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Sep 15, 2015 Issue
Atopic Eczema and Early Introduction of Solid Foods [FPIN's Clinical Inquiries]
In most children, solid foods may be introduced before four to six months of age without increasing the risk of atopic eczema.
Review the common presentation of this chronic facial skin condition, and the most effective management strategies. Mild cleansing and moisturizing regimens, photoprotection, and avoidance of triggers are recommended. Compare topical and systemic treatment options for erythema, papules, and pustules.
A woman presented with a mildly pruritic eruption that began one week after arthroscopic rotator cuff repair and gradually worsened.
A man with a history of basal cell carcinoma presented with a solitary, 3.5-mm, skin-colored, dome-shaped, nontender, firm papule on his upper lip.
A man presented with fever; chills; and a pruritic, peeling, red rash over his entire body. He also had pain in his hands.
Atypical moles are a diagnostic challenge because they share some features of melanoma. Learn the characteristics of atypical moles and the different screening methods.
A man with a history of significant acne presented with exophytic growths on his back and extensive scarring on his chest.
A man presented with an asymptomatic rash that began one day after taking trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole. Physical examination revealed multiple large, erythematous, sharply demarcated circular plaques.
Learn how to differentiate sebhorreic dermatitis from other common skin conditions, and find out which treatments are most effective and have the fewest side effects.
Get evidence-based recommendations on treating lacerations, abrasions, burns, and puncture wounds, and find out which patients should be hospitalized or referred.