Episode 13

  • Making PDT more comfortable 
  • Scalp cooling for chemotherapy-induced alopecia
  • ILK not great in HS
  • Glycolic acid peels (with or without TCA) for melasma
  • Prurigo nodularis and malignancy
  • Melanoma-finding dog
  • SUNTRAC calculator for skin  cancer risk in transplant patients

Episode 12

  • Burning mouth syndrome/recurrent aphthous stomatitis may be eugenol allergy   https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31373017 
  • Lasers are best for varicose veins   https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31483962 
  • Review of the landmark sentinel lymph node studies   https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31535299 
  • SPF 100 is better than SPF 50   https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31542406 
  • Women are grumpier about biologics than men   https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31177583 
  • What's in tattoo inks these days?   https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30731175 

Episode 11

  • Acute inflammatory edema is a thing
  • Hyperkalemia with spironolactone: only in age 40+
  • Repeat TB testing with TNF-inhibitors may be unnecessary
  • TNF-inhibitors make you gain weight
  • Spray sunscreens are fine
  • Guidelines for first skin screening in transplant patients 

Episode 10

  •  Cyclines don't cause pseudotumor cerebri(?)
  • Post-cryotherapy EMLA decreases pain
  • Women with cancers in the mid-face are less satisfied
  • Patient comfort level with the TBSE
  • 2cm margins safe for thick melanomas at 20 years
  • Dermasphere clip show!

Episode 9

  • Even short-term oral steroids have risks
  • Propranolol safe for hemangiomas
  • Exercise-induced purpura is a thing
  • Higher BMI -> greater risk for psoriatic arthritis
  • Lots of things can cause EM
  • BWH vs AJCC8: Does B-dubs win? You make the call!

Episode 8

  • Iron status affects the risk of cellulitis
  • N-acetylcysteine in dermatology
  • Spironolactone okay to use in breast cancer patients
  • Save the digit! in nail melanoma
  • Mirtazepine might work for pruritus
  • Smoking is bad for flaps and grafts

Episode 7

  • Nonbulllous pemphigoid 
  • TMP/SMX + spironolactone -> death
  • Pain perception in HS
  • Skin cancer in Hispanics
  • Refractory AD may be (partially) ACD
  • One dose of a PD-1 inhibitor predicts response

Episode 6

  • MAC guidelines
  • Early nutrition stuff in the development of AD
  • Risk of infections with immunosuppressants for AD
  • Merino wool good for AD
  • Suture spacing doesn't matter on the trunk and extremities
  • Fad diets give you prurigo pigmentosa

Episode 5


  • HS guidelines
  • Timing of nevus sebaceous excision
  • Medicaid work requirements fail
  • Ivermectin best for population-based scabies treatment 
  • Dupilumab for hand dermatitis

Episode 4


  •  Mustaches protect against AKs
  •  Mohs elucidates excision margins for melanoma
  •  EtOH + UVB = bad
  •  Vitamin A and D deficiency are correlated with atopic dermatitis severity
  •  Allergic contact dermatitis to implanted cardiac devices
  •  Vaccine-strain rubella virus in granulomas of immunodeficient patients

Episode 3

  • Sunscreens don't stop vitamin D
  • Sunscreen gets absorbed into your blood
  • Obesity -> psoriasis
  • Inflammatory diet doesn't matter in psoriasis
  • Methotrexate doesn't need a test dose
  • PADI3 mutations discovered in CCCA

Episode 2

  • Cutaneous adverse reactions to antimalarials in CLE and DM 
  •  HPV vaccine to treat warts, etc. 
  •  BIMT ("bapoma") features 
  •  Propranolol, then timolol for infantile hemangiomas 
  •  Lasers are safe in pregnancy 
  •  New regional dermatoses with dupilumab 

Episode 1

  • Surgical margins for LM and MIS
  • Patient-reported outcomes in dermatology
  • CLN body wash maybe works for atopic dermatitis?
  • Topical corticosteroids associated with type 2 diabetes
  • Oral minoxidil for male androgenetic alopecia
  • Finasteride not associated with sexual dysfunction

Demo 3

  • Longitudinal melanonychia
  • 5-FU wins for AKs
  • Drug-induced vs idiopathic SCLE
  • Optimizing the TBSE
  • Artificial intelligence beats dermatologists
  • 5-0 and 6-0 fast gut outcomes are equivalent

Demo 2

  • Cyclosporine and SJS
  • HTN leads to inconsequential bleeding in Mohs
  • Hydroxychloroquine for morphea
  • Omadacycline for skin infections
  • Suture spacing doesn't matter on the head and neck
  • Tattoos and risky behaviors

Demo 1

  • Sentinel lymph node biopsy in melanoma
  • Naltrexone in dermatology
  • Atopic dermatitis and socioeconomic status
  • Delusions of parasitosis