AFP DEPARTMENT COLLECTION

Photo Quiz

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

Aug 1, 2016 Issue
Acute Onset of Elbow Swelling
A patient presented with spherical, fluctuant elbow swelling without redness or tenderness.


Jul 15, 2016 Issue
Genital Papules in an Adult Male
A man presented with more than 50 firm, moist, pink papules on the scrotum and penile shaft, as well as inguinal lymphadenopathy. The lesions were nontender, smooth, and flat-topped.


Jul 1, 2016 Issue
Pruritic Rash on the Forearm and Legs
A man presented with itching and erythema on his right forearm and legs after a fishing trip. The rash consisted of multiple papules and vesicles.


Jun 15, 2016 Issue
Lower Extremity Rash Presenting After a Trip to South Africa
A man presented with unsteadiness, fever, chills, and lower extremity rash after returning from a trip to South Africa.


Jun 1, 2016 Issue
Hyperkeratotic Plaques on Hands
A 10-year-old boy presented with hyperkeratotic plaques on both hands and index fingers after extensive video game use.


May 15, 2016 Issue
Annular Scaly Plaques
A woman presented with a largely asymptomatic but mildly pruritic rash on her feet that did not improve with antifungal cream.


May 1, 2016 Issue
Persistent Lower-Limb Ulcers in a Patient with Diabetes
A woman presented with enlarging ulcers on her leg and foot. Large ulcerations exposed muscles and tendons, with sharp margins, an undermined and violaceous border, and granulation tissue over the ulcer beds.


Apr 15, 2016 Issue
Red Tender Nodule on a Pregnant Patient
A pregnant woman presented with a sore throat and tonsillar exudates. She did not respond to antibiotics and developed multiple erythematous nodules on both of her shins.


Apr 1, 2016 Issue
A Fungating Lesion on the Tongue
A man with a history of tobacco and alcohol use presented with a lesion on his tongue that he first noticed six months earlier as small red dots.


Mar 15, 2016 Issue
Diffuse, Hyperpigmented Rash in an Adult
A man presented with generalized pruritus and an erythematous rash on his trunk and extremities. He also had neurologic difficulties.


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