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August 2019 - January 1920




February 2019, Vol 155, No. 2, Pages 137-260

In This Issue of JAMA Dermatology


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JAMA Dermatol. 2019;155(2):137. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.3498

Improving Dermatologic Care for Sexual and Gender Minority Patients Through Routine Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Data Collection

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JAMA Dermatol. 2019;155(2):145-146. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.3909

This Viewpoint explores the routine collection of sexual orientation and gender identity data in dermatology settings to address health disparities faced by sexual and gender minority patients.


Diagnostic Criteria and Phenotypes of Pemphigoid and the Association With Gliptins

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JAMA Dermatol. 2019;155(2):147-148. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.4847

Cherry Angiomas—Further Expanding the Phenotype With Somatic GNAQ and GNA11 Mutations

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JAMA Dermatol. 2019;155(2):148-149. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.4157
Original Investigation

Assessment of Diagnostic Strategy for Early Recognition of Bullous and Nonbullous Variants of Pemphigoid

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JAMA Dermatol. 2019;155(2):158-165. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.4390

This study analyzes the direct immunofluorescence and serologic data from 1125 consecutive patients for diagnosing pemphigoid, a cutaneous autoimmune disease that primarily affects older people.

Assessment of the Prevalence of Mucosal Involvement in Bullous Pemphigoid

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JAMA Dermatol. 2019;155(2):166-171. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.5049

This cohort study examines the prevalence and distribution of mucosal involvement among patients with bullous pemphigoid.

Association of Dipeptidyl Peptidase 4 Inhibitor Use With Risk of Bullous Pemphigoid in Patients With Diabetes

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JAMA Dermatol. 2019;155(2):172-177. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.4556

This case-control study examines the association between the use of dipeptidyl peptidase 4 inhibitors and the risk of developing bullous pemphigoid in patients with diabetes.

Association Between Atopic Dermatitis and Suicidality: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

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JAMA Dermatol. 2019;155(2):178-187. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.4566

This systematic review and meta-analysis synthesizes the available literature to evaluate the association between atopic dermatitis and suicidality.

Risk Factors of Subsequent Primary Melanomas in Austria

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JAMA Dermatol. 2019;155(2):188-195. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.4645

This case-control study assesses the risk factors for multiple primary melanomas in a cohort of patients with a histologically confirmed diagnosis of first melanoma.

Assessment of the Timing of Milestone Clinical Events in Patients With Epidermolysis Bullosa From North America

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JAMA Dermatol. 2019;155(2):196-203. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.4673

This cohort study uses data from the Epidermolysis Bullosa Clinical Characterization and Outcomes Database to analyze the timing of clinical diagnosis and major clinical events in patients with epidermolysis bullosa from North America.

Efficacy of Transplantation of Combination of Noncultured Dermal and Epidermal Cell Suspension vs Epidermal Cell Suspension Alone in Vitiligo: A Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Dermatol. 2019;155(2):204-210. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.4919

This randomized clinical trial compares the efficacy of transplantation of noncultured epidermal suspension plus noncultured dermal cell suspension vs noncultured epidermal suspension alone in patients with vitiligo.

Brief Report

Use of Targeted Next-Generation Sequencing to Identify Activating Hot Spot Mutations in Cherry Angiomas

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JAMA Dermatol. 2019;155(2):211-215. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.4231

This case series study examines 10 biopsy specimens obtained from cherry angiomas to investigate mutational patterns that are shared by cherry angiomas and malignant neoplasms.

Association of Transient Palmoplantar Keratoderma With Clinical and Immunologic Characteristics of Bullous Pemphigoid

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JAMA Dermatol. 2019;155(2):216-220. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.4084

This case series study of 6 patients describes the clinical and immunologic characteristics of bullous pemphigoid associated with transient palmoplantar keratoderma.

Association of Noninfectious Pneumonia With Ustekinumab Use

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JAMA Dermatol. 2019;155(2):221-224. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.4118

This study examines the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System and PubMed databases for cases of noninfectious pneumonia acquired after FDA approval of the drug ustekinumab.


Utility of Naltrexone Treatment for Chronic Inflammatory Dermatologic Conditions: A Systematic Review

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JAMA Dermatol. 2019;155(2):229-236. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.4093

This systematic review examines the literature on low- and high-dose naltrexone to summarize evidence about the drug’s potential use in treatment of chronic inflammatory conditions of the skin.

Images in Dermatology

Suction Blisters

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JAMA Dermatol. 2019;155(2):237. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.3277

This case report describes the occurrence of suction blisters following the use of a handheld pump used to apply suction to the skin.

Ulcerative Sarcoidosis

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JAMA Dermatol. 2019;155(2):238. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.3597

This case report describes a woman in her 50s with a 2-year history of a large, shallow ulcer of the scalp.

JAMA Dermatology Clinicopathological Challenge

Disseminated Vegetating Plaques and Pustules

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JAMA Dermatol. 2019;155(2):243-244. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.3708

A teenaged male in Kenya presented with painful vegetating, bleeding plaques and pustules on his face, scalp, trunk, and extremities. He continued to develop new lesions despite prescribed daily medications. He was HIV negative. What is your diagnosis?

Bilateral Round Scar-like Lesions on the Face of a Young Man

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JAMA Dermatol. 2019;155(2):245-246. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.3899

A 26-year-old man presents with a several-year history of persistent round lesions with a scar-like appearance on his face. What is your diagnosis?

Erythematous Papule on the Glans Penis

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JAMA Dermatol. 2019;155(2):247-248. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.4445

A 60-year-old man with a history of IgA kappa multiple myeloma was referred for evaluation of an indolent, erythematous papule on his glans penis of 2 weeks’ duration; he denied sexual risk behavior and reported no recent changes in medication. What is your diagnosis?

Research Letter

Clinical Characterization of Immunotherapy-Related Pruritus Among Patients Seen in 2 Oncodermatology Clinics

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JAMA Dermatol. 2019;155(2):249-251. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.4560

This cohort study assesses self-reported quality of life among patients referred to oncodermatology clinics for pruritus associated with immunotherapy.

Demographics, Comorbid Conditions, and Outcomes of Patients With Nonuremic Calciphylaxis

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JAMA Dermatol. 2019;155(2):251-252. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.4937

This study analyzes medical records of patients with nonuremic calciphylaxis from the University of Washington Hospital System to evaluate demographic characteristics, comorbid conditions, and outcomes.

Understanding Perceived Barriers of Minority Medical Students Pursuing a Career in Dermatology

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JAMA Dermatol. 2019;155(2):252-254. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.4813

This survey study evaluates the perceived barriers of minority medical students pursuing a career in dermatology.


Recalcitrant Vulvar Lichen Sclerosus Treated With Erbium YAG Laser

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JAMA Dermatol. 2019;155(2):254-256. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.4461

This case report describes 2 patients with recalcitrant vulvar lichen sclerosus treated with erbium YAG laser

Genotype-Guided Medical Treatment of an Arteriovenous Malformation in a Child

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JAMA Dermatol. 2019;155(2):256-257. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.4653

This case report describes the use of genotype-guided medical treatment of an arteriovenous malformation in a child.

Consanguinity and Double Recessive Gene Pathology: Cutis Laxa (PYCR1) and Nephrotic Syndrome (PLCE1)

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JAMA Dermatol. 2019;155(2):257-259. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.4665

This case report describes a 1-year-old child of consanguineous birth with double recessive gene pathology, both cutis laxa (PYCR1) and nephrotic syndrome (PLCE1).

Comment & Response

Endemic Human Cutaneous Leishmaniasis Incidence in the United States

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JAMA Dermatol. 2019;155(2):259-260. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.4951

Endemic Human Cutaneous Leishmaniasis Incidence in the United States—Reply

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JAMA Dermatol. 2019;155(2):260. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.4376
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JAMA Dermatol. 2019;155(2):139. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.3499