AFP DEPARTMENT COLLECTION

Photo Quiz

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

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.


Mar 1, 2016 Issue
An Annular Lesion on the Elbow
A woman presented with a fleshy-erythematous eruption with an annular configuration on her elbow.


Feb 15, 2016 Issue
A Resolving Rash on the Breast
A woman presented with a rash that began as a large plaque affecting one-fourgh of her breast then decreased to a small plaque affecting only the nipple.


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.


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