JAMA Dermatology

JAMA Dermatology (formerly Archives of Dermatology) is a monthly professional medical journal published by the American Medical Association. Archives of Dermatology publishes original, peer-reviewed reports and discussions that address the effectiveness of diagnosis and treatment in medical and surgical dermatology, pediatric and geriatric dermatology, and oncologic and aesthetic dermatologic surgery.

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Oncology & Cancer

Melanoma risk from biologic therapy remains uncertain

(HealthDay)—Clinically important increases in melanoma risk in patients treated with biologic therapy for common inflammatory diseases cannot be ruled out based on current evidence, according to a review published online ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

More symptoms of coronavirus: COVID toes, skin rashes

(HealthDay)—The virus that causes COVID-19 typically strikes the lungs with full force, but new research shows it can also cause frostbite-like patches on the hands and toes, and rashes on the body.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Dermatopathologists favor making pathologic reports available

(HealthDay)—Most dermatopathologists perceive that making pathologic test result reports available to patients is a good idea, although they are concerned about increasing patient worry and confusion, according to a study ...

Oncology & Cancer

Gay and bisexual men have higher rate of skin cancer

In the largest study of skin cancer rates among gay, lesbian or bisexual individuals, investigators from Brigham and Women's Hospital report important differences in skin cancer prevalence among sexual minorities. Rates of ...

Inflammatory disorders

Biologics tied to greater reduction in pediatric psoriasis

(HealthDay)—Biologics seem to be associated with greater reduction in psoriasis severity scores and higher drug survival rates than methotrexate in pediatric patients treated in a real-world setting, according to a study ...

Medical research

Lower risk for malignant melanoma after bariatric surgery

Bariatric surgery is associated with a distinct reduction in skin-cancer risk, a study shows. This finding can be described as a key piece of evidence that substantiates the connection between weight loss and malignant skin ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Skin and mucous membrane lesions as complication of pneumonia

Painful inflammatory lesions of the skin and mucous membranes may occur in children who develop bacterial pneumonia. A research group at the University Children's Hospital Zurich has recently developed a new diagnostic blood ...

Oncology & Cancer

Study: Melanoma rates drop sharply among teens, young adults

Cases of melanoma among U.S. adolescents and young adults declined markedly from 2006 to 2015—even as the skin cancer's incidence continued to increase among older adults and the general population during the span, new ...

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