Tag: Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: Atrophic Lichen Planus

Dear Editor: An African American man in his 50s presented with a one-year history of a pruritic rash on his anterior shins. His past medical history was significant for a recent diagnosis of diabetes. A physical examination revealed scattered, atrophic, pink/purple papules and plaques with reticular pigment on the bilateral anterior lower legs (Figure 1).


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

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


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

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