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October 2015, Vol 151, No. 10, Pages 1047-1145

In This Issue of JAMA Dermatology

Highlights

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(10):1047. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.2941
Viewpoint

Screening for Acral Lentiginous Melanoma in Dark-Skinned Individuals

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(10):1055-1056. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.1347

This Viewpoint discusses the benefits and risks of increased screening for acral lentiginous melanoma in dark-skinned individuals.

Editorial

Bringing Diagnostic Optical Technologies Into the Clinic

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(10):1057-1058. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.0197

Reduced Risk of Squamous Cell Carcinoma With Adequate Treatment of Vulvar Lichen Sclerosus

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(10):1059-1060. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.0644
Original Investigation

Long-term Management of Adult Vulvar Lichen Sclerosus: A Prospective Cohort Study of 507 Women

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(10):1061-1067. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.0643

This single-center cohort study of adult patients with vulvar lichen sclerosis suggests that individualized preventive topical corticosteroid regimens that achieve objective normality of skin color and texture combined with regular long-term follow-up visits may modify the course of the disease.

In Vivo Multiphoton Microscopy of Basal Cell Carcinoma

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(10):1068-1074. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.0453

This study demonstrates, in a limited patient population, that noninvasive in vivo multiphoton microscopic imaging can provide label-free contrast that reveals several characteristic features of basal cell carcinoma lesions.

Skin Cancer Diagnosis With Reflectance Confocal Microscopy: Reproducibility of Feature Recognition and Accuracy of Diagnosis

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(10):1075-1080. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.0810

This observational retrospective web-based study of a set of reflectance confocal microscopy (RCM) images collected at a tertiary academic medical center tests interobserver reproducibility of recognition of previously published RCM descriptors and accuracy of RCM-based skin cancer diagnosis.

Incidence Estimate of Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer (Keratinocyte Carcinomas) in the US Population, 2012

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(10):1081-1086. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.1187

This thorough nationwide estimate of the incidence of nonmelanoma skin cancer reports evidence of continued increases in numbers of skin cancer diagnoses and affected patients in the United States.

Incidence of In Situ and Invasive Melanoma in Denmark From 1985 Through 2012: A National Database Study of 24 059 Melanoma Cases

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(10):1087-1095. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.1481

This national database study of in situ and malignant melanoma in Denmark confirms an increase in melanoma incidence and the importance of secondary melanoma prevention, in particular among the population older than 60 years.

Efficacy of Intralesional Botulinum Toxin A for Treatment of Painful Cutaneous Leiomyomas: A Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(10):1096-1102. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.1793

This randomized clinical trial assesses the efficacy of intralesional botulinum toxin A in the management of pain associated with cutaneous leiomyomas.

Cutaneous Toxic Effects of BRAF Inhibitors Alone and in Combination With MEK Inhibitors for Metastatic Melanoma

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(10):1103-1109. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.1745

This cohort study reports that the prevalence of cutaneous toxic effects is decreased with a combination of dabrafenib and trametinib therapy compared with vemurafenib and dabrafenib monotherapy in a population with inoperable stages IIIC and IV malignant melanoma.

Case Report/Case Series

Tofacitinib Citrate for the Treatment of Vitiligo: A Pathogenesis-Directed Therapy

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(10):1110-1112. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.1520

This case report describes effective repigmentation with tofacitinib citrate, a pathogenesis-directed therapy, in a patient with generalized vitiligo.

Treatment of Scarring Alopecia in Discoid Variant of Chronic Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus With Tacrolimus Lotion, 0.3%

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(10):1113-1116. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.1349

This case report describes 3 patients with treatment-refractory discoid lupus erythematosus that responded to a novel preparation of tacrolimus lotion, 0.3%, in an alcohol base and suggests a potential therapeutic option for these patients.

Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis Manifesting a Decade After Exposure to Gadolinium

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(10):1117-1120. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.0976

Nephrogenic systemic fibrosis is described in a long-term hemodialysis patient who was exposed to gadolinium several times between 1998 and 2004 during magnetic resonance angiography of his abdominal vessels and arteriovenous fistula.

JAMA Dermatology Clinicopathological Challenge

Violaceous Eruption on the Head and Extremities

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(10):1121-1122. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.2104

A man in his 50s of Indian descent presented with a pruritic eruption on his scalp, arms, neck, and feet. What is your diagnosis?

Pruritic, Pink Scaling Plaques on the Face and Trunk

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(10):1123-1124. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.2103

A woman in her 40s with a medical history of pulmonary embolism and deep venous thrombosis presented with a 6-month history of pruritic, pink scaling plaques on her face and neck with subsequent lesions on the chest, abdomen, and back that flared with sun exposure. What is your diagnosis?

Unilateral Stellate Purpura of the Ankle

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(10):1125-1126. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.2022

This case report of a woman with unilateral stellate purpura of the ankle reveals how a complete skin examination is critical for diagnostic and prognostic purposes.

Research Letter

Clinical and Dermoscopic Features of Cutaneous Melanoacanthoma

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(10):1129-1130. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.1453

This review of previously acquired data reports that the use of a 2-step algorithm and pattern analysis in dermoscopy can identify benign cutaneous melanoacanthoma in patients with seborrheic keratosis.

Adherence to Teledermatology Recommendations by Primary Health Care Professionals: Strategies for Improving Follow-up on Teledermatology Recommendations

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(10):1130-1132. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.1884

This review of teledermatology referral adherence reports that primary health care professionals followed 80% of recommendations and that physicians who attended a dermatology training course were no more likely to follow recommendations.

Effect of Calcium Channel Blockade on Vismodegib-Induced Muscle Cramps

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(10):1132-1134. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.1937

This study of vismodegib-treated patients reports the therapeutic benefit of amlodipine for vismodegib-related muscle cramps.

Prevalence and Correlates of Indoor Tanning in Nonsalon Locations Among a National Sample of Young Women

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(10):1134-1136. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.1323

This survey found that many young women use indoor tanning facilities that are not tanning-only salons and engage in risky tanning behavior.

Observation

Erythema in Skin Adjacent to Area of Long-term Brimonidine Treatment for Rosacea: A Novel Adverse Reaction

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(10):1136-1137. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.1252

Buruli Ulcer Successfully Treated With Negative-Pressure Wound Therapy

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(10):1137-1139. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.1567

This case report details successful use of negative-pressure wound therapy for treatment of an advanced Buruli ulcer and suggests that such treatment might be effective in similar future cases.

Primary Cutaneous Trichosporonosis Responsive to Voriconazole

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(10):1139-1141. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.1354

Interstitial Granulomatous Dermatitis as the Initial Manifestation of Myeloma

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(10):1141-1142. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.1160
Comment & Response

Patient Contribution to Reconstructive Decision: The Purse-String Closure

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(10):1142-1143. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.1573

Patient Contribution to Reconstructive Decision—Reply

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(10):1143. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.1572

Reporting of MABp1 for the Treatment of Psoriasis

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(10):1143-1144. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.1684

Reporting of MABp1 for the Treatment of Psoriasis—Reply

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(10):1144. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.1683

Primary Nonadherence in Acne Treatment: The Importance of Cost Consciousness

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(10):1144-1145. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.1743

Primary Nonadherence in Acne Treatment—Reply

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(10):1145. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.1744
Notable Notes

Remembering Dr Walter Burgdorf

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(10):1074. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.3446

As Smooth as Honey—The Historical Use of Honey as Topical Medication

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(10):1102. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.1764

Let Food Be Thy Medicine

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(10):1112. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.0450
JAMA Dermatology Masthead

JAMA Dermatology

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(10):1054. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.2942
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