Practical Pearls

Practical Pearls

Clinical Pearl: The Squeeze Maneuver

Plantar warts can be distinguished from calluses using the squeeze maneuver, a quick and easy method to diagnose plantar warts. This technique...

Practical Pearls

Managing Patients With Alopecia

Alopecia can be a challenge for the physician. Patients often are anxious and visits can be long and frustrating if the physician is not adept at...

Practical Pearls

Spironolactone for Adult Female Acne

Many cases of acne are hormonal in nature, meaning that they occur in adolescent girls and women and are aggravated by hormonal fluctuations such...

Practical Pearls

Treating Psoriasis in Pregnant Women

Pregnant patients can experience improved severity of their psoriasis or worsening disease. Treating psoriasis during pregnancy requires special...

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