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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 ( 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…

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…

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…

Scleral Discoloration from Minocycline Treatment
31/12/69 - A 70-year-old man presented to the ophthalmology clinic with a 1-year history of progressive bluish discoloration of the sclerae of both eyes. He reported no ocular discomfort or blurry vision. He had previously received a diagnosis of an inflammatory arthritis for which he had been taking…

Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease in an Adult
31/12/69 - A 36-year-old man presented to the dermatology clinic with a 5-day history of blisters on his palms (Panel A) and soles (Panel B) and ulcerations on his tongue (Panel C). He also reported fevers, malaise, and a sore throat. One week before his illness began, his 2- and 4-year-old children had had…

Rhinofacial Entomophthoromycosis
31/12/69 - An immunocompetent 22-year-old man from southern China presented to the dermatology clinic with a 3-month history of progressive nasal and maxillofacial swelling. He reported that during the past 3 years he had had episodes of facial swelling for which he had received multiple treatments, including…

Cowpox Virus Infection
31/12/69 - An 11-year-old girl presented to the hospital with a skin lesion on her left cheek that had been present for 3 weeks. She lived in a suburban area in Poland and had direct contact with cats that lived in her home and roamed freely; no bites or scratches were reported. Her parents reported that…

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