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May 2021, Vol 157, No. 5, Pages 494-605


An Approach to Examining Tightly Coiled Hair Among Patients With Hair Loss in Race-Discordant Patient-Physician Interactions

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JAMA Dermatol. 2021;157(5):505-506. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2021.0338

This Viewpoint proposes an approach for examining patients with hair loss who have tightly coiled hairstyles to ensure a positive patient-physician interaction.


JAMA Dermatology—The Year in Review, 2020

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JAMA Dermatol. 2021;157(5):507-509. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2021.0275

The Important Role of Dermatologists in Public Education on Sunscreens

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JAMA Dermatol. 2021;157(5):509-511. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2020.5393

Early Detection of Melanoma: Rethinking the Outcomes That Matter

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JAMA Dermatol. 2021;157(5):511-513. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2020.5650

Mohs Micrographic Surgery for Melanoma—Do Outcomes Vary Among Treatment Facilities?

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JAMA Dermatol. 2021;157(5):513-515. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2021.0022
Original Investigation

Efficiency of Detecting New Primary Melanoma Among Individuals Treated in a High-risk Clinic for Skin Surveillance

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JAMA Dermatol. 2021;157(5):521-530. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2020.5651

This cohort study evaluates whether the favorable excision rates and melanoma early detection outcomes of a previously developed, structured skin surveillance program are replicable and sustainable in the longer term when implemented in other centers for people at high risk of melanoma.

Association of Treatment Facility Characteristics With Overall Survival After Mohs Micrographic Surgery for T1a-T2a Invasive Melanoma

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JAMA Dermatol. 2021;157(5):531-539. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2021.0023

This cohort study compares survival rates among differing facility types and volumes in patients who undergo Mohs micrographic surgery for nonmetastatic melanoma.

Association Between Surgical Margins Larger Than 1 cm and Overall Survival in Patients With Merkel Cell Carcinoma

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JAMA Dermatol. 2021;157(5):540-548. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2021.0247

This cohort study uses data from the National Cancer Database to assess whether local excision with larger clinical margins combined with adjuvant radiotherapy are associated with improvements in overall survival among adult patients with localized Merkel cell carcinoma.

Association Between Topical Calcineurin Inhibitor Use and Risk of Cancer, Including Lymphoma, Keratinocyte Carcinoma, and Melanoma: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

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JAMA Dermatol. 2021;157(5):549-558. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2021.0345

This systematic review and meta-analysis evaluates the association between use of topical calcineurin inhibitors and risk of cancer in patients with atopic dermatitis.

Ten-Year Follow-up of Persons With Sun-Damaged Skin Associated With Subsequent Development of Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma

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JAMA Dermatol. 2021;157(5):559-565. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2021.0372

This cohort study estimates the risk up to 10 years and identified risk factors for cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma development in patients with actinic keratosis.

Clinical Features, Prognostic Factors, and Treatment Interventions for Ulceration in Patients With Infantile Hemangioma

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JAMA Dermatol. 2021;157(5):566-572. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2021.0469

This cohort study examines the time to healing in patients receiving treatment for ulcerated infantile hemangiomas.

Brief Report

Perceived Usefulness and Recall of Sunscreen Label Information by Consumers

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JAMA Dermatol. 2021;157(5):573-576. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2020.5394

This qualitative study assesses consumers’ perceived importance of the active ingredients when selecting a sunscreen product and their ability to recall active ingredients after viewing both a current and a proposed sunscreen label.

Patterns of Cutaneous and Noncutaneous Immune-Related Adverse Events Among Patients With Advanced Cancer

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JAMA Dermatol. 2021;157(5):577-582. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2021.0326

This cohort study examines the incidence of noncutaneous immune-related adverse events in patients with cancer who have developed cutaneous immune-related adverse events during therapy with immune-checkpoint inhibitors.

Efficacy and Safety of Topical Timolol for the Treatment of Infantile Hemangioma in the Early Proliferative Stage: A Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Dermatol. 2021;157(5):583-587. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2021.0596

This randomized clinical trial evaluates the efficacy and safety of timolol maleate solution, 0.5%, for the early treatment of infantile hemangioma in infants younger than 60 days.

Images in Dermatology

Acute Generalized Exanthematous Pustulosis

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JAMA Dermatol. 2021;157(5):589. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2020.5187

The case report describes erythroderma with numerous monomorphous superficial pustules that favored intertriginous areas.

Neonatal Lupus Erythematosus

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JAMA Dermatol. 2021;157(5):590. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2021.0041

This case report describes annular erythematous plaques with central clearing, including some with trailing scale and hemorrhage.

JAMA Dermatology Clinicopathological Challenge

Progressive Papular Eruption of the Distal Upper Extremities in a Patient With Asymptomatic Papules

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JAMA Dermatol. 2021;157(5):591-592. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2021.0188

A woman in her 30s presents with a history of slowly expanding asymptomatic reddish-brown papules on her dorsal hands and forearms. Laboratory tests are unremarkable. What is your diagnosis?

Corrugated Indurated Short Cords on the Neck of a Teenage Girl

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JAMA Dermatol. 2021;157(5):593-594. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2021.0433

A teenage girl presents with corrugated, elevated, and indurated short cords in the front of the neck surrounded by sclerotic skin. No other similar lesions are found on the body. What is your diagnosis?

Research Letter

Dermatologist Perceptions of Teledermatology Implementation and Future Use After COVID-19: Demographics, Barriers, and Insights

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JAMA Dermatol. 2021;157(5):595-597. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2021.0195

This article describes the results of a survey of dermatologists regarding the implementation and possible future use of telehealth appointments for common skin complaints.

Use of Active Comparator Trials for Topical Medications in Dermatology

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JAMA Dermatol. 2021;157(5):597-599. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2021.0356

This cross-sectional study evaluates the use and trends of active comparator trial designs in dermatology.

Association Between Systemic Corticosteroid Treatment for Cutaneous Immune-Related Adverse Events and Survival Outcomes in Patients With Advanced Cancer

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JAMA Dermatol. 2021;157(5):599-602. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2021.0727

This cohort study investigates the association of systemic corticosteroid exposures with infectious complications and survival outcomes among patients with a cutaneous immune-related adverse event.


Case of Antiplakin Dermatosis

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JAMA Dermatol. 2021;157(5):602-603. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2021.0134

This case report describes a 39-year-old woman with intractable mucocutaneous lesions and small bullae, erosions, and crusts.

Reactive Infectious Mucocutaneous Eruption Associated With SARS-CoV-2 Infection

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JAMA Dermatol. 2021;157(5):603-605. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2021.0385

This case report describes a 17-year-old patient with confirmed SARS-CoV-2 infection with erosions of the vermilion lips and hard palate, circumferential erythematous erosions of the periurethral glans penis, and small vesicles on the trunk and upper extremities.


Error in Author Byline

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JAMA Dermatol. 2021;157(5):605. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2021.0497

Error in Introduction Section

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JAMA Dermatol. 2021;157(5):605. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2021.1414

Error in Figure

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JAMA Dermatol. 2021;157(5):605. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2021.1485
Peer Reviewers List

JAMA Dermatology Peer Reviewers in 2020

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JAMA Dermatol. 2021;157(5):e210128. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2021.0128
JAMA Dermatology Masthead

JAMA Dermatology

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JAMA Dermatol. 2021;157(5):494. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2020.3878