Clinical Edge

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

This Week's Must Reads

Opioids and the Dermatology Medicare Population, JAMA Dermatology; ePub 2018 Feb 7; Cao, et al

Significant Care Costs Associated with Cellulitis, J Am Acad Dermatol; ePub 2018 Feb 7; St. John, et al

An Analysis of Adherence to Melanoma Treatment , J Clin Aesthet Dermatol; 2017 Dec; Reserva, et al

Underlying Disease Impact on Pyoderma Gangrenosum, J Am Acad Dermatol; ePub 2018 Feb 10; Kaffenberger, et al

FDA Approves Label Update for Cosentyx, Novartis news release; 2018 Feb 8

Clinical Guidelines

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

Guidelines of Care for the Management of BCC, J Am Acad Dermatol; ePub 2018 Jan 10; Baum, et al

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FDA Actions

FDA Approves Label Update for Cosentyx, Novartis news release; 2018 Feb 8

FDA Approves Xepi Topical Antibiotic for Impetigo, Medimetriks Pharmaceuticals, Inc. news release; 2017 Dec 14

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Medical Dermatology

Use of UV Radiation for Medical, Cosmetic Purposes, J Clin Aesthet Dermatol; 2018 Feb; Sampson, et al

Racial Disparity Found in Mycosis Fungoides, J Am Acad Dermatol; ePub 2017 Jun 20; Su, et al

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Melanoma

An Analysis of Adherence to Melanoma Treatment , J Clin Aesthet Dermatol; 2017 Dec; Reserva, et al

Melanoma Risk Assessed in Melanoma-Prone Families, J Invest Dermatol; ePub 2018 Feb 2; Tucker, Elder, et al

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Dermatologic Surgery

Opioids and the Dermatology Medicare Population, JAMA Dermatology; ePub 2018 Feb 7; Cao, et al

Two Surgeries Effective for Merkel Cell Carcinoma, J Am Acad Dermatol; ePub 2018 Feb 3; Singh, 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

Zinc Oxide Gets High Marks for Wound Care, Dermatol Surg; ePub 2017 Jun 23; Thompson, et al

35-Year Evaluation of Surgical Treatment for HS, World J Surg; ePub 2017 Jun 13; Burney

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Rare Diseases

Resilience Levels Examined in Patients with HS, JAMA Dermatol; ePub 2017 Nov 8; Kirby, et al

Ambulatory Encounters Low for US Patients with HS, Dermatology (Karger); ePub 2017 Sep 28; Garg, et al

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Pigmentation Disorders

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

Morphologic CALM Features Help Determine Treatment, JAMA Dermatol; ePub 2017 Aug 30; Belkin, et al

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Acne

New Technology for Acne Evaluations Reliable, JAMA Dermatol; ePub 2017 Dec 20; Singer, et al

Acne Vulgaris: Higher Incidence in Western Nations, Clin Dermatol; 2018 Jan/Feb; Melnik

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Rosacea

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

Costs of Acne/Rosacea Medication in Medicare, J Am Acad Dermatol; ePub 2017 Jun 24; Zhang, et al

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