After experiencing a scratch on the nose, a patient with limited comorbidities developed a headache along with swelling, crusting and ulceration of his nose.Read More
Male and Female Pattern Hair Loss: A Guide to Clinical Presentations and Diagnosis
Pattern hair loss is the most common form of hair loss in both men and women and has psychosocial effects, including stress and diminished quality of life. Read on for a comprehensive review on its causes, clinical presentations, and developing a diagnostic work up.
Family History of Psoriasis and Acute Psychological Stress Are Associated With the Development of TNFI-Induced Psoriasis
Despite 15 years of experience with tumor necrosis factor -α inhibitor (TNFI) -induced psoriasis, our understanding of its pathogenesis remains incomplete. A recent case-control study identified risk factors and triggers associated with the onset of this condition.
New Cell Therapies May Hold Key to Treatment of Advanced and Rare Skin Cancers
Clinical trials exploring the use of immunotherapy with adoptive cell transfer for advanced melanoma and Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) are in development at Cleveland Clinic Cancer Center.
Wide-Awake Hand Surgery Gaining in Popularity
Over the last five years, wide-awake local anesthesia no tourniquet (WALANT) has emerged as a popular alternative for hand surgery. The technique, which involves injections of lidocaine, bupivacaine and epinephrine, carries less risk and can be performed in most office settings.
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New Society Guidelines for Tissue Procurement in Immuno-oncology Clinical Trials
These guidelines underscore the idea that standardization in tissue collection and processing can better support reproducible studies of antitumor immunity.
Hand Contractures and Skin Nodules in a 66-Year-Old Woman
Diagnosis of fibroblastic rheumatism is based on characteristic clinical findings in combination with histopathological findings. This case study illustrates the differential diagnosis, and reviews imaging and laboratory findings.
New Approaches to Abdominoplasty
One size no longer fits all when it comes to abdominoplasty. James Zins, MD, discusses a more conservative, individualized approach.
Minimally Invasive Facelifts Can Have Significant Benefits
In select patients, minimally invasive facelifts and neck rejuvenation can yield good outcomes with relatively low risk. In this article, James Zins, MD, discusses surgical advances and patient selection.
Liposuction: Common Techniques and Complications
Due to the benefits of long-term weight redistribution, low surgical risk and short operation time, patients seeking body contour changes will continue to pursue liposuction. This article reviews common techniques and possible complications.
Cosmetic and Noncosmetic Indications for Liposuction
Liposuction is the most common surgical procedure in patients aged 35-64. This review familiarizes physicians who treat this age group with the indications for liposuction and how the procedure has evolved.