Incidence of Cutaneous Nontuberculous Mycobacteria Infections, 1980-2009

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Dr. Lisa Drage, Assistant Professor of Dermatology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses her article appearing in the January 2013 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, which reveals a 3-fold increase in nontuberculous mycobacteria infections, verified by data collected from the Rochester Epidemiology Project. Available at:

Human Herpesviruses 6, 7, and 8 From a Dermatologic Perspective

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Dr. Michael Wolz, Resident Physician in the Department of Dermatology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article appearing in the October 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, where he provides a practical summary of skin diseases related to human herpes viruses 6, 7 and 8. Available at: Visit the Mayo Clinic Proceedings website: Find more videos:...

Learn the facts about melanoma

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Melanoma is on the rise in the United States. In the United States 2011, one person died of melanoma every hour. Learn to protect yourself from melanoma and know skin cancer warning signs. Ana Mercedes Ciurea, M.D., assistant professor in Dermatology at MD Anderson Cancer Center, discusses these topics as well as shares what population is most susceptible to developing melanoma.

: Increasing Incidence of Melanoma Among Young Adults: An Epidemiologic Study in Olmsted County, Minnesota.

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: Dr. Kurtis Reed, a Resident Physician in the Department of Dermatology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article appearing in the April 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings on a retrospective chart study using data from the Rochester Epidemiology Project that reveals a significant increase in the incidence of melanoma in young adults. Available at:

Wnt/beta-catenin signaling is stimulated by alpha-Melanocyte-Stimulating Hormone in melanoma and melanocyte cells: implication in cell differentiation.

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Wnt/?-catenin signaling plays important roles in many developmental processes including neural crest-derived melanocyte development and migration. However, the effective contribution of Wnt/?-catenin pathway in melanogenesis in adult human melanocytes has not been fully elucidated. Here, we report that in melanoma cells and in normal human melanocytes melanogenesis stimulation by ?-MSH induces phosphorylation of ?-catenin-Ser675 and stabilization of ?-catenin protein. Activation of PKA by...
Authors: Barbara Bellei

Dr Wetter discusses Feb 2010 Mayo Clinic Proceedings article on Stevens-Johnson syndrome

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Dr. Wetter, Mayo Clinic dermatologist, discusses various features of Stevens-Johnson syndrome based on an article published in the February 2010 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings.

Agent-based model of laser hair removal: A treatment optimization and patient education tool.

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This video explains how to use the ABM of laser hair removal available at

HIV Dermatology

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Objective: Study of cutaneous displays found during AIDS, spy of early diagnosis of disease.