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January 2018, Vol 154, No. 1, Pages 7-116

In This Issue of JAMA Dermatology

Highlights

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(1):7. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.1979
Viewpoint

Dermatology Practice Consolidation Fueled by Private Equity Investment: Potential Consequences for the Specialty and Patients

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(1):13-14. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.5558

This Viewpoint discusses the consolidation of dermatology practices facilitated by private equity investment and the potential consequences for the specialty and patients.

Editorial

The Importance of Population-Based Estimates of Melanocytic Pathology

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(1):15-17. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.4061
Original Investigation

Population-Based Analysis of Histologically Confirmed Melanocytic Proliferations Using Natural Language Processing

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(1):24-29. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.4060

This large-scale analysis of pathology reports in electronic medical records, using the natural language processing technique, evaluates population-based distributions and pathologic characteristics of melanocytic proliferations.

Geographic Distribution of Nonphysician Clinicians Who Independently Billed Medicare for Common Dermatologic Services in 2014

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(1):30-36. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.5039

This study uses Medicare and US Census data to discover which dermatology-related services are independently billed by nonphysician clinicians treating Medicare beneficiaries, and where these clinicians are located.

Effect of Oral Administration of a Mixture of Probiotic Strains on SCORAD Index and Use of Topical Steroids in Young Patients With Moderate Atopic Dermatitis: A Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(1):37-43. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.3647

This randomized clinical trial investigates whether a mixture of oral probiotics is safe and effective in the treatment of atopic dermatitis symptoms and evaluates its influence on the use of topical steroids in children.

Factors Associated With Clinical Remission of Skin Disease in Dermatomyositis

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(1):44-51. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.3758

This cohort study examines factors associated with clinical remission of skin disease in dermatomyositis.

Sensitivity of Preference-Based Quality-of-Life Measures for Economic Evaluations in Early-Stage Melanoma

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(1):52-59. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.4701

This study uses randomized clinical trial data to compare utility scores from the AQoL-8D and the FACT-M and evaluate the sensitivity of both instruments in identifying the influence of fear of cancer recurrence on health-related quality of life in patients with early-stage melanoma.

Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinomas in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients Compared With Immunocompetent Patients

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(1):60-66. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.4506

This cohort study addresses whether current skin surveillance intervals and threshold for biopsy of suspicious lesions are adequate for the increased tendency of solid organ transplant recipients to develop potentially aggressive cutaneous squamous cell carcinomas.

Tanning Salon Compliance Rates in States With Legislation to Protect Youth Access to UV Tanning

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(1):67-72. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.3736

This cross-sectional telephone survey investigates compliance rates in the 42 states and the District of Columbia with legislation restricting tanning bed use in minors.

Brief Report

Association of Dermatologist Density With the Volume and Costs of Dermatology Procedures Among Medicare Beneficiaries

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(1):73-76. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.4546

This cross-sectional study uses the 2013 Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Database to characterize the effect of geographic variations in dermatologist density on the provision of dermatology procedures within Medicare.

Association of Clinical, Dermoscopic, and Histopathologic Findings With Gene Expression in Patients With Balloon Cell Melanoma

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(1):77-81. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.4700

This case series describes 2 patients with balloon cell melanoma to evaluate the association of clinical and histopathologic characteristics with findings of gene expression profiling tests.

Association of Immunotherapy With Overall Survival in Elderly Patients With Melanoma

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(1):82-87. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.4584

This cohort study evaluates if age influences clinical outcome and immune adverse events in patients treated by immunotherapy for `metastatic melanoma.

Special Communication

Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Sun Safety

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(1):88-92. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.4201

This article describes efforts to harness interdisciplinary perspectives to enhance understanding of sun exposure risk and improve sun protection interventions.

JAMA Dermatology Clinicopathological Challenge

Generalized Net-like Erythema and Stroke in a Young Female

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(1):93-94. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.3337

A woman in her 40s with Raynaud syndrome and a medical history of stroke presented with erythema, ataxia, and left-sided hemidysesthesia. What is your diagnosis?

A Violaceous, Photodistributed Cutaneous Eruption and Leg Ulcer in a Woman With Essential Thrombocytosis

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(1):95-96. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.3222

A 69-year-old woman presented for the evaluation of a progressive, asymptomatic cutaneous eruption on her hands and forearms, as well as an enlarging, painful ulcer on her left leg that developed 6 months earlier; her medical history was notable for essential thrombocytosis. What is your diagnosis?

Progressive Annular Plaques in a Toddler

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(1):97-98. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.2951

A toddler presented with annular, indurated, dusky red plaques with central clearing and trailing scale ranging from 1 to 6 cm in diameter on his trunk. What is your diagnosis?

Research Letter

Topical Timolol for Paronychia and Pseudopyogenic Granuloma in Patients Treated With Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Inhibitors and Capecitabine

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(1):99-100. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.4120

This study evaluated the efficacy and tolerability of topical timolol, 0.5%, gel as a treatment of paronychia and pseudopyogenic granuloma induced by antineoplastic agents.

Medical Scribes in an Academic Dermatology Practice

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(1):101-103. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.3658

This study examines the implementation of a multipractice quality improvement pilot program evaluating medical scribe impact on dermatologist documentation time and physician satisfaction.

Underuse of the Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy for High-Risk Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Skin

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(1):101. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.4169

This study examines the underuse of the sentinel lymph node biopsy in the management of high-risk squamous cell carcinoma.

Sun Protection Policies in Public School Districts With Elementary Schools in California

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(1):103-105. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.3725

This study examines sun safety policies and deviation from a 2005-disseminated sample policy among member districts of the California School Boards Association.

Observation

Gadolinium Presence Within Cutaneous Sclerotic Bodies Confirmed by Laser Ablation Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(1):105-106. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.4141

This case report describes the confirmation of gadolinium presence within cutaneous sclerotic bodies via laser ablation inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry

Vegetating Darier Disease Treated With Botulinum Toxin

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(1):106-108. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.4299

This case report describes a patient with vegetating Darier disease treated with botulinum toxin.

Clinical and Serologic Evolution of Multiple Penile Chancres in a Man Who Has Sex With Men

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(1):108-109. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.3958

This case report describes the clinical and serologic evolution of multiple penile chancres in a man who has sex with men.

Treatment of CD30-Negative Refractory Mycosis Fungoides With Brentuximab Vedotin

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(1):109-110. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.3961

This case report describes the treatment of CD30-negative refractory mycosis fungoides with brentuximab vedotin.

Topical Tacalcitol for Family Occurrence of Follicular Keratosis of the Chin

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(1):111-112. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.4418

This case report describes the use of topical tacalcitol to treat follicular keratosis of the chin in 2 brothers.

Comment & Response

Hair Repigmentation With Anti–PD-1 and Anti–PD-L1 Immunotherapy: A Novel Hypothesis

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(1):112-113. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.4420

Hair Repigmentation With Anti–PD-1 and Anti–PD-L1 Immunotherapy: A Novel Hypothesis—Reply

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(1):113-114. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.4419

Hair Repigmentation With Anti–PD-1 and Anti–PD-L1 Immunotherapy: A Novel Hypothesis

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(1):113. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.4421

Allergen Concerns and Popular Skin Care Products

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(1):114. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.4999

Allergen Concerns and Popular Skin Care Products

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(1):114-115. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.5001

Allergen Concerns and Popular Skin Care Products—Reply

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(1):115-116. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.5000
Correction

Error in Figure Legend

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(1):116. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.5505
Notable Notes

Spanish Fly—Cantharidin’s Alter Ego

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(1):51. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.4531

To Nitpick

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(1):59. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.4484

Sporty Spots

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(1):66. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.4694

A Memorable Touch

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(1):72. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.4403

Dermatology’s Grandest Piano

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(1):87. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.4696

The Himba and Red Ochre—Aesthetics, Symbolism, and Adaptation

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(1):116. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.3917
JAMA Dermatology Masthead

JAMA Dermatology

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(1):9. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.1980
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