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Skin Conditions

Jul 15, 2011 Issue
A Diagnostic Approach to Pruritus [Article]

Pruritus can be a symptom of a distinct dermatologic condition or of an occult underlying systemic disease. Of the patients referred to a dermatologist for generalized pruritus with no apparent primary cutaneous cause, 14 to 24 percent have a systemic etiology. In the absence of a primary skin lesio...


Jul 1, 2011 Issue
Diagnosis and Treatment of Lichen Planus [Article]

Lichen planus is a chronic, inflammatory, autoimmune disease that affects the skin, oral mucosa, genital mucosa, scalp, and nails. Lichen planus lesions are described using the six P’s (planar [flat-topped], purple, polygonal, pruritic, papules, plaques). Onset is usually acute, affecting the flexor...


Jun 15, 2011 Issue
Adapelene/Benzoyl Peroxide (Epiduo) for Acne Vulgaris [STEPS]

Adapalene/benzoyl peroxide is as effective as other combination products for the treatment of acne. Once-daily application is an advantage in terms of simplicity and adherence to therapy, but the cost is much higher than that of the individual components sold separately; this may create a barrier to adherence.


Jun 15, 2011 Issue
Rapidly Growing Mass in the Chest Wall [Photo Quiz]

Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.


May 1, 2011 Issue
Polypoid Skin Nodule in the Postpartum Period [Photo Quiz]

Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.


May 1, 2011 Issue
Urticaria: Evaluation and Treatment [Article]

Urticaria involves intensely pruritic, raised wheals, with or without edema of the deeper cutis. It is usually a self-limited, benign reaction, but can be chronic. Rarely, it may represent serious systemic disease or a life-threatening allergic reaction. Urticaria has a lifetime prevalence of approx...


Apr 15, 2011 Issue
Keratotic Lesions on the Nipples and Areolae of a 62-Year-Old Man [Photo Quiz]

Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.


Mar 15, 2011 Issue
Treatment-Resistant Plaque on the Thigh [Photo Quiz]

Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.


Mar 15, 2011 Issue
Linear Lesions in a Neonate [Photo Quiz]

Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.


Mar 1, 2011 Issue
Ulcer on Lower Lip of Deployed Serviceman [Photo Quiz]

Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.


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