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U.S. Transgender Surgeries Up 20 Percent in 2 Years

9:00 AM EST. Plastic surgeons' group identifies top transition treatments By Maureen Salamon
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JOURNAL UPDATE

Case of Gnathostomiasis Caused by Roe Ingestion Reported

12:00 PM EST. Japanese man presented with itchy migrating eruption on back, which was treated with ivermectin

MONTHLY JOURNAL SUMMARY

April 2017 Briefing - Dermatology

May 01, 2017. The Monthly Journal Summary is a single article covering the most important journal articles published in the previous 30 days.


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M. Aroon Kamath, M.D.'s avatarUse of Balloon and Balloon-like devices in Medicine

M. Aroon Kamath, M.D..

I recently came across a very interesting article listing the many extended uses of the Foley’s catheter in plastic surgery [1]. This article prompted me to attempt to compile information on the various ways in which Balloon catheters and other devices based on the balloon principle have been used…


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Tamer M. Fouad, M.D.'s avatar

Erysipelas

By Tamer M. Fouad, M.D. Erysipelas is an infection of the skin by streptococci. The infection is subcutaneous and is more superficial than cellulitis and hence well demarcated.

DISCUSSION

Jeffrey A. Gordon, M.D.'s avatar

RE: Aspirin Use as Treatment in Colorectal Cancer: Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks

By Jeffrey A. Gordon, M.D.

Thank you for reading my article.  Interesting theory.  Lots of research is ongoing to figure out the many ways aspirin does it magic.

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