Skin Conditions

Jan 15, 2015 Issue
Common Questions About Wound Care [Article]

Get evidence-based recommendations on treating lacerations, abrasions, burns, and puncture wounds, and find out which patients should be hospitalized or referred.

Jan 1, 2015 Issue
Swelling of the Lips [Photo Quiz]

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.

Dec 1, 2014 Issue
Management of Atopic Dermatitis: Guideline from the American Academy of Dermatology [Practice Guidelines]

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...

Sep 1, 2014 Issue
Pruritic Erythematous Plaques [Photo Quiz]

A woman presented with erythematous, pruritic skin patches on her trunk and extremities that were slowly increasing in size and number.

Aug 15, 2014 Issue
Impetigo: Diagnosis and Treatment [Article]

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.

Aug 1, 2014 Issue
Botulinum Toxin Injection for Facial Wrinkles [Article]

Review relevant facial anatomy, complications, and injection techniques.

Jun 15, 2014 Issue
Ivermectin Lotion (Sklice) for Head Lice [STEPS]

Topical ivermectin is safe, effective, and easy to administer because it involves only a single application-rinse cycle and does not require nit combing. However, it is significantly more expensive than nonprescription treatments and its benefits may not be worth the cost for most patients.

Apr 1, 2014 Issue
Intertrigo and Secondary Skin Infections [Article]

What are the clinical characteristics and effective treatments?

Mar 15, 2014 Issue
An Acute Vesiculobullous Rash on the Face [Photo Quiz]

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

Jan 1, 2014 Issue
Multiple Bullae on the Trunk [Photo Quiz]

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

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