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

This Week's Must Reads

Racial/Ethnic Differences in Childhood Eczema Care, J Am Acad Dermatol; 2017 Dec; Fischer, et al

Eczema Herpeticum Hospitalizations Increase Noted, J Invest Dermatol; ePub 2017 Sep 16; Hsu, Shinkai, et al

Atopic Dermatitis Linked with Hand Eczema, Br J Dermatol; ePub 2017 Nov 24; Ruff, et al

EAPs Aid Patients with Limited Health Literacy , J Cutan Med Surg; ePub 2017 Nov 3; McEvoy, et al

Phenotypical Differences of Adult, Childhood AD, J Allergy Clin Immunol; ePub 2017 Nov 10; Silverberg, et al

Dermatopathology

Nearly 1 in 4 Skin Biopsies Are Melanocytic Lesions, JAMA Dermatol; ePub 2017 Nov 1; Lott, et al

Quantitative ABCD Skin Lesion Parameters Assessed, Dermatol Online J; 2017 Aug; Glazer, Farberg, et al

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Hair & Nails

Thyroid Screening Suggested for Youngsters with AA, JAMA Dermatol; ePub 2017 Sep 27; Patel, et al

Pubic Hair Grooming and Risk of Injury, JAMA Dermatol; ePub 2017 Aug 16; Truesdale, et al

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Psoriasis

Psoriasis and Diabetes Risk Examined in Cohort, J Am Acad Dermatol; ePub 2017 Nov 8; Wan, et al

Psoriasis, PsA Associated with Liver Disease, J Invest Dermatol; ePub 2017 Nov 2; Ogdie, et al

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Pediatrics

FDA Expands Use for Yervoy to Pediatric Patients, PharmaLive news release; 2017 Jul 24

Mole-Prone Phenotype in Adolescents Examined, JAMA Dermatol; ePub 2017 Jun 7; Xu, Marchetti, et al

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Atopic Dermatitis

Racial/Ethnic Differences in Childhood Eczema Care, J Am Acad Dermatol; 2017 Dec; Fischer, et al

Eczema Herpeticum Hospitalizations Increase Noted, J Invest Dermatol; ePub 2017 Sep 16; Hsu, Shinkai, et al

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Mixed Topics

Tanning Salon Compliance with Laws Unsatisfactory, JAMA Dermatol; ePub 2017 Oct 25; Williams, et al

Educating Athletes About Sunscreen Proves Useful, J Am Acad Dermatol; ePub 2017 Oct 6; Ally, et al

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Contact Dermatitis

Patch-Test Reactions to Essential Oils Evaluated, Dermatitis; ePub 2017 Jun 13; Warshaw, et al

Ostomy Patients and Skin Complications Explored, Ostomy Wound Manage; 2017 May; Maydick-Youngberg

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Melanoma

Melanoma Surgery Delays Linked with Insurance Type, JAMA Dermatol; ePub 2017 Oct 4; Adamson, et al

Swift Treatment of Stage I Melanoma Aided Survival, J Am Acad Dermatol; ePub 2017 Oct 17; Conic, et al

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Actinic Keratosis

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

Physician Wording Role in Seeking AK Treatment, JAMA Dermatol; ePub 2017 Jan 18; Berry, Butt, et al

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Dermatologic Surgery

Melanoma Surgery Delays Linked with Insurance Type, JAMA Dermatol; ePub 2017 Oct 4; Adamson, et al

Most "Dog-Ears" Show Complete Resolution, Dermatol Surg; ePub 2017 Sep 19; Jennings, et al

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