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September 2016, Vol 152, No. 9, Pages 963-1072

In This Issue of JAMA Dermatology

Highlights

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(9):963. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.3282
Viewpoint

Excellence in Medicine and the Case for Aspirational Ethics

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(9):971-972. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.2135

This Viewpoint proposes aspiring to medical ethics excellence.

Editorial

What the USPSTF “Insufficient” Skin Cancer Screening Recommendation Means for Primary Care Clinicians and Dermatologists

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(9):973-975. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.2606

This Editorial discusses the US Preventive Services Task Force recommendation statement on screening for skin cancer and what it means for primary care clinicians and dermatologists.

Original Investigation

Early Detection of New Melanomas by Patients With Melanoma and Their Partners Using a Structured Skin Self-examination Skills Training Intervention: A Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(9):979-985. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.1985

This randomized clinical trial evaluates the effect of a structured skin self-examination (SEE) intervention for patients with melanoma and their partners on SSE performance and the detection of new melanomas by the dyad or the physician.

A Comparison of the Hormonal Profile of Early Androgenetic Alopecia in Men With the Phenotypic Equivalent of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome in Women

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(9):986-991. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.1776

This case-control study evaluates the hormonal profile of men with early androgenetic alopecia to determine if they might be the phenotypic equivalents of women with polycystic ovary syndrome.

Clinical Staging and Prognostic Factors in Folliculotropic Mycosis Fungoides

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(9):992-1000. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.1597

This study examines a cohort of 203 patients with folliculotropic mycosis fungoides (FMF) and differentiates between indolent and aggressive FMF using clinicopathological criteria.

Recurrence and Survival in Patients With Merkel Cell Carcinoma Undergoing Surgery Without Adjuvant Radiation Therapy to the Primary Site

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(9):1001-1007. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.1428

This cohort study of patients with primary Merkel cell carcinoma tumors explores whether adjuvant radiation therapy to the primary tumor site affects overall survival, Merkel cell carcinoma–specific survival, and disease-free survival.

Comparison of Sterile vs Nonsterile Gloves in Cutaneous Surgery and Common Outpatient Dental Procedures: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(9):1008-1014. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.1965

This systematic review and meta-analysis explores the rate of surgical site infections with the use of sterile vs nonsterile gloves in patients undergoing outpatient cutaneous surgical procedures.

Brief Report

Symptomatic Congenital Hemangioma and Congenital Hemangiomatosis Associated With a Somatic Activating Mutation in GNA11

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(9):1015-1020. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.2365

This case report describes a male infant born with an unusual, large vascular mass complicated by anemia, thrombocytopenia, and disseminated intravascular coagulopathy, as well as innumerable small vascular papules in a generalized cutaneous distribution.

A Symmetric Eczematous Eruption Harboring Thousands of Melanocytic Lesions

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(9):1021-1024. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.1150

This case report describes a woman with no history of skin cancer who presented with an eczematous dermatitis on her torso, extremities, and buttocks and subsequently developed thousands of pinpoint histologically atypical melanocytic tumors and invasive melanoma within the areas of inflammation.

Review

Laser Treatment of Nongenital Verrucae: A Systematic Review

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(9):1025-1034. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.0826

This systematic review evaluates the efficacy of lasers in nongenital wart treatment.

JAMA Dermatology Clinicopathological Challenge

Painful Cutaneous Nodule of the Jawline

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(9):1041-1042. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.1342

A woman in her 30s presented with a 3-year history of painful nodules on her lower extremities, neck, and jawline; her medical history included seasonal allergies, and she did not take any prescription medications. What is your diagnosis?

Folliculocentric and Octagonal Scaly Papules

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(9):1043-1044. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.1343

A woman in her early 50s presented with a 1- to 2-year history of outbreaks of mildly pruritic “flowers” on her skin occurring in crops of 3 to 4 on arms, legs, trunk, and buttocks that would last a few months before spontaneously resolving without scarring. What is your diagnosis?

Large Annular Plaque on the Arm of a Patient With Recurrent Headaches

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(9):1045-1046. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.1532

A woman in her 50s had a 12-cm-wide, soft, nontender plaque with a raised, nodular, and slightly desquamative erythematoviolaceous border and a clear, atrophic center with an increase in wrinkle depth on her upper right arm. What is your diagnosis?

Research Letter

Ovoid Palatal Patch in Dermatomyositis: A Novel Finding Associated With Anti-TIF1γ (p155) Antibodies

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(9):1049-1051. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.1429

This study evaluates the clinical and laboratory associations of the ovoid palatal patch, which is often found in patients with dermatomyositis.

Interpretability of the Modified Melasma Area and Severity Index (mMASI)

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(9):1051-1052. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.1006

This review of a case series of patients with melasma provides a framework to facilitate meaningful clinical interpretation of modified Melasma Area and Severity Index scores.

Patient Preferences During Skin Cancer Screening Examination

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(9):1052-1054. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.1005

This study examines the influence of physician sex on patient attitudes toward total-body skin cancer screening.

Observation

Increased Airport Scrutiny by the Transportation Security Administration of a Patient-Passenger Carrying Ammonium Lactate–Containing Moisturizer

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(9):1054-1055. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.2665

This case report describes an incident of increased airport scrutiny by the Transportation Security Administration of a patient-passenger carrying ammonium lactate–containing moisturizer.

Ichthyosis Prematurity Syndrome: From Fetus to Adulthood

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(9):1055-1058. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.1187

This case report describes the clinical and genetic characteristics of a patient with ichthyosis prematurity syndrome.

Life-Threatening Cutaneous Bleeding in Childhood Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome Treated With Oral Sirolimus

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(9):1058-1059. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.1008

This case report describes life-threatening cutaneous bleeding in a child with Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome treated with oral sirolimus

Focal Photodamage on the Occipital Scalp

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(9):1060-1062. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.0733

This case report describes a patient who experienced focal chronic photodamage and actinic keratoses on his scalp despite wearing a baseball cap for scalp sun protection.

Acute Infection by Staphylococcus simulans in the Hand of a Man

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(9):1060. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.0959

This case report describes acute infection in the hand of a man.

Unilateral Gottron Papules in a Patient Following a Stroke: Clinical Insights Into the Disease Mechanisms and Pathophysiology of Cutaneous Dermatomyositis

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(9):1062-1063. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.1537

This case report describes the occurrence of unilateral Gottron papules in a patient who had experienced a stroke.

Phaeoacremonium sphinctrophorum as a Novel Agent of Eumycetoma

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(9):1063-1065. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.1310

This case report describes a patient with eumycetoma caused by Phaeoacremonium sphinctrophorum.

Comment & Response

Error in Complementary DNA Nomenclature in “Dermatologic Features of ADA2 Deficiency in Cutaneous Polyarteritis Nodosa”

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(9):1065. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.2595
Correction

Error in Complementary DNA Nomenclature

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(9):1065. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.2640

Omitted Author Middle Initial

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(9):1065. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.2976

Incorrect Statement About Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(9):1065. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.3419
Notable Notes

Cannabis and Dr Piffard—A Century Ahead of the Curve

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(9):972. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.6120

Porphyria and Vampirism—A Myth, Sensationalized

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(9):975. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.6066

Boils—A Modern Take on the Plague of Egypt

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(9):991. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.0245

Of Insects and Hereditary Disease—The Contributions of Edward Cockayne

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(9):1000. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.6068

Kraissl Lines—A Map

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(9):1014. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.0325

Patterns From the Past—Laurel Wreaths and Comb-overs

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(9):1020. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.6065

Dermatology and Possession

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(9):1034. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.0507

Jean Louis-Alibert—Physician, Teacher, Pioneer

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(9):1066. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.6067
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Molluscum Contagiosum

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(9):1072. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.2367
JAMA Dermatology Masthead

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JAMA Dermatol. 2016;152(9):966. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2015.3283
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