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November 2015, Vol 151, No. 11, Pages 1159-1266

In This Issue of JAMA Dermatology

Highlights

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(11):1159. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.2946
Viewpoint

Assessment of Botulinum Toxin Aesthetic Outcomes: Clinical Study vs Real-World Practice

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(11):1177-1178. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.2881

This Viewpoint describes a draft guidance by the US Food and Drug Administration regarding aesthetic outcomes of botulinum toxin use but notes that some measures outlined might lead to overtreatment and poorly reflect contemporary aesthetic practices.

Editorial

Improving Patient Satisfaction and Quality of Care During Aesthetic Use of Botulinum Toxin

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(11):1179-1180. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.2816

Intermittent Pneumatic Compression Devices in the Management of Lymphedema

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(11):1181-1182. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.1974
Original Investigation

The Cutaneous, Net Clinical, and Health Economic Benefits of Advanced Pneumatic Compression Devices in Patients With Lymphedema

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(11):1187-1193. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.1895

This retrospective analysis reports significant reductions in episodes of cellulitis and in outpatient care and costs associated with advanced pneumatic compression device acquisition in patients with cancer-related and non–cancer-related lymphedema.

Effect of Needle Size on Pain Perception in Patients Treated With Botulinum Toxin Type A Injections: A Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(11):1194-1199. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.2232

This split-face, patient- and injector-blinded randomized clinical trial compares pain ratings for injection with 30- and 32-gauge needles among women undergoing botulinum toxin type A treatment for moderate forehead and glabellar wrinkles.

Association of Psoriatic Disease With Uveitis: A Danish Nationwide Cohort Study

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(11):1200-1205. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.1986

This nationwide cohort study reports a bidirectional associated increase in risk between psoriatic disease (including psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis) and uveitis among Danish adults with these exposures.

Pembrolizumab Cutaneous Adverse Events and Their Association With Disease Progression

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(11):1206-1212. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.1916

This study reports that pembrolizumab treatment is associated with cutaneous adverse effects in about 42% of patients and that patients who developed cutaneous adverse effects had significantly longer progression-free intervals vs those who did not develop such adverse effects.

Genetic vs Environmental Factors That Correlate With Rosacea: A Cohort-Based Survey of Twins

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(11):1213-1219. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.2230

This study surveyed twins to evaluate the contributions of genetic and environmental factors on the development of rosacea.

Outcomes of Patients With Multiple Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinomas: A 10-Year Single-Institution Cohort Study

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(11):1220-1225. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.1702

This cohort study found that patients with multiple cutaneous squamous cell carcinomas warrant frequent follow-up because they have an elevated risk of local recurrence and nodal metastasis, particularly those with 10 or more tumors.

Case Report/Case Series

Growth Attenuation of Cutaneous Angiosarcoma With Propranolol-Mediated β-Blockade

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(11):1226-1229. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.2554

This case report shows that beta-blockade with propranolol led to a 34% reduction in the proliferative index of a beta-adrenergic–positive multifocal stage T2 cutaneous angiosarcoma on a patient’s scalp and face.

Dermatologic Features of ADA2 Deficiency in Cutaneous Polyarteritis Nodosa

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(11):1230-1234. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.1635

This case report suggests that ADA2 deficiency be considered in patients with cutaneous polyarteritis nodosa.

Multiple Cutaneous Melanomas and Clinically Atypical Moles in a Patient With a Novel Germline BAP1 Mutation

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(11):1235-1239. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.1701

This case report describes a 53-year-old man who was initially seen with dysplastic nevus syndrome, multiple atypical melanocytic proliferations showing loss of immunostaining for BAP1, and 7 cutaneous melanomas.

Somatic p.T771R KDR (VEGFR2) Mutation Arising in a Sporadic Angioma During Ramucirumab Therapy

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(11):1240-1243. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.1925

This case report describes a patient prescribed a regimen of irinotecan, cetuximab, and ramucirumab for metastatic rectal cancer who developed a new-onset, expanding vascular lesion on his right leg.

JAMA Dermatology Clinicopathological Challenge

Chronic Nonhealing Ulcerated Nodules in a Spanish Boy After Traveling

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(11):1247-1248. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.2340

A 12-year-old boy presents with a 3-month history of ulcerated lesions on the dorsal aspect of his feet after traveling. What is your diagnosis?

Multiple Polycyclic Brownish to Reddish Macules on the Skin in an Infant

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(11):1249-1250. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.2469

A 6-month-old daughter of nonconsanguineous parents was seen with multiple polycyclic dark to less dark brown, partly livid shimmering macules, which covered large areas of the back, neck, buttocks, and lower extremities. New lesions had appeared during the past weeks on the shoulders. What Is Your Diagnosis?

Sandpapery Skin

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(11):1251-1252. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.2339

A woman in her 70s presented with rough sandpapery skin that had been present for 2½ years. What is the diagnosis?

Research Letter

Variation in the Cost of Generic Topical Corticosteroids

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(11):1255-1256. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.2394

This database analysis shows that the mean average wholesale price and copayment for generic topical corticosteroids are not proportional to potency and that larger units are more cost effective.

Recent Changes in the Prevalence of and Factors Associated With Frequency of Indoor Tanning Among US Adults

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(11):1256-1259. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.1568

This analysis of data from the National Health Interview Survey reports significant reductions in indoor tanning among US adults from 2010 to 2013.

Observation

Acantholytic Dyskeratotic Epidermal Nevus

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(11):1259-1260. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.1663

This case report describes a possible solution to the challenge of clinically distinguishing acantholytic dyskeratotic epidermal nevus, often a congenital condition, from Darier disease, which is acquired.

Severe Acne in Female-to-Male Transgender Patients

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(11):1260-1261. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.0761

These case reports describe 2 cases of severe acne that required continuous isotretinoin therapy in female-to-male transgender patients who were receiving masculinizing doses of testosterone.

Pott’s Puffy Tumor Caused by Chronic Sinusitis Resulting in Sinocutaneous Fistula

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(11):1261-1263. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.0874

This case report describes a patient with Pott’s puffy tumor caused by chronic sinusitis that resulted in a sinocutaneous fistula.

Cutaneous Disseminated Emmonsiosis Due to Emmonsia pasteuriana in a Patient With Cytomegalovirus Enteritis

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(11):1263-1264. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.1792

This case report demonstrates that Emmonsia pasteuriana fungal infection, though uncommon, can affect immunocompromised patients.

A Case of Dominant Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa Responding Well to an Old Medication

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(11):1264-1265. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.1791

This case report describes effective treatment of dominant dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa with minocycline.

Comment & Response

Concerns About Presence of a Wild-Type BAP1 Allele in Absence of Nuclear Protein Expression

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(11):1265-1266. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.3136

Concerns About Presence of a Wild-Type BAP1 Allele in Absence of Nuclear Protein Expression—Reply

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(11):1266. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.3127
Notable Notes

Skin Autotomization and Regeneration—The African Spiny Mouse

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(11):1199. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.2434

The Nevus in Literature—More Than a Mark

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(11):1212. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.2540

Streaks of White Hair in Popular Culture: Not as Simple as Black and White

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(11):1219. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.2504

Victorian Vampires Validated—The Similarities Between a Legendary Creature and a Dermatologic Pathology

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(11):1225. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.2817

Dermatologic Etymology: Configuration

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(11):1234. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.2553

Conrad Jobst: Great Inventor and Stocking Maker

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(11):1243. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.3905
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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(11):1168. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.2947
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