A tender, crusting eruption first arose on a 69-year-old man’s ear 10 days earlier; an antibiotic failed to clear the lesion. The patient is otherwise healthy, with no predisposing diseases or history of trauma.
Consultant. Vol. 50 No. 12
A Photo Quiz to Hone Dermatologic Skills
Why hasn't this tender lesion responded to antibiotic?
By DAVID L. KAPLAN, MD—Series Editor
University of Missouri Kansas City, University of Kansas | December 13, 2010
Dr Kaplan is clinical assistant professor of dermatology at the University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine and at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. He practices adult and pediatric dermatology in Overland Park, Kan.
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