Self-control and problematic use of social networking sites: Examining distress tolerance as a mediator among Argentinian college students

Nov. 19, 2021

Use of Social networking sites (SNSs) is a highly prevalent behavior worldwide and, for some individuals, its use can turn maladaptive. There has been growing interest to identify which variables are associated with problematic use of SNSs.

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Is the proposed distinction of Gaming Disorder into a predominantly online vs. offline form meaningful? Empirical evidence from a large German speaking gamer sample

Nov. 19, 2021

The eleventh revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11), Gaming Disorder (GD) distinguished between disordered gaming occurring predominantly online, offline, and/or unspecified. Currently, no previous study has investigated whether such a distinction is meaningful in diagnosing disordered gaming.

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Efficacy of a minimally guided internet treatment for alcohol misuse and emotional problems in young adults: Results of a randomized controlled trial

Nov. 19, 2021

Many young adults struggle with comorbid alcohol misuse and emotional problems (i.e., depression and anxiety). However, there is currently a paucity of evidence-based, integrated, accessible treatment options for individuals with these comorbidities. 

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Artificial Intelligence in Dermatology: A Threat or an Opportunity?

Nov. 19, 2021

The worldwide explosion of interest in artificial intelligence (AI) has created a before-and-after moment in our lives by generating great improvements in such sectors as the automotive and food production industries. 

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How Has the COVID-19 Pandemic and Lockdown Affected Breslow Thickness in Cutaneous Melanoma?

Nov. 19, 2021

The potential impact of delayed diagnosis and treatment on prognosis in cutaneous melanoma is
concerning. On March 15, 2020, the Spanish Government declared a nationwide state of alarm
due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the country entered lockdown, leading to the interruption
of face-to-face primary care and specialist visits for conditions other than COVID-19 and a
switch to telephone and online consultations for priority and urgent care. The Dermatology
Department at Complejo Hospitalario de Navarra (CHN) cancelled all first-time visits between
March 16 and April 22, but continued with in-hospital and remote interdisciplinary consults and
conducted essential first and follow-up visits telematically or by telephone. Surgical procedures
for the excision of squamous cell carcinomas and melanomas also continued.

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Sporadic Kerathoacantomas in Young Patients: A Case Series and a Proposed Diagnostic AlgorithmQueratoacantomas esporádicos en pacientes jóvenes: serie de casos y propuesta de algoritmo diagnóstico

Nov. 19, 2021

We sought to describe the clinical-epidemiological characteristics and associated
genetic disorders of young patients with KAs in our centers, and to develop a
diagnostic algorithm. We describe three patients who developed KAs before age 40
and who harbored unrecognized genetic diseases predisposing to these cutaneous
lesions. 

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Tirbanibulin: review of its novel mechanism of action and how it fits into the treatment of actinic keratosis

Nov. 19, 2021

Actinic keratosis (AK) is a skin condition characterized by the proliferation of mutated keratinocytes that can develop into squamous cell carcinoma. Available therapies, although effective, are associated with a high frequency of severe local skin reactions.

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Safety in Dermatologic Procedures: How to Prevent, Recognize, and Treat Bleeding Complications in Dermatologic Surgery

Nov. 19, 2021

Bleeding complications during dermatologic surgery are uncommon and usually minor, but bleeding occasionally leads to infection, wound dehiscence, or flap/graft necrosis. This review covers the keys to preventing, recognizing, and treating excessive bleeding during and after surgery.

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New Epidemiological Outcomes in Anthropophilic tinea capitis, a Case Series Study in Northwestern Spain

Nov. 19, 2021

Although zoophilic dermatophytes remain the predominant cause of tinea capitis in Spain, an increase due to anthropophilic species has been reported. We report a retrospective observational study that included twenty-four children, who were diagnosed with tinea capitis due to anthropophilic species between 2004 and 2019. 75% of the patients were males with a mean age of 4,88 years.

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SARS-CoV-2 Spike-like Pigmented Peripheral Structures: A Dermoscopic Finding in Dysplastic Nevi and Incipient Melanomas

Nov. 19, 2021

The journal Nature1 recently published an article featuring an image (Fig. 1) that immediately caught our attention. If the image was shown in a Rorschach test, a virologist would probably say “coronavirus”, but a dermatologist trained in dermoscopy might well say “a growing melanocytic nevus” or even “melanoma”.

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