Schmitt et al analyze the stages in American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) criteria and an alternative staging system most closely associated with positive sentinel lymph node biopsy findings in nonanogenital cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (cSCC). See the editorial by Karia and Schmults.
Fichel et al identify risk factors for disease relapse of bullous pemphigoid during the course of the first year of treatment from a large series of patients.
Vredenborg and coauthors examine whether acquired melanocytic nevi in childhood are an indicator of risk of melanoma in familial melanoma patients.
Ferrari and coauthors evaluate the frequency, clinical characteristics, and diagnostic value of juvenile xanthogranuloma (JXG) and nevus anemicus (NA) in patients with neurofibromatosis type 1.
Lenane and coauthors compare the efficacy and safety of a high- vs low-potency topical corticosteroid in pediatric patients.
Akamine and coauthors used data from the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey to determine whether physicians are following suggested patient-education guidelines regarding sun protection and to assess the association of those data with patient demographics, physician specialty, and physician diagnosis.
Amir et al evaluate and quantify the extent of involvement of dermatology journals, professional dermatology organizations, and dermatology-related patient advocate groups on social networking sites.
Brown et al describe a severe case of oculocutaneous rosacea with resolution after a single dose of ivermectin.
Ohtsuka and colleagues report a rare instance of familial occurrence of Buruli ulcer in Japan.
Soltani-Arabshahi and coauthors report on 3 women who developed granulomatous reactions and a systemic hypersensitivity reaction after microneedle therapy for skin rejuvenation.
Salva et al present a series of cases of blastic plasmacytoid dendritic cell neoplasm to explore the expression of CD31/PECAM-1 (platelet endothelial cell adhesion molecule 1) by neoplastic cells.