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Skin Conditions

Dec 1, 2011 Issue
Treatment of Nongenital Warts [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries]

Topical salicylic acid, cryotherapy, and topical fluorouracil are effective for treating nongenital warts.


Nov 1, 2011 Issue
Shave and Punch Biopsy for Skin Lesions [Article]

Shave and punch biopsies are essential procedures for physicians who manage skin conditions. These office-based procedures can diagnose questionable dermatologic lesions, including possible malignancies. Approaches include the superficial shave biopsy, saucerization excision, punch biopsy, and ellip...


Oct 15, 2011 Issue
Rash at the Site of a Tattoo [Photo Quiz]

Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.


Oct 1, 2011 Issue
Blue-Gray Discoloration of the Skin [Photo Quiz]

Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.


Sep 15, 2011 Issue
Rash and Fever in a College Student [Photo Quiz]

Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.


Sep 15, 2011 Issue
Postherpetic Neuralgia [Clinical Evidence Handbook]

What are the effects of interventions aimed at preventing herpes zoster and subsequent postherpetic neuralgia? What are the effects of interventions during an acute attack of herpes zoster aimed at preventing postherpetic neuralgia? What are the effects of interventions to relieve established postherpetic neuralgia after the rash has healed?


Sep 1, 2011 Issue
Persistent Rash in a Child [Photo Quiz]

Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.


Jul 15, 2011 Issue
Blistering Eruption on the Leg of an Adult [Photo Quiz]

Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.


Jul 15, 2011 Issue
A Diagnostic Approach to Pruritus [Article]

Pruritus can be a symptom of a distinct dermatologic condition or of an occult underlying systemic disease. Of the patients referred to a dermatologist for generalized pruritus with no apparent primary cutaneous cause, 14 to 24 percent have a systemic etiology. In the absence of a primary skin lesio...


Jul 1, 2011 Issue
Diagnosis and Treatment of Lichen Planus [Article]

Lichen planus is a chronic, inflammatory, autoimmune disease that affects the skin, oral mucosa, genital mucosa, scalp, and nails. Lichen planus lesions are described using the six P’s (planar [flat-topped], purple, polygonal, pruritic, papules, plaques). Onset is usually acute, affecting the flexor...


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