Featured Derm Dx

Derm Dx: Four-month rash on the breast

Derm Dx: Four-month rash on the breast

A patient, aged 45 years, presented to the office with complaints of a rash on her breast for four months.

Derm Dx: Large, pedunculated nodule in an obese patient

Derm Dx: Large, pedunculated nodule in an obese patient

A moderately obese patient, aged 59 years, presented for evaluation of a bothersome lesion on his buttock that had been ...

Derm Dx: Severe pain, redness in heels after cytarabine treatment

Derm Dx: Severe pain, redness in heels after cytarabine treatment

A patient, aged 16 years, with acute lymphatic leukemia status post-bone marrow transplant presented with a one-week history of severe ...

Derm Dx: Purplish bumps on the forearm

Derm Dx: Purplish bumps on the forearm

A patient, aged 24 years, presented with complaints of purplish bumps on his forearm.

On physical exam, similar lesions on the ...

Derm Dx: Long-term, recurring rash in axillae, groin folds

Derm Dx: Long-term, recurring rash in axillae, groin folds

A patient, aged 60 years, presented with complaints of a rash in his armpits and groin folds that he had ...

Derm Dx: Denuded, crusted patches on the lower lip

Derm Dx: Denuded, crusted patches on the lower lip

A patient, aged 46 years, presented with denuded and crusted patches on his lower lip. The condition had waxed and ...

Derm Dx: Itchy rash on the groin

Derm Dx: Itchy rash on the groin

A patient, aged 65 years, presented with complaints of an itchy rash in her groin. The patient had hypertension and ...

Derm Dx: Coarse hairs on the back, shoulder

Derm Dx: Coarse hairs on the back, shoulder

A patient, aged 30 years, presented requesting laser removal of cosmetically bothersome coarse hairs on his right upper back and ...

Derm Dx: Erythematous, raised plaque on calf

Derm Dx: Erythematous, raised plaque on calf

A patient, aged 56 years, presented for evaluation of an erythematous, slightly raised plaque of her right calf. The ...

Derm Dx: Itchy rash in the groin, axilla

Derm Dx: Itchy rash in the groin, axilla

A patient, aged 48 years, presented with complaints of a rash in the groin and axilla for the past six ...

Derm Dx: History of basal cell carcinomas with pitting on the palms and soles

Derm Dx: History of basal cell carcinomas with pitting on the palms and soles

A patient, aged 15 years, presented for a skin check. Her past medical history is significant for several basal cell ...

Derm Dx: Recurring pus bumps on the scalp

Derm Dx: Recurring pus bumps on the scalp

A patient, aged 34 years, presented with complaints of “pus bumps” in his scalp for many years. The bumps eventually ...

Derm Dx: Itchy rash on eyelids, chest, back, and hands

Derm Dx: Itchy rash on eyelids, chest, back, and hands

A patient aged 40 years presents with complaints of a mildly itchy rash on his eyelids, chest, back, and hands ...

Derm Dx: Desquamating full-body rash in HIV-positive patient

Derm Dx: Desquamating full-body rash in HIV-positive patient

A patient, aged 50 years, presented with complaints of a full body desquamating skin rash that had lasted several weeks. ...

Gourd Dx: Warts on a pumpkin

Gourd Dx: Warts on a pumpkin

A pumpkin, harvested 2 months, presented with complaints of warts that worsened as it ripened.

Derm Dx: Photosensitive blisters on the hands

Derm Dx: Photosensitive blisters on the hands

A patient, aged 65 years, presented with complaints of blisters on his hands and arms for several weeks. He ...

Derm Dx: Warty papules on the chest, ears

Derm Dx: Warty papules on the chest, ears

A patient, aged 50 years, presented with complaints of bumps on her chest, behind her ears, and in her ear ...

Derm Dx: Infant born in plastic film-like membrane

Derm Dx: Infant born in plastic film-like membrane

A patient was born encased in a membrane, which gave the infant the appearance of being wrapped in a clear, ...

Derm Dx: Translucent papule filled with jelly-like fluid

Derm Dx: Translucent papule filled with jelly-like fluid

A patient, aged 65 years, presented with complaints of a bump on her toe that had developed three months prior. ...

Derm Dx: Thickened toenails

Derm Dx: Thickened toenails

A patient aged 64 years presented with complaints of thickened toenails for the past 2 years. He denied other medical ...

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