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March 22, 2017
Original Investigation

Systemic Immunomodulating Therapies for Stevens-Johnson Syndrome and Toxic Epidermal NecrolysisA Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

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JAMA Dermatol. Published online March 22, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.5668

This systematic review and meta-analysis provides an overview on possible immunomodulating treatments for Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis and estimates their effects on mortality compared with supportive care.

Comparison of Demographic and Photobiological Features of Chronic Actinic Dermatitis in Patients With Lighter vs Darker Skin Types

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JAMA Dermatol. Published online March 22, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.5861

This evaluation of patients with chronic actinic dermatitis compares demographic and photobiological features between individuals with darker and lighter skin types.

Research on Skin Cancer–Related Behaviors and Outcomes in the NIH Grant Portfolio, 2000-2014Skin Cancer Intervention Across the Cancer Control Continuum (SCI-3C)

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JAMA Dermatol. Published online March 22, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.6216

This analysis reviews National Institute of Health grants targeting skin cancer–related behaviors and relevant outcomes, comparing funding trends along the cancer control continuum.

Research Letter

Indoor Tanning Initiation Among Tanners in the United States

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JAMA Dermatol. Published online March 22, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.5898

This study characterizes indoor tanning initiation by using self-reported data from Porter Novelli’s 2015 Styles database, a web-based online panel weighted to be representative of the US population

Observation

Lamellar Ichthyosis in Sub-Saharan AfricaSocial Stigmatization and Therapeutic Difficulties

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JAMA Dermatol. Published online March 22, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.5792

This case report details the social stigmatization associated with lamellar ichthyosis that complicates clinicians’ ability to treat the disease effectively in sub-Saharan Africa.

Dermoscopic Features of Circumscribed Palmar Hypokeratosis

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JAMA Dermatol. Published online March 22, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.0015

This case report describes the dermoscopic features found in 3 cases of circumscribed palmar hypokeratosis.

March 15, 2017
Original Investigation

Clinicopathologic, Immunohistochemical, and Molecular Features of Histiocytoid Sweet Syndrome

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JAMA Dermatol. Published online March 15, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.6092

This case series study characterizes the immunohistochemical phenotype of the infiltrate in histiocytoid Sweet syndrome and evaluates whether this variant of Sweet syndrome is more frequently associated with hematologic malignancies than classic Sweet syndrome.

Association of Dermatology Consultations With Patient Care Outcomes in Hospitalized Patients With Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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JAMA Dermatol. Published online March 15, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.6130

This study investigates the association of dermatology consultations with outcomes of hospitalized patients with skin diseases.

Brief Report

Clinical Characteristics and Outcomes of Patients With Cellulitis Requiring Intensive Care

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JAMA Dermatol. Published online March 15, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.0159

This cohort study describes the clinical presentation and outcomes of patients with intensive care unit–necessitating cellulitis and compares them with patients with necrotizing fasciitis.

Consensus Statement

Stevens-Johnson Syndrome and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis Standard Reporting and Evaluation GuidelinesResults of a National Institutes of Health Working Group

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JAMA Dermatol. Published online March 15, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.0160

This Consensus Statement reports on efforts to establish a standardized case report form for Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis to facilitate comparisons and maintain data quality based on an international panel experts who performed a Delphi consensus-building exercise.

JAMA Dermatology Clinicopathological Challenge

An Asymptomatic Hyperpigmented Eruption on the Lower Extremities

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JAMA Dermatol. Published online March 15, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.0112

A woman in her early 20s presented with 1 year of discrete asymptomatic brown lesions distributed over her lower extremities; she denied any history of trauma or prior lesions at these sites and denied fever, arthralgias, myalgias, or constitutional symptoms. What is your diagnosis?

Research Letter

Analysis of Trends in Geographic Distribution of US Dermatology Workforce Density

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JAMA Dermatol. Published online March 15, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.6032

This study examines the geographic distribution of the US dermatology workforce density using data from the American Academy of Dermatology and the Society for Dermatology Physician Assistants.

Observation

Bradycardia in a Child After Using Brimonidine as Toothpaste

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JAMA Dermatol. Published online March 15, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.6215

This case report describes the occurrence of bradycardia in a child after using brimonidine as toothpaste.

March 8, 2017
Original Investigation

Comparison of Posttransplant Dermatologic Diseases by Race

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JAMA Dermatol. Published online March 8, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.0045

This medical record review compares the incidence of cutaneous disease between white and nonwhite organ transplant recipients.

JAMA Dermatology Clinicopathological Challenge

Reticulate Hyperpigmentation in a Man With Hypohidrosis and Sinopulmonary Infections

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JAMA Dermatol. Published online March 8, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.0046

A man in his 30s presented with reticulate hyperpigmentation, progressive since early childhood, overlying the trunk and extremities; physical examination revealed normal fingernails and toenails, dermatoglyphics, and dentition, and there was no evidence of alopecia or keratoderma. What is your diagnosis?

Research Letter

Rates of Dermoscopy Use for Melanoma Diagnosis in the Miami VA Medical Center

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JAMA Dermatol. Published online March 8, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.6025

This study determines the rates of dermoscopy in melanoma detection at the Miami Veterans Affairs Medical Center where dermatology residents are the frontline clinicians.

March 4, 2017
Editorial

Keratinocyte Cancer Therapies Enter the Era of Targeted and ImmunotherapyJoin the Club

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JAMA Dermatol. Published online March 4, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.0269
Original Investigation

Association Between Programmed Death Ligand 1 Expression in Patients With Basal Cell Carcinomas and the Number of Treatment Modalities

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JAMA Dermatol. Published online March 4, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.5062

This cross-sectional study assesses programmed death ligand 1 expression in treatment-naive and treated patients with basal cell carcinomas.

Association of Oncogenic Mutations in Patients With Advanced Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinomas Treated With Cetuximab

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JAMA Dermatol. Published online March 4, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.0270

This study examines the association of HRAS, KRAS, NRAS, BRAF, and EGFR mutations in 31 patients with advanced cutaneous squamous cell carcinomas treated with cetuximab.

Brief Report

Expression of Programmed Cell Death Ligand in Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma and Treatment of Locally Advanced Disease With Pembrolizumab

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JAMA Dermatol. Published online March 4, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.5118

This brief report assesses the efficacy of pembrolizumab, an inhibitor of programmed cell death 1 protein and its ligands, in a patient and in biopsy specimens of a series of patients with locally advanced cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma.

March 3, 2017
Editorial

Sun Safety Practices—Progress Made, More to Go

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JAMA Dermatol. Published online March 3, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.6272
Original Investigation

Prevalence of Indoor Tanning and Association With Sunburn Among Youth in the United States

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JAMA Dermatol. Published online March 3, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.6273

This study uses data from the national Youth Risk Behavior Survey to examine the prevalence of indoor tanning and the association between indoor tanning and sunburn among high school students in the United States.

Sun Safety Practices Among Schools in the United States

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JAMA Dermatol. Published online March 3, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.6274

This cross-sectional survey study used data from the School Health Policies and Practices Study to identify school characteristics associated with having adopted practices that promote sun safety.

March 2, 2017
Viewpoint

Increasing Clinical Faculty Engagement in Problem-Driven ResearchThe “Magic Wand” Initiative at Massachusetts General Hospital

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JAMA Dermatol. Published online March 2, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.0286

This Viewpoint describes the “Magic Wand” Initiative, a program instituted at Massachusetts General Hospital to increase the involvment of clinical faculty in problem-driven research.

March 1, 2017
Editorial

Helping Patients Decide on Treatment Options for Actinic Keratosis—Living in Cryo Nation

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JAMA Dermatol. Published online March 1, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.4736
Original Investigation

Variation in the Cost of Managing Actinic Keratosis

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JAMA Dermatol. Published online March 1, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.4733

This retrospective cohort study evaluates geographic variation in health care cost for management of actinic keratosis and the association with patient-related and health-related factors.

Global Skin Disease Morbidity and MortalityAn Update From the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013

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JAMA Dermatol. Published online March 1, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.5538

This study measures the burden of skin diseases worldwide.

Research Letter

Enhanced Removal of Phenol With Lidocaine vs AlcoholAn In Vitro Study

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JAMA Dermatol. Published online March 1, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.5244

This in vitro study examines intraoperative irrigation of the nail bed, comparing the effect of 3 aqueous solutions for the neutralization of phenol.

Awareness of Surgical Smoke Risks and Assessment of Safety Practices During Electrosurgery Among US Dermatology Residents

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JAMA Dermatol. Published online March 1, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.5899

This study assessed clinician awareness of surgical smoke risks and current safety practices during active electrosurgery among dermatology residents.

Observation

BRAF V600E Mutation in Involuting Nevus in a Patient Treated With Vemurafenib

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JAMA Dermatol. Published online March 1, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.6091

This case report describes a BRAF V600E mutation in involuting nevus in a patient treated with vemurafenib.

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