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Localized Eczema: What Cause

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

Skin Diseases

A 45-year-old woman had painless, red, crusted papules on the hand. There was no history of trauma. The patient had a home aquarium. Your diagnosis?

A new dark spot on the forehead; overprescribing of benzodiazepines; alcohol and atrial fibrillation . . . can you answer the quiz questions on these topics?

Polycystic ovary syndrome, “dermatoses of pregnancy,” systemic sclerosis, subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus, gallbladder agenesis, sarcoidosis—a close look at medical problems seen frequently in women.

A 46-year-old woman presented with the new onset of a slightly stinging and burning, expanding patch on the upper abdominal skin. Your diagnosis?

Fewer than two-thirds of men know the signs of skin cancer and the younger they are the less likely they are to believe they are at risk for the disease, according to a national survey.

Tinea versicolor presents with hyperpigmented and hypopigmented coalescing thin scaly plaques and macules.Typically they appear on the trunk and the upper back. It is more common in warm humid climates.

These asymptomatic plaques developed on the legs of a 59-year-old woman with diabetes mellitus and pulmonary sarcoidosis. Biopsy showed a granulomatous infiltrate of epithelioid histiocytes and multinucleated giant cells surrounded by lymphocytes “layered” throughout the dermis. What’s your diagnosis?

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