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August 2014, Vol 150, No. 8, Pages 799-911

In This Issue of JAMA Dermatology

Highlights

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JAMA Dermatol. 2014;150(8):799. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2013.6550
Viewpoint

Assessing Medication Adherence Using Indirect Self-report

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JAMA Dermatol. 2014;150(8):813-814. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.774
Editorial

Melanoma Surveillance in “High-Risk” Individuals

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JAMA Dermatol. 2014;150(8):815-816. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.513
Original Investigation

Detection of Primary Melanoma in Individuals at Extreme High Risk: A Prospective 5-Year Follow-up Study

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JAMA Dermatol. 2014;150(8):819-827. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.514

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.

Correlation of Histologic Regression in Primary Melanoma With Sentinel Node Status

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JAMA Dermatol. 2014;150(8):828-835. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2013.9856

Botella-Estrada et al identify whether regression in primary melanoma has any influence on sentinel node (SN) involvement.

Intrinsic and Extrinsic Risk Factors for Sagging Eyelids

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JAMA Dermatol. 2014;150(8):836-843. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.27

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.

Efficacy of a Needling Device for the Treatment of Acne Scars: A Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Dermatol. 2014;150(8):844-849. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2013.8687

Alam and coauthors determine the efficacy of a needling device for treatment of acne scars.

Curricular Factors Associated With Medical Students’ Practice of the Skin Cancer Examination: An Educational Enhancement Initiative by the Integrated Skin Exam Consortium

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JAMA Dermatol. 2014;150(8):850-855. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2013.8723

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.

The Use of Transient Elastography and FibroTest for Monitoring Hepatotoxicity in Patients Receiving Methotrexate for Psoriasis

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JAMA Dermatol. 2014;150(8):856-862. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2013.9336

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.

Incidence and Survival for Merkel Cell Carcinoma in Queensland, Australia, 1993-2010

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JAMA Dermatol. 2014;150(8):864-872. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.124

Youlden and colleagues examine the incidence and survival of MCC within an Australian population known to be at high risk of other skin cancers.

Case Report/Case Series

Acquired Blue Nevi in Older Individuals: Retrospective Case Series From a Veterans Affairs Population, 1991 to 2013

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JAMA Dermatol. 2014;150(8):873-876. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2013.7366

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.

Patient With Gorlin Syndrome and Metastatic Basal Cell Carcinoma Refractory to Smoothened Inhibitors

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JAMA Dermatol. 2014;150(8):877-879. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2013.8744

Zhu and coauthors describe a patient with Gorlin syndrome and metastatic basal cell carcinoma refractory to Smoothened inhibitors.

D-Dimer Levels as a Marker of Cutaneous Disease Activity: Case Reports of Cutaneous Polyarteritis Nodosa and Atypical Recurrent Urticaria

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JAMA Dermatol. 2014;150(8):880-884. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2013.9944

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.

Atrophic Skin Patches With Abnormal Elastic Fibers as a Presenting Sign of the MASS Phenotype Associated With Mutation in the Fibrillin 1 Gene

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JAMA Dermatol. 2014;150(8):885-889. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2013.10036

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.

Invited Commentary

Practice Gaps

Methotrexate-Induced Liver Toxicity: Replacing the Liver Biopsy

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JAMA Dermatol. 2014;150(8):862-863. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.681
JAMA Dermatology Clinicopathological Challenge

An Unusual Follicular Eruption in a Young Adult With New-Onset Type I Diabetes Mellitus

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JAMA Dermatol. 2014;150(8):891-892. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2013.10421

Multiple Skin-Colored Papules With Diffuse Sclerosis

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JAMA Dermatol. 2014;150(8):893-894. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.14

Multiple Annular Plaques on Both Legs

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JAMA Dermatol. 2014;150(8):895-896. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.45

Ulcerating Pustules

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JAMA Dermatol. 2014;150(8):897-898. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.202
Research Letter

Sun Protection Behaviors Among Puerto Rican Adults

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JAMA Dermatol. 2014;150(8):899-901. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2013.8852

Risk for Nevus Transformation and Melanoma Proliferation and Invasion During Natalizumab Treatment: Four Years of Dermoscopic Follow-up With Immunohistological Studies and Proliferation and Invasion Assays

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JAMA Dermatol. 2014;150(8):901-903. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2013.9411
Observation

Cholesterol Embolization Syndrome With an Atypical Proximal Presentation Simulating Calciphylaxis

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JAMA Dermatol. 2014;150(8):903-905. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2013.8846

Acinetobacter baumannii Emerging as a Multidrug-Resistant Skin and Soft-Tissue Pathogen: Parallels to Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus

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JAMA Dermatol. 2014;150(8):905-906. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2013.8855

Primary Cutaneous Follicle Center Lymphoma With Follicular Mucinosis

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JAMA Dermatol. 2014;150(8):906-907. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2013.9060

Periorbital Subcutaneous Emphysema Mistaken for Unilateral Angioedema During Dental Crown Preparation

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JAMA Dermatol. 2014;150(8):907-909. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.478

Recurrent Abscesses of the Neck: Scrofuloderma

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JAMA Dermatol. 2014;150(8):909-910. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2013.10175

Dermatitis and Dangerous Diets: A Case of Kwashiorkor

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JAMA Dermatol. 2014;150(8):910-911. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2013.10328
JAMA Dermatology a Century Ago

Dermatitis Herpetiformis

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JAMA Dermatol. 2014;150(8):806. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.239
Notable Notes

Demystifying Merkel

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JAMA Dermatol. 2014;150(8):814. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.225

Divine Skin

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JAMA Dermatol. 2014;150(8):835. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.220

Solving the Mystery of Jimmy’s Red Sweat

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JAMA Dermatol. 2014;150(8):884. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2013.10605
JAMA Dermatology Masthead

JAMA Dermatology

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JAMA Dermatol. 2014;150(8):802. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2013.6551
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