Skin Conditions

Jan 15, 2016 Issue
A Vietnamese Child with a Rash on the Back [Photo Quiz]

A Vietnamese girl who had been experiencing upper respiratory tract symptoms presented with the sudden appearance of linear erythematous lesions on her back.

Jan 1, 2016 Issue
Skin Ulcers of Unknown Etiology [Photo Quiz]

A woman with a long history of cocaine use presented to the emergency department with leg ulcers and ecchymoses on her ears.

Dec 15, 2015 Issue
Diffuse, Erythematous, Scaly Eruption [Photo Quiz]

A male smoker with a history of alcohol abuse presented with a mildly pruritic rash on his back that spread to his scalp, trunk, and extremities, including the palms and soles.

Nov 15, 2015 Issue
Changing Facial Lesion [Photo Quiz]

A woman presented with a linear verrucous lesion extending from the anterior helix of the left ear down to the level of the ear lobe that had been present for as long as she could remember.

Nov 15, 2015 Issue
Scabies [Clinical Evidence Handbook]

What are the effects of topical and systemic treatments for scabies?

Nov 1, 2015 Issue
Unusual Erythematous and Infiltrated Plaque [Photo Quiz]

A man presented with a pruritic erythematous plaque on his arm days after applying an ornamental tattoo.

Oct 1, 2015 Issue
10-Year History of Pitted Nails [Photo Quiz]

A man presented with a 10-year history of itchy, scaly, brittle fingernails that were pitted but not painful. His toenails were unaffected. He also had patches of dry, scaly skin on his scalp, low back, and genitals.

Oct 1, 2015 Issue
Diagnosing Common Benign Skin Tumors [Article]

Find out how to differentiate benign lesions from those that warrant further treatment. Includes recommended treatments for acrochordons, sebaceous hyperplasia, lipomas, keratoacanthomas, pyogenic granulomas, dermatofibromas, epidermal inclusion cysts, seborrheic keratosis, and cherry angiomas.

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.

Aug 1, 2015 Issue
Rosacea: Diagnosis and Treatment [Article]

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.

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