Skin Conditions

Dec 15, 2017 Issue
Pigmentation Disorders: Diagnosis and Management [Article]

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.

Nov 15, 2017 Issue
Erythematous Lesion on a Newborn's Scalp [Photo Quiz]

A newborn examination revealed an erythematous lesion on the scalp. Ultrasonography revealed an anechoic subcutaneous mass that was not connected to the brain.

Nov 1, 2017 Issue
Erythematous, Scaly Rash After Sun Exposure [Photo Quiz]

A woman presents with an erythematous, scaly rash on her back that developed after a period of intense sun exposure.

Oct 1, 2017 Issue
Dome-Shaped Lesion on the Finger [Photo Quiz]

A man presented with a lesion on his right index finger that had been growing gradually for a couple of years.

Sep 15, 2017 Issue
Steroid Treatment Adds No Benefit to Antihistamines for Acute Hives [POEMs]

The combination approach of steroids and antihista-mines offers no added benefit to antihistamines alone for the treatment of simple urticaria.

Aug 15, 2017 Issue
An Annular Plaque on the Back [Photo Quiz]

A 24-year-old man presented with a mildly pruritic, spreading rash that was preceded by a single plaque on his back.

Jul 1, 2017 Issue
Pigmented Lesion with a Depigmented Rim [Photo Quiz]

A 15-year-old girl presented with an asymptomatic pigmented mole on the right scapula that developed a white halo.

Jun 15, 2017 Issue
Erythematous Papules on Dorsum of Both Hands [Photo Quiz]

A 24-year-old woman presented with multiple asymptomatic erythematous, flat-topped papules on the extensor surfaces of both hands.

Jun 1, 2017 Issue
Acute and Chronic Urticaria: Evaluation and Treatment [Article]

Symptom relief for acute or chronic urticaria begins with trigger avoidance and second-generation H1 antihistamines. Review additional treatment strategies to add as needed.

Apr 1, 2017 Issue
Pruritic Rash in Pregnancy [Photo Quiz]

A pregnant woman presented with scattered periumbilical and lower extremity pruritic papules.

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