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A man presented with fever; chills; and a pruritic, peeling, red rash over his entire body. He also had pain in his hands.
Atypical moles are a diagnostic challenge because they share some features of melanoma. Learn the characteristics of atypical moles and the different screening methods.
A man with a history of significant acne presented with exophytic growths on his back and extensive scarring on his chest.
A man presented with an asymptomatic rash that began one day after taking trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole. Physical examination revealed multiple large, erythematous, sharply demarcated circular plaques.
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.