Walter Liszewski

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BACKGROUND Tattoos have become increasingly common in the United States; however, there are limited data on the rates of tattoo complications and tattoo regret. OBJECTIVE To determine the rates of infectious and allergic complications after tattooing, rates of tattoo regret, the perception of dermatologists among people with tattoos, and the demographics(More)
Necrobiotic xanthogranuloma (NXG) is a disease of fibrotic or telangiectatic granulomatous papules and nodules that can ultimately progress into ulcerated plaques. Although the exact cause of NXG is unknown, it most often occurs in patients with paraproteinemia secondary to a hematologic disease. Consequently, therapy for NXG is targeted at treating the(More)
Primary Hodgkin's lymphoma of the colon is a rare phenomenon previously only reported in patients with chronic diverticulitis or inflammatory bowel disease. Herein we report a case of primary Hodgkin's lymphoma of the sigmoid colon in an HIV-positive patient without a history of inflammatory bowel disease or chronic diverticulitis that was later complicated(More)
BACKGROUND In 2016, the US Food and Drug Administration ended the lifetime blood donation deferral for men who have sex with men (MSM) and replaced it with a 1-year deferral period. It is currently unknown how many MSM may meet the new deferral policy and how many are willing to comply with it. STUDY DESIGN AND METHODS An anonymous survey was shared on(More)
BACKGROUND Since 1983 in the United States, any man who has had sex with another man (MSM) at any time since 1977 has been deferred from donating blood for life. Although there has been a push to change the deferral, there is a paucity of information on both the rates of MSM blood donation and the willingness of MSMs to donate if the deferral were changed.(More)
Squamous epithelial cells are susceptible to infection by the human papillomavirus. Infection of squamous epithelium with oncogenic human papillomavirus types is associated with development of dysplasia and potential malignant transformation. Historically, cervical cancer has been the most prevalent human papillomavirus-induced squamous neoplasia. However,(More)
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