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Psoriasis is More Than Skin Deep

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

The dermatological medical community has known for a long time that psoriasis, a chronic, inflammatory condition of the skin, is extremely common and affects approximately 3 percent of the U.S. population. The classic presentation of psoriasis is thick, red, scaly plaques on the elbows and knees. Other common areas of involvement include the scalp, genitalia, palms and soles, buttocks and fingernails.

Lactational Abscesses Take Center Stage

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Breasts — what an amazing evolutionary modification of the lowly sweat gland! And yet, it seems that when our breasts are not actively trying to “take us out” with breast cancers, they are making us miserable with cysts, infections, masses and pain. At least that’s how it seems from my perspective, as a general surgeon with a focus on breast health!