Moloney et al evaluate the impact of 6-monthly full-body examination supported by dermoscopy, total-body photography on all patients, and sequential digital dermoscopy imaging, when indicated, on detecting primary melanoma in an extreme-risk population. Halpern provides an editorial.
Botella-Estrada et al identify whether regression in primary melanoma has any influence on sentinel node (SN) involvement.
Jacobs et al studied nongenetic and genetic risk factors for sagging eyelids. Upper eyelid sagging was graded in 4 categories of severity using digital photographs. Genetic predisposition was assessed using heritability analysis and a genome-wide association study. The study was performed in 2 independent population-based cohorts.
Alam and coauthors determine the efficacy of a needling device for treatment of acne scars.
Garg et al identify curricular factors associated with medical students’ confidence, intent, and performance regarding the skin cancer examination. A survey-based cross-sectional study at accredited US medical schools was performed among a volunteer sample of second-year students representing 8 geographically varied public and private institutions.
Lynch et al evaluate the use of transient elastography and FibroTest to determine the need for liver biopsy in patients receiving methotrexate as treatment for psoriasis.
Youlden and colleagues examine the incidence and survival of MCC within an Australian population known to be at high risk of other skin cancers.
Cabral and coauthors performed a retrospective case series in a Veterans Affairs population from 1991 to 2013 to characterize blue nevi by patient age at biopsy, location, self-reported duration, and relation to prior or subsequent development of cutaneous melanoma.
Zhu and coauthors describe a patient with Gorlin syndrome and metastatic basal cell carcinoma refractory to Smoothened inhibitors.
Kirchhof et al report 2 cases in which clinical disease activity correlates with D-dimer levels, a woman with a diagnosis of cutaneous polyarteritis nodosa and a man with recurrent urticaria.
Bergman et al report a case of unusual atrophic skin patches on the buttocks. Histopathological evaluation, electron microscopy, and genotyping resulted in a diagnosis of the MASS phenotype with FBN1 mutation.
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