Skin Conditions

Jun 1, 2021 Issue
Linear Hyperpigmentation [Photo Quiz]

Mar 15, 2021 Issue
Topical Corticosteroids: Choice and Application [Article]

Topical corticosteroids are an essential tool for treating inflammatory skin conditions. These medications are classified by strength and the risk of adverse effects. The quantity prescribed depends on the duration of treatment, the frequency of application, the skin location, and the total surface area treated.

Feb 1, 2021 Issue
Slow-Growing Thumb Nodule [Photo Quiz]

A patient presented with a small, firm nodule on the volar aspect of the interphalangeal joint of the left thumb.

Nov 15, 2020 Issue
Recurrent Facial Rash [Photo Quiz]

A patient presented with a facial rash that was initially painless but developed a burning sensation.

Nov 1, 2020 Issue
Palmar Rash in a Young Child [Photo Quiz]

A child presented with with a pruritic rash when on the palms when they were exposed to water.

Aug 15, 2020 Issue
Henoch-Schönlein Purpura (IgA Vasculitis): Rapid Evidence Review [Article]

Henoch-Schönlein purpura, now called immunoglobulin A (IgA) vasculitis, presents most commonly as nonthrombocytopenic palpable purpura, abdominal pain, and arthritis that may occur simultaneously or in sequence. It is the most common vasculitis in children but can occur in adults.

Jul 15, 2020 Issue
Inflamed, Purulent Axillary Nodules [Photo Quiz]

A man presented with several years of recurrent painful cysts and scarring, accompanied by severe pruritus and malodorous purulent discharge.

Jun 15, 2020 Issue
Ozenoxacin (Xepi) for the Treatment of Impetigo [STEPS]

Ozenoxacin is an effective and safe topical quinolone treatment for bullous and nonbullous impetigo in patients as young as two months. However, it is expensive and some patients may have limited access because it is only available through a physician or hospital.

Jun 15, 2020 Issue
Foreign Bodies in the Skin: Evaluation and Management [Article]

Long-term complications of retained foreign bodies include chronic pain and neurovascular impairment. Learn about the indications and contraindications for foreign body removal, and which imaging modalities are best for evaluation.

Jun 1, 2020 Issue
Pruritic Hyperkeratotic Papules on the Legs of a Patient with Atopic Dermatitis [Photo Quiz]

A presented with an intensely pruritic rash on both lower legs that coincided with progressive worsening of his chronic atopic dermatitis.

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