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Efficacy of Photodynamic Therapy vs Other Interventions in Randomized Clinical Trials for the Treatment of Actinic Keratoses. Patel et al.

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Phenotypes and Genotypes of Patients With Ichthyosis With Confetti

This case series describes clinical manifestations and genetic mutations in six patients with ichthyosis with confetti.

Vitiligo and Alopecia Areata in Chronic Graft-vs-Host Disease

Zuo and colleagues report clinical variables associated with development of vitiligo and alopecia areata in patients with chronic graft-vs-host disease.

Conservative Gutter Splint of Ingrown Toenails

Taheri et al describe a gutter technique for treating ingrown toenails that does not require anesthesia and is less traumatic than conventional techniques.

Genetic Mutations in a Sporadic Port-Wine Stain

This case report describes a patient with a facial port-wine stain (PWS) in whom a single-nucleotide variant in GNAQ was identified in the PWS but not in the normal skin sample.

Disseminated Lyme Disease With Genital Ulcers

Finch et al present a case of early disseminated Lyme disease presenting with nonsexual acute genital ulceration, a rare vulvar skin condition that has been associated with systemic infections.

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pyoderma gangrenosum This month’s Patient Information Page discusses Pyoderma gangrenosum, a rare disease in which patients develop large, rapidly progressive, painful ulcers, often after slight trauma. This is usually due to the body’s own immune system attacking the skin and may occur in the setting of other systemic illnesses, such as inflammatory bowel disease. Pyoderma gangrenosum can sometimes be initially mistaken for an infection.

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Past JAMA Dermatology Patient Pages are available here. Topics include bullous pemphigoid, basal cell carcinoma, morphea (localized scleroderma), squamous cell carcinoma, cutaneous lupus erythematosus, and more.

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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 Murad Alam, MD, MSCI, discusses Adverse Events Associated With Mohs Micrographic Surgery.

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.

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