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Skin Infections

Sep 15, 2017 Issue
No Benefit with Addition of TMP/SMX to Cephalexin for Nonpurulent Cellulitis [POEMs]

Compared with cephalexin alone, covering for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and streptococci with cephalexin plus TMP/SMX does not improve rates of clinical cure when treating nonpurulent cellulitis. However, a trend favoring the combination regimen was found in a modified intent...


Sep 15, 2015 Issue
Skin and Soft Tissue Infections [Article]

Find out how to diagnose an infection, when inpatient treatment is required, how to choose an initial antibiotic, and when to refer patients for surgical consultation.


Nov 15, 2014 Issue
Diagnosis and Management of Tinea Infections [Article]

Learn how to differentiate tinea infections from other conditions, which diagnostic tests are most appropriate, and the treatment courses for the different types.


Sep 1, 2014 Issue
Management of External Genital Warts [Article]

Learn how to diagnose atypical lesions, which treatments are most effective, and the latest recommendations on vaccination against human papillomavirus.


Nov 1, 2013 Issue
Low-Dose Penicillin Prevents Recurrent Cellulitis [POEMs]

For patients with at least two previous episodes of cellulitis in the previous three years, low-dose penicillin can prevent recurrence (number needed to treat = 6).


Sep 1, 2013 Issue
Persistent Skin Furuncle [Photo Quiz]

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


Apr 15, 2013 Issue
A Persistent Facial Rash [Photo Quiz]

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


Aug 1, 2011 Issue
Treatment of Nongenital Cutaneous Warts [Article]

Numerous treatments for nongenital cutaneous warts are available, although no single therapy has been established as completely curative. Watchful waiting is an option for new warts because many resolve spontaneously. However, patients often request treatment because of social stigma or discomfort. ...


Apr 15, 2010 Issue
Acute Extensive Bullous Eruption [Photo Quiz]

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


Feb 15, 2010 Issue
Discrete Papules on the Thigh of a Child [Photo Quiz]

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


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