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Dermatology

Dermatology

These discolored, scaly lesions on this young man’s trunk have recurred for the past 2 summers. He reports that the rash becomes “irritated and itchy” when he is in the sun.

You might not think of sarcoidosis in this patient’s case, but that’s the point. Here: teaching points about a disease not to be missed.

A macular rash has been spreading for 5 days after the cheerful child started amoxicillin therapy. What’s the most likely cause?

This rash began as a small red patch about 10 days earlier while the patient was at wrestling camp.

Does this rash look like impetigo? Herpes? Tinea? Cellulitis? Here's a close look and a link to the answer and discussion.

Drugs, diseases, guidelines, databases—all at the touch of an app. Here: a selection of smartphone/tablet applications that may make your clinical practice a little easier this coming year.

Dermatofibromas may present as papules or nodules that are elevated or slightly depressed. Suspected etiology includes skin injury such as insect bites.

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