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August 2018

Updates in therapeutics for folliculitis decalvans: A systematic review with evidence-based analysis.
Rambhia PH, Conic RZ, Murad A, Atanaskova-Mesinkovska N, Piliang M, Bergfeld W.J Am Acad Dermatol. 2018 Aug 6. pii: S0190-9622(18)32354-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2018.07.050. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available. Systematic review.

The role of systemic treatments for skin lightening.
Juhasz MLW, Levin MK.
J Cosmet Dermatol. 2018 Aug 21. doi: 10.1111/jocd.12747. [Epub ahead of print]. Review.

July 2018

Risk factors and complications of lower limb cellulitis in Africa: a systematic review.
Tianyi FL, Mbanga CM, Danwang C, Agbor VN.
BMJ Open. 2018 Jul 23;8(7):e021175. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-021175. Systematic review.

Characteristics and management of Asian skin.
Chan IL, Cohen S, da Cunha MG, Maluf LC.
Int J Dermatol. 2018 Jul 24. doi: 10.1111/ijd.14153. [Epub ahead of print]. Review.

Melanogenesis inhibitors.
Kumari S, Thng STG, Verma NK, Gautam HK.
Acta Derm Venereol. 2018 Jul 4. doi: 10.2340/00015555-3002. [Epub ahead of print]. Review.

June 2018

The global prevalence and correlates of skin bleaching: a meta-analysis and meta-regression analysis.
Sagoe D, Pallesen S, Dlova NC, Lartey M, Ezzedine K, Dadzie O.
Int J Dermatol. 2018 Jun 11. doi: 10.1111/ijd.14052. [Epub ahead of print]. Systematic review.

Diagnosis and management of acral lentiginous melanoma.
Nakamura Y, Fujisawa Y.
Curr Treat Options Oncol. 2018 Jun 27;19(8):42. doi: 10.1007/s11864-018-0560-y. Review.

Traditional and ethnobotanical dermatology practices in Africa.
Dlova NC, Ollengo MA.
Clin Dermatol. 2018 May - Jun;36(3):353-362. doi: 10.1016/j.clindermatol.2018.03.009. Epub 2018 Mar 10. Review.

Photodermatoses in skin of color.
Gutierrez D, Gaulding JV, Beltran AFM, Lim HW, Pritchett EN.
J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2018 Jun 10. doi: 10.1111/jdv.15115. [Epub ahead of print]. Review.

May 2018

Evaluation instruments for quality of life related to melasma: An integrative review.
Pollo CF, Meneguin S, Miot HA.
Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2018 May 21;73:e65. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2018/e65.  Systematic review.

Inhibitors of melanogenesis: An updated review.
Pillaiyar T, Namasivayam V, Manickam M, Jung SH.
J Med Chem. 2018 May 24. doi: 10.1021/acs.jmedchem.7b00967. [Epub ahead of print]. Review.

Melanoma in US Hispanics: recommended strategies to reduce disparities in outcomes.
Harvey VM.
Cutis. 2018 Apr;101(4):243-246. Review.

Review of nonmelanoma skin cancer in African Americans, Hispanics, and Asians.
Higgins S, Nazemi A, Chow M, Wysong A.
Dermatol Surg. 2018 May 9. doi: 10.1097/DSS.0000000000001547. [Epub ahead of print]. Review.

Colourism: a global adolescent health concern.
Craddock N, Dlova N, Diedrichs PC.
Curr Opin Pediatr. 2018 May 8. doi: 10.1097/MOP.0000000000000638. [Epub ahead of print]. Review.

April 2018

Personalized skincare: from molecular basis to clinical and commercial applications.
Markiewicz E, Idowu OC.
Clin Cosmet Investig Dermatol. 2018 Apr 11;11:161-171. doi: 10.2147/CCID.S163799. eCollection 2018. Review.

Oral tranexamic acid for the treatment of melasma: A review.
Bala HR, Lee S, Wong C, Pandya AG, Rodrigues M.
Dermatol Surg. 2018 Apr 19. doi: 10.1097/DSS.0000000000001518. [Epub ahead of print]. Review.

Traction alopecia: the root of the problem.
Billero V, Miteva M.
Clin Cosmet Investig Dermatol. 2018 Apr 6;11:149-159. doi: 10.2147/CCID.S137296. eCollection 2018. Review.

Optimizing the use of topical retinoids in Asian acne patients.
See JA, Goh CL, Hayashi N, Suh DH, Casintahan FA.
J Dermatol. 2018 May;45(5):522-528. doi: 10.1111/1346-8138.14314. Epub 2018 Apr 3. Review.

March 2018

Are natural ingredients effective in the management of hyperpigmentation? A systematic review.
Hollinger JC, Angra K, Halder RM.
J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2018 Feb;11(2):28-37. Epub 2018 Feb 1. Systematic review.

[Tinea capitis and onychomycosis due to Trichophyton soudanense : Successful treatment with fluconazole-literature review].
Nenoff P, Krüger C, Schulze I, Koch D, Rahmig N, Hipler UC, Uhrlaß S.
Hautarzt. 2018 Mar 27. doi: 10.1007/s00105-018-4155-0. [Epub ahead of print] Review. German.

Treatment of melasma using tranexamic acid: what's known and what's next.
Sheu SL.
Cutis. 2018 Feb;101(2):E7-E8. Review.

Melasma in men: A review of clinical, etiological, and management issues.
Sarkar R, Ailawadi P, Garg S.
J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2018 Feb;11(2):53-59. Epub 2018 Feb 1. Review.

Hidradenitis suppurativa: Disease burden and etiology in skin of color.
Lee DE, Clark AK, Shi VY.
Dermatology. 2018 Mar 1. doi: 10.1159/000486741. [Epub ahead of print]. Review.

February 2018

Pigmentation disorders: Diagnosis and management.
Plensdorf S, Livieratos M, Dada N.
Am Fam Physician. 2017 Dec 15;96(12):797-804. Review.

The epidemiology of cutaneous melanoma in the white and black African population groups in South Africa.
Norval M, Wright CY.
In: Ward WH, Farma JM, editors. Cutaneous Melanoma: Etiology and Therapy [Internet]. Brisbane (AU): Codon Publications; 2017 Dec 21. Review.

Natural options for management of melasma, a review.
Nomakhosi M, Heidi A.
J Cosmet Laser Ther. 2018 Feb 20:1-12. doi: 10.1080/14764172.2018.1427874. [Epub ahead of print]. Review.

Atopic dermatitis in diverse racial and ethnic groups - variations in epidemiology, genetics, clinical presentation, and treatment.
Kaufman BP, Guttman-Yassky E, Alexis AF.
Exp Dermatol. 2018 Feb 19. doi: 10.1111/exd.13514. [Epub ahead of print]. Review.

Glutathione for skin lightening: a regnant myth or evidence-based verity?
Sonthalia S, Jha AK, Lallas A, Jain G, Jakhar D.
Dermatol Pract Concept. 2018 Jan 31;8(1):15-21. doi: 10.5826/dpc.0801a04. eCollection 2018 Jan. Review.

Lip measurements and preferences in Asians and Hispanics: A brief review.
Kollipara R, Walker B, Sturgeon A.
J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2017 Nov;10(11):19-21. Epub 2017 Nov 1. Review.

January 2018

Pigmented fungiform lingual papillae: dermoscopic and clinical features.
Chessa MA, Patrizi A, Sechi A, Virdi A, Leuzzi M, Neri I.
J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2018 Jan 22. doi: 10.1111/jdv.14809. [Epub ahead of print] Review.

December 2017

Melasma, a photoaging disorder.
Passeron T, Picardo M.
Pigment Cell Melanoma Res. 2017 Dec 29. doi: 10.1111/pcmr.12684. [Epub ahead of print] Review.

Evidence-based review, grade of recommendation, and suggested treatment recommendations for melasma.
Sarma N, Chakraborty S, Poojary SA, Rathi S, Kumaran S, Nirmal B, Felicita J, Sarkar R, Jaiswal P, D'Souza P, Donthula N, Sethi S, Ailawadi P, Joseph B.
Indian Dermatol Online J. 2017 Nov-Dec;8(6):406-442. doi: 10.4103/idoj.IDOJ_187_17. Review.

Medical management of melasma: A review with consensus recommendations by Indian pigmentary expert group.
Sarkar R, Gokhale N, Godse K, Ailawadi P, Arya L, Sarma N, Torsekar RG, Somani VK, Arora P, Majid I, Ravichandran G, Singh M, Aurangabadkar S, Arsiwala S, Sonthalia S, Salim T, Shah S.
Indian J Dermatol. 2017 Nov-Dec;62(6):558-577. doi: 10.4103/ijd.IJD_489_17. Review.

Chemical peels in melasma: A review with consensus recommendations by Indian pigmentary expert group.
Sarkar R, Arsiwala S, Dubey N, Sonthalia S, Das A, Arya L, Gokhale N, Torsekar RG, Somani VK, Majid I, Godse K, Ravichandran G, Singh M, Aurangabadkar S, Salim T, Shah S, Sinha S.
Indian J Dermatol. 2017 Nov-Dec;62(6):578-584. doi: 10.4103/ijd.IJD_490_17. Review.

Lasers in melasma: A review with consensus recommendations by Indian pigmentary expert group.
Sarkar R, Aurangabadkar S, Salim T, Das A, Shah S, Majid I, Singh M, Ravichandran G, Godse K, Arsiwala S, Arya L, Gokhale N, Sarma N, Torsekar RG, Sonthalia S, Somani VK.
Indian J Dermatol. 2017 Nov-Dec;62(6):585-590. doi: 10.4103/ijd.IJD_488_17. Review.

Postinflammatory hyperpigmentation: Epidemiology, clinical presentation, pathogenesis and treatment.
Kaufman BP, Aman T, Alexis AF.
Am J Clin Dermatol. 2017 Dec 8. doi: 10.1007/s40257-017-0333-6. [Epub ahead of print] Review.

Acral melanoma foot lesions. Part 2: clinical presentation, diagnosis, and management.
Desai A, Ugorji R, Khachemoune A.
Clin Exp Dermatol. 2018 Mar;43(2):117-123. doi: 10.1111/ced.13323. Epub 2017 Dec 13. Review.

Psoriasis in skin of color: Insights into the epidemiology, clinical presentation, genetics, quality-of-life impact, and treatment of psoriasis in non-white racial/ethnic groups.
Kaufman BP, Alexis AF.
Am J Clin Dermatol. 2017 Dec 5. doi: 10.1007/s40257-017-0332-7. [Epub ahead of print] Review.

Ulcerative sarcoidosis: a prototypical presentation and review.
Powell E, Rosen T.
Cutis. 2017 Nov;100(5):312-316. Review.

November 2017

Assessing the effectiveness of knowledge-based interventions in increasing skin cancer awareness, knowledge, and protective behaviors in skin of color populations.
Kailas A, Botwin AL, Pritchett EN, Jackson-Richards D, Lewis S, Sadhwani D, Desai SR, Taylor SC.
Cutis. 2017 Oct;100(4):235-240. Review.

Cosmetic concerns among ethnic men.
Henry M.
Dermatol Clin. 2018 Jan;36(1):11-16. doi: 10.1016/j.det.2017.09.002. Review.

October 2017

Considerations when treating cosmetic concerns in men of color.
Awosika O, Burgess CM, Grimes PE.
Dermatol Surg. 2017 Nov;43 Suppl 2:S140-S150. doi: 10.1097/DSS.0000000000001376. Review.

Treatment of keloid scars using light-, laser- and energy-based devices: a contemporary review of the literature.
Forbat E, Ali FR, Al-Niaimi F.
Lasers Med Sci. 2017 Oct 18. doi: 10.1007/s10103-017-2332-5. [Epub ahead of print]. Review.

Traction alopecia: A neglected entity in 2017.
Akingbola CO, Vyas J.
Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol. 2017 Nov-Dec;83(6):644-649. doi: 10.4103/ijdvl.IJDVL_553_16. Review.

September 2017

Nonablative fractional laser resurfacing in skin of color: Evidence-based review.
Kaushik SB, Alexis AF.
J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2017 Jun;10(6):51-67. Epub 2017 Jun 1. Systematic review.

Acral melanoma foot lesions. Part 1: epidemiology, aetiology, and molecular pathology.
Desai A, Ugorji R, Khachemoune A.
Clin Exp Dermatol. 2017 Dec;42(8):845-848. doi: 10.1111/ced.13243. Epub 2017 Sep 22. Review.

Postinflammatory hyperpigmentation: A comprehensive overview: Epidemiology, pathogenesis, clinical presentation, and noninvasive assessment technique.
Silpa-Archa N, Kohli I, Chaowattanapanit S, Lim HW, Hamzavi I.
J Am Acad Dermatol. 2017 Oct;77(4):591-605. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2017.01.035. Review.

Postinflammatory hyperpigmentation: A comprehensive overview: Treatment options and prevention.
Chaowattanapanit S, Silpa-Archa N, Kohli I, Lim HW, Hamzavi I.
J Am Acad Dermatol. 2017 Oct;77(4):607-621. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2017.01.036. Review.

Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia: New insights and a call for action.
Dlova NC, Salkey KS, Callender VD, McMichael AJ.
J Investig Dermatol Symp Proc. 2017 Oct;18(2):S54-S56. doi: 10.1016/j.jisp.2017.01.004. Review.

Pressure injuries in people with darker skin tones: A literature review.
Oozageer Gunowa N, Hutchinson M, Brooke J, Jackson D.
J Clin Nurs. 2017 Sep 8. doi: 10.1111/jocn.14062. [Epub ahead of print] Review.

Diversity in dermatology residency programs.
Van Voorhees AS, Enos CW.
J Investig Dermatol Symp Proc. 2017 Oct;18(2):S46-S49. doi: 10.1016/j.jisp.2017.07.001. Review.

The importance of patient registries in skin of color.
Hinojosa JA, Pandya AG.
J Investig Dermatol Symp Proc. 2017 Oct;18(2):S31-S33. doi: 10.1016/j.jisp.2017.01.002. Review.

August 2017

Skin hyperpigmentation treatment using herbs: A review of clinical evidences.
Kanlayavattanakul M, Lourith N.
J Cosmet Laser Ther. 2018 Apr;20(2):123-131. doi: 10.1080/14764172.2017.1368666. Epub 2017 Aug 30. Review.

Laser and light treatments for hair reduction in Fitzpatrick skin types IV-VI: A comprehensive review of the literature.
Fayne RA, Perper M, Eber AE, Aldahan AS, Nouri K.
Am J Clin Dermatol. 2017 Aug 8. doi: 10.1007/s40257-017-0316-7. [Epub ahead of print] Review.

July 2017

Melasma: an up-to-date comprehensive review.
Ogbechie-Godec OA, Elbuluk N.
Dermatol Ther (Heidelb). 2017 Sep;7(3):305-318. doi: 10.1007/s13555-017-0194-1. Epub 2017 Jul 19. Review.

Practical strategies for the diagnosis and assessment of atopic dermatitis.
Eichenfield LF, Stein Gold LF.
Semin Cutan Med Surg. 2017 Mar;36(2 Suppl 2):S36-S38. doi: 10.12788/j.sder.2017.009. Review.

June 2017

Atopic dermatitis: Racial and ethnic differences.
Mei-Yen Yong A, Tay YK.
Dermatol Clin. 2017 Jul;35(3):395-402. doi: 10.1016/j.det.2017.02.012. Epub 2017 May 6. Review.

Acne in ethnic skin - Part 2: Approach to management in patients with skin of colour.
Govender K, Dlova NC.
Dermatology in Practice. 2017 Summer;23(2):38-44. Review.

May 2017

Dermatologic conditions in patients of color who are pregnant.
Jeon C, Agbai O, Butler D, Murase J.
Int J Womens Dermatol. 2017 Mar 24;3(1):30-36. doi: 10.1016/j.ijwd.2017.02.019. eCollection 2017 Mar. Review.

Updates in the understanding and treatments of skin & hair disorders in women of color.
Lawson CN, Hollinger J, Sethi S, Rodney I, Sarkar R, Dlova N, Callender VD.
Int J Womens Dermatol. 2017 Feb 16;3(1 Suppl):S21-S37. doi: 10.1016/j.ijwd.2017.02.006. eCollection 2017 Mar. Review.

A review of laser and light therapy in melasma.
Trivedi MK, Yang FC, Cho BK.
Int J Womens Dermatol. 2017 Mar 21;3(1):11-20. doi: 10.1016/j.ijwd.2017.01.004. eCollection 2017 Mar. Review.

April 2017

Efficacy and safety of tranexamic acid in melasma: A meta-analysis and systematic review.
Kim HJ, Moon SH, Cho SH, Lee JD, Kim HS.
Acta Derm Venereol. 2017 Jul 6;97(7):776-781. doi: 10.2340/00015555-2668. Systematic review.

The efficacy and safety of the fractional radiofrequency technique for the treatment of atrophic acne scar in Asians: A meta-analysis.
Dai R, Xie H, Hua W, Li XH, Li BD.
J Cosmet Laser Ther. 2017 Apr 7. doi: 10.1080/14764172.2017.1314507. [Epub ahead of print]. Systematic review.

Updated review of genetic reticulate pigmentary disorders.
Zhang J, Li M, Yao Z.
Br J Dermatol. 2017 Apr 13. doi: 10.1111/bjd.15575. [Epub ahead of print]. Review.

Microneedling in all skin types: A review.
Bonati LM, Epstein GK, Strugar TL.
J Drugs Dermatol. 2017 Apr 1;16(4):308-313. Review.

The biology and genetics of curly hair.
Westgate GE, Ginger RS, Green MR.
Exp Dermatol. 2017 Mar 31. doi: 10.1111/exd.13347. [Epub ahead of print]. Review.

March 2017

Primary localized cutaneous amyloidosis: A systematic treatment review.
Weidner T, Illing T, Elsner P.
Am J Clin Dermatol. 2017 Mar 24. doi: 10.1007/s40257-017-0278-9. [Epub ahead of print]. Systematic review.

Acne in ethnic skin - Part 1: Epidemiology, aetiopathogenesis and clinical manifestations.
Govender K, Dlova NC.
Dermatology in Practice. 2017 Spring;23(1):4-9. Review.

Fifty shades of African lightness: A bio-psychosocial review of the global phenomenon of skin lightening practices.
Jacobs M, Levine S, Abney K, Davids L.J Public Health Afr. 2016 Dec 31;7(2):552. doi: 10.4081/jphia.2016.552. eCollection 2016 Dec 31. Review.

Tranexamic acid in the treatment of melasma: A review of the literature.
Perper M, Eber AE, Fayne R, Verne SH, Magno RJ, Cervantes J, ALharbi M, ALOmair I, Alfuraih A, Nouri K.
Am J Clin Dermatol. 2017 Mar 10. doi: 10.1007/s40257-017-0263-3. [Epub ahead of print] Review. 

February 2017

Melasma: systematic review of the systemic treatments.
Zhou LL, Baibergenova A.
Int J Dermatol. 2017 Feb 27. doi: 10.1111/ijd.13578. [Epub ahead of print]. Systematic review.

Skin whitening agents: medicinal chemistry perspective of tyrosinase inhibitors.
Pillaiyar T, Manickam M, Namasivayam V.
J Enzyme Inhib Med Chem. 2017 Dec;32(1):403-425. doi: 10.1080/14756366.2016.1256882. Review.  

January 2017

Tranexamic acid in treatment of melasma: A comprehensive review of clinical studies.
Taraz M, Niknam S, Ehsani AH.
Dermatol Ther. 2017 Jan 30. doi: 10.1111/dth.12465. [Epub ahead of print] Systematic review.

[Melasma : An update on the clinical picture, treatment, and prevention].
Becker S, Schiekofer C, Vogt T, Reichrath J.
Hautarzt. 2017 Jan 13. doi: 10.1007/s00105-016-3927-7. [Epub ahead of print] Review. German.

Chemical pharmacotherapy options for managing adult acne.
Vera N, Patel N, Cardwell LA, Saleem M, Feldman SR.
Expert Opin Pharmacother. 2017 Jan 23:1-11. doi: 10.1080/14656566.2017.1282460. [Epub ahead of print]. Review. 

December 2016

Laser treatments for postinflammatory hyperpigmentation: A systematic review.
Agbai O, Hamzavi I, Jagdeo J.
JAMA Dermatol. 2016 Dec 14. doi: 10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.4399. [Epub ahead of print]. Systematic review.

Acne keloidalis nuchae: prevalence, impact, and management challenges.
Ogunbiyi A.
Clin Cosmet Investig Dermatol. 2016 Dec 14;9:483-489. doi: 10.2147/CCID.S99225. Review.

Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia in children: A case series and review of the literature.
Eginli AN, Dlova NC, McMichael A.
Pediatr Dermatol. 2016 Dec 16. doi: 10.1111/pde.13046. [Epub ahead of print]. Review.

Facial hyperpigmentation in skin of color: Special considerations and treatment.
Vashi NA, Wirya SA, Inyang M, Kundu RV.
Am J Clin Dermatol. 2016 Dec 9. [Epub ahead of print]. Review.

Diversity in the dermatology workforce.
Hinjosa JA, Pandya AG.
Semin Cutan Med Surg. 2016 Dec;36(4):242-245. doi: 10.12788/j.sder.2016.063. Review.

Cosmetic approach to the Asian population.
Eshagh K, Rokhsar CK.
Semin Cutan Med Surg. 2016 Dec;35(4):238-241. doi: 10.12788/j.sder.2016.066. Review.

Cosmeceuticals in skin of color.
Baumann L.
Semin Cutan Med Surg. 2016 Dec;35(4):233-237. doi: 10.12788/j.sder.2016.056. Review.

A review of melasma treatment focusing on laser and light devices.
Li JY, Geddes ER, Robinson DM, Friedman PM.
Semin Cutan Med Surg. 2016 Dec;35(4):223-232. doi: 10.12788/j.sder.2016.060. Review.

What devices to use or not use in skin of color.
Alam M.
Semin Cutan Med Surg. 2016 Dec;35(4):218-222. doi: 10.12788/j.sder.2016.061. Review.

Combination therapy in skin of color including injectables, laser, and light devices.
Guss L, Bolton JG, Fabi SG.
Semin Cutan Med Surg. 2016 Dec;35(4):211-217. doi: 10.12788/j.sder.2016.059. Review.

Hair-care practices in African American women: potential for allergic contact dermatitis.
Stallings A, Sood A.
Semin Cutan Med Surg. 2016 Dec;35(4):207-210. doi: 10.12788/j.sder.2016.058. Review.

Evolution of skin and hair in African Americans.
Kyei A, Hogan S.
Semin Cutan Med Surg. 2016 Dec;35(4):201-206. doi: 10.12788/j.sder.2016.057. Review.

Pediatric disorders of pigmentation commonly seen in skin of color.
Ascha M, Irfan M.
Semin Cutan Med Surg. 2016 Dec;35(4):191-200. doi: 10.12788/j.sder.2016.064. Review.

Common conditions in skin of color.
Hadi A, Elbuluk N.
Semin Cutan Med Surg. 2016 Dec;35(4):184-190. doi: 10.12788/j.sder.2016.065. Review. 

November 2016

Skin color and pigmentation in ethnic skin.
Visscher MO.
Facial Plast Surg Clin North Am. 2017 Feb;25(1):119-125. doi: 10.1016/j.fsc.2016.08.011. Review.

Theoretical review of the treatment of pigmented lesions in Asian skin.
Kono T, Shek SY, Chan HH, Groff WF, Imagawa K, Akamatsu T.
Laser Ther. 2016 Oct 1;25(3):179-184. Review.

Primary cicatricial alopecia: Other lymphocytic primary cicatricial alopecias and neutrophilic and mixed primary cicatricial alopecias.
Bolduc C, Sperling LC, Shapiro J.
J Am Acad Dermatol. 2016 Dec;75(6):1101-1117. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2015.01.056. Review.

Facial hyperpigmentation in darker skin types: Part 2.
Bala HR, Rodrigues M.
Dermatology in Practice. 2016 Winter;22(4):105-108. Review. 

October 2016

Breaking the cycle of hair breakage: pearls for the management of acquired trichorrhexis nodosa.
Haskin A, Kwatra SG, Aguh C.
J Dermatolog Treat. 2016 Oct 28:1-5. [Epub ahead of print]. Review.

Is UV an etiological factor of acral melanoma?
Liu L, Zhang W, Gao T, Li C.
J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol. 2016 Nov;26(6):539-545. doi: 10.1038/jes.2015.60. Review.

Diagnostic clues to frontal fibrosing alopecia in patients of African descent.
Callender VD, Reid SD, Obayan O, Mcclellan L, Sperling L.
J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2016 Apr;9(4):45-51. Review. 

September 2016

Fractional resurfacing in the Asian patient: Current state of the art.
Wat H, Wu DC, Chan HH.
Lasers Surg Med. 2016 Sep 8. doi: 10.1002/lsm.22579. [Epub ahead of print] Systematic review.

Cutaneous melanoma in Asians.
Kim SY, Yun SJ.
Chonnam Med J. 2016 Sep;52(3):185-93. doi: 10.4068/cmj.2016.52.3.185. Epub 2016 Sep 23. Review.

Histopathological diagnosis of acral lentiginous melanoma in early stages.
Fernandez-Flores A, Cassarino DS.
Ann Diagn Pathol. 2016 Aug 20. pii: S1092-9134(16)30100-9. doi: 10.1016/j.anndiagpath.2016.08.005. [Epub ahead of print] Review.

Melanoma disparities among US Hispanics: Use of the social ecological model to contextualize reasons for inequitable outcomes and frame a research agenda.
Harvey VM, Oldfield CW, Chen JT, Eschbach K.
J Skin Cancer. 2016;2016:4635740. doi: 10.1155/2016/4635740. Epub 2016 Aug 29. Review.

Energy based device treatment of melasma: An update and review of the literature.
Posnick D, Dunbar S, Bloom B, Goldberg DJ.
J Cosmet Laser Ther. 2016 Sep 3:1-28. [Epub ahead of print] Review.

Skin hyperpigmentation in Indian population: Insights and best practice.
Nouveau S, Agrawal D, Kohli M, Bernerd F, Misra N, Nayak CS.
Indian J Dermatol. 2016 Sep-Oct;61(5):487-95. doi: 10.4103/0019-5154.190103. Review.

Lichen planus pigmentosus: The controversial consensus.
Ghosh A, Coondoo A.
Indian J Dermatol. 2016 Sep-Oct;61(5):482-6. doi: 10.4103/0019-5154.190108. Review.

Keloids: Current therapies in Barbados.
Nelson OJ, Ward J, Forde AL, Ojeh N.
West Indian Med J. 2016 Mar 10. pii: wimj.2015.322. doi: 10.7727/wimj.2015.322. [Epub ahead of print] Review.

Pityriasis alba - common disease, enigmatic entity: up-to-date review of the literature.
Miazek N, Michalek I, Pawlowska-Kisiel M, Olszewska M, Rudnicka L.
Pediatr Dermatol. 2015 Nov-Dec;32(6):786-91. doi: 10.1111/pde.12683. Epub 2015 Oct 19. Review. 

August 2016

Intravenous glutathione for skin lightening: Inadequate safety data.
Davids LM, Van Wyk JC, Khumalo NP.
S Afr Med J. 2016 Jul 6;106(8):782-6. doi: 10.7196/SAMJ.2016.v106i8.10878. Review.

Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia: challenges and solutions.
Herskovitz I, Miteva M.
Clin Cosmet Investig Dermatol. 2016 Aug 17;9:175-81. doi: 10.2147/CCID.S100816. eCollection 2016. Review.

Facial hyperpigmentation in darker skin types: Part 1.
Bala HR, Rodrigues M.
Dermatology in Practice. 2016 Autumn;22(3):79-82. Review. 

July 2016

Treatment of acne keloidalis nuchae: A systematic review of the literature.
Maranda EL, Simmons BJ, Nguyen AH, Lim VM, Keri JE.
Dermatol Ther (Heidelb). 2016 Jul 18. [Epub ahead of print] Systematic review.

The impact of skin colour on human photobiological responses.
Fajuyigbe D, Young AR.
Pigment Cell Melanoma Res. 2016 Jul 25. doi: 10.1111/pcmr.12511. [Epub ahead of print] Review.

Meeting the challenges of acne treatment in Asian patients: A review of the role of dermocosmetics as adjunctive therapy.
Goh CL, Noppakun N, Micali G, Azizan NZ, Boonchai W, Chan Y, Cheong WK, Chiu PC, Etnawati K, Gulmatico-Flores Z, Foong H, Kubba R, Paz-Lao P, Lee YY, Loo S, Modi F, Nguyen TH, Pham TL, Shih YH, Sitohang IB, Wong SN.
J Cutan Aesthet Surg. 2016 Apr-Jun;9(2):85-92. doi: 10.4103/0974-2077.184043. Review.

Infraorbital dark circles: A review of the pathogenesis, evaluation and treatment.
Vrcek I, Ozgur O, Nakra T.
J Cutan Aesthet Surg. 2016 Apr-Jun;9(2):65-72. doi: 10.4103/0974-2077.184046. Review.

Practice and educational gaps in abnormal pigmentation.
Mohammad TF, Hamzavi IH.
Dermatol Clin. 2016 Jul;34(3):291-301. doi: 10.1016/j.det.2016.02.005. Review. 

June 2016

Skin pigmentation and pigmentary disorders: Focus on epidermal/dermal cross-talk.
Bastonini E, Kovacs D, Picardo M.
Ann Dermatol. 2016 Jun;28(3):279-89. doi: 10.5021/ad.2016.28.3.279. Epub 2016 May 25. Review.

Primary scarring alopecias.
Rigopoulos D, Stamatios G, Ioannides D.
Curr Probl Dermatol. 2015;47:76-86. doi: 10.1159/000369407. Epub 2015 Feb 20. Review.

Laser and light-based aesthetics in men.
Green JB, Metelitsa AI, Kaufman J, Keaney T.
J Drugs Dermatol. 2015 Sep;14(9):1061-4. Review. 

May 2016

Heterogeneous pathology of melasma and its clinical implications.
Kwon SH, Hwang YJ, Lee SK, Park KC.
Int J Mol Sci. 2016 May 26;17(6). pii: E824. doi: 10.3390/ijms17060824. Review.

Melasma and post inflammatory hyperpigmentation: management update and expert opinion.
Sofen B, Prado G, Emer J.
Skin Therapy Lett. 2016 Jan;21(1):1-7. Review.

Pseudofolliculitis barbae: understanding the condition and the role of facial grooming.
Gray J, McMichael AJ.
Int J Cosmet Sci. 2016 Jun;38 Suppl 1:24-7. doi: 10.1111/ics.12331. Review.   

Idiopathic guttate hypomelanosis: A review of its etiology, pathogenesis, findings, and treatments.
Juntongjin P, Laosakul K.
Am J Clin Dermatol. 2016 May 20. [Epub ahead of print] Review.

Hair breakage in patients of African descent: Role of dermoscopy.
Quaresma MV, Martinez Velasco MA, Tosti A.
Skin Appendage Disord. 2015 Sep;1(2):99-104. doi: 10.1159/000436981. Epub 2015 Aug 18. Review.    

Dermal melanocytosis and associated disorders.
Franceschini D, Dinulos JG.
Curr Opin Pediatr. 2015 Aug;27(4):480-5. doi: 10.1097/MOP.0000000000000247. Review.  

Pitfalls in clinical trials reveal need for well tolerated, more effective depigmenting agents.
Saxena S, Andersen RM, Maibach HI.
J Dermatolog Treat. 2015 Oct;26(5):440-50. doi: 10.3109/09546634.2014.998609. Epub 2015 Feb 11. Systematic review. 

April 2016

All hairstyles are not created equal: What the dermatologist needs to know about black hairstyling practices and the risk of traction alopecia (TA).
Haskin A, Aguh C.
J Am Acad Dermatol. 2016 Apr 21. pii: S0190-9622(16)01398-0. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2016.02.1162. [Epub ahead of print] Review.

Socioeconomic and ethnic disparities in periocular cutaneous malignancies.
Broadbent T, Bingham B, Mawn L.
Semin Ophthalmol. 2016 Apr 21:0. [Epub ahead of print]. Review.

Current data on risk factor estimates does not explain the difference in rates of melanoma between Hispanics and Non-Hispanic whites.
Kamath S, Miller KA, Cockburn MG.
J Skin Cancer. 2016;2016:2105250. doi: 10.1155/2016/2105250. Epub 2016 Mar 22. Review.

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