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Image of the Week: What's causing this greasy underarm rash?

Image of the Week: What's causing this greasy underarm rash?

A 17-year-old male presents with a recurrent pruritic rash on his back, shoulders, hands, and axillae. He says the rash ...

Derm Dx: A factory worker with an itchy rash on the wrists and ankles

Derm Dx: A factory worker with an itchy rash on the wrists and ankles

A 42-year-old manufacturing plant worker presents with an itchy rash that was previously diagnosed as contact dermatitis. Mometasone cream has ...

Ortho Dx: Thigh pain 2 years after hip replacement surgery

Ortho Dx: Thigh pain 2 years after hip replacement surgery

A 65-year-old postal worker who had total hip replacement surgery 2 years ago notices pain in his thigh over the ...

Derm Dx: A reddish rash on the scrotum

Derm Dx: A reddish rash on the scrotum

A 38-year-old man presents with diffuse erythema of his scrotum. Oral fluconazole and topical econazole have been ineffective. He is ...

Image of the Week: Free-floating mass found in stab victim

Image of the Week: Free-floating mass found in stab victim

This firm unattached mass was found on exploratory laparotomy of a 57-year-old man who had been stabbed multiple times.

Ortho Dx: A humerus fracture after a bike accident

Ortho Dx: A humerus fracture after a bike accident

A 19-year-old woman is thrown over the handlebars of her bicycle during an accident and lands on her elbow. Radiographs ...

Derm Dx: Discolored patches on the torso of a woman with vulvar lichen sclerosus

Derm Dx: Discolored patches on the torso of a woman with vulvar lichen sclerosus

Examination of a 62-year-old woman with biopsy-confirmed lichen sclerosus of the vulvar region finds discolored patches with central telangiectasias on ...

Image of the Week: A rare reaction to a popular Asian food

Image of the Week: A rare reaction to a popular Asian food

After going to an Asian food festival a few days earlier, a 50-year-old man presents with this pruritic, whiplash-striped, erythematous ...

Ortho Dx: Would you remove this fingernail?

Ortho Dx: Would you remove this fingernail?

After getting her finger caught between a board and a cement block, a 50-year-old woman presents with a subungual hematoma ...

Derm Dx: A growing knot in the palm

Derm Dx: A growing knot in the palm

A nonsmoker who admits to binge drinking presents with a firm, fixed cord in her palm and loss of mobility ...

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