Smith and Cohen report 5 cases of Morbihan disease that were treated with longterm oral isotretinoin therapy.
No effective treatment is known for intractable cases of gefitinib-induced paronychia. Kwon et al document the treatment of paronychia with platelet-rich plasma in a single case.
Saedi and coauthors studied a picosecond 755-nm alexandrite laser for the removal of tattoos to confirm the efficacy of this therapy, focusing on the effect of therapy on the target lesion as well as the surrounding tissues and quantifying the number of necessary treatments.
Bencini et al evaluated the factors affecting outcomes of tattoo removal with Qswitched laser treatment in a prospective cohort study of 352 patients.
In a retrospective, population-based, case-case study using a survey of cancer registries and questionnaires to practitioners, Grange et al identify clinical and sociodemographic factors associated with very thick melanoma (≥3 mm) in France.
Çetinözman and coauthors determine if there are differences in the expression of PD-1 between Sézary syndrome and mycosis fungoides (MF), and in particular erythrodermic MF.
Rosendahl and coauthors characterize dermoscopic criteria of squamous cell carcinoma and keratoacanthoma and compare them with other lesions.
To compare the efficacy of ustekinumab vs other biological agents among adults with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis, Lin and colleagues conducted a systematic online search of randomized controlled trials using the Psoriasis Area and Severity Index from 1992 to 2012. A Bayesian network meta-analysis was performed by fitting 3 regression models. See editor’s note by Bigby.