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December 2018, Vol 154, No. 12, Pages 1371-1496

In This Issue of JAMA Dermatology


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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(12):1371. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.3868

How Should Artificial Intelligence Screen for Skin Cancer and Deliver Diagnostic Predictions to Patients?

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(12):1383-1384. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.2714

This Viewpoint describes the current state of deep learning algorithms used in artificial intelligence and discusses their potential use in dermatology screening and diagnosis, including mobile apps for patient use.


One More Reason to Continue Drinking Coffee—It May Be Good for Your Skin

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(12):1385-1386. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.3300

Observation of Moderately Dysplastic Nevi With Positive Margins: Are We There Yet?

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(12):1387-1388. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.3303

Congenital Syphilis—Still a Shadow on the Land

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(12):1389-1390. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.3199

Staging Systems to Predict Metastatic Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma: Unsatisfactory for Clinical Use, but Some Less So?

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(12):1391-1392. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.3940
Original Investigation

Association of Caffeine Intake and Caffeinated Coffee Consumption With Risk of Incident Rosacea in Women

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(12):1394-1400. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.3301

This large cohort study of participants in the Nurses’ Health Study II evaluates the association between risk of incident rosacea in women and caffeine intake, including caffeinated coffee consumption.

Risk of Subsequent Cutaneous Melanoma in Moderately Dysplastic Nevi Excisionally Biopsied but With Positive Histologic Margins

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(12):1401-1408. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.3359

This multicenter cohort study examines the outcomes and risk for the development of subsequent cutaneous melanoma in moderately dysplastic nevi excisionally biopsied without residual clinical pigmentation but with positive histologic margins, observed for 3 years or more.

Utility of Laboratory Test Result Monitoring in Patients Taking Oral Terbinafine or Griseofulvin for Dermatophyte Infections

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(12):1409-1416. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.3578

This study assesses the rate and utility of monitoring laboratory test result abnormalities in adults and children taking terbinafine and griseofulvin for treatment of dermatophyte infections.

Association of Psoriasis With Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(12):1417-1423. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.3631

This systematic review and meta-analysis of 9 studies comprising more than 7 million patients examines the association between psoriasis and inflammatory bowel disease.

Association of APOA5 and APOC3 Genetic Polymorphisms With Severity of Hypertriglyceridemia in Patients With Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma Treated With Bexarotene

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(12):1424-1431. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.3679

This case series study examines the association between APOA5 and APOC3 polymorphisms and triglyceride levels in patients with cutaneous T-cell lymphoma before, during, and after treatment with bexarotene.

Assessment of Response to B-Cell Depletion Using Rituximab in Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(12):1432-1440. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.3793

This cohort study evaluates outcomes of rituximab treatment in patients with different clinical subtypes of cutaneous lupus erythematosus and associated systemic disease.

Association Between Market Competition and Prices of Generic Topical Dermatology Drugs

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(12):1441-1446. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.3798

This cost analysis uses National Average Drug Acquisition Cost data and US Food and Drug Administration Orange Book data to assess whether an association exists between changes in drug prices and the number of approved manufacturers for the most commonly prescribed topical dermatologic generic drugs.

Effect of Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection for Rejuvenation of Photoaged Facial Skin: A Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(12):1447-1452. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.3977

This randomized clinical trial investigates whether platelet-rich plasma injection improves the visual appearance, including texture and color, of photodamaged facial skin in adults with bilateral cheek rhytids of Glogau class II or greater.

Brief Report

Treatment of Severe Hailey-Hailey Disease With Apremilast

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(12):1453-1456. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.2191

This case series describes 4 adult patients who received apremilast (a phosphodiesterase-4 inhibitor) for treatment-resistant Hailey-Hailey disease.

Use of Multispectral Optoacoustic Tomography to Diagnose Vascular Malformations

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(12):1457-1462. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.3269

This pilot study evaluates the use of multispectral optoacoustic tomography for assessment of biomarkers among patients with arteriovenous and venous malformation.


Evaluation of Prevention Interventions for Taxane-Induced Dermatologic Adverse Events: A Systematic Review

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(12):1465-1472. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.3465

This systematic review summarizes evidence on the effectiveness and safety of current cryotherapy methods to prevent hair, skin, and nail changes associated with chemotherapy.

Images in Dermatology

Lipoid Proteinosis

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(12):1479-1480. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.3435

This case report describes a classic presentation of lipoid proteinosis.

Blistering Distal Dactylitis

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(12):1480. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.3345

This case report describes a case of blistering distal dactylitis.

JAMA Dermatology Clinicopathological Challenge

A Case of Pigmented Longitudinal Melanonychia

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(12):1473-1474. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.1894

A man in his 40s presented to the dermatology clinic for evaluation of a dark brown longitudinal pigment band covering his left second toenail; the lesion appeared 12 months prior, had been growing, and was asymptomatic. What is your diagnosis?

A White Patch on the Tongue

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(12):1475-1476. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.1571

An 80-year-old woman presented with an asymptomatic white patch affecting the tongue of 1 month’s duration; she had a 15-year history of oral lichen planus managed with treatment. What is your diagnosis?

Violaceous Patches in the Axilla

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(12):1477-1478. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.1901

A man in his 40s presented with dark red, circular lesions in his right axilla without pain, blisters, or other symptoms; after resolution with a topical cream, similar lesions appeared in his left axilla and inguinal folds 5 months later. What is your diagnosis?

JAMA Dermatology Patient Page

Pityriasis Rosea

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(12):1496. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.3290

This Patient Page provides information on pityriasis rosea, a common cutaneous erruption that is more prevelent in older children and young adults.

Research Letter

Effectiveness of the Tacrolimus Swish-and-Spit Treatment Regimen in Patients With Geographic Tongue

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(12):1481-1482. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.3806

This study evaluates the effectiveness of a twice daily tacrolimus swish-and-spit treatment regimen for geographic tongue.


Early Diagnosis of Skin Melanoma Metastasis by Means of Dermoscopy and Confocal Microscopy

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(12):1482-1485. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.2699

This case report describes the early diagnosis of skin melanoma metastasis by means of dermoscopy and confocal microscopy.

Cicatrizing Blepharoconjunctivitis Occurring During Dupilumab Treatment and a Proposed Algorithm for Its Management

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(12):1485-1486. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.3427

This case report describes a patient who developed cicatrizing blepharoconjunctivitis while undergoing dupilumab treatment and proposes an algorithm for the management of dupilumab-associated conjunctivitis.

Herpetic Whitlow—A Case of Inadvertent Inoculation With Melanoma Viral Therapy

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(12):1487-1488. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.3584

This case report describes an occurrence of herpetic whitlow following inadvertent inoculation with melanoma viral therapy

Comment & Response

Incomplete Data in Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma Staging System Analysis

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(12):1488. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.4015

Notice of Retraction and Replacement: Roscher et al. Validating 4 Staging Systems for Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma Using Population-Based Data: A Nested Case-Control Study. JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(4):428-434.

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(12):1488-1489. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.4023

This is a notice of the retraction and replacement for an article by Roscher et al. to correct errors detected throughout the text.

Incomplete Data in Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma Staging System Analysis—Reply

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(12):1489. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.4018
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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(12):1373. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.3869