These extremely painful sores recently developed on the lips of a young man being treated for Hodgkin lymphoma. More details here.
The multiple erosions on this teenager's lip are most likely an exaggerated version of herpes labialis related to his underlying lymphoma. A viral culture would be useful to verify the diagnosis.
Wormian bones (anterior fontanellar bones) are extra islands of bone within the calvarial sutures of the skull.
A Hill-Sachs deformity is a compression injury to the posterolateral aspect of the humeral head created by the glenoid rim during dislocation.
Acne responds to a variety of topical and systemic treatments, including include oral contraceptives, spironolactone, oral zinc, and retinoids. Details here.
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These circumferential symmetric skin creases are called the “Michelin Tire baby syndrome” because of their striking resemblance to the mascot of the French tire manufacturer.
Congenital hemangiomas that grow rapidly or that threaten a vital organ may now be treated with oral propranol or topical timolol. Details here.
This is a case of non-abuse: the foreign body was an attempt at self-stimulation.
Diaper Dermatitis is the most common skin problem in infants. The differential includes contact and seborrheic dermatitis, psoriasis, scabies, and infection. Treatment guidelines are outlined here.
When it comes to tinea capitis, there’s a downside to loving your pet. Dermatologist Ted Rosen takes you through the differential and details effective diagnostic strategies.
Head lice: Dr. Ted Rosen eschews nit picking and updates you on currently effective therapies.
Molluscum contagiosum: they’re embarrassing and contagious-- and treatable. Details for a successful outcome here.
The “rash” of innumerable asymptomatic flat-topped papules on this teenager’s face is highly likely to be flat warts.