Dermatology

VIDEO: An introduction to Google Glass for physician use

January 13, 2014

Contemporary OB/GYN technology columnist Brian A. Levine, MD, MS, discusses Google Glass in his first video about how physicians can take advantage of the new technology.

Intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy explained

April 01, 2011

ICP is of particular importance to obstetricians because it has been connected to an increased risk of fetal complications.

Some creams may be risky in breast cancer patients

September 01, 2009

ByContemporary OB/GYN Staff

Skin moisturizers marketed as "youth enhancing" may contain estrogen and could pose a risk to certain women.

Detecting polycystic ovarian syndrome in teens

September 01, 2008

PCOS is challenging to diagnose-and easy to miss-in teenagers especially because symptoms like acne and irregular periods are common in normal teens.

Oh, by the way. . .I'm worried about the bump on my husband's penis

June 01, 2008

Advice to patient whose husband has penile lesion: get him to his doctor quickly. Possible differential diagnoses/treatments are discussed.

Oh, by the way. . . what about this mole?

November 01, 2006

ByMichael L. McDaniel, MD|Andrew Berchuck, MD

How many times has a patient said, "Oh, by the way, doctor..." just as you're leaving the exam room? This column will help you quickly triage those seemingly offhand yet clinically significant encounters.

Single dose of methotrexate enough for unruptured ectopic pregnancy

September 01, 2006

A single methotrexate (MTX) injection is as effective as multiple doses for managing unruptured ectopic pregnancy, according to the results of the first randomized, prospective study to compare the two medical regimens.

iPledge Program kicks off

June 01, 2006

The Food and Drug Administration has fully implemented a new program to ensure that the acne drug isotretinoin (Accutane) is not used by pregnant women or those who can become pregnant.