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From Port-Wine Stain Treatments to Bovine Colostrum, Telomeres, and Skin Aging

The May issue of the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology features dermatology articles on topics ranging from treatment updates on Port-Wine stain to the protective effect that liposomal bovine colostrum exerts on skin aging using telomere length as an aging biomarker. Straight from the JDD Editor’s desk, we share this month’s issue highlights:

Authors analyze extrusion forces of various product-needle-combinations in Influence of Rheological Properties and Needle Size on Extrusion Forces of Hyaluronic Acid-Based Soft Tissue Fillers 

Potential variations in BCC gene mutations are identified in Basal Cell Carcinoma Gene Mutations Differ Between Asian, Hispanic, and Caucasian Patients: A Pilot Study

Treatment Update of Port-Wine Stain: A Narrative Review summarizes existing published peer-reviewed clinical trials and scientific reviews

Combined medical and surgical therapy might be more useful for successful treatment in Comparative Evaluation of Efficacy and Safety of Tacrolimus and Dinoprostone Following Dermabrasion in Stable Vitiligo

A comprehensive search of the literature was conducted in order to summarize an algorithmic approach for the treatment of HH in Management of Primary Focal Hyperhidrosis: An Algorithmic Approach

Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study of Poly-L-Lactic Acid for Treatment of Cellulite in the Lower Extremities assesses safety and effectiveness of PLLA treatment for cellulite

Authors evaluate long-term effects for wrinkles of the décolleté in Prospective Clinical Trial Evaluating the Long-Term Safety and Efficacy of Calcium Hydroxylapatite for Chest Rejuvenation 

Bovine Colostrum, Telomeres, and Skin Aging demonstrates the protective effect that liposomal bovine colostrum exerts on skin aging using telomere length as an aging biomarker

Treatment of multiple warts by intralesional injection of candida antigen or vitamin D3 is safe and effective in Comparative Study of Intralesional Vitamin D3 Injection and Candida Albicans Antigen in Treating Plantar Warts

A Case of Cutaneous Blastic Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cell Neoplasm Treated With a Bcl-2 Inhibitor reviews current treatment and management options and raises awareness about alternative off-label therapies.

Authors present a case of successful treatment in Vismodegib as Eye-Sparing Neoadjuvant Treatment for Locally Advanced Periocular Basal Cell Carcinoma 

A Novel Treatment of In-Transit Metastatic Melanoma With Shave Excision, Electrodesiccation and Curettage, and Topical Imiquimod 5% Cream may provide an alternative option for a select group of patients with certain comorbidities and therapeutic contraindications

Two Cases of Recalcitrant Dyshidrotic Eczema Treated With Dupilumab add to the growing literature supporting the use of dupilumab in the treatment of patients with recalcitrant dyshidrotic eczema, both with and without diagnosed contact allergens

Standardized entry points and dose ranges are used in a report of Full Face and Neck Treatment With OnabotulinumtoxinA in Patients With Facial Palsy 

Bilateral Contiguous Scrotal Extramammary Paget’s Disease Treated With Mohs Micrographic Surgery and CK7 Immunohistochemical Staining may provide better patient outcomes and lower recurrence rates compared to wide local excision

BSA remained at lower levels in patients on proactive management in The Effect on BSA of Proactive Management versus Reactive Management of Psoriasis With Fixed-Dose Cal/BD Foam in the PSO-LONG Study

Jet injection provides an intradermal drug delivery through a needle-free route of administration in Anatomical Definition of the Target Structures of a Jet-Based Tissue Penetration 

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