Photo Quiz

Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical diagnostic challenge based on a photograph and a brief clinical scenario.

Feb 1, 2016 Issue
Teenager with a Bleeding, Red Papule
A teenager presented with a tender red papule on his finger.

Jan 15, 2016 Issue
A Vietnamese Child with a Rash on the Back
A Vietnamese girl who had been experiencing upper respiratory tract symptoms presented with the sudden appearance of linear erythematous lesions on her back.

Jan 1, 2016 Issue
Skin Ulcers of Unknown Etiology
A woman with a long history of cocaine use presented to the emergency department with leg ulcers and ecchymoses on her ears.

Dec 15, 2015 Issue
Diffuse, Erythematous, Scaly Eruption
A male smoker with a history of alcohol abuse presented with a mildly pruritic rash on his back that spread to his scalp, trunk, and extremities, including the palms and soles.

Dec 1, 2015 Issue
Petechiae in a Newborn
Five hours after birth, scattered petechiae developed over the trunk and extremities of a newborn.

Nov 15, 2015 Issue
Changing Facial Lesion
A woman presented with a linear verrucous lesion extending from the anterior helix of the left ear down to the level of the ear lobe that had been present for as long as she could remember.

Nov 1, 2015 Issue
Unusual Erythematous and Infiltrated Plaque
A man presented with a pruritic erythematous plaque on his arm days after applying an ornamental tattoo.

Oct 15, 2015 Issue
Unilateral Shoulder Weakness and Visual Deformity in a Young Military Recruit
A man who had recently started an intensive exercise regimen had weakness in his arm and dull, achy shoulder pain. Examination revealed an obvious deformity.

Oct 1, 2015 Issue
10-Year History of Pitted Nails
A man presented with a 10-year history of itchy, scaly, brittle fingernails that were pitted but not painful. His toenails were unaffected. He also had patches of dry, scaly skin on his scalp, low back, and genitals.

Sep 15, 2015 Issue
Rapidly Progressing Rash in an Adult
A woman presented with a nonpruritic rash on her extremities, including palms and soles, and around her lips. The rash developed after symptoms of fever, sore throat, and headache.

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