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January 2016, Vol 152, No. 1, Pages 3-114

In This Issue of JAMA Dermatology

Highlights

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(1):3. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.3226
Viewpoint

Increasing African American Representation in Dermatology

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(1):15-16. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.3030

This Viewpoint discusses the history of African American leaders in dermatology and possible actions to increase the representation of African Americans in the specialty.

Editorial

Isotretinoin Laboratory Test Monitoring—A Call to Decrease Testing in an Era of High-Value, Cost-Conscious Care

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(1):17-19. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.3128

Cost-effective Melanoma Screening

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(1):19-21. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.2681
Original Investigation

Total-Body Examination vs Lesion-Directed Skin Cancer Screening

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(1):27-34. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.2680

This population-based cross-sectional study compares use, effectiveness, and cost of 2 skin cancer screening strategies—total-body examination vs lesion-directed screening.

Laboratory Monitoring During Isotretinoin Therapy for Acne: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(1):35-44. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.3091

This systematic review and meta-analysis examines the need for frequent laboratory monitoring to detect adverse effects in patients receiving isotretinoin therapy for acne vulgaris.

Association of Vitiligo With Tumor Response in Patients With Metastatic Melanoma Treated With Pembrolizumab

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(1):45-51. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.2707

This observational study evaluated the appearance of vitiligo as a visible marker of tumor response in a population of patients with melanoma who received treatment with pembrolizumab.

Safety and Efficacy of Anakinra in Severe Hidradenitis Suppurativa: A Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(1):52-59. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.3903

This randomized clinical trial investigated the safety and efficacy of the anti-inflammatory biological therapy anakinra in 20 patients with Hurley stage II or III hidradenitis suppurativa.

Development and Pilot Testing of the Cutaneous Lupus Screening Tool

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(1):60-66. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.3088

This study reports the results of pilot testing of a questionnaire designed to determine whether patients can distinguish cutaneous lupus erythematosus from other skin disorders.

Patch Testing for Methylisothiazolinone and Methylchloroisothiazolinone-Methylisothiazolinone Contact Allergy

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(1):67-72. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.3606

This medical record review of patients undergoing patch testing with combined methylchloroisothiazolinone-methylisothiazolinone and methylisothiazolinone measures the prevalence of contact allergy.

Psoriasis and the Risk of Depression in the US Population: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2009-2012

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(1):73-79. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.3605

This study of National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey data reports that self-reported history of psoriasis was independently associated with major depression as assessed by a validated screening tool, even when controlling for comorbidities.

JAMA Dermatology Clinicopathological Challenge

Localized Hair Repigmentation in a 91-Year-Old Woman

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(1):81-82. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.3812

An elderly woman had a patch of black hair within otherwise gray hair, an irregularly pigmented, brownish patch on the underlying scalp skin, multiple seborrhoic keratoses, and a actinic keratosis. What is your diagnosis?

Disseminated Red Violaceous Papulonodular Lesions

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(1):83-84. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.3949

A woman in her 40s presented with a 6-month history of a generalized, asymptomatic eruption of red violaceous, nontender, rubbery nodules and papules together with brownish-red patches without enlargement of lymph nodes or hepatosplenomegaly. What is your diagnosis?

Ulcerative Pretibial Lesions in the Setting of Multifactorial Immunosuppression

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(1):85-86. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.3811

A man in his 50s with a kidney transplant was admitted for a 1-month history of an enlarging left lower extremity mass that ulcerated, was occasionally painful, and drained small amounts of sanguinopurulent fluid. What is your diagnosis?

Research Letter

Changes in Sex and Ethnic Diversity in Dermatology Residents Over Multiple Decades

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(1):92-94. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.4441

This Research Letter analyzes sex and ethnicity trends among dermatology residents and compares them with other specialties and medical school graduates over multiple decades, highlighting the need for greater ethnic diversity among dermatologists.

Visualization of Patients’ Skin Lesions on Their Smartphones: A New Step During Dermatology Visits

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(1):95-97. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.2977

This cross-sectional study assesses the utility of patient-obtained photographs of skin lesions for diagnosis and treatment among patients in 21 dermatology practices.

Epidemiology and Treatment of Eosinophilic Fasciitis: An Analysis of 63 Patients From 3 Tertiary Care Centers

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(1):97-99. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.3648

This study reports that misdiagnoses, unnecessary procedures, and undertreatment were common among patients with eosinophilic fasciitis, while combination therapy with corticosteroids and methotrexate resulted in higher rates of complete response.

Sexual Orientation and Indoor Tanning Device Use: A Population-Based Study

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(1):99-101. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.2038

This population-based study examines the use of indoor tanning devices among gay, lesbian, bisexual, and straight men and women.

Online Advertising for Cancer Prevention: Google Ads and Tanning Beds

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(1):101-102. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.3998

This Viewpoint discusses Google’s unique opportunity to transmit targeted public health information to a large audience through advertisements that appear alongside search results.

Observation

Global Quantitative Techniques for Positron Emission Tomographic Assessment of Disease Activity in Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma and Response to Treatment

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(1):103-105. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.2706

This report of 2 cases illustrates how global positron emission tomographic assessment may be used to determine the extent of T-cell lymphoma and its response to treatment soon after treatment.

Eruptive Keratoacanthomas Associated With Leflunomide

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(1):105-106. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.2506

This case report describes the occurrence of leflunomide-associated eruptive keratoacanthomas.

A Case Report of Unresectable Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma Responsive to Pembrolizumab, a Programmed Cell Death Protein 1 Inhibitor

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(1):106-108. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.2705

This case report describes the successful treatment of unresectable cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma with pembrolizumab, a programmed cell death protein 1 inhibitor.

Facial Papules in a Patient With Long-Term Cystinosis

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(1):108-109. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.2660

This case report describes the occurrence of facial papules in a patient with long-term cystinosis.

Subacute Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus Induced by Mitotane

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(1):109-111. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.2702

This case report describes a patient with subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus induced by mitotane.

Metastatic Cutaneous Apocrine Adenocarcinoma Treated With a Combination of Pertuzumab-Based Targeted Therapy and Taxane Chemotherapy: A Case Report

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(1):111-113. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.2507

This case report suggests that the combination of pertuzumab-based targeted therapy with taxane chemotherapy may develop into a new treatment option for patients with HER2-positive metastatic cutaneous apocrine carcinoma.

Comment & Response

Association of Google Search Volume Index Peaks for Skin Cancer With Skin Cancer Awareness Month

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(1):113. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.3814

Association of Google Search Volume Index Peaks for Skin Cancer With Skin Cancer Awareness Month—Reply

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(1):113-114. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.3815
Correction

Incorrect Affilation

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(1):114. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.6052
Notable Notes

Remembering the Pioneers of Topical Agents

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(1):72. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.3620

Nicknames of Dermatologic Fame

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(1):79. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.3023

Pockmarked

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(1):114. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.3124
JAMA Dermatology Masthead

JAMA Dermatology

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(1):6. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.3227
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