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The ironclad promise of ferroptosis

Ferroptosis is a recently discovered form of programmed cell death that is iron-dependent, affecting lipid peroxidation and reactive oxygen species. Modulation of the ferroptosis process will lead to novel therapies.

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Complications of silicone injections

Large volume silicone injections are fraught with potential complications. The transgender community is particularly at risk because of a high prevalence of this procedure.

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Acquisition and loss: A tribute to Jouni Uitto, MD, PhD

In dermatology, acquired ichthyosis mandates a careful history, physical examination, and laboratory assessment. In life, losing dear friends is hard, but with time, we treasure the all too brief time we had together. Thank you, Dr. Uitto.

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Sniffing out the meaning of perialar intertrigo

PI may occur by itself, though it may accompany other disorders such as seborrheic dermatitis, acne, or periorificial dermatitis. Until there is further research, consider PI a clinical sign rather than a distinct diagnosis.

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2022: Best of DermWorld Insights and Inquiries

We know how much you enjoy Dr. Heymann and the editorial board’s weekly analyses of dermatologic literature, so we’ve created a list of the top 10 most popular issues in 2022 — starting with the most popular issue of the year.

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A Frank discussion about earlobe creases

Depending on the context, diagonal earlobe creases may reflect an increased risk of cardiovascular disease (the Frank sign) or may be indicative of facial edema in DRESS syndrome.


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