1. Highlights

    id="215536113"> Research Antibiotic Acne Treatment and Skin Microbiota With the widespread use of systemic antibiotics, understanding their association with skin microbiota is important. In this pilot study of 4 women with acne, Chien et al found that oral minocycline treatment was ...


  2. JAMA Dermatology

    id="215536581">Mission Statement: JAMA Dermatology publishes information concerning the skin, its diseases, and their treatment. Its mission is to explicate the structure and function of the skin and its diseases and the art of using this information to deliver optimal medical and surgical...


  3. Cyclosporine-Induced Gingival Hypertrophy

    id="215536133">A school-aged child was referred to dermatology services for swelling, enlargement, and bleeding of the gums for the past 6 months. The patient had been receiving cyclosporine (150 to 250 mg/d) for the past 18 months as treatment for aplastic anemia. Oral cavity examination ...

  4. Trends in Medicare Utilization by Dermatologists, 2012-2015

    id="215535910">Key PointsQuestion  How did Medicare utilization by dermatologists change from 2012 to 2015?

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

    id="215535938">Key PointsQuestion  Is there a bidirectional association between major depressive disorder and alopecia areata?

  6. Acquired Pili Torti

    id="216845463">A woman in her 40s with a history of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, alcohol abuse, and malnutrition was admitted to the hospital for hepatic encephalopathy secondary to nonalcoholic steatohepatitis.

  7. Quality of Life Following Surgical Excision of Early-Stage Melanoma of the Head and Neck—Reply

    id="215536286">In Reply We thank Thompson et al for their commentary and agree that the statement on survival of melanoma in situ (Tis) and T1a melanoma needs clarification.1 While Tis melanoma is considered nonfatal, we acknowledge that T1a melanomas can have varied disease-specific survi...

  8. Restrictive FDA Requirements and the Development of Generic Topical Medications—Reply

    id="215536294">In Reply We thank Mollanazar for the interest in our study and agree that the existing requirements by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) may deter the entrance of generic manufacturers for topical dermatology drugs.1 Specifically, the author references the considerab...

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

    id="215536157">Increasing medical workforce diversity improves access to health care in underserved communities.1 Although sex diversity has increased in dermatology, racial/ethnic diversity lags behind other specialties.2,3 We hypothesized that a lack of dermatology exposure during medica...

  10. Prevalence and Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest in Dermatology Patient Advocacy Organizations

    id="215536499">Key PointsQuestion  What is the current state of industry-related conflicts of interest and disclosure practices among patient advocacy organizations with dermatology?