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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.
A man presented with localized swelling of the upper and lower lips, but no other significant findings. He did not have swelling elsewhere on the body.
Atopic dermatitis, a common and chronic skin condition, affects persons of all ages. Topical therapy is the mainstay of treatment, and in severe cases, it is often combined with systemic therapy. This guideline from the American Academy of Dermatology provides information about the treatment of atop...
A woman presented with erythematous, pruritic skin patches on her trunk and extremities that were slowly increasing in size and number.
A review of the two principal types: bullous and nonbullous. Effective treatment options include topical and oral antibiotics. Empiric treatment considerations have changed with the increasing prevalence of antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
Review relevant facial anatomy, complications, and injection techniques.
Topical ivermectin is safe, effective, and easy to administer because it involves only a single application-rinse cycle and does not require nit combing. However, it is significantly more expensive than nonprescription treatments and its benefits may not be worth the cost for most patients.
What are the clinical characteristics and effective treatments?
Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.