Archive for January, 2011


Welcome to DermPearls!

Over the course of many years of teaching residents, fellows, dermatologists, and other specialists, I am frequently asked, “Isn’t there an easier or better way to perform this procedure?”  Very often, the answer is “yes!” It occurred to me that …

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Rapid, Cost-Effective Diagnosis of Subungual Hematoma

“Oftentimes dark nail pigments are worrisome for melanoma versus subungual hematoma. Our approach utilizes a simple, specific, and cost-effective method using fecal occult blood test to identify