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Regarding recently published article on Safety and Efficacy of Aminolevulinic Acid 10% Topical Gel versus Aminolevulinic Acid 20% Topical Solution Followed by Blue-light Photodynamic Therapy for Treatment of Actinic Keratosis

Regarding recently published article on Safety and Efficacy of Aminolevulinic Acid 10% Topical Gel versus Aminolevulinic Acid 20% Topical Solution Followed by Blue-light Photodynamic Therapy for Treatment of Actinic Keratosis

| August 1, 2019

Dear Editor: In their article, “Safety and efficacy of aminolevulinic acid 10% topical gel versus aminolevulinic acid 20% topical solution followed by blue-light photodynamic therapy for the treatment of actinic keratosis on the face and scalp: A randomized, double-blind study,” Nestor et al assessed the response of actinic keratosis (AK) lesions in two 25-cm2 areas […]

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Green Nail Infection by Stenotrophomonas Maltophila

Green Nail Infection by Stenotrophomonas Maltophila

| August 1, 2019

Dear Editor: Stenotrophomonas maltophila (S. maltophila) is a Gram-negative bacterium present in most aquatic and humid environments and in soil and plants. This free-living organism exhibits a high degree of resistance to antibiotics and usually goes undetected in routine cultures. S. maltophila is responsible for a range of infections, including respiratory tract infections, bacteremia, endocarditis, […]

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Letters to the Editor: Long-term Treatment with Tofacitinib in Severe Alopecia Areata: An Update

Letters to the Editor: Long-term Treatment with Tofacitinib in Severe Alopecia Areata: An Update

| June 1, 2019

Dear Editor: Tofacitinib is a Janus kinase (JAK) 1/3 inhibitor that has been approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, and ulcerative colitis. An increasing number of studies have demonstrated the efficacy of tofacitinib in treatment of alopecia areata (AA).1–6 Treatment duration in these studies […]

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Geographic Tongue Induced by Venetoclax in a Patient with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

Geographic Tongue Induced by Venetoclax in a Patient with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

| May 1, 2019

by Andrew J. Krispinsky, MD; Polina V. Rzepka, MD; Farrukh Awan, MD; and Benjamin H. Kaffenberger, MD Drs. Krispinsky, Rzepka, and Kaffenberger are with the Division of Dermatology and Dr. Awan is with the Division of Hematology­— all from the Department of Internal Medicine at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center in Columbus, Ohio. Funding/disclosures. Dr. Awan […]

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Recurrence of Localized Pemphigus Foliaceus Induced by Knee Replacement

Recurrence of Localized Pemphigus Foliaceus Induced by Knee Replacement

| May 1, 2019

J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2019;12(5):11–18 by Nima Milani-Nejad MD, PhD; Catherine Chung, MD; and Jessica Kaffenberger, MD All authors are with the Division of Dermatology in the Department of Internal Medicine at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio.  Funding/disclosures. Dr. Kaffenberger is a principal investigator for AbbVie, AnaptysBio, Bristol-Myers, Cara Therapeutics, Celgene, Corrona, Eli […]

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Regarding Subcutaneous Sparganosis of the Breast (with author response)

Regarding Subcutaneous Sparganosis of the Breast (with author response)

| May 1, 2019

by Viroj Wiwanitkit, MD Professor Wiwanitkit is with Dr. DY Patil University in Pune, India and Joseph Ayobabaalola University in Ikehi-Arakeji, Nigeria. Funding/disclosures. The author has no conflicts of interest relevant to the content of this article. Author response provided by Abrahem Kazemi, MD; Olabola Awosika, MD, MS; and Cheryl Burgess, MD J Clin Aesthet […]

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Disseminated Purpura as the Main Clinical Feature of a Rare Case of Infective Native Endocarditis by Kocuria rosea

Disseminated Purpura as the Main Clinical Feature of a Rare Case of Infective Native Endocarditis by Kocuria rosea

| May 1, 2019

J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2019;12(5):11–18 by Heloísa Del Castanhel Ubaldo, MD; Lismary Aparecida de Forville Mesquita, MD; and Roberto Gomes Tarlé, MD, PhD Drs. Ubaldo and Mesquita are with the Department of Dermatology at the Hospital Santa Casa de Curitiba in Paraná, Brazil. Dr. Tarlé is with Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná in Curitiba, Brazil. […]

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