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Skin Conditions

Mar 1, 2007 Issue
Erythema Nodosum: A Sign of Systemic Disease [Article]

Erythema nodosum, a painful disorder of the subcutaneous fat, is the most common type of panniculitis. Generally, it is idiopathic, although the most common identifiable cause is streptococcal pharyngitis. Erythema nodosum may be the first sign of a systemic disease such as tuberculosis, bacterial o...


Feb 15, 2007 Issue
Treatment Options for Atopic Dermatitis [Article]

Atopic dermatitis is a common inflammatory skin condition that usually affects children. It is a chronic disease, with periods of remission and flare-ups, that adversely affects the quality of life of patients and their families. Aggressive therapy with emollients is an important intervention for pa...


Jan 15, 2007 Issue
Common Skin Conditions During Pregnancy [Article]

Common skin conditions during pregnancy generally can be separated into three categories: hormone-related, preexisting, and pregnancy-specific. Normal hormone changes during pregnancy may cause benign skin conditions including striae gravidarum (stretch marks); hyperpigmentation (e.g., melasma); and...


Dec 1, 2006 Issue
Erythema Multiforme [Article]

Erythema multiforme is a skin condition considered to be a hypersensitivity reaction to infections or drugs. It consists of a polymorphous eruption of macules, papules, and characteristic "target" lesions that are symmetrically distributed with a propensity for the distal extremities. There is minim...


Nov 15, 2006 Issue
A Mottled Rash on the Torso [Photo Quiz]

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


Nov 15, 2006 Issue
Diagnosis and Management of Granuloma Annulare [Article]

Granuloma annulare is a benign, asymptomatic, self-limited papular eruption found in patients of all ages. The primary skin lesion usually is grouped papules in an enlarging annular shape, with color ranging from flesh-colored to erythematous. The two most common types of granuloma annulare are loca...


Oct 1, 2006 Issue
Growing Plantar Lesion Following Trauma [Photo Quiz]

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


Sep 15, 2006 Issue
Pruritic Rash in the Intertriginous Areas [Photo Quiz]

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


Sep 1, 2006 Issue
Asymptomatic Yellowish Papules [Photo Quiz]

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


Aug 15, 2006 Issue
Pruritic Papules on the Chest and Back [Photo Quiz]

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


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