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Dec 10, 2020

Dermatology News:

  1. International expert group agrees on redefining psoriasis severity
  2. ‘Impressive’ results with neoadjuvant T-VEC in advanced melanoma:
  3. CDC shortens COVID-19 quarantine time to 10 or 7 days, with conditions:

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Procedural interventions in pediatric patients require special tools. Vincent A. DeLeo, MD, talks to Craig N. Burkhart, MD, MS, MPH, about dermatologic procedures in children, such as laser treatment of birthmarks or excisional mole removal. When considering general anesthesia use in children, Dr. Burkhart reflects that, “if [the patient is] a child that sits for a vaccination without a problem, they’re definitely ready to have minor surgery awake. If ... you have to pull them out from behind the bed, they’re definitely a child that is not ready.” They also discuss the importance of informed consent in teenaged patients.


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Hosts: Nick Andrews, Vincent A. DeLeo, MD (University of Southern California, Los Angeles)

Guest: Craig N. Burkhart, MD, MS, MPH (department of dermatology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Burkhart Pediatric & Adolescent Dermatology, Cary, N.C.)

Disclosures: Dr. DeLeo is a consultant for Estée Lauder. Dr. Burkhart reports no conflict of interest.

Show notes by: Allegra Sparta, Melissa Sears

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