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Tick-induced mammalian meat allergy (MMA) has become an emergent allergy on six continents where humans are bitten by ticks.

Dermatology World Insights and Inquiries helps you keep up with clinically relevant dermatologic literature.

The statistics on obesity are staggering. According to the CDC, the percent of adults aged 20 and over with obesity is 39.8% (2015-2016).

From the time I was a medical student, I have always been fascinated by the “little old man” appearance of patient with cutis laxa (CL).

“Are you a real doctor?” Every dermatologist has been asked this question.

What do the terms “intermediate” and “indeterminate” mean to you?

Simple tests may help distinguish the rare silver hair syndromes (SHS): Chediak-Higashi (CHS) and Griscelli (GS).

Learn about new literature on XLI that demands our attention.

I make it a point to sit down, spend a few moments learning about the patients, and understanding how their malady affects them.

Dermatology has existed from the inception of skin, far preceding the remedies noted in the Ebers papyrus, dating to 1500 BC.


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About DW Insights and Inquiries
The goal of this website is to improve the practice of dermatology, while being stimulating, practical, thought-provoking, and enlightening. Perspectives on current dermatologic literature are offered that are meant to be used in the clinic. It was created in 2016 by Warren R. Heymann, MD. Learn more about the editorial board