For 9 months, a 39-year-old woman has had a pruritic rash on the posterior portion of one thigh. She had consulted another physician, who prescribed a medication that she does not recall, but there was no improvement.
An itchy facial rash of 1 week's duration prompts a 72-year-old woman to see her primary care provider. She reports that redness and scaling had developed on her cheek, and that vitamin E oil she applied to the area seems to have made it worse.
A 45-year-old man presents with a 4- to 5-year history of an intermittent, asymptomatic, red, circular rash on his trunk. Trials of antifungal creams have not been successful. The patient is otherwise healthy and takes no medications.
During a routine skin examination, a papule of several years’ duration is noted on the upper lip of a 71-yearold man. The patient states that the lesion has been slowly enlarging; it does not bleed even during shaving.
A 33-year-old woman presents with an asymptomatic facial rash for which she has been using mometasone cream regularly. Initially, she had a small patch of acne on one cheek that quickly cleared with this cream. However, the rash has been worsening for the past year.
For several weeks, a 33-year-old man has had an asymptomatic lesion on the head of the penis. He has had a new sex partner in the past few months but is unaware of any health problems she may have. What is the likely cause of this lesion?