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Dermatitis Herpetiformis

Patients with this rash need to see a gastroenterologist for evaluation and follow-up. Here's why.
 

Skin Diseases

Is this pruritic lesion just unsightly, or is it indicative of a dangerous condition? Test your acumen in this quiz.

lesions that bleed with minimal trauma

Two lesions have been slowly expanding on an older man’s chest for 2 years. What is the problem? This and questions on 3 other topics in this quiz.

Histopathology, enoxaparin dermatosis

This is a very distinct, rare, and remarkable hemorrhagic rash, first recognized in 2006, with 7 known cases reported in the literature.

Psoriasis, a chronic inflammatory, autoimmune skin disorder, is associated with both genetic and environmental factors. It has important treatment implications for patients who have psychiatric disorders.

This diagnosis is a relative dermatologic emergency; presumptive treatment with antivirals should at least be considered if any suspicion exists.

What figures into your differential of a slowly enlarging asymptomatic plaque, like the one on this child's hand?

pustular rash developed on hands

A patient with a history of moderately severe and extensive plaque psoriasis now has a rash on her hands unlike any skin problem she has previously experienced. Do you know what this is? Answer this question and 4 others in this quiz.

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