Erythema multiforme (EM) is a hypersensitivity reaction that can involve both the skin and mucous membranes. Cases can range from mild (EM minor) to severe (EM major), the latter manifesting as Stevens-Johnson syndrome or toxic epidermal necrolysis.1,2 The condition may be associated with herpes simplex virus (HSV) infections and Mycoplasma pneumonia, as well as treatment with sulfonamides and…

A 72-year-old woman is referred by her dentist for evaluation of intermittent burning and pain in her tongue and buccal mucosa induced by hot beverages and spicy foods. She takes medication for hypertension. Examination reveals discolored patches of the affected areas and hyperpigmented papules on her wrists and ankles.

The Food and Drug Administration has approved Lonsurf ((trifluridine and tipiracil; Taiho Oncology) for the treatment of adult patients with metastatic gastric or gastroesophageal junction (GEJ) adenocarcinoma previously treated with at least 2 prior lines of chemotherapy that included a fluoropyrimidine, a platinum, either a taxane or irinotecan, and if appropriate, HER2/neu-targeted therapy.

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