; 2018 Apr 1; Suggs, Loesch, et al

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Rosacea

Examining Cost, Duration of Antibiotics for Rosacea, J Dermatolog Treat; ePub 2018 Apr 20; Rill, et al

Obesity Linked with Rosacea Risk in Women, J Am Acad Dermatol; ePub 2017 Oct 21; Li, et al

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Actinic Keratosis

Red Light ALA PDT Well Tolerated in AK Treatment, Photomed Laser Surg; ePub 2017 Dec 11; Paragh, et al

Cost of Managing AK Varies by Region, JAMA Dermatol; ePub 2017 Mar 1; Kirby, et al

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Wounds

Pyoderma Gangrenosum and Underlying Diseases, Am J Clin Dermatol; 2018 Aug; Kridin, Cohen, et al

Pyoderma Gangrenosum Comorbidities and Patient Age, JAMA Dermatology; ePub 2018 Feb 14; Ashchyan, et al

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Aesthetic Dermatology

Chemical Peels Show Excellent Clinical Efficacy, J Clin Aesthet Dermatol; 2018 Aug 1; Soleymani, et al

Patient Motivations for Seeking Cosmetic Procedures, JAMA Dermatology; ePub 2018 Aug 15; Maisel, et al

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Atopic Dermatitis

Pain and Itch: A Dual Burden in Atopic Dermatitis, Dermatitis; ePub 2018 Aug 31; Maarouf, et al

Sleep Impairment Common in Persons with AD, Dermatitis; ePub 2018 Aug 31; Li, Fishbein, et al

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Mixed Topics

Pruritis Strongly Associated with Certain Cancers , J Am Acad Dermatol; ePub 2018 Sep 11; Larson, et al

Sleep Impairment Common in Persons with AD, Dermatitis; ePub 2018 Aug 31; Li, Fishbein, et al

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Contact Dermatitis

Farm Living Inversely Linked with Skin Allergy, Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol; ePub 2018 Apr 6, Patel, et al

More Than 50 Allergens Linked with Skin Cleansers, Dermatitis; ePub 2017 Dec 18; Warshaw, et al

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Dermatopathology

Recurrent Morphological Patterns in Melanomas, J Am Acad Dermatol; ePub Aug 27; Klebanov, et al

Evaluation of Combined Detection Method for BCC, JAMA Dermatology; ePub 2018 Aug 22; Sahu, et al

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