Clinicians can prevent most untoward events by proper patient selection and surgical technique and instructing patients about pre and post-procedure care.
Recent studies suggest that with some caveats, patients with Fitzpatrick skin types IV to VI can achieve satisfactory results without serious adverse effects.
Investigators report a rare case of combined Merkel cell and squamous cell carcinoma confined almost exclusively to the epidermis.
Psoriasis is often comorbid with cardiovascular disorders and tends to have a dose-response relationship with its metabolic comorbidities.
In dermatology, ethical dilemmas may arise when providing acne care to transgender individuals, particularly female-to-male patients receiving testosterone treatment.
Patients are increasingly recording physician visits on their phones, should physicians do the same. MPR spoke with physician who advocates for recording in clinical practice.
The potential consequences of providing cosmetic treatment to a patient with BDD can extend beyond ethical concerns.
Advocates of direct-pay models have pointed to ways in which out-of-pocket costs of noninsurance accepting practices are often lower than what would be charged under insurance because of copays, deductibles, and stratification of coverage that often excludes all or portions of treatment.
Although all of the guidelines acknowledge that there are emergent situations in which providing care for a family member or friend is not only permissible but also essential, other situations are frowned upon.
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