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Skin Conditions

Mar 1, 2011 Issue
Ulcer on Lower Lip of Deployed Serviceman [Photo Quiz]

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


Feb 15, 2011 Issue
Treatment of Hyperhidrosis [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries]

OnabotulinumtoxinA injections (Botox; formerly botulinum toxin type A) are effective for the treatment of primary axillary and palmar hyperhidrosis.


Feb 1, 2011 Issue
Erythematous, Annular, Scaling Patches on the Skin [Photo Quiz]

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


Jan 1, 2011 Issue
Yellowish Papules on a Middle-aged Man [Photo Quiz]

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


Nov 15, 2010 Issue
Skin Plaques in a Woman with Renal Disease [Photo Quiz]

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


Oct 1, 2010 Issue
Dermatologic Emergencies [Article]

Life-threatening dermatologic conditions include Rocky Mountain spotted fever; necrotizing fasciitis; toxic epidermal necrolysis; and Stevens-Johnson syndrome. Rocky Mountain spotted fever is the most common rickettsial disease in the United States, with an overall mortality rate of 5 to 10 percent....


Aug 1, 2010 Issue
Diagnosis and Management of Contact Dermatitis [Article]

Contact dermatitis is a common inflammatory skin condition characterized by erythematous and pruritic skin lesions that occur after contact with a foreign substance. There are two forms of contact dermatitis: irritant and allergic. Irritant contact dermatitis is caused by the non–immune-modulated ir...


Apr 1, 2010 Issue
Skin and Soft Tissue Infections in Immunocompetent Patients [Article]

The increasing incidence of skin and soft tissue infections requires family physicians to be familiar with the management of these conditions. Evidence of systemic infection, such as fever, tachycardia, and hypotension, is an indication for inpatient management. Urgent surgical referral is imperat...


Mar 15, 2010 Issue
The Generalized Rash: Part I. Differential Diagnosis [Article]

Physicians often have difficulty diagnosing a generalized rash because many different conditions produce similar rashes, and a single condition can result in different rashes with varied appearances. A rapid and accurate diagnosis is critically important to make treatment decisions, especially when ...


Mar 15, 2010 Issue
The Generalized Rash: Part II. Diagnostic Approach [Article]

Although it is important to begin the evaluation of generalized rash with an inclusive differential diagnosis, the possibilities must be narrowed down by taking a focused history and looking for key clinical features of the rash. Part I of this two-part article lists the common, uncommon, and rare c...


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