Jennifer Kwinter

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BACKGROUND Data on efficacy and safety of treatments in children with vitiligo are limited. OBJECTIVE We sought to describe the clinical outcomes and safety of children with vitiligo treated with high-potency topical corticosteroids. METHODS Clinical improvement and laboratory data were retrospectively analyzed in 101 children (0-18 years) with vitiligo(More)
BACKGROUND Generalized eruptive histiocytoma (GEH) is a rare, benign non-Langerhans cell histiocytosis characterized by widespread and symmetric skin-colored to blue-red papules on the trunk and proximal extremities affecting mainly adults. GEH is associated with a self-limiting course lasting from 1 month to over 12 years, and the lesions typically resolve(More)
Plica neuropathica is a rare condition involving complete matting of scalp hair. It typically occurs in otherwise healthy individuals, and in previous cases has been caused by either shampooing or neglect of hair. Cutting off the matted hair is the only solution. We present the case of a 14-year-old girl with a history of chronic illness and an acute(More)
Hypothyroidism is associated with many characteristic cutaneous manifestations; however, to the best of our knowledge, it has not previously been linked to psoriasiform lesions or multiple abscesses. We describe a previously healthy 15-year-old girl with psoriasiform lesions, abscesses, and extremely severe hypothyroidism, all presenting simultaneously. The(More)
BACKGROUND Septal ethanol ablation (SEA) is a relatively new interventional nonsurgical treatment for patients with hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy (HOCM). This procedure involves targeted infarction of the basal interventricular septum to reduce left ventricular outflow tract (LVOT) obstruction. OBJECTIVES To describe the experience with this(More)
Background.Current guidelines include a recommendation that a pathologist with expertise in breast disease review all ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) specimens due to the presence of significant variability in pathologic reporting of DCIS. The objective of this study was to evaluate the completeness and accuracy of pathologic reporting of DCIS over the past(More)
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