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Localized Eczema: What Cause

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

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raynaud phenomenon

The key diagnostic clue: it looks like she tried to wipe grease off her hands, but didn’t succeed.

A 58-year-old man asks about this painless lesion on his left third digit. It does not itch, burn, or sting and there are no other similar lesions. He had a history of basal cell carcinoma on the arm and several more recent actinic keratoses on his scalp. What’s your diagnosis?

This annular violaceous plaque, which had been present for a few months, was unresponsive to treatment for tinea corporis with topical antifungals. Which of the following statements is true?

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.

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