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Localized Eczema: What Cause

What strategy will you choose to help cure this woman’s local rash?

Skin Diseases

A 66-year-old woman had a mildly pruritic rash on the buttocks, lower back, abdomen, and upper posterior thighs. The eruption had been present for approximately 18 months. Your diagnosis?

Thyroglossal duct cyst; HCV-HIV coinfection; slurred speech and trouble swallowing and chewing . . . see how well you do on the quiz questions this week.

This relatively uncommon inflammatory dermal process has previously been associated with diabetes mellitus and more recently with hyperlipidemia.

Tinea versicolor

Allergic contact dermatitis, drug-induced hypersensitivity syndrome, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, metastases to the skin, tinea versicolor, lichen spinulosus—a look at cutaneous conditions and their underlying causes.

This relatively small (1 cm), pigmented nodule of uncertain duration was noticed on the left arm of a 57-year-old man with a history of skin cancer. What do you suspect here?

Mycosis fungoides; circumscribed erythematous lesions in a toddler; large abdominal ecchymotic mass . . . some of the challenges for you in this quiz.

A 23-year-old African American woman had variably shaped areas of atrophy and hypopigmentation on the face and ear. Your diagnosis?

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