Dermasphere - The Dermatology Podcast

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Posted Dec Jan 13, 2020

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Transient Facial Nerve Palsy During Surgery

Chow M, Hu JC. Transient Delayed Facial Nerve Palsy: A Rare Complication of Mohs Micrographic Surgery. Dermatol Surg. 2019 Dec 4.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31809354

ACD in Chronic Leg Ulcers

Raudonis T, Vankeviciute RA, Lideikaite A, Grigaityte AG, Grigaitiene J. Contact Sensitization in Patients with Chronic Leg Ulcers: Results of a 5-Year Retrospective Analysis. Adv Skin Wound Care. 2019 Dec;32(12):558-562.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31663922

MTX Doesn't Work for Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria

Leducq S, Samimi M, Bernier C, Soria A, Amsler E, Staumont-Sallé D, Gabison G, Chosidow O, Bénéton N, Bara C, Grange-Prunier A, Wierzbicka-Hainaut E, Brenaut E, Droitcourt C, Raison-Peyron N, Bourgoin H, Cornillier H, Machet L, Giraudeau B, Caille A, Maruani A. Efficacy and safety of methotrexate versus placebo as add-on therapy to H1 antihistamines for patients with difficult-to-treat chronic spontaneous urticaria: A randomized, controlled trial. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2020 Jan;82(1):240-243.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31394130

HRT Increases Risk of Melanoma

Botteri E, Støer NC, Weiderpass E, Pukkala E, Ylikorkala O, Lyytinen H. Menopausal Hormone Therapy and Risk of Melanoma: A Nationwide Register-Based Study in Finland. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2019 Nov;28(11):1857-1860.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31455672

Hair Dye, Straightener, and Breast Cancer

Eberle CE, Sandler DP, Taylor KW, White AJ. Hair dye and chemical straightener
use and breast cancer risk in a large US population of black and white women. Int
J Cancer. 2019 Dec 3.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31797377

Porokeratosis Ptychotropica

Ho T, Schwentker AR, Barron DR, Lucky AW. Clinical course of porokeratosis ptychotropica over 7 years in an otherwise healthy child. Pediatr Dermatol. 2019
Dec 7. 

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31811774

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