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June 2018, Vol 154, No. 6, Pages 639-744

In This Issue of JAMA Dermatology


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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(6):639. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.3838

Good to Begin Well, Better to End Well

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(6):653. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.0558

Quality of Life and the Dermatologist

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(6):654-655. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.0001

This Editorial discusses factors that affect quality of life in those with vascular malformations, and dermatologists’ goal of improving these aspects for patients.

Minoxidil for Endocrine Therapy–Induced Alopecia in Women With Breast Cancer—Saint Agatha’s Blessing?

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(6):656-658. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.0453
Original Investigation

Vascular Malformations and Health-Related Quality of Life: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(6):661-669. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.0002

This systematic review and meta-analysis uses validated health-related quality-of-life instruments to compare the health-related quality of life of patients with vascular malformations with that of the US general population.

Endocrine Therapy–Induced Alopecia in Patients With Breast Cancer

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(6):670-675. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.0454

This cohort study describes clinical features, quality of life, and response to minoxidil among female patients with breast cancer who have endocrine therapy–induced alopecia.

Efficacy of Guselkumab Compared With Adalimumab and Placebo for Psoriasis in Specific Body Regions: A Secondary Analysis of 2 Randomized Clinical Trials

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(6):676-683. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.0793

This secondary analysis of 2 randomized clinical trials evaluates the effect of guselkumab vs adalimumab or placebo on psoriasis in specific difficult-to-treat body regions.

Interest and Uptake of MC1R Testing for Melanoma Risk in a Diverse Primary Care Population: A Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(6):684-693. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.0592

This randomized clinical trial examines the prevalence of interest in and uptake of MC1R testing in the general population and examines patterns across demographic and skin cancer risk factors.

Cost-effectiveness of Skin Cancer Referral and Consultation Using Teledermoscopy in Australia

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(6):694-700. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.0855

This study uses a decision-analytic model to assess the cost-effectiveness of teledermoscopy as a referral mechanism for skin cancer diagnosis and management in Australia.

Association of Nodal Metastasis and Mortality With Vermilion vs Cutaneous Lip Location in Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Lip

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(6):701-707. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.0792

This cohort study of patients with cutaneous squamous cell carcinomas of the lip evaluates the risk differences for recurrence, metastasis, and death in tumors of the vermilion vs cutaneous lip locations.

Brief Report

Assessment of Frontalis Myocutaneous Transposition Flap for Forehead Reconstruction After Mohs Surgery

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(6):708-711. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.1213

This case series of 12 patients with large, deep forehead defects secondary to Mohs surgery assesses whether the frontalis myocutaneous transposition flap represents a good alternative for the reconstruction of forehead defects.

Autoimmune Diseases in Patients With Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(6):712-716. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.0616

This cross-sectional study examines the prevalence and risk factors of having coexisting autoimmune conditions in patients with cutaneous lupus erythematosus.

JAMA Dermatology Clinicopathological Challenge

Gray-Brown Patches on the Face of a 62-Year-Old Woman

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(6):717-718. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.5831

A 62-year-old woman with a history of rosacea and melasma presented with worsening gray-brown patches on the face; no oral or other cutaneous lesions were reported. What is your diagnosis?

Erosive Patches on Bilateral Nipples

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(6):719-720. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.5640

A young woman presented with painless erythematous erosive patches on both nipples 3 months after a bite during sexual intercourse. What is your diagnosis?

Intertriginous Multiple Reddish-Brown Papulonodules

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(6):721-722. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.5833

A teenaged male with a 7-year medical history of polydipsia and polyuria, central diabetes insipidus, growth retardation, and hypothyroidism presented with numerous asymptomatic reddish-brownish papules, nodules, and plaques over his whole body. What is your diagnosis?

Research Letter

Atorvastatin in Combination With Narrowband UV-B in Adult Patients With Active Vitiligo: A Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(6):725-726. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.6401

This randomized clinical trial evaluates the use of atorvastatin combined with narrowband UV-B therapy vs narrowband UV-B therapy alone in adult patients with active vitiligo.

Timing and Number of Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinomas in Transplant Recipients

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(6):727-728. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.0856

This cohort study of 3652 recipients of solid organ transplants examines the timing and number of cutaneous squamous cell carcinomas that developed after transplantation.

Potential Association of Anti-CCR4 Antibody Mogamulizumab and Graft-vs-Host Disease in Patients With Mycosis Fungoides and Sézary Syndrome

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(6):728-730. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.0884

This case series describes the occurrence of graft-vs-host-disease (GVHD) in patients with cutaneous T-cell lymphomas (CTCLs) treated with the CC chemokine receptor 4 (CCR4) antibody mogalizumab prior to allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT).

Assessment of Smartphone Application for Teaching Intuitive Visual Diagnosis of Melanoma

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(6):730-731. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.1525

This diagnostic study compares the training efficacy of a novel web-based application to the publicly available Internet Curriculum For Melanoma Early Detection Skin Education Series to determine if intuitive visual diagnosis training is superior to a traditional rule-based algorithm in the diagnosis of melanomas.


Carvedilol for Treatment of Red Vulva Syndrome

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(6):731-733. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.0246

This case report describes 2 patients with red vulva syndrome treated with carvedilol.

Improvement in Ulcerative Necrobiosis Lipoidica After Janus Kinase–Inhibitor Therapy for Polycythemia Vera

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(6):733-734. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.0756

This case report describes a patient whose ulcerative necrobiosis lipoidica improved after being treated for a different condition, polycythemia vera, with Janus kinase inhibitor.

A Case of Recurrent Unilateral Periorbital Edema Associated With Subcutaneous Cysticercosis

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(6):734-735. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.0618

This case report describes a patient with recurrent unilateral periorbital edema caused by subcutaneous cysticercosis.

Intralesional Deoxycholic Acid Treatment for Fibrofatty Residua of Involuted Infantile Hemangiomas: A Novel Therapeutic Approach

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(6):735-737. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.0617

This case report describes a patient treated with intralesional deoxycholic acid for fibrofatty residua of involuted infantile hemangiomas.

Sulfur Ointment Treatment of Cutaneous Myiasis Caused by the Tumbu Fly

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(6):737-738. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.0451

This case report describes a patient treated with sulfur ointment for cutaneous myiasis caused by the tumbu fly.

Comment & Response

Knowledge Removes Discomfort

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(6):738-739. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.0852

Knowledge Removes Discomfort—Reply

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(6):739. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.0851

Incorrect Denominator

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(6):739. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.2035
Notable Notes

Thomas Hindson and His Discovery of Ascorbic Acid to Treat Prickly Heat

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(6):675. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.0449

Island Pedicle Flap—Its Place in History

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(6):683. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.0450

Endurance—Frostbite, Then and Now

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(6):707. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.0734

“What’s in a Name?”—The Story Behind the Eponym Munchausen

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(6):716. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.0735
JAMA Dermatology Patient Page

Immunotherapy and Skin Side Effects

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(6):744. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.0269

This Patient Page defines the cancer treatment immunotherapy and describes its potential side effects, particularly of the skin.

JAMA Dermatology Masthead

JAMA Dermatology

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JAMA Dermatol. 2018;154(6):643. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.3839