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July 2021, Vol 157, No. 7, Pages 759-882


A Call to Action to Eliminate Indoor Tanning: Focus on Policy

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JAMA Dermatol. 2021;157(7):767-768. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2021.0874

This Viewpoint discusses legislative efforts to limit and ban indoor tanning among minors and calls on dermatologists to help confront the remaining challenges.


Two Trajectories to Melanoma on the Hands and Feet

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JAMA Dermatol. 2021;157(7):769-770. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2021.0792

Dermatology Advances Into an Era of Precision Medicine

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JAMA Dermatol. 2021;157(7):770-772. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2021.0024
Original Investigation

Assessment of Diagnostic Strategy for Mucous Membrane Pemphigoid

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JAMA Dermatol. 2021;157(7):780-787. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2021.1036

This cohort study examines the diagnostic accuracy of direct immunofluorescence microscopy on mucosal biopsy specimens and immunoserologic analysis in a large cohort of patients with suspected mucous membrane pemphigoid.

Evaluation of Topical Corticosteroid Use in Pregnancy and Risk of Newborns Being Small for Gestational Age and Having Low Birth Weight

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JAMA Dermatol. 2021;157(7):788-795. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2021.1090

This cohort study evaluates whether topical corticosteroid use in pregnancy is associated with increased risks of newborns being small for gestational age or of having low birth weight.

Internet-Delivered Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Atopic Dermatitis: A Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Dermatol. 2021;157(7):796-804. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2021.1450

This randomized clinical trial investigates the efficacy of a highly scalable internet-delivered cognitive behavior therapy for adults with atopic dermatitis.

Incidence of Venous Thromboembolism in Patients With Dermatologist-Diagnosed Chronic Inflammatory Skin Diseases

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JAMA Dermatol. 2021;157(7):805-816. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2021.1570

This cohort study examines the incidence of venous thromboembolism in patients with chronic inflammatory skin diseases.

Association of Granuloma Annulare With Type 2 Diabetes, Hyperlipidemia, Autoimmune Disorders, and Hematologic Malignant Neoplasms

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JAMA Dermatol. 2021;157(7):817-823. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2021.1805

This cohort study evaluates whether there is an association between granuloma annulare and type 2 diabetes, hyperlipidemia, autoimmune conditions, and hematologic malignant neoplasms.

Incidence and Prevalence of Granuloma Annulare in the United States

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JAMA Dermatol. 2021;157(7):824-830. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2021.1847

This cross-sectional study estimates the population-based incidence and prevalence of granuloma annulare in the United States and identifies the most commonly prescribed treatments.

Brief Report

A Mutational Survey of Acral Nevi

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JAMA Dermatol. 2021;157(7):831-835. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2021.0793

This cohort study performs targeted next-generation sequencing on a cohort of acral nevi to determine their mutational spectrum.

Evaluation of Crizotinib Treatment in a Patient With Unresectable GOPC-ROS1 Fusion Agminated Spitz Nevi

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JAMA Dermatol. 2021;157(7):836-841. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2021.0025

We present a case of extensive and aggressively recurrent facial agminated Spitz nevi associated with a GOPC-ROS1 kinase fusion and the response to systemic treatment with crizotinib.

Granulomatous Dermatitis Associated With Rubella Virus Infection in an Adult With Immunodeficiency

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JAMA Dermatol. 2021;157(7):842-847. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2021.1577

This Brief Report describes the identification of a novel rubella virus–associated granulomatous dermatitis mimicking both cutaneous sarcoidosis and CD8+ granulomatous cutaneous T-cell lymphoma in an older man with extensive cutaneous granulomas.


A Practical Approach to the Management of Digital Ulcers in Patients With Systemic Sclerosis: A Narrative Review

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JAMA Dermatol. 2021;157(7):851-858. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2021.1463

This narrative review discusses assessment and treatment of digital ulcers in patients with systemic sclerosis.

Images in Dermatology

Rupioid Psoriasis

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JAMA Dermatol. 2021;157(7):859. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2021.0451

This case report describes erythematous circular plaques, with thick concentric ring-like scale, widespread across the trunk and upper and lower limbs.

Secondary Anetoderma

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JAMA Dermatol. 2021;157(7):860. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2021.0440

This case report describes a man in his early 20s with skin-colored, round, well-circumscribed, finely wrinkled atrophic patches.

JAMA Dermatology Clinicopathological Challenge

Purpuric Edematous Nodules and Plaques in an Immunosuppressed Older Man

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JAMA Dermatol. 2021;157(7):866-867. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2021.1207

An immunosuppressed older man presents with dyspnea, edematous nodules on the right arm and hand, and purpuric plaques on the upper body. What is your diagnosis?

Pruritic Lichenified Plaques on the Legs of a Man

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JAMA Dermatol. 2021;157(7):868-869. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2021.1785

A man in his 50s presents with a history of pruritic lesions of the lower legs that were unresponsive to topical corticosteroid therapy. Examination results show multiple lichenified and ulcerated papules and nodules, occasional tense blisters, and mild toenail dystrophy. The patient also has a family history of similar cutaneous lesions in his father, brother, and cousin. What is your diagnosis?

Research Letter

Skin Cancer Telemedicine Medical Malpractice Risk

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JAMA Dermatol. 2021;157(7):870-871. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2021.1475

This database study analyzes the risk of medical malpractice associated with the use of telemedicine for the diagnosis or management of skin cancer.

Dermatologists’ Perspectives on Artificial Intelligence and Augmented Intelligence — A Cross-sectional Survey

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JAMA Dermatol. 2021;157(7):871-874. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2021.1685

This cross-sectional survey finds that most dermatologists are receptive to assistance from AI tools and envision a role for augmented intelligence in clinical practice, but they also value the physician-patient relationship and human accuracy.

Barriers to Physician-Based Skin Examinations for Adolescent and Young Adult Survivors of Melanoma in the Project Forward Study

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JAMA Dermatol. 2021;157(7):874-876. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2021.1850

This cross-sectional study examines associations between barriers and lack of physician-based skin examinations in a population-based sample of young melanoma survivors.

Cost of Treatment of Benign and Premalignant Lesions During Skin Cancer Screening

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JAMA Dermatol. 2021;157(7):876-879. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2021.1953

This cross-sectional study examines the costs of skin cancer detection and screening via total body skin examination.


Treatment of Chronic Pruritus With Medical Marijuana

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JAMA Dermatol. 2021;157(7):879-880. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2021.1194

This case report describes an African American woman in her 60s with chronic, severe recalcitrant pruritus with associated lichen amyloidosis secondary to primary sclerosing cholangitis.

Use of Tofacitinib, 2%, Ointment for Periorbital Discoid Lupus Erythematosus

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JAMA Dermatol. 2021;157(7):880-882. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2021.1198

This case report describes a woman in her 70s with systemic, discoid, and subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus with a pruritic and painful periorbital eruption.

JAMA Dermatology Masthead

JAMA Dermatology

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JAMA Dermatol. 2021;157(7):759. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2020.3890