Featured Derm Dx
A 3-month-old Hispanic male presents with scattered flesh-colored papules and pustules on his palms and soles.
A man presents with itchy bumps on his arms and legs. He lives alone, does not have pets, and uses a hot tub regularly.
A moderately obese 40-year-old white woman presents with an intermittently pruritic rash on her chest and flexural and anogenital regions.
A 20-year-old college student presents with a 4-week history of intermittent itching, and stroking of the skin of his back elicits raised wheals.
An 84-year-old man with a history of sun exposure, basal and squamous cell carcinomas, and solar keratoses presents with a new lesion on his scalp.
Examination of a fair-skinned 80-year-old man who comes in for treatment of actinic keratoses finds geometrically arranged furrows on his posterior neck.
A 40-year-old man presents with a 2-year history of asymptomatic but psychologically distressing lesions on his groin.
A 21-year-old woman presents with a rash over her mouth and chin that clears when treated with oral prednisone and then flares shortly after discontinuation.
A 16-year-old female presents with a diffuse erythematous eruption with minimal scale, sparing the palms, soles, and face.
A 54-year-old man presents with a 2-week history of a drooping eyelid. He is taking finasteride and underwent an outpatient cosmetic procedure 3 weeks earlier.
A 53-year-old woman presents with dusky red, slightly indurated, well-demarcated plaques on the buttocks. The condition is asymptomatic but of cosmetic concern.
A 44-year-old man presents with a 3-year history of what he calls a "pimple that didn't stop growing." He admits to both alcohol and cigarette use.
A hairdresser notices a lesion on the scalp of an 89-year-old woman. The patient did not realize it was there; the lesion does not itch or bleed.
A woman with a history of Hashimoto thyroiditis presents with hair thinning and an erythematous patch with vesiculation under her lip.
On receiving treatment for seborrheic keratosis on his back, another rash is noted on a man’s chest and abdomen. The other rash has not responded to steroid treatment in the past.
A 16-year-old high school football player presents with scattered flesh-colored papules, and he does not know if his girlfriend, other family members, or teammates has the same lesions.
A flesh-colored nodule is found on examination of a 42-year-old fair-skinned woman. She does not know how long it has been present.
A fair-skinned 48-year-old man with a history of ample sun exposure presents with dilated blood vessels, brownish hyperpigmentation, and thinning of the epidermis on his neck and upper chest.
A 50-year-old woman presents with a painful lesion on the inside of her upper lip. She has had similar lesions before, and they heal without scarring.