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Crisaborole has been shown to be effective in about one-third of patients who use it, but it is much more expensive than other available products. Although crisaborole is a safe option for patients in whom topical corticosteroids are considered risky (e.g., children at least two years of age), it sh...
A healthy 62-year-old woman presented with a pruritic rash on her ankle three days after applying a lidocaine patch.
Steroids and antifungal agents can be used to effectively treat seborrheic dermatitis. Calcineurin inhibitors are as effective as steroids, but have a higher incidence of short-term adverse effects.
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.
A 10-year-old boy presented with hyperkeratotic plaques on both hands and index fingers after extensive video game use.
Rashes are common in children, and the various causes can be difficult to differentiate. Learn the key features of common infectious and noninfectious rashes of childhood.
A girl with a history of asthma and eczema presented with burning rash on her legs after exposure to limes.
A man presented with a on his back after a coronary stent procedure. The erythematous lesion was well demarcated with visible capillary break and petechiae inside the borders. There was a central fine scale.
Learn how to differentiate sebhorreic dermatitis from other common skin conditions, and find out which treatments are most effective and have the fewest side effects.
Atopic dermatitis, a common and chronic skin condition, affects persons of all ages. Topical therapy is the mainstay of treatment, and in severe cases, it is often combined with systemic therapy. This guideline from the American Academy of Dermatology provides information about the treatment of atop...