Striking White Hair

Poliosis is a patch of white hair with decreased or absent melanin located in areas with hair growth, such as the scalp and eyebrows. This condition most commonly occurs on the scalp. If poliosis occurs on the scalp, it is referred to as a mallen streak. The term mallen streak originated from author…

The diminishing presence of dermatologists in the care of hospitalized patients receiving Medicare benefits

To the Editor: Dermatology practice continues to positively transform with therapeutic advances, even as the workforce supply decreases.1 Notably, academic centers have observed decreases in inpatient dermatology consultations.2 However, these consults may improve the quality of care and health outcomes for hospitalized patients.3 This study sought to examine recent changes in inpatient…

Letter to the Editor: A Challenging Case of Cavernous Hemangioma of the Face Treated with the Combination of Cryotherapy, Laser, and Dermatosurgery | JCAD | The Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology

Dear Editor: Hemangioma is a common term to describe a benign proliferative lesion of vascular tissue origin that can be present either at birth or appear during childhood.1 Hemangiomas are developmental vascular abnormalities characterized by a proliferative growth phase and a very slow, inevitable regression (involutive phase). They are histologically classified into capillary and cavernous […]