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My Patient Blog

My intention of this blog is to keep patients up-to-date on my clinical practice, research program, and current literature. This post will focus on advances in psoriasis. A recent study by Mease et al., found that one in eight subjects with psoriasis had a positive result on the screening test PEST for symptoms of psoriatic …

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Acute hair loss & Covid infections

Acute hair loss following Covid infections has been linked in recent literature. Specifically, a type of hair loss called Telegen Effluvium (TE) has been diagnosed in patients with a history of SARS-CoV-2 infection. Acute TE has previously been associated with medical events including a history of surgery or severe illness, postpartum and discontinuation of medications …

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