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Therapies that target specific pathways or proteins in cancer cells are especially noted for dermatologic events, which affect up to 90% of treated patients.
Ulcer with an Undermined Edge
The rapidly expanding lesion began as a small boil in the center of the ulcerated area 4 weeks ago. What underlying process do you suspect?
Knee Knots in a Young Girl: What's Your Diagnosis?
Painful red lesions on the shins. Trauma? Tumor? Inflammation? The diagnosis is in the detailed differential you'll follow in this slide show.
Pyoderma Gangrenosum: An Uncommon Cause of Cutaneous Ulceration
The lesions may mimic infectious, vascular, inflammatory and other ulcers; they do not respond to antibiotics and debridement often exacerbates the ulcer.
An Unusual Bruise on the Face of a 20-month-old Boy
Test your visual diagnostic skills with this slide-show case of a young boy with an odd facial lesion of approximately one month's duration.
A Boy with a Bald Spot
8-year-old Al is in for follow-up of an ear infection, but his mother is more interested in why no hair will grow on that spot on the back of his head.
A Ring of Firm Multiple Papules
The patient has similar lesions elsewhere on his body. Treatment with a topical steroid was unsuccessful. Can you ID?
Test your visual diagnostic skills, vote for your preferred Dx and treatment, and learn about 2 common annular lesions along the way.
1-Year-Old With "Bullseye" Rash
This afebrile baby presents with a target-shaped, centripetal rash. He has been taking amoxicillin for 5 days for an ear infection.
Teen With Itchy Papular Rash on Face and Arms
This monomorphic papular rash is unrelated to medications, recent sickness, or exposure to poison oak. It developed about 6 days earlier.
16-Year-Old With Pruritic Rash
This highly pruritic rash has been present for about 2 weeks. The teen says he believes it is spreading. What's your diagnosis?
Vesicular Rash in a Teenage Wrestler
This rash began as a small red patch about 10 days earlier while the patient was at wrestling camp.
A Young Boy with a White Forelock
Case study: What would cause a shock of stark white in the center of this child's otherwise black head of hair? Your Dx?
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