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Skin Conditions

Editors' Choice of Best Available Content

This collection features the best content from AFP, as identified by the AFP editors, on common skin conditions and related issues, including acne, dermatitis, dermatologic emergencies, generalized rash, lichen planus, nail disorders, newborn skin, office procedures, premalignant lesions, and psoriasis. New research may affect the interpretation and application of this material. Clinical judgment is advised. Note that AFP content published within the past 12 months is accessible to AAFP members and paid subscribers only.

Categories

Examination, Signs, Symptoms

Acne

Cancer, Premalignant Lesions

Dermatitis

Infections

Lichen Planus

Nail Disorders

Psoriasis

Procedures

Ulcers

Editorials and Letters

Improving Practice



Examination, Signs, Symptoms

03/15/2016 American Academy of Pediatrics Releases Report on Infantile Hemangiomas [Practice Guidelines]
10/01/2015 Diagnosing Common Benign Skin Tumors
08/01/2015 Common Skin Rashes in Children
06/15/2013 Dermatologic Conditions in Skin of Color: Part I. Special Considerations for Common Skin Disorders
06/15/2013 Dermatologic Conditions in Skin of Color: Part II. Disorders Occurring Predominately in Skin of Color
10/01/2010 Dermatologic Emergencies
03/15/2010 The Generalized Rash: Part I. Differential Diagnosis
03/15/2010 The Generalized Rash: Part II. Diagnostic Approach
01/15/2010 Noninfectious Penile Lesions Differential Diagnosis
01/15/2009 Common Pigmentation Disorders Differential Diagnosis
01/01/2008 Newborn Skin: Part I. Common Rashes
01/01/2008 Newborn Skin: Part II. Birthmarks
09/01/2007 Management of Foreign Bodies in the Skin
01/15/2007 Common Skin Conditions During Pregnancy
08/15/2000 Evaluating the Febrile Patient with a Rash

Acne

09/15/2016 Ivermectin 1% Cream (Soolantra) for Inflammatory Lesions of Rosacea [STEPS] new
09/01/2016 Family Physicians Are Well Suited to Prescribe Isotretinoin [Editorials]
08/01/2015 Rosacea: Diagnosis and Treatment
09/01/2013 Minocycline for Acne Vulgaris [Cochrane for Clinicians]
10/15/2012 Diagnosis and Treatment of Acne Algorithm Differential Diagnosis
06/15/2011 Adapelene/Benzoyl Peroxide (Epiduo) for Acne Vulgaris [STEPS]
02/15/2010 Dapsone (Aczone) 5% Gel for the Treatment of Acne [STEPS]

Cancer, Premalignant Lesions

09/15/2016 Screening for Skin Cancer: Recommendation Statement [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force] new
06/01/2015 Atypical Moles: Diagnosis and Management
10/15/2012 Behavioral Counseling to Prevent Skin Cancer [Putting Prevention into Practice]
10/15/2012 Behavioral Counseling to Prevent Skin Cancer: Recommendation Statement [U.S. Preventive Services Task Force]
07/15/2012 Diagnosis and Treatment of Basal Cell and Squamous Cell Carcinoma
10/15/2010 Sunscreen Use for Skin Cancer Prevention [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries]
11/15/2008 Clinical Diagnosis of Melanoma [Point-of-Care Guides]
07/15/2008 Basal Cell Carcinoma [Clinical Evidence Handbook]
07/15/2005 Cutaneous Melanoma: Update on Prevention, Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment
09/15/1998 Recognizing Neoplastic Skin Lesions: A Photo Guide Patient Education

Dermatitis

10/01/2016 Topical Tacrolimus for Eczema [Cochrane for Clinicians] new
02/01/2015 Diagnosis and Treatment of Seborrheic Dermatitis Differential Diagnosis
12/01/2014 Management of Atopic Dermatitis: Guideline from the American Academy of Dermatology [Practice Guidelines]
07/01/2012 Atopic Dermatitis: An Overview Differential Diagnosis
04/15/2012 Complementary and Alternative Therapies for Atopic Dermatitis [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries]
08/01/2010 Diagnosis and Management of Contact Dermatitis Differential Diagnosis Patient Education
01/15/2009 Choosing Topical Corticosteroids
05/01/2007 Seborrheic Dermatitis [Clinical Evidence Handbook]
02/01/1999 Exfoliative Dermatitis

Infections

11/01/2016 Topical Antifungals for Treatment of Onychomycosis [FPIN's Help Desk Answers] new
11/15/2015 Scabies [Clinical Evidence Handbook]
09/15/2015 Skin and Soft Tissue Infections Algorithm
07/15/2015 Fungal Toenail Infections [Clinical Evidence Handbook]
06/15/2015 Preventive Health Care for Men Who Have Sex with Men Algorithm
11/15/2014 Diagnosis and Management of Tinea Infections Differential Diagnosis
09/01/2014 Management of External Genital Warts Differential Diagnosis
08/15/2014 Impetigo: Diagnosis and Treatment Differential Diagnosis
06/15/2014 Ivermectin Lotion (Sklice) for Head Lice [STEPS]
04/01/2014 Intertrigo and Secondary Skin Infections Differential Diagnosis
12/01/2013 Onychomycosis: Current Trends in Diagnosis and Treatment Algorithm
06/15/2013 Spinosad (Natroba) for Head Lice [STEPS]
09/15/2012 Pediculosis and Scabies: A Treatment Update
12/01/2011 Treatment of Nongenital Warts [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries]
08/01/2011 Treatment of Nongenital Cutaneous Warts Patient Education
11/01/2010 Nongenital Herpes Simplex Virus Differential Diagnosis Patient Education

Lichen Planus

07/01/2011 Diagnosis and Treatment of Lichen Planus Differential Diagnosis

Nail Disorders

04/15/2012 Evaluation of Nail Abnormalities
02/01/2008 Acute and Chronic Paronychia Patient Education

Psoriasis

05/01/2013 Psoriasis Algorithm
03/01/2010 Topical Treatments for Chronic Plaque Psoriasis [Cochrane for Clinicians]

Procedures

08/01/2014 Botulinum Toxin Injection for Facial Wrinkles
06/15/2014 Infiltrative Anesthesia in Office Practice
10/01/2013 Dermoscopy for the Family Physician Algorithm
12/15/2012 Cutaneous Cryosurgery
11/01/2011 Shave and Punch Biopsy for Skin Lesions
12/01/2009 Aesthetic Procedures in Office Practice Patient Education
10/15/2008 Essentials of Skin Laceration Repair Patient Education
06/01/2003 The Basic Z-Plasty
04/01/2003 Fusiform Excision Patient Education
10/01/2002 Electrosurgery for the Skin
07/01/2002 Principles of Office Anesthesia Part II: Topical Anesthesia
04/01/2002 Minimal Excision Technique for Epidermoid (Sebaceous) Cysts Patient Education
03/01/2002 Lipoma Excision Patient Education

Ulcers

11/15/2015 Common Questions About Pressure Ulcers
02/01/2012 Diagnosis and Management of Genital Ulcers Differential Diagnosis Patient Education
04/15/2010 Diagnosis and Treatment of Venous Ulcers Patient Education
03/01/2007 Effectiveness of Dressings for Healing Venous Leg Ulcers [Cochrane for Clinicians]

Editorials and Letters

08/01/2014 Cosmetic Procedures in Family Medicine [Editorials]

Improving Practice

From Family Practice Management

AAFP's Journal of Practice Improvement

10/01/2005 Don’t Get Burned Coding Common Skin Procedures

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