Photo Quiz

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

Apr 1, 2015 Issue
Exophytic Growths on the Back
A man with a history of significant acne presented with exophytic growths on his back and extensive scarring on his chest.

Mar 15, 2015 Issue
Asymptomatic, Evolving Lesion on the Upper Arm
A woman presented with an asymptomatic, irregular, pink plaque on her arm that had been growing slowly for 18 years.

Mar 1, 2015 Issue
Blisters Over the Buttocks
A 7-year-old girl with a history of pain in her lower abdomen and buttocks developed multiple bullous lesions in the perirectal area involving the gluteal cleft and both buttocks.

Feb 15, 2015 Issue
New-Onset Bullous Rash
A man presented with an asymptomatic rash that began one day after taking trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole. Physical examination revealed multiple large, erythematous, sharply demarcated circular plaques.

Feb 1, 2015 Issue
Vesicular Rash in a College Student
A 19-year-old college student presented with erythematous papules and vesicles on an erythematous base that were scattered over his face, scalp, trunk, and upper extremities. The lesions appeared in multiple stages, some with crusting and excoriation.

Jan 15, 2015 Issue
Skin Sloughing and Lip Lesions After a Recent Foot Procedure
A woman taking an antibiotic presented with fever, blistering on her lips, and progressive sloughing of skin. She also had diffuse muscle aches and increased pigmentation and edema on her face. Laboratory tests revealed new acute renal insufficiency.

Jan 1, 2015 Issue
Swelling of the Lips
A man presented with localized swelling of the upper and lower lips, but no other significant findings. He did not have swelling elsewhere on the body.

Dec 15, 2014 Issue
Abnormal Electrocardiogram Findings During an Occupational Physical Examination
A 27-year-old man with normal personal and family histories presented for an occupational physical examination. On cardiac examination, he had a grade II/VI systolic ejection murmur that was softer during inspiration. An electrocardiogram was obtained.

Dec 1, 2014 Issue
Painless Vision Loss
A woman presented with gradually decreasing vision in her right eye. Retinal examination revealed intraretinal hemorrhages in the right eye with edema.

Nov 15, 2014 Issue
Dysphagia in a 58-Year-Old Man
A man presented with weight loss and difficulty swallowing. Contrast esophagography was performed.

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