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A pregnant woman presented with a severely pruritic rash that began on her abdomen and spread to other areas including her chest, back, and bilateral arms, legs, hands, and feet.
A woman presents with a pruritic rash that is associated with peeling and cracking of the palmar and plantar surfaces of her hands and feet.
A man presented with a painless mass behind his earlobe that had been gradually enlarging for one year.
Recombinant zoster vaccine is a relatively new shingles vaccine that has been shown to have greater effectiveness and protection than the existing live vaccine. Local and systemic adverse effects may occur after administration, but have been shown to resolve within one to three days.
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...
Many diseases present with cutaneous annular lesions, making distinction by physical appearance alone challenging. Find out which clinical clues can help diagnose common and uncommon diseases associated with annular lesions.
A man who lived a hermit lifestyle presented with an open eschar over the left medial malleolus.
Oxymetazoline cream has been shown to be safe and effective at reducing erythema in a small portion of treated patients, but research showing its effectiveness relative to other options is lacking.
Excessive sweating can impair patients’ quality of life, causing embarrassment in work and social settings. A variety of therapies are available for treating hyperhidrosis of the axillae, palms, soles, and face. Review common first- and second-line treatment options, such as topical aluminum chloride, botulinum toxin injections, and iontophoresis, as well as procedures for more severe cases.
A man with a history of HIV infection, diabetes, alcohol use disorder, and tobacco use disorder presented with skin lesions on his upper extremities and hyperpigmented patches on his face.