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Skin Lesions as a Presenting Feature of MASS Phenotype Marfan Syndrome

This case report describes a patient with unusual atrophic skin patches diagnosed as the Mitral valve, Aorta, Skin and Skeletal (MASS) phenotype of Marfan syndrome with an underlying FBN1 mutation.

Telaprevir-Associated Morbilliform Eruption

This case series describes 8 patients with a telaprevir-associated morbilliform eruption who were able to continue antiviral therapy with dermatologic consultation and treatment including antihistamines, topical corticosteroids, and emollient creams.

D-Dimer Levels and Cutaneous Disease Activity

This case report describes a woman with cutaneous polyarteritis nodosa and a man with recurrent urticaria in whom D-dimer levels rose and fell with disease activity and remission.

Persistence of Mild to Moderate Atopic Dermatitis

This cohort study describes the natural history of atopic dermatitis in children.

BRAFV600E Nevi Status in BRAF-Inhibitor Treatment

This case report describes involution of nevi with BRAFV600E mutations in a patient undergoing BRAFV600E inhibitor therapy, and growth or no change in wild type nevi.

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Interview with Mina S. Ally, BSc, MBBS, author of The Use of Vismodegib to Shrink Keratocystic Odontogenic Tumors in Patients With Basal Cell Nevus Syndrome


The Use of Vismodegib to Shrink Keratocystic Odontogenic Tumors in Patients With Basal Cell Nevus Syndrome

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Hydraulic Expulsion of Tumbu Fly Larvae (01:34)

Local infiltration of lidocaine, 1%, with 1:100 000 epinephrine at the base of the nodule was sufficient to expel 2 of the larvae without further manipulation.

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JAMA Dermatology Patient Page

morphea Lupus is an autoimmune disease which can affect patients internally and externally; most patients have some form of skin involvement. In this month's Patient Information Page, we present information about the various types of skin lupus, including acute lupus, subacute lupus, and chronic skin lupus (such as discoid lupus).

Call for Notable Notes

We are welcoming submissions of brief but interesting factoids, anecdotes, observations, quotes, or other notable information related to the field of dermatology. The brief submissions must be in the following format:

  1. May include a small image, photo, or drawing (please note that this will be reduced in size to fit the space as permitted by the editor).
  2. Please include a brief title.
  3. Body text is limited to 450 words.
  4. Up to 3 references can be included in addition to the body text.

All submissions will be reviewed by the editors and, if accepted, be published as space permits.

Patient Identifiability in JAMA Dermatology

morphea Robinson et al highlight the importance of quality clinical photographs, patient consent forms, and patient privacy issues in submissions to JAMA Dermatology.

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Author Susan M. Swetter, MD, discusses Melanoma Survival Disadvantage in Young, Non-Hispanic White Males Compared With Females.

Author Mark Lebwohl, MD, discusses Long-term Follow-up Study of Ingenol Mebutate Gel for the Treatment of Actinic Keratoses.

Author Christine T. Lauren, MD, discusses Chlorhexidine Gluconate–Impregnated Central Access Catheter Dressings as a Cause of Erosive Contact Dermatitis: A Report of 7 Cases.

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