During the COVID-19 global pandemic, pediatric dermatologists at UW Health and elsewhere saw a surge of red to purple bruise-like blisters and bumps on otherwise healthy children. Doctors soon hypothesized there could be a link between the painful purple blistered toes and COVID-19, so the term “COVID toes” was coined and began making headlines.
Dr. Arkin is pushing the boundaries of laser treatment by combining it with new research that shows that vascular stains like birthmarks and port-wine stains are caused by the same genetic changes that cause cancer.
Early last December, dermatologist and physician-scientist Stefan Schieke, MD, published ground-breaking research in the journal Cell Reports (view article on PubMed) that could lead to the effective treatment of lymphoid cancers. These findings from Schieke …
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Three UW Dermatologists are hosting a patient forum on Cutaneous Lymphoma in Milwaukee on October 19, 2019.
Margo Reeder, MD – What’s In Our Shoes And Clothes?
Apple Bodemer, MD – Yes, You Need Sunscreen
In recognition of his academic accomplishments during 18 years of service to the university, Dr. Gary S. Wood (the Founding Chair of the Department of Dermatology) has received two recent honors. First, Dr. Beth Drolet …
Margo Reeder, MD – https://www.wpr.org/chemicals-clothing-common-how-do-you-mitigate-reactions