Skin Conditions

Nov 1, 2017 Issue
Erythematous, Scaly Rash After Sun Exposure [Photo Quiz]

A woman presents with an erythematous, scaly rash on her back that developed after a period of intense sun exposure.

Oct 1, 2017 Issue
Dome-Shaped Lesion on the Finger [Photo Quiz]

A man presented with a lesion on his right index finger that had been growing gradually for a couple of years.

Sep 15, 2017 Issue
Steroid Treatment Adds No Benefit to Antihistamines for Acute Hives [POEMs]

The combination approach of steroids and antihista-mines offers no added benefit to antihistamines alone for the treatment of simple urticaria.

Aug 15, 2017 Issue
An Annular Plaque on the Back [Photo Quiz]

A 24-year-old man presented with a mildly pruritic, spreading rash that was preceded by a single plaque on his back.

Jul 1, 2017 Issue
Pigmented Lesion with a Depigmented Rim [Photo Quiz]

A 15-year-old girl presented with an asymptomatic pigmented mole on the right scapula that developed a white halo.

Jun 15, 2017 Issue
Erythematous Papules on Dorsum of Both Hands [Photo Quiz]

A 24-year-old woman presented with multiple asymptomatic erythematous, flat-topped papules on the extensor surfaces of both hands.

Jun 1, 2017 Issue
Acute and Chronic Urticaria: Evaluation and Treatment [Article]

Symptom relief for acute or chronic urticaria begins with trigger avoidance and second-generation H1 antihistamines. Review additional treatment strategies to add as needed.

Apr 1, 2017 Issue
Pruritic Rash in Pregnancy [Photo Quiz]

A pregnant woman presented with scattered periumbilical and lower extremity pruritic papules.

Mar 1, 2017 Issue
Topical Medications for Seborrheic Dermatitis [FPIN's Help Desk Answers]

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.

Dec 15, 2016 Issue
A Pedunculated Mass on the Thigh [Photo Quiz]

A woman presented with a lesion on her thigh that had gradually increased in size over the previous five years.

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