Patient education on the benefits and risks associated with sunless tanners is critical when using these products, as sunless tanners containing...
The histopathologic diagnosis of vitiligo is classically understood as the absence of melanocytes and melanin in the skin biopsy. Dermatologists...
LAHAINA, HAWAII – Intervention for infantile hemangiomas recommended within first month of age.
Benign acanthosis nigricans is most often related to insulin resistance and presents as asymptomatic, hyperpigmented, velvety plaques on the neck...
A 4-day-old female neonate presented to the dermatology clinic with yellow-red vesicles on an erythematous base in a blaschkoid distribution on...
LAHAINA, HAWAII – “I just want people to be aware that all of these autoimmune diseases are there for a reason.” – Dr. Iltefat Hamzavi
Skin of Color
Fitzpatrick skin type (FST) was developed to assess the propensity of the skin to burn during phototherapy, but it also is commonly used by...
“Who knows? Pretty soon, vitiligo may no longer be a ‘thing’ that causes ‘stares’ and ‘glares,’ ” Dr. Desai said.
“We’re all just people, no matter how many melanin granules we have.”
From the Journals
Among patients treated with the nonablative fractional 1,927 nm laser, there was a mean improvement of about 43% in hyperpigmented areas.
MADRID – Ruxolitinib cream, a topical JAK 1/2 inhibitor, achieved unprecedented improvement in facial and total-body vitiligo.