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Acne infographic
Acne increases depression risk

People with acne face a significantly increased risk of depression compared to those without acne.

Alopecia areata and mental health

Alopecia areata patients are more likely than other individuals to have mental health conditions, including anxiety and mood disorders.

Atopic dermatits and skin of color
Atopic dermatitis and skin of color

Atopic dermatitis, the most common chronic inflammatory skin disease, is highly prevalent in patients with Black or Brown skin. African American children have an increased risk of atopic dermatitis compared to European American children.

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Cancer and pruritus

Research indicates that pruritus, or itch, is associated with a number of malignancies, including cancers of the liver, blood, and skin.

Infographic explaining how dermatologists perform lifesaving, cost-effective in-office surgeries, saving patients and the health care system time and money.
Cost savings of dermatology

Dermatologists perform lifesaving, cost-effective in-office surgeries, saving patients and the health care system time and money.

COVID-19 and PPE

More health care workers are reporting occupationally induced skin conditions related to the use of personal protective equipment during the COVID-19 pandemic, including contact dermatitis and pressure-related skin injuries.

Eczema and eye disease

Eczema affects more than your skin. Adults with eczema are at a higher risk of developing ocular diseases.

Ichthyosis and mental health

Ichthyosis is a genetic skin disorder characterized by dry, thickened, scaly skin. Many patients experience psychiatric distress and impaired quality of life.

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Psoriasis and diabetes

Psoriasis is not just a skin disease. There is an association between psoriasis, diabetes, and excess weight, perhaps due to a common genetic cause.

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Rosacea and psychiatric disorders

Research indicates that patients with rosacea have an increased risk of developing psychiatric disorders, especially phobic disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder.

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Shingles and heart health

Adults who have had shingles may be at a higher risk for heart problems.

Sleep impacts skin cancer risk

Sleep apnea—interruptions in breathing while sleeping—doesn’t just leave patients tired. It can also diminish their immune system health, especially among patients with melanoma.

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Alopecia areata has far reaching effects

In addition to having a negative impact on patients’ quality of life, alopecia areata (AA) can impact the whole family.

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Atopic dermatitis and autoimmune diseases

Patients with atopic dermatitis, especially those who smoke, are at higher risk for having multiple autoimmune diseases.

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Atopic dermatitis and infection

Research indicates that atopic dermatitis is associated with an increased risk of developing several types of infections.

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Childhood psoriasis and comorbidities

Kids with psoriasis are at a higher risk for obesity, hypertension, and diabetes.

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CLE raises risk of depression

The risk of depression is significantly increased in patients with cutaneous lupus erythematosus.

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Derm hospital consults benefit patients

Dermatology consults are an integral component of hospital care for patients with inflammatory skin conditions.

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Dermatologists & early melanoma detection

Research suggests that regular visits with a dermatologist result in detection of nodular melanoma at an earlier, more survivable stage.

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Eczema's hidden tolls

For millions of Americans with eczema, horrible itching is just the beginning. They are at heightened risk for several other medical conditions, and also face reduced quality of life.

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Hidradenitis suppurativa and other diseases

Patients with hidradenitis suppurativa are at a higher risk for chronic pulmonary disease, diabetes, and mild liver disease.

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The toll of hidradenitis suppurativa

Hidradenitis suppurativa, an inflammatory disease that causes bumps to appear on the skin, is associated with comorbidities in young people.

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Organ transplants and skin cancer risk

Due to long-term complications from immunosuppressive therapy, transplant patients face a much greater risk for melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, than the general population.

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Psoriasis affects mental health

Patients with psoriasis report that they are both physically and mentally affected by the disease. Many say the disease bears a “heavy emotional toll” and report feeling isolated or shunned due to their condition.

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Psoriasis and bone health

People with psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis are at a significantly higher risk of suffering bone fractures.

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Psoriasis and cardiovascular health

In patients with hypertension, psoriasis is tied to increased risk of additional cardiovascular conditions and medical intervention

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Psoriasis and inflammatory bowel disease

Psoriasis is associated with Crohn disease and ulcerative colitis — broadly known as inflammatory bowel disease.

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Psoriatic arthritis and heart health

3 in 4 patients with psoriatic arthritis have coronary plaques, which can lead to heart disease.

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Psoriatic disease and thyroid conditions

Research indicates that people with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis have an increased risk of developing thyroid disease.

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Pyoderma gangrenosum tied to comorbidities

Two-thirds of patients with pyoderma gangrenosum, a skin disease that causes large, painful sores, also have other medical conditions.

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Rosacea and memory loss

Dermatologists and other physicians treating rosacea patients 60 and older who exhibit signs of cognitive changes should refer them for appropriate neurological screening and diagnosis.

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Severe psoriasis and mortality

Severe psoriasis can significantly increase risk of death.

Squamous cell carcinoma and mortality

Patients with squamous cell carcinoma are at have a higher risk for of death from any cause compared with the general population.

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Vitiligo and depression

A recent study suggests an association between vitiligo and major depressive disorder, with each condition increasing the risk of the other.

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Vitiligo and thyroid diseases

People with vitiligo have an increased risk for autoimmune thyroid diseases and thyroid cancer.