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March 1, 2017, Vol 153, No. 3, Pages 247-364

In This Issue of JAMA Dermatology

Highlights

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(3):247. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.1665
Viewpoint

Rethinking How We Select Dermatology Applicants—Turning the Tide

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(3):259-260. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.4683

This Viewpoint makes 6 recommendations for rethinking the selection of dermatology residents and moving away from quantitative assessment toward community and intellectual engagement.

The Role of Rifampin in Leprosy Leprosy Through a New Lens

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(3):261-262. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.5506

This Viewpoint considers the role of rifampin in the substantial decline in the prevalence of leprosy.

Editorial

Transparent Reporting of Demographic Characteristics of Study Participants

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(3):263-264. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.5978

Screening for Genital HerpesWhat Is Not to Be Done

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(3):265-266. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.5546

Optimizing Outcomes for Cutaneous Head and Neck Melanoma

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(3):267-268. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.4604

Effect of Counting Genetic Variants on Precision Treatment for Pediatric Atopic DermatitisDo Count Your Chickens Before They Hatch

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(3):269-270. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.4468
Original Investigation

Association of Filaggrin Loss of Function and Thymic Stromal Lymphopoietin Variation With Treatment Use in Pediatric Atopic Dermatitis

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(3):275-281. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.4467

This cohort study sought to determine whether variations in FLG and TSLP genotype were associated with differences in treatment use for atopic dermatitis in children over time.

Efficacy of Staged Excision With Permanent Section Margin Control for Cutaneous Head and Neck Melanoma

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(3):282-288. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.4603

This cohort study of patients with melanoma on the head and neck investigates the local recurrence rates and margin to clearance end points using staged excision with comprehensive hematoxylin-eosin–stained permanent section margin control.

Effect of Methyl Aminolevulinate Photodynamic Therapy With and Without Ablative Fractional Laser Treatment in Patients With Microinvasive Squamous Cell CarcinomaA Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(3):289-295. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.4463

This randomized clinical trial examines the efficacy of 1 session of ablative fractional laser-primed photodynamic therapy compared with 2 sessions of conventional methyl aminolevulinate photodynamic therapy for the treatment of microinvasive squamous cell carcinoma.

Incidence of and Risk Factors for Skin Cancer in Organ Transplant Recipients in the United States

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(3):296-303. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.4920

This cohort study examines the incidence of and risk factors for posttransplant skin cancer, including squamous cell carcinoma, melanoma, and Merkel cell carcinoma, among US solid organ transplant recipients.

Sun Protection by Beach Umbrella vs Sunscreen With a High Sun Protection FactorA Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(3):304-308. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.4922

This randomized clinical trial measures sunburn protection offered by a standard beach umbrella compared with that provided by sunscreen with a high sun protection factor.

Brief Report

Warfarin-Associated Nonuremic Calciphylaxis

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(3):309-314. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.4821

This case series of 18 patients finds that warfarin-associated calciphylaxis is clinically and pathophysiologically distinct from classic calciphylaxis.

Rituximab Treatment for Recalcitrant Dermatitis Herpetiformis

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(3):315-318. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.4676

This case report describes a man in his 80s with a history of dermatitis herpetiformis not controlled by gluten-free diet, dapsone, and conventional immune-suppressing agents who was treated with rituximab.

Editor's Note

Samuel L. Moschella, MD—An Exceptional Leader

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(3):262. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.5507
Review

Teledermatology for the Diagnosis and Management of Skin CancerA Systematic Review

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(3):319-327. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.4361

This review examines the accuracy of teledermatology compared with face-to-face consultation in diagnosing skin cancer.

JAMA Dermatology Clinical Evidence Synopsis

Interventions for Female Pattern Hair Loss

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(3):329-330. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.5790

This Clinical Evidence Synopsis summarizes a Cochrane review on interventions for female pattern hair loss.

JAMA Dermatology Clinicopathological Challenge

Painful Papulonodule on the Foot of a Patient With Human Immunodeficiency Virus

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(3):331-332. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.3899

A man in his 50s with diagnoses of HIV, hepatitis B, and latent tuberculosis but no fever or chills had a slow-growing painful papulonodule on the left foot. What is your diagnosis?

Bullae and Erosions on Sun-Exposed Skin

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(3):333-334. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.4232

A man in his 60s with a history of acute myeloid leukemia, for which he had received an allogeneic stem cell transplant that was complicated by graft-vs-host disease, presented with new-onset bullae and erosions over sun-exposed areas and bony prominences. What is your diagnosis?

An African American Man with Diffuse Erythematous Papules

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(3):335-336. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.3750

An African American man in his 50s presented with occasionally pruritic erythematous papules involving the trunk, face, and extremities. What is your diagnosis?

Research Letter

Association of Quality of Life and Location of Lesions in Patients With Vitiligo

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(3):341-342. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.4670

This study examines the association of vitiligo with quality of life by location of disease in patients enrolled in an academicc institutional registry.

Self-confidence and Embarrassment About Partner-Assisted Skin Self-examination for Melanoma

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(3):342-344. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.4776

This study assesses patient- and partner-reported levels of embarrassment, comfort, and self-confidence in performing skin self-examinations for melanoma.

Indoor Tanning and Skin Cancer Risk Among Diverse US YouthResults From a National Sample

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(3):344-345. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.4787

This study examines a population of 10 644 men and women from the 2015 Youth Risk Behavior Survey by sex, sexual orientation, and race/ethnicity to determine the association of indoor tanning and which groups are most vulnerable for developing skin cancer.

Comparison of Regional and State Differences in Melanoma Rates in the United States2003 vs 2013

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(3):345-347. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.4625

This study analyzed the death and incidence rates of melanoma in each state and by geographic region.

Sun Protection Factor Communication of Sunscreen EffectivenessA Web-Based Study of Perception of Effectiveness by Dermatologists

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(3):348-350. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.4924

This study used a web-based experiment to evaluated whether dermatology experts are able to adequately assess improvements in sunscreen effectiveness.

Prostaglandin E2, Tumor Necrosis Factor α, and Pro-opiomelanocortin Genes as Potential Mediators of Cancer Pain in Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Organ Transplant Recipients

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(3):350-352. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.4775

This study identifies possible mediators of pain in squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) to elucidate potential mechanism of SCC-associated pain in organ transplant recipients.

Observation

Black Dermographism

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(3):352-353. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.4554

This case report describes a patient with black dermographism.

Prurigo Pigmentosa in White Monozygotic Twins

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(3):353-354. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.4921

This case report describes prurigo pigmentosa in white monozygotic twins.

IgG4-Related Disease With Orbital Pseudotumors Treated With Rituximab Combined With Palpebral Surgery

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(3):355-356. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.4854

This case report describes a patient with IgG4-related disease with orbital pseudotumors treated with rituximab combined with palpebral surgery.

Demodectic Frost of the Ear

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(3):356-357. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.4769

This case report describes a patient with demodectic frost of the ear.

Correction

Incorrect Author Affiliation and Error in Abstract Results and Findings of Key Points

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(3):357. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.0047
Notable Notes

A Study in Trypanosomiasis—Carlos Chagas and His Unique Approach

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(3):262. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.0508

Early Reports of “Sycosis”

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(3):303. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.0434

John Tyndall’s Effect on Dermatology

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(3):308. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.0505

Harvey Cushing, MD—A Neurosurgeon’s Contributions to Cutaneous Pathology

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(3):314. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.0528

Much More Than Movie Magic—Dermatologic Applications of Medical Moulage

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(3):318. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.0527

Hematoxylin in History—The Heritage of Histology

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(3):328. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.0506
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Traumatic Scarring

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(3):364. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.5232
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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(3):252. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.1666
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