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January 16, 2019
Editorial

Dermatologists and Antibiotics—Reflecting on Our Habits, the Evidence, and Next Steps

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JAMA Dermatol. Published online January 16, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.4877
Original Investigation

Trends in Oral Antibiotic Prescription in Dermatology, 2008 to 2016

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JAMA Dermatol. Published online January 16, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.4944

This repeated cross-sectional analysis of antibiotic prescribing by dermatologists characterizes the use of antibiotics in dermatology, including changes over time, from 2008 to 2016.

Comparison of Running Cutaneous Suture Spacing During Linear Wound Closures and the Effect on Wound Cosmesis of the Face and Neck: A Randomized Clinical Trial

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JAMA Dermatol. Published online January 16, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.5057

This randomized clinical trial uses a split-wound/split-scar model to compare the outcomes and wound cosmesis achieved with running cutaneous sutures spaced 2 vs 5 mm apart.

Brief Report

Assessment of a Bidirectional Association Between Major Depressive Disorder and Alopecia Areata

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JAMA Dermatol. Published online January 16, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.4398

This cohort study of over 6 million patients uses data from The Health Improvement Network in the United Kingdom to assess the bidirectional association between major depressive disorder and alopecia areata.

Images in Dermatology

Systemic Amyloidosis

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JAMA Dermatol. Published online January 16, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.4413

This case report describes a patient with systemic amyloidosis.

JAMA Dermatology Clinicopathological Challenge

Flexural Hyperpigmentation With Reticulation in an Adolescent Girl

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JAMA Dermatol. Published online January 16, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.5033

An adolescent girl with polycystic ovarian syndrome presented with hyperpigmented skin lesions on her neck, upper limbs, and trunk, which had begun 6 months previously as recurrent pruritic erythematous papules that subsided leaving brownish-bluish black hyperpigmentation. What is your diagnosis?

Research Letter

Sex and Racial/Ethnic Diversity of US Medical Students and Their Exposure to Dermatology Programs

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JAMA Dermatol. Published online January 16, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.5025

This study characterizes sex and racial/ethnic discrepancies in exposure to dermatology among US medical students.

Observation

A Case of Pansclerotic Morphea Treated With Tocilizumab

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JAMA Dermatol. Published online January 16, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.5040

This case report describes a patient with pansclerotic morphea treated with tocilizumab.

January 9, 2019
Editorial

Diagnostic Criteria and Phenotypes of Pemphigoid and the Association With Gliptins

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JAMA Dermatol. Published online January 9, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.4847
Original Investigation

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

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JAMA Dermatol. Published online January 9, 2019. 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. Published online January 9, 2019. 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. Published online January 9, 2019. 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.

Brief Report

Evaluation of the Response of Unresectable Primary Cutaneous Melanoma to Immunotherapy Visualized With Reflectance Confocal Microscopy: A Report of 2 Cases

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JAMA Dermatol. Published online January 9, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.3688

This case report study describes 2 patients with locally advanced primary melanomas and the use of reflectance confocal microscopy for imaging of cutaneous involvement and disease monitoring.

Research Letter

Supplementing Dermatology Physician Resident Education in Vasculitis and Autoimmune Connective Tissue Disease: A Prospective Study of an Online Curriculum

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JAMA Dermatol. Published online January 9, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.4837

This prospective study examines the influence of an online curriculum in residents’ knowledge of cutaneous manifestations of vasculitis and autoimmune connective tissue diseases.

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

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JAMA Dermatol. Published online January 9, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.4813

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

Comment & Response

Endemic Human Cutaneous Leishmaniasis Incidence in the United States

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JAMA Dermatol. Published online January 9, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.4951

Endemic Human Cutaneous Leishmaniasis Incidence in the United States—Reply

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JAMA Dermatol. Published online January 9, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.4376
January 2, 2019
Editorial

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

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JAMA Dermatol. Published online January 2, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.4157
Original Investigation

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. Published online January 2, 2019. 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. Published online January 2, 2019. 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.

Review

Imatinib Treatment for Locally Advanced or Metastatic Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans: A Systematic Review

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JAMA Dermatol. Published online January 2, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.4940

This systematic review evaluates the use of imatinib to treat locally advanced or metastatic dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans.

Images in Dermatology

Oral Kaposi Sarcoma

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JAMA Dermatol. Published online January 2, 2019. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.4079

This case report describes a man in his 50s with a hemorrhagic nodule on his left lower cheek that developed at the site of an abrasion from a motor vehicle crash.

Research Letter

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

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JAMA Dermatol. Published online January 2, 2019. 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.

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