DW Insights & Inquiries
Incorporating music into our dermatologic practice can be fun and invigorating, potentially improving our relationships with our patients, our colleagues, and our students; and in turn, our own well-being.
Lanolin is present in many personal care and industrial products. It is important to remember the “lanolin paradox” where patients have a positive patch test but tolerate lanolin on normal skin.
NSA usually manifests as arciform lesions of the face and upper trunk, most frequently in younger men, and often photo-induced. Occasionally there are systemic symptoms. Further research is warranted to understand this disorder.
FcRn antagonists, currently approved for treating myasthenia gravis, show potential for treating pemphigus and other autoimmune diseases.
A new neonatal entity has been described — transient abdominal telangiectasia of the newborn (TANT). TANT is a benign disorder. Ultrasound imaging to rule out intrabdominal pathology is indicated if abdominal distention is observed.
Although the nature of Wolf’s isotopic response may be debated among dermatologists, clinicians must recognize that new rashes and tumors may appear in sites of previously healed sites from other disorders, most frequently herpes zoster.
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