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The New England Journal of Medicine: Search Results in Dermatology
The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) RSS feed -- Search Results in Dermatology. NEJM (http://www.nejm.org) is a weekly general medical journal that publishes new medical research findings, review articles, and editorial opinion on a wide variety of topics of importance to biomedical science and clinical practice.

PD-1 Blockade with Cemiplimab in Advanced Cutaneous Squamous-Cell Carcinoma
31/12/69 - Cutaneous squamous-cell carcinoma is the second most common skin cancer; only basal-cell carcinoma has a higher incidence. Risk factors for cutaneous squamous-cell carcinoma include chronic sun exposure, advanced age, skin that is sensitive to ultraviolet radiation, and immunosuppression. In more…

Update on Keratinocyte Carcinomas
31/12/69 - Basal-cell carcinoma and cutaneous squamous-cell carcinoma are the most common skin cancers worldwide. Although the term "nonmelanoma skin cancer" has traditionally been used to refer to all skin cancers except melanoma, "keratinocyte carcinoma" is becoming the preferred term for basal-cell…

Pyoderma Gangrenosum in Ulcerative Colitis
31/12/69 - A 71-year-old man with a 5-year history of glucocorticoid-dependent ulcerative colitis presented to the gastroenterology clinic with painful, rapidly progressive ulcerative lesions involving the left chest (Panel A) and leg (Panel B). The physical examination revealed skin ulcerations with a…

Disseminated Cutaneous Blastomycosis
31/12/69 - A 44-year-old man presented to the dermatology clinic with nonpruritic skin lesions over his body, including the face, chest, back, arms, and legs. Six months earlier, he had had fever, cough, and vomiting for 1 week. Subsequently, multiple nodules had appeared over his body. He worked in…

Migrating Dirofilaria repens
31/12/69 - A 32-year-old woman presented to an ophthalmologist with a 2-week history of nodules that moved around her face. She had first noted a nodule below her left eye (Panel A). Five days later, it had moved to above her left eye (Panel B), and 10 days after that to the upper lip (Panel C). She…

A Randomized Trial of Early Endovenous Ablation in Venous Ulceration
31/12/69 - Venous disease is the most common cause of leg ulceration, and compression therapy improves venous ulcer healing. Superficial venous reflux (varicose veins) is usually present in patients with venous leg ulcers. Endovenous interventions (ultrasound-guided foam sclerotherapy and thermal and…

Case 14-2018: A 68-Year-Old Woman with a Rash, Hyponatremia, and Uveitis
31/12/69 - Presentation of Case. Dr. AbdulRasheed A. Alabi (Medicine): A 68-year-old woman was admitted to this hospital during the winter because of a rash, hyponatremia, and anterior uveitis. One month before admission, the patient traveled abroad. She spent a week in Sweden visiting family members,…

Xanthoma Striatum Palmare
31/12/69 - A 49-year-old man was referred to the metabolic clinic for evaluation of severe hypercholesterolemia and xanthomas, which were particularly prominent on the hands. The lesions were painful and affected the patient?s everyday life, making it difficult for him to open bottles or shake hands. He had a…

Adjuvant Pembrolizumab versus Placebo in Resected Stage III Melanoma
31/12/69 - The development of effective adjuvant therapies for patients with high-risk melanoma has been preceded by the recent arrival of active agents to treat metastatic melanoma, including ipilimumab (an anti-CTLA4 antibody), pembrolizumab and nivolumab (both monoclonal antibodies against programmed death…

Calciphylaxis
31/12/69 - Calciphylaxis is a rare, life-threatening syndrome of vascular calcification characterized by occlusion of microvessels in the subcutaneous adipose tissue and dermis that results in intensely painful, ischemic skin lesions. Once calciphylaxis has been diagnosed, the prognosis is generally poor…

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