Accepted for Publication: October 21, 2014.
Published Online: December 10, 2014. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.4576.
Study concept and design: Oliveria, Selvam, Marchetti, Dasgeb, Halpern.
Acquisition, analysis, or interpretation of data: Oliveria, Selvam, Mehregan, Marchetti, Divan, Dasgeb.
Drafting of the manuscript: Oliveria, Marchetti, Dasgeb, Halpern.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Oliveria, Selvam, Mehregan, Marchetti, Divan, Dasgeb.
Statistical analysis: Oliveria, Selvam, Marchetti, Divan.
Obtained funding: Halpern.
Administrative, technical, or material support: Oliveria, Selvam, Mehregan.
Study supervision: Oliveria, Selvam, Mehregan, Halpern.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None reported.
Funding/Support: This study was supported in part by the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases of the National Institutes of Health under award R01-AR049342.
Role of the Sponsor: The funder had no role in the design and conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis, and interpretation of the data; preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript; and decision to submit the manuscript for publication.
Disclaimer: The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health.
Additional Contributions: Ashfaq Marghoob, MD, Dermatology Service, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, provided input on the study design and analysis, as well as feedback during manuscript preparation. He was not compensated for his contributions.