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Original Investigation | September 28, 2016 FREE ONLINE FIRST

Pediatric Psoriasis and Increased Waist-to-Height Ratio

This study evaluates waist-to-height ratio in children with psoriasis as a potentially superior measure of central adiposity and increased cardiovascular risk than body mass index.

Original Investigation | September 21, 2016 ONLINE FIRST

Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer in Nonwhite Organ Transplant Recipients

This medical record review of organ transplant recipients describes demographic and clinical factors and the incidence of skin cancer in nonwhite recipients.

Original Investigation | September 14, 2016 ONLINE FIRST

Skin Cancer Prevention Education in Minority and Immigrant Communities

This study surveyed patients at a free clinic in Florida, assessing their skin cancer risk perception, knowledge, and sun-protective behaviors and barriers.
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Original Investigation | September 7, 2016 ONLINE FIRST

Digitally Stained Confocal Mosaic Images of Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer

This study evaluates the diagnostic accuracy and precision of digitally stained confocal mosaic images before and after brief physician training to detect basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma in Mohs micrographic surgery specimens.

Original Investigation | August 31, 2016 ONLINE FIRST

Clinical Indications for Use of Reflectance Confocal Microscopy for Skin Cancer Diagnosis

This study examines the accuracy of reflectance confocal microscopy in diagnosing skin cancer in lesions in relation to where they are located on the body.

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Interview with Jerry D. Brewer, MD, author of Comparison of Sterile vs Nonsterile Gloves in Cutaneous Surgery and Common Outpatient Dental Procedures: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

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Comparison of Sterile vs Nonsterile Gloves in Cutaneous Surgery and Common Outpatient Dental Procedures A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

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Nasal Fiberoptic Endoscopy of the Larynx and Pharynx at Day 4 in a ... (00:57)

Findings include enanthema, edema and pseudomembranes of the epiglottis, and laryngeal vestibule enanthema without involvement of the vocal cords.

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Polycyclic Eruption of the Thighs

A young woman had a painful erythematous eruption over her thighs that was worse during winter but no other symptoms; she was a nonsmoker, took no medications, and worked at a horse stable and rode for many hours a day.

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In this month’s Patient Information Page, we discuss Molluscum Contagiosum, a common viral infection of the skin which presents with characteristic dome-shaped bumps with a central dimple. Molluscum can be spread by scratching or skin-to-skin contact. Usually seen in childhood, these lesions can also occur in sexually active teens, adults, or immunosuppressed patients as well.

JAMA Dermatology Patient Page Collection

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.

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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