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A man with a history of HIV infection, diabetes, alcohol use disorder, and tobacco use disorder presented with skin lesions on his upper extremities and hyperpigmented patches on his face.
Predominant characteristics of a lesion can be accounted for with a thorough genitourinary examination. Knowing the distinguishing features of the four noninfectious types of lesions, and which forms are likely to mimic others, is essential for efficient diagnosis and treatment.
Pityriasis rosea is a common self-limiting rash that usually starts with a herald patch and progresses to a generalized rash over the trunk and limbs. Learn how to differentiate pityriasis rosea from other skin conditions, and get the latest evidence on the most effective treatments.
Jan 1, 2018 Issue
Effectiveness of Moisturizers in the Treatment of Patients with Eczema [Cochrane for Clinicians]
Moisturizers decrease the rate of eczema flare-ups by 3.7 times vs. no treatment (number needed to treat [NNT] = 4), as well as the amount of topical corticosteroids used per eczema flare-up (9.3 g less). Adverse effects are minimal.
Patients can experience psychological distress from pigmentation disorders. Review common causes of hyperpigmentation and hypopigmentation, and which treatments are most likely to help improve appearance.
A newborn examination revealed an erythematous lesion on the scalp. Ultrasonography revealed an anechoic subcutaneous mass that was not connected to the brain.
A woman presents with an erythematous, scaly rash on her back that developed after a period of intense sun exposure.
A man presented with a lesion on his right index finger that had been growing gradually for a couple of years.
The combination approach of steroids and antihista-mines offers no added benefit to antihistamines alone for the treatment of simple urticaria.