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May 2015, Vol 151, No. 5, Pages 469-565

In This Issue of JAMA Dermatology

Highlights

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(5):469. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.2916
Viewpoint

Dermatology in an Age of Fully Transparent Electronic Medical Records

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(5):477-478. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.4362

University Tort Liability for Allowing College Debit Card Purchasing of Indoor UV Tanning Services

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(5):479-480. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.5350
Editorial

Making Mobile Health Measure Up

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(5):481-482. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.3880

Redefining Dermatologists’ Role in Skin Cancer Early Detection and Follow-up Care

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(5):483-484. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.3875
Original Investigation

Feasibility and Efficacy of Patient-Initiated Mobile Teledermoscopy for Short-term Monitoring of Clinically Atypical Nevi

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(5):489-496. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.3837

Results from this pilot study suggest that teledermoscopy is feasible and effective as a method for short-term monitoring of clinically atypical nevi and can potentially enhance patient convenience, optimize physician scheduling, and promote efficiency.

Smartphone Mobile Application Delivering Personalized, Real-Time Sun Protection Advice: A Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(5):497-504. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.3889

A smartphone mobile application providing personalized, real-time sun protection advice improved some sun protection. Use of the mobile app was lower than expected but was associated with increased sun protection. Providing personalized advice when and where people are in the sun may help reduce sun exposure.

Evaluation of Immediate and 12-Week Effects of a Smartphone Sun-Safety Mobile Application: A Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(5):505-512. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.3894

This randomized clinical trial finds that use of a smartphone mobile application giving information on sun protection confers weak improvement of sun protection practices in the initial period of use only.

Patients' Preferences for Biopsy Result Notification in an Era of Electronic Messaging Methods

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(5):513-521. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.5634

Surveyed patients prefer telephone or online notification of biopsy results over face-to-face visits.

Association of Vitiligo and Alopecia Areata With Atopic Dermatitis: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(5):522-528. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.3324

This meta-analysis demonstrated that patients with either vitiligo or alopecia areata have significantly increased odds of atopic dermatitis.

Medical Professional Liability Claims for Mohs Micrographic Surgery From 1989 to 2011

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(5):529-532. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.4495

This retrospective review demonstrated that the most common lawsuits pertaining to Mohs surgery list non-Mohs surgeons as the primary defendants.

Systemic Therapy for Psoriasis and the Risk of Herpes Zoster: A 500 000 Person-year Study

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(5):533-538. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.4956

This cohort study found that, for patients with psoriasis receiving combination treatment with biologic medications and methotrexate, physicians may need to consider offering herpes zoster preventive vaccine, particularly if they have additional risk factors for herpes zoster.

Case Report/Case Series

Detection of Type VII Collagen Autoantibodies Before the Onset of Bullous Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(5):539-543. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.4409

This case report finds that anti–type VII collagen autoantibodies can precede the clinical appearance of bullous systemic lupus erythematosus.

Multiple BRAF Wild-Type Melanomas During Dabrafenib Treatment for Metastatic BRAF-Mutant Melanoma

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(5):544-548. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.4115

This observational study found that cutaneous malignant tumors are the most frequent adverse events of BRAF inhibitors, requiring strict dermatologic surveillance and digital follow-up.

Invited Commentary

Practice Gaps

Communicating Biopsy Results to Patients in a New Technological Era

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(5):521. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.38
JAMA Dermatology Clinicopathological Challenge

Stellate Red-Brown Patches on the Distal Extremities

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(5):549-550. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.4479

This case of

A woman in her 40s presented with a 1-year history of episodic muscle cramping, numbness involving the lower extremities, and stellate red-brown patches on her extremities and buttocks without induration, scale, or ulceration. What is your diagnosis?

Painful Purpura on Bilateral Helices

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(5):551-552. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.4712

Painful purpura on bilateral helices developed in a patient recently treated for a urinary tract infection with trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole and levofloxacin, who was taking other multiple drugs and found to have p-ANCA positivity. What is your diagnosis?

Conflicting Dermoscopic Criteria in a Suspicious Lesion

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(5):553-554. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.4633
Research Letter

Open-Label Trial of MABp1, a True Human Monoclonal Antibody Targeting Interleukin 1α, for the Treatment of Psoriasis

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(5):555-556. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.5391

Implementation of Store-and-Forward Teledermatology and Its Associated Effect on Patient Access in a Veterans Affairs Dermatology Clinic

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(5):556-557. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.5272

Low Filaggrin Monomer Repeats in African American Pediatric Patients With Moderate to Severe Atopic Dermatitis

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(5):557-559. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.4916
Observation

Amyopathic Dermatomyositis–Related Thrombophilia

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(5):559-561. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.5070

Mandibuloacral Dysplasia Type B in an Infant: A Rare Progeroid Genodermatosis

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(5):561-562. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.5068

Edema and Telangiectasia of the Chest Caused by Neuroendocrine Carcinoma

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(5):562-564. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.4988

Massive Subcutaneous Masses on the Back Related to β2-Microglobulin Amyloidosis

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(5):564-565. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.5022
Notable Notes

Moulage: The Decaying Art of Dermatology

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(5):480. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.5349

Smallpox: 12 000 Years From Plagues to Eradication: A Dermatologic Ailment Shaping the Face of Society

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(5):482. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.4812

Dermatology Over the Rainbow

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(5):543. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.5351

Fashionable Pathology

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(5):548. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.5205
JAMA Dermatology Masthead

JAMA Dermatology

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JAMA Dermatol. 2015;151(5):470. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.2917
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