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March 2015, Vol 151, No. 3, Pages 245-356

In This Issue of JAMA Dermatology

Highlights

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(3):245. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.2906
Viewpoint

Chikungunya: Emerging Threat to the United States

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(3):257-258. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.2034

This Viewpoint gives an overview of the mosquito-transmitted disease caused by the chikungunya virus, describes why it will likely become more common in the United States, and suggests several measures that can be taken to protect the US population from this emerging threat.

Editorial

Experience vs Experiments With the Purse-String Closure: Unexpected Results

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(3):259-260. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.2312
Original Investigation

Purse-String Suture vs Second Intention Healing: Results of a Randomized, Blind Clinical Trial

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(3):265-270. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.2313

This randomized clinical trial shows that purse-string suture results in similar cosmetic outcomes, scar sizes, and pain levels compared with second intention healing for circular or oval wounds on the trunk and extremities.

Multicenter Prospective Cohort Study of the Incidence of Adverse Events Associated With Cosmetic Dermatologic Procedures: Lasers, Energy Devices, and Injectable Neurotoxins and Fillers

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(3):271-277. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.2494

This multicenter prospective cohort study reports that noninvasive to minimally invasive cosmetic dermatologic procedures, including energy, neurotoxin, and filler procedures, are safe when performed by experienced board-certified dermatologists.

Use of a Picosecond Pulse Duration Laser With Specialized Optic for Treatment of Facial Acne Scarring

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(3):278-284. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.3045

This single-center, prospective study found that treatment of facial acne scars with a diffractive lens array and 755-nm picosecond laser produced improvement in appearance and texture.

Cellular Basis of Secondary Infections and Impaired Desquamation in Certain Inherited Ichthyoses

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(3):285-292. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.3369

This study found that diverse abnormalities in the lamellar body secretory system account for the increased risk of secondary infections and impaired desquamation in patients with inherited ichthyoses.

Learning to Detect, Categorize, and Identify Skin Lesions: A Meta-analysis

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(3):293-301. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.3300

The most effective approaches to improve participants’ abilities to diagnose skin lesions engage participants in a number of coordinated activities for an extended period of time.

Stevens-Johnson Syndrome and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis: Ear, Nose, and Throat Description at Acute Stage and After Remission

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(3):302-307. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.4844

In a retrospective study of patients with Stevens-Johnson syndrome/toxic epidermal necrolysis, Bequignon et al describe ENT lesions at the acute stage and during follow-up, finding that the severe ENT form of lesion is associated with pulmonary infection.

Case Report/Case Series

Newly Described Features Resulting From High-Magnification Dermoscopy of Tinea Capitis

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(3):308-310. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.3313

This case report identifies of new findings using higher magnification dermoscopy, which may enhance the diagnosis of tinea capitis and be of help to better understand some pathogenetic mechanisms.

Acute Generalized Exanthematous Pustulosis Caused by Dihydrocodeine Phosphate in a Patient With Psoriasis Vulgaris and a Heterozygous IL36RN Mutation

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(3):311-315. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.3002

This Case Report describes a case of acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis caused by dihydrocodeine phosphate in a patient with psoriasis vulgaris and a heterozygous IL36RN mutation and suggests that the IL36RN mutation might underlie several different pustular skin eruptions.

Gadolinium-Associated Plaques: A New, Distinctive Clinical Entity

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(3):316-319. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.2660

Physicians should be aware that gadolinium-associated plaques can occur without nephrogenic systemic fibrosis or renal disease and is associated with the use of radiologic dyes.

Invited Commentary

Practice Gaps

Enhancing the Role of Physical Therapy in Venous Leg Ulcer Management

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(3):327. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.4042
Review

Effect of Physical Therapy on Wound Healing and Quality of Life in Patients With Venous Leg Ulcers: A Systematic Review

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(3):320-327. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.3459

This systematic review found that few studies have investigated the effect of physical therapy–oriented exercise on quality of life and healing in patients with venous leg ulcers.

The Cutting Edge

Oral Glycopyrrolate for the Treatment of Hailey-Hailey Disease

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(3):328-329. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.4578
JAMA Dermatology Clinicopathological Challenge

Chronic Ulceration and Fibrosis of the Forearm

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(3):331-332. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.2826

Nonhealing Tongue Ulcer in an Indian Man

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(3):333-334. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.3399

This nonhealing tongue ulcer was asymptomatic and had a clean base and irregular and elevated heaped-up margins but no underlying induration, friability, or bleeding on manipulation. What is your diagnosis?

Eroded and Pedunculated Buttock Nodule

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(3):335-336. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.3238
Research Letter

Teledermatology Perception Differences Between Urban Primary Care Physicians and Dermatologists

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(3):339-340. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.3331

Standardized Patient–Based Assessment of Dermatology Resident Communication and Interpersonal Skills

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(3):340-342. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.3646

Family Risk Discussions After Feedback on Genetic Risk of Melanoma

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(3):342-343. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.3421
Observation

Coexistence of Staphylococcal Scalded Skin Syndrome and Acute Graft-vs-Host Disease

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(3):343-345. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.2546

Cyclosporine in the Management of Poststreptococcal Pustulosis

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(3):345-346. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.3517

In Vivo Imaging of Miliaria Profunda Using High-Definition Optical Coherence Tomography: Diagnosis, Pathogenesis, and Treatment

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(3):346-348. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.3612

Birt-Hogg-Dubé Syndrome in an African Patient and a Novel Mutation in the FLCN Gene

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(3):348-349. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.3720
Comment & Response

Indications and Limitations of Afamelanotide for Treating Vitiligo

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(3):349-350. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.4848

Indications and Limitations of Afamelanotide for Treating Vitiligo—Reply

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(3):350. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.4951
Notable Notes

The Portrayal of Albinism in Pop Culture: A 360° Change From Previous Ideology

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(3):258. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.4003

Jonathan Hutchinson: The Greatest Syphilographer of All Time

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(3):277. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.4107

The Evolution of Dermatology Grand Rounds: From Alibert to Osler

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(3):310. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.3899

To Tell the Truth

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(3):315. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.4331
JAMA Dermatology Patient Page

Lichen Planus

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(3):356. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.5522
JAMA Dermatology Masthead

JAMA Dermatology

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(3):250. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.2907
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