February 18

IL-23, 33 inhibitors show promise in phase 3

Data from two phase-3 trials support the efficacy and safety of IL-23 and IL-33 inhibitors in moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis. Risankizumab showed superiority to both placebo and ustekinumab over ... > MORE

What’s that birthmark?

Birthmarks and skin disorders in newborns and young infants are common. Most are harmless, while others may be associated with significant extra-cutaneous disease. The decision of whether or not to ... > MORE

Quick takes on patient management

Managing patients in the real world is seldom simple. A Friday symposium, “Common, Challenging, and Controversial Short Topics in Patient Management” (S011), offered fast takeaway wisdom from five ... > MORE

Advancing flaps for improved facial reconstruction

Flaps are key elements in facial reconstruction. Familiar flap techniques are evolving and new techniques are being introduced. These practices contribute to reconstructions that would have been ... > MORE

AAD selects 2017 Gold Medal recipient

The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) has selected Stephen I. Katz, MD, PhD, of Bethesda, Maryland, as the 2017 Gold Medal Recipient. Dr. Katz is an internationally respected physician, scientist, ... > MORE

JAK inhibitors show promise for AD

A new class of oral agents may be on the way for atopic dermatitis (AD). Early trials of Janus kinase (or JAK) inhibitors show promise in moderate to severe disease. Prednisone is currently the only ... > MORE

Practical points on therapeutics and diagnostics

Pearls from members “Therapeutic and Diagnostic Pearls” (S068) Tuesday, 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Room 6B Jeremy Adam Schneider, MD Assistant clinical professor, department of dermatology, ... > MORE

A Plenary showcase

Today’s Plenary session (P151) will present five lectures on a broad scope of topics, including dermatologic analysis, gene editing, infliximab, atopic dermatitis, and physician burnout and wellness. ... > MORE

Q&A: Balancing clinical findings with dermatopathology

Clinical findings do not always correlate with the histology on a biopsy. An important element in arriving at a correct diagnosis is recognizing when to give weight to clinical findings and when to ... > MORE

‘Hot Topics’ covers popular issues, newest updates

“Hot Topics” (S048) will cover the most exciting new trends and developments in the specialty, including their implications on society and the economy, and will review several emerging and innovative ... > MORE