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August 2020 - January 1920




August 2020, Vol 156, No. 8, Pages 834-926


Gene Expression Profile Testing for Thin Melanoma: Evidence to Support Clinical Use Remains Thin

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JAMA Dermatol. 2020;156(8):837-838. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2020.0894

This Viewpoint discusses thin melanoma and the current evidence on the use of gene expression profile testing to guide treatment and follow-up care.


Pathogenesis-Based Therapy With Repurposed Biologics for Monogenic Inflammatory Skin Disorders

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JAMA Dermatol. 2020;156(8):839-841. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2020.1018

Diet and Acne—Challenges of Translating Nutritional Epidemiologic Research Into Clinical Practice

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JAMA Dermatol. 2020;156(8):841-843. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2020.1601
Original Investigation

Assessment of Overall and Specific Cancer Risks in Patients With Hidradenitis Suppurativa

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JAMA Dermatol. 2020;156(8):844-853. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2020.1422

This population-based study examines the prevalence of cancer in patients with hidradenitis suppurativa.

Association Between Adult Acne and Dietary Behaviors: Findings From the NutriNet-Santé Prospective Cohort Study

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JAMA Dermatol. 2020;156(8):854-862. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2020.1602

This cross-sectional study examines the dietary patterns of adults with current acne.

Efficacy and Safety of Abrocitinib in Patients With Moderate-to-Severe Atopic Dermatitis: A Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Dermatol. 2020;156(8):863-873. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2020.1406

This randomized clinical trial investigates the efficacy and safety of abrocitinib in adolescents and adults with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis.

The Burden of Skin and Subcutaneous Diseases in the United States From 1990 to 2017

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JAMA Dermatol. 2020;156(8):874-881. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2020.1573

This cohort study reports the trends and variations in skin and subcutaneous diseases, along with malignant melanoma and keratinocyte carcinoma, in the 50 states and the District of Columbia for the past 3 decades.

Association of Multiple Aggregated Yellow-White Globules With Nonpigmented Basal Cell Carcinoma

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JAMA Dermatol. 2020;156(8):882-890. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2020.1450

This case-control study assesses multiple aggregated yellow-white globules as a diagnostic feature for basal cell carcinoma.

Association Between Medication Use and Bullous Pemphigoid: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

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JAMA Dermatol. 2020;156(8):891-900. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2020.1587

This systematic review and meta-analysis assesses the association of the use of certain classes of medications among patients and the development of bullous pemphigoid.

Creation and Validation of Classification Criteria for Discoid Lupus Erythematosus

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JAMA Dermatol. 2020;156(8):901-906. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2020.1698

This diagnostic study uses 12 previously defined candidate criteria items to create and validate classification criteria for discoid lupus erythematosus in an international set of patients from academic dermatology centers.

Brief Report

Secukinumab Therapy for Netherton Syndrome

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JAMA Dermatol. 2020;156(8):907-911. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2020.1019

This case series evaluates the clinical response to treatment with the interleukin 17 antagonist secukinumab in patients with Netherton syndrome.

Images in Dermatology

Erythema Gyratum Repens

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JAMA Dermatol. 2020;156(8):912. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2020.1694

This case report describes a man in his 80s who had a serpiginous eruption on his trunk and extremities with a scaly collarette that resembled wood grain.

JAMA Dermatology Clinicopathological Challenge

A Micaceous Plaque on the Elbow of an Older Adult

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JAMA Dermatol. 2020;156(8):913-914. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2020.1960

An older adult presents with a solitary, well-circumscribed pink plaque with overlying yellow-white micaceous scale on the elbow at the site of a prior injury. What is your diagnosis?

Research Letter

Dermatoscopic Evaluation of Central Centrifugal Cicatricial Alopecia Beyond the Vertex Scalp

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JAMA Dermatol. 2020;156(8):916-918. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2020.1287

This cross-sectional study assesses the dermatoscopic findings of central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia beyond the vertex scalp.

Use of Adjuvant Radiotherapy in the Treatment of High-risk Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma With Perineural Invasion

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JAMA Dermatol. 2020;156(8):918-921. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2020.1984

This cohort study compares the use of adjuvant radiotherapy following surgery with surgery alone in patients treated for cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma with perineural invasion.


Use of Etanercept in a Series of Pediatric Patients With Stevens-Johnson Syndrome–Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis Spectrum Disease

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JAMA Dermatol. 2020;156(8):921-922. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2019.3731

This case series study describes the use of etanercept in 4 pediatric patients with Stevens-Johnson syndrome–toxic epidermal necrolysis spectrum disease.

Clinicopathologic Aspects of a Papulovesicular Eruption in a Patient With COVID-19

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JAMA Dermatol. 2020;156(8):922-924. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2020.1966

A man in his 60s presented with numerous pseudovesicular papules on the trunk 12 hours after the initiation of treatment for COVID-19.

Comment & Response

Evaluation of the Merits and Limitations of Evidence-Based Medicine

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JAMA Dermatol. 2020;156(8):924-925. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2020.1940

Evaluation of the Merits and Limitations of Evidence-Based Medicine

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JAMA Dermatol. 2020;156(8):925. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2020.1943

Evaluation of the Merits and Limitations of Evidence-Based Medicine—Reply

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JAMA Dermatol. 2020;156(8):925-926. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2019.4856
JAMA Dermatology Masthead

JAMA Dermatology

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JAMA Dermatol. 2020;156(8):834. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2019.3030