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December 2015, Vol 151, No. 12, Pages 1275-1400

In This Issue of JAMA Dermatology

Highlights

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(12):1275. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.2951
Viewpoint

A 10-Year History of Teledermatology for Skin Cancer Management

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(12):1289-1290. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.3208

This Viewpoint describes a teledermatology network implemented to connect 56 primary care centers with the skin cancer and melanoma clinic of a university-based hospital in Seville, Spain, to address the problems associated with patient wait times.

Editorial

Partial Histological Tumor Regression in Primary Melanoma as Protective Factor for Lymph Node Micrometastasis

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(12):1291-1292. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.2236

Skin Cancer Risk in Gay and Bisexual Men: A Call to Action

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(12):1293-1294. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.3125
Original Investigation

Association of Histologic Regression in Primary Melanoma With Sentinel Lymph Node Status: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(12):1301-1307. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.2235

This systematic review and meta-analysis of primary melanoma studies found that the risk of sentinel lymph node positivity was significantly lower in patients with histologic regression than in those without.

Association of Skin Cancer and Indoor Tanning in Sexual Minority Men and Women

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(12):1308-1316. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.3126

This cross-sectional study of heterosexual and sexual minority men and women reports a higher prevalence of indoor tanning and skin cancer among sexual minority men than among heterosexual men.

Reliability and Validity of Cutaneous Sarcoidosis Outcome Instruments Among Dermatologists, Pulmonologists, and Rheumatologists

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(12):1317-1322. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.2008

This cross-sectional study suggests that the Cutaneous Sarcoidosis Activity and Morphology Instrument and Sarcoidosis Activity and Severity Index are reliable and valid outcome measures for dermatologists and nondermatologists assessing cutaneous sarcoidosis.

Cost and Utility Analysis of a Store-and-Forward Teledermatology Referral System: A Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(12):1323-1329. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.2362

This randomized clinical trial compares the costs of conventional and store-and-forward teledermatology referrals in a population of patients treated at remote sites who were enrolled in the US Department of Veterans Affairs health system.

A Novel Chromosomal Translocation Associated With COL1A2-PDGFB Gene Fusion in Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans: PDGF Expression as a New Diagnostic Tool

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(12):1330-1337. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.2389

This study of patients with dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans indicates that the PDGFB protein is expressed in most of these tumors and may be a useful diagnostic tool.

Growth-Curve Modeling of Nevi With a Peripheral Globular Pattern

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(12):1338-1345. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.2231

This study of 3 cohorts of patients with peripheral globular nevi describes apparent symmetric enlargement followed by growth cessation for 4 to 5 years, suggesting that not all nevi growth is associated with malignancy.

Detection Accuracy of Collective Intelligence Assessments for Skin Cancer Diagnosis

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(12):1346-1353. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.3149

This analysis of assessment of skin lesion images via the Internet investigates whether a collective intelligence approach can be used to improve diagnostic accuracy in skin cancer detection.

Case Report/Case Series

Palliative Therapy for Recalcitrant Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma of the Hands and Feet With Low-Dose, High Dose-Rate Brachytherapy

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(12):1354-1357. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.3028

This case series of 7 patients describes the use of low-dose, high dose-rate brachytherapy in the treatment of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma.

Effect of Quadrivalent Human Papillomavirus Vaccination on Oral Squamous Cell Papillomas

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(12):1359-1363. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.2805

This case report and literature review describes 1 patient with recurrent oral papillomas caused by HPV-32 that completely resolved after quadrivalent HPV vaccination and 8 cases of recalcitrant and disseminated warts that similarly resolved after quadrivalent HPV vaccination.

Editor's Note

Difference in the Use of Terms: Isotope-Based, Surface-Mold Brachytherapy vs Electronic Surface Brachytherapy

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(12):1358. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.3027
JAMA Dermatology Clinicopathological Challenge

Rapidly Growing, Painful Nodule on the Upper Cutaneous Lip

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(12):1365-1366. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.2878

This quiz case describes a patient with a growing, painful nodule on the upper cutaneous lip and several smaller papules on the face and neck. What is your diagnosis?

Blistering Eruption of the Buttocks

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(12):1367-1368. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.2876

An elderly woman with progressive, painful blisters, ulcers of the groin, and enlargement of the tongue was found to have circinate purpuric patches with erosions on the natal cleft and buttocks. What is the diagnosis?

Persistent, Nontender Lip Swelling in a Patient With HIV

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(12):1369-1370. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.2788

A man in his early 40s with a history of verruca vulgaris, dyshidrotic eczema, and HIV presented with a chief complaint of dry, swollen lips, a 1-month history of “puffy and bumpy” lips, and a sometimes “dry and scaly” lower lip but no bleeding. What is your diagnosis?

Research Letter

Comparative Methods for Improving Transepidermal Methylaminolevulinate Delivery: A Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(12):1371-1373. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.2234

This randomized clinical trial evaluates the use of laser vs microneedle transepidermal administration of methylaminolevulinate.

Cutaneous Lesions Due to Bites by Larval Amblyomma americanum Ticks

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(12):1373-1375. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.2388

This study demonstrates the development of itchy erythematous papules and vesicles within 48 hours of larval Amblyomma americanum (lone star tick) attachment to human volunteers.

The Accuracy of Diagnosis of an Online Consultation Service Compared With Physical Consultation With a Dermatologist

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(12):1375-1376. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.2537

This study of an email-based online dermatology consultation service found that absence of differential diagnosis was a significant factor in diagnostic confidence.

Influence of Fcγ Receptor Polymorphisms on Response to Anti–Tumor Necrosis Factor Treatment in Psoriasis

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(12):1376-1378. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.2818

This observational study sought to determine whether FCGR2A and FCGR3A single-nucleotide polymorphisms were associated with the response to biological treatment of psoriasis in a Spanish cohort.

Factors Influencing Applicants’ Ranking of Dermatology Residency Programs in the National Resident Matching Program

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(12):1378-1380. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.3363

This survey reports on the factors that applicants to dermatology residencies consider most important when choosing a program for further training.

Observation

Disseminated Cutaneous Cytomegalovirus Infection Following Total Body Electron Beam Irradiation for Mycosis Fungoides

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(12):1380-1381. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.2233

This case report describes the occurrence of disseminated cutaneous cytomegalovirus infection in an immunocompromised patient following total body electron beam irradiation for mycosis fungoides.

Oral Malignant Acanthosis Nigricans and Tripe Palms Associated With Renal Urothelial Carcinoma

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(12):1381-1383. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.2139

This case report describes a case of oral malignant acanthosis nigricans and tripe palms associated with renal urothelial carcinoma.

Cutaneous Infection Caused by Plant Pathogen Colletotrichum gloeosporioides

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(12):1383-1384. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.2102

This case report describes the occurrence of a cutaneous infection caused by plant pathogen Colletotrichum gloeosporioides that was successfully treated with oral itraconazole.

Molluscum Contagiosum–Induced Erythema Annulare Centrifugum

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(12):1385-1386. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.2075

This case report illustrates how erythema annulare centrifugum may manifest as a reaction pattern induced by molluscum contagiosum.

An Unusual 2-Tone Epidermal Cyst: Dermoscopy, Confocal Microscopy, and Histopathologic Correlations

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(12):1386-1388. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.2505

This case report describes an unusual, clinically 2-tone epidermal cyst that displayed an irregular blue color under dermoscopy, reflectant platelike structures under confocal microscopy, and cholesterol clefts histopathologically.

Possible Involvement of Mycoplasma fermentans in the Development of Nonsexually Acquired Genital Ulceration (Lipschütz Ulcers) in 3 Young Female Patients

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(12):1388-1389. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.2061

This case report describes the possible involvement of Mycoplasma fermentans in the development of nonsexually acquired genital ulceration (Lipschütz ulcers) in 3 young female patients.

Extended Perineal Dermatobia hominis Myiasis in a Traveler Returning From South America

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(12):1389-1390. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.2608

This case report describes a multifocal perineal infestation by Dermatobia hominis in a man in his 60s who presented with pruriginous perineal nodules on return from travel in South America.

Comment & Response

Association Between Leukemia and Topical Use of Pimecrolimus

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(12):1390-1391. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.3445

Association Between Leukemia and Topical Use of Pimecrolimus—Reply

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(12):1391-1392. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.3492

Time-Dependent Measurement of Adverse Events—Reply

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(12):1392-1393. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.3578

Time-Dependent Measurement of Adverse Events

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(12):1392. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.3579

Identification of a CAST Mutation in a Cohort Previously Misdiagnosed as Having Autosomal Recessive Pachyonychia Congenita

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(12):1393-1394. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.2810
Correction

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(12):1394. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.4724
Notable Notes

Smallpox, Anthrax, and the Historiography of Cutaneous Diseases

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(12):1307. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.3087

The History of Sunscreen

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(12):1316. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.3011

John Templeton Bowen

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(12):1329. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.2931

The Sweetest Specialty

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(12):1337. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.3151

The Magical Field of Dermatology: Real-Life Dermatology in Fairy Tales

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(12):1345. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.2882
JAMA Dermatology Patient Page

Raynaud Phenomenon

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(12):1400. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.0916
JAMA Dermatology Masthead

JAMA Dermatology

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(12):1280. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.2952
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