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April 2017, Vol 153, No. 4, Pages 245-338

In This Issue of JAMA Dermatology

Highlights

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(4):245. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.1672
Viewpoint

Teens, Acne, and Oral Contraceptive Pills: The Need for Greater Clarity on When Teens Can Consent

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(4):249-250. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.5096

This Viewpoint discusses the need for greater clarity on the issue of whether minor teens can consent to use of oral contraceptive pills for the indication of acne.

Editorial

Helping Patients Decide on Treatment Options for Actinic Keratosis—Living in Cryo Nation

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(4):251-253. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.4736

Keratinocyte Cancer Therapies Enter the Era of Targeted and Immunotherapy: Join the Club

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(4):253-255. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.0269
Original Investigation

Variation in the Cost of Managing Actinic Keratosis

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(4):264-269. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.4733

This retrospective cohort study evaluates geographic variation in health care cost for management of actinic keratosis and the association with patient-related and health-related factors.

Comparison of Physical Pretreatment Regimens to Enhance Protoporphyrin IX Uptake in Photodynamic Therapy: A Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(4):270-278. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.5268

This randomized clinical trial compares the relative potential of different physical pretreatments to enhance protoporphyrin IX fluorescence among participants with normal skin before photodynamic therapy.

Ugly Duckling Sign as a Major Factor of Efficiency in Melanoma Detection

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(4):279-284. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.5500

This experimental study assesses the agreement of dermatologists on identification of the ugly duckling sign and estimates the contribution of intrapatient comparative analysis to the diagnosis of melanoma.

Association Between Programmed Death Ligand 1 Expression in Patients With Basal Cell Carcinomas and the Number of Treatment Modalities

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(4):285-290. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.5062

This cross-sectional study assesses programmed death ligand 1 expression in treatment-naive and treated patients with basal cell carcinomas.

Association of Oncogenic Mutations in Patients With Advanced Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinomas Treated With Cetuximab

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(4):291-298. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.0270

This study examines the association of HRAS, KRAS, NRAS, BRAF, and EGFR mutations in 31 patients with advanced cutaneous squamous cell carcinomas treated with cetuximab.

Brief Report

Expression of Programmed Cell Death Ligand in Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma and Treatment of Locally Advanced Disease With Pembrolizumab

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(4):299-303. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.5118

This brief report assesses the efficacy of pembrolizumab, an inhibitor of programmed cell death 1 protein and its ligands, in a patient and in biopsy specimens of a series of patients with locally advanced cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma.

Interleukin 23–Helper T Cell 17 Axis as a Treatment Target for Pityriasis Rubra Pilaris

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(4):304-308. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.5384

This case report describes a targeted treatment option in a patient with pityriasis rubra pilaris using blockade of the interleukin 23–helper T cell 17 pathway.

JAMA Dermatology Clinicopathological Challenge

Swollen Hand Joints With Asymptomatic Nodules on the Skin

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(4):313-314. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.4261

A man in his 40s presented with facial hair loss, painful swelling in the joints of the hands, and multiple asymptomatic nodules on the upper arms. What is your diagnosis?

Cutaneous Nodules and Erythematous Plaques on the Extremities

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(4):315-316. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.3966

A healthy man in his 20s presented with a several-month history of asymptomatic, slightly erythematous calcaneal cutaneous nodules measuring 1.5 to 3.0 cm. What is your diagnosis?

Papulovesicular Eruption in a Pregnant Woman With Darier Disease

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(4):317-318. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.4189

A primigravida woman with a history of Darier disease had an acute, painful eruption on her face and neck, and physical examination revealed confluent erythema with keratotic papulovesicles distributed on the face and neck. What is your diagnosis?

Research Letter

A Novel Alternate Dosing of Vismodegib for Treatment of Patients With Advanced Basal Cell Carcinomas

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(4):321-322. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.5058

This case series study evaluates a novel alternate dosing regimen of vismodegib that has led to decreased toxicity and eliminates the need for a loading dose.

Analysis of Trends in Geographic Distribution and Density of US Dermatologists

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(4):322-325. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.5411

This study examines the geographic distribution and density of dermatologists in the United States using data from the American Academy of Dermatology database.

Enhanced Removal of Phenol With Lidocaine vs Alcohol: An In Vitro Study

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(4):325-326. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.5244

This in vitro study examines intraoperative irrigation of the nail bed, comparing the effect of 3 aqueous solutions for the neutralization of phenol.

Main Characteristics of Zika Virus Exanthema in Guadeloupe

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(4):326-328. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.5442

This study reports on the clinical characteristics of the Zika virus in Guadeloupean adults and children with confirmed cases.

Tattoo Artists’ Approach to Melanocytic Nevi

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(4):328-330. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.5243

This study examines tattoo artists’ awareness of skin cancer and whether this influences the decision to refer clients with a suspicious lesion to a dermatologist.

Observation

Bradycardia in a Child After Using Brimonidine as Toothpaste

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(4):330-331. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.6215

This case report describes the occurrence of bradycardia in a child after using brimonidine as toothpaste.

Novel Application of High-Dose-Rate Brachytherapy for Severe, Recalcitrant Acrodermatitis Continua of Hallopeau

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(4):331-332. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.5142

This case report describes a novel application of high-dose-rate brachytherapy for severe, recalcitrant acrodermatitis continua of Hallopeau.

Injection-Site Cutaneous Pseudolymphoma Induced by a GM-CSF–Producing Tumor Cell Vaccine

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(4):332-334. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.4988

This report describes 2 cases of injection-site cutaneous pseudolymphoma induced by a GM-CSF–producing tumor cell vaccine.

Microbiopsy Biomarker Profiling in a Superficial Melanoma Resembling a Pigmented Basal Cell Carcinoma

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(4):334-336. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.5537

This case report describes microbiopsy biomarker profiling in a superficial melanoma that resembled a pigmented basal cell carcinoma.

Secukinumab for Acrodermatitis Continua of Hallopeau

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(4):336-337. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.5059

This case report describes the use of secukinumab to treat acrodermatitis continua of Hallopeau.

Comment & Response

Statistical Concerns on Vismodegib for Basal Cell Carcinoma Meta-Analysis—Reply

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(4):337-338. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.5688

Statistical Concerns on Vismodegib for Basal Cell Carcinoma Meta-analysis

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(4):337. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.5689
Notable Notes

Beauty Patches

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(4):278. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.0623

The Use of Ivy in Dermatology

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(4):284. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.0529

Wicked Cures for the Warty—A Historical Perspective

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(4):298. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.0530

Oribasius—Pediatric Skin Eruptions and the Origins of the Allergic Reaction to Breast Milk

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(4):303. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.0531
JAMA Dermatology Masthead

JAMA Dermatology

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JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(4):246. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.1673
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