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Facial Scars Do Not Affect Perceived Attractiveness, Confidence

However, scar located on lower lid mid subunit perpendicular to facial tension lines was rated as less attractive

Thermal Images Differentiate Healed From Unhealed Wounds

Thermal images taken in home settings at week 0 can discriminate healed from unhealed leg venous ulcer wounds

Diversity Gaps Persist in Dermatology Workforce Pipeline

Students pursuing dermatology have lower odds of intending to care for underserved populations, practice in underserved areas

Urban-Dwelling Indigenous Young People Face Higher Burden of Skin Conditions

Incidence rates of atopic dermatitis and bacterial skin infections higher among urban-living Indigenous children and young people in high-income countries

Psoriasis Patients Who Meditate May Ease Symptoms, Improve QOL

Review suggests mindfulness and meditation may offer benefit as adjunct therapy for moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis

Online Symptom Checkers Often Not Accurate for ID’ing Skin Rashes

Even when correct in diagnosis, broad differentials and low specificity of results contribute to diagnostic uncertainty

Lenabasum Studied for Refractory Cutaneous Dermatomyositis

Results of phase 2 study suggest clinical benefit and favorable safety profile, warranting further study of lenabasum for DM

Pressure Injury Prediction Tool Lacking for Severe COVID-19 Patients

Risk factors for device-related pressure injury include fragile skin and prone positioning during mechanical ventilatory support

Actinic Keratosis Diagnosed in Almost One-Third of Older Adults

Authors say increased use of topical fluorouracil may be warranted

FDA Warns Amazon, Other Vendors About Sale of Skin Tag Removal Products

No over-the-counter medications have FDA approval for the removal of moles and skin tags