Our Favorite Articles

2019 Dermie Awards!

In episode 17 (timestamp 52:08), we presented a number of AWARDS that we invented, perhaps called the Dermies! Here are the winners!

  • The Coolest Thing We Learned: Dogs can smell melanoma!  Srivastava R, John JJ, Reilly C, John AM, Rao BK. Sniffing out malignant melanoma: a case of canine olfactory detection. Cutis. 2019 Sep;104(3):E4-E6. [article] [from episode 13]
  • Most Intellectually Interesting Article.  PADI3 mutations are involved in CCCA.  Malki L, Sarig O, Romano MT, Méchin MC, Peled A, Pavlovsky M, Warshauer E, Samuelov L, Uwakwe L, Briskin V, Mohamad J, Gat A, Isakov O, Rabinowitz T, Shomron N, Adir N, Simon M, McMichael A, Dlova NC, Betz RC, Sprecher E. Variant PADI3 in Central Centrifugal Cicatricial Alopecia. N Engl J Med. 2019 Feb 28;380(9):833-841. [article] [from episode 3]
  • Most Pimpable Article.  Cosmeceutical Review.  Tetali B, Fahs FM, Mehregan D. Popular over-the-counter cosmeceutical ingredients and their clinical efficacy. Int J Dermatol. 2019 Nov 20. [article] [from episode 16]
  • Article Most Helpful in Daily Clinic.  Oral minoxidil for androgenetic alopecia.  Jimenez-Cauhe J, Saceda-Corralo D, Rodrigues-Barata R, Hermosa-Gelbard A, Moreno-Arrones OM, Fernandez-Nieto D, Vaño-Galvan S. Effectiveness and safety of low-dose oral minoxidil in male androgenetic alopecia. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2019 Aug;81(2):648-649. [article] [from episode 1]
  • Coolest Author Name.  Pernille Lindsø  Andersen!  Nielsen RM, Lindsø Andersen P, Sigsgaard V, Theut Riis P, Jemec GB. Pain perception in patients with hidradenitis suppurativa. Br J Dermatol. 2020 Jan;182(1):166-174. [article] [from episode 7]
  • Coolest Photograph.  Porokeratoses responding to cholesterol/lovastatin ointment.  Atzmony L, Lim YH, Hamilton C, Leventhal JS, Wagner A, Paller AS, Choate KA. Topical cholesterol/lovastatin for the treatment of porokeratosis: A pathogenesis-directed therapy. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2020 Jan;82(1):123-131. [article] [from episode 17]
  • Grossest Photograph.  Oral hemorrhage in SJS/TEN.  Adams L, Creamer D. Controlling oral hemorrhages in Steven-Johnson syndrome/toxic epidermal necrolysis. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2020 Jan;82(1):e3-e4. [article] [from episode 17]
  • Most Impactful Article.  Sunscreens get absorbed into your blood.   Matta MK, Zusterzeel R, Pilli NR, Patel V, Volpe DA, Florian J, Oh L, Bashaw E, Zineh I, Sanabria C, Kemp S, Godfrey A, Adah S, Coelho S, Wang J, Furlong LA, Ganley C, Michele T, Strauss DG. Effect of Sunscreen Application Under Maximal Use Conditions on Plasma Concentration of Sunscreen Active Ingredients: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA. 2019 Jun 4;321(21):2082-2091. [article] [from episode 3]
  • Study I Wish I Had Thought of Myself.  Tattoo inks.  Liszewski W, Warshaw EM. Pigments in American tattoo inks and their propensity to elicit allergic contact dermatitis. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2019 Aug;81(2):379-385. [article] [from episode 12]


Luke's Gold Star Articles

In episode 16, we mentioned that Luke keeps his articles on an iPad, and the software he uses has the ability to place a GOLD STAR on the files, marking them as "Favorites." Here they are! (Note: Luke is a pediatric dermatologist, so that may explain some bias.)

  • A predictive model for lower extremity cellulitis (the ALT-70).  Raff AB, Weng QY, Cohen JM, Gunasekera N, Okhovat JP, Vedak P, Joyce C, Kroshinsky D, Mostaghimi A. A predictive model for diagnosis of lower extremity cellulitis: A cross-sectional study. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2017 Apr;76(4):618-625.e2. [article]
  • Chronic urticaria in kids.  Zitelli KB, Cordoro KM. Evidence-based evaluation and management of chronic urticaria in children. Pediatr Dermatol. 2011 Nov-Dec;28(6):629-39. [article]
  • Congenital melanocytic nevus syndrome.  Waelchli R, Aylett SE, Atherton D, Thompson DJ, Chong WK, Kinsler VA. Classification of neurological abnormalities in children with congenital melanocytic naevus syndrome identifies magnetic resonance imaging as the best predictor of clinical outcome. Br J Dermatol. 2015 Sep;173(3):739-50. [article]
  • Cosmeceutical review. (Discussed in episode 16.)  Tetali B, Fahs FM, Mehregan D. Popular over-the-counter cosmeceutical ingredients and their clinical efficacy. Int J Dermatol. 2019 Nov 20. [article]
  • Emollients prevent atopic dermatitis.  Simpson EL, Chalmers JR, Hanifin JM, Thomas KS, Cork MJ, McLean WH, Brown SJ, Chen Z, Chen Y, Williams HC. Emollient enhancement of the skin barrier from birth offers effective atopic dermatitis prevention. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2014 Oct;134(4):818-23. [article]
  • Cyclosporine for SJS/TEN.  González-Herrada C, Rodríguez-Martín S, Cachafeiro L, Lerma V, González O, Lorente JA, Rodríguez-Miguel A, González-Ramos J, Roustan G, Ramírez E, Bellón T, de Abajo FJ; PIELenRed Therapeutic Management Working Group. Cyclosporine Use in  Epidermal Necrolysis Is Associated with an Important Mortality Reduction: Evidence from Three Different Approaches. J Invest Dermatol. 2017 Oct;137(10):2092-2100. [article]
  • Atorvastatin for HS.  Kuo KY, Cho HG, Sarin KY. Identification of Atorvastatin for Moderate to Severe Hidradenitis through Drug Repositioning Using Public Gene
    Expression Datasets. J Invest Dermatol. 2018 May;138(5):1209-1212. [article]
  • Longitudinal melanonychia review. (Discussed in demo episode 3.) Ko D, Oromendia C, Scher R, Lipner SR. Retrospective single-center study evaluating clinical and dermoscopic features of longitudinal melanonychia, ABCDEF criteria, and risk of malignancy. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2019 May;80(5):1272-1283. [article]
  • Papular urticaria.  Hernandez RG, Cohen BA. Insect bite-induced hypersensitivity and the SCRATCH principles: a new approach to papular urticaria. Pediatrics. 2006
    Jul;118(1):e189-96. [article]
  • Short courses of po steroids have side effects. (Discussed in episode 9.)  Waljee AK, Rogers MA, Lin P, Singal AG, Stein JD, Marks RM, Ayanian JZ, Nallamothu BK. Short term use of oral corticosteroids and related harms among adults in the United States: population based cohort study. BMJ. 2017 Apr 12;357:j1415. [article]
  • Pregnancy and dermatology meds.  Tyler KH, Zirwas MJ. Pregnancy and dermatologic therapy. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2013 Apr;68(4):663-671. [article]
  • PWS and Sturge-Weber risk.  Waelchli R, Aylett SE, Robinson K, Chong WK, Martinez AE, Kinsler VA. New vascular classification of port-wine stains: improving prediction of Sturge-Weber risk. Br J Dermatol. 2014 Oct;171(4):861-7. [article]
  • Soak and smear.  Gutman AB, Kligman AM, Sciacca J, James WD. Soak and smear: a standard technique revisited. Arch Dermatol. 2005 Dec;141(12):1556-9. [article]
  • Spinal dysraphism markers.  Sewell MJ, Chiu YE, Drolet BA. Neural tube dysraphism: review of cutaneous markers and imaging. Pediatr Dermatol. 2015 Mar-Apr;32(2):161-70. [article]
  • Sturge-Weber syndrome screening.  Zallmann M, Mackay MT, Leventer RJ, Ditchfield M, Bekhor PS, Su JC. Retrospective review of screening for Sturge-Weber syndrome with brain magnetic resonance imaging and electroencephalography in infants with high-risk port-wine stains. Pediatr Dermatol. 2018 Sep;35(5):575-581. [article]
  • Toilet seat dermatitis.  Litvinov IV, Sugathan P, Cohen BA. Recognizing and treating toilet-seat contact dermatitis in children. Pediatrics. 2010 Feb;125(2):e419-22. [article]
  • Topical corticosteroid withdrawal.  Hajar T, Leshem YA, Hanifin JM, Nedorost ST, Lio PA, Paller AS, Block J, Simpson EL; (the National Eczema Association Task Force). A systematic review of topical corticosteroid withdrawal ("steroid addiction") in patients with atopic dermatitis and other dermatoses. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2015 Mar;72(3):541-549.e2. [article]
  • Urticaria multiforme.  Shah KN, Honig PJ, Yan AC. "Urticaria multiforme": a case series and review of acute annular urticarial hypersensitivity syndromes in children. Pediatrics. 2007 May;119(5):e1177-83. [article]