Featured Derm Dx

Derm Dx: Itchy lesions around the lips

Derm Dx: Itchy lesions around the lips

A patient aged 28 years presents with complaints of one day of very itchy lesions around her lips.

Derm Dx: Scaly rash on the feet

Derm Dx: Scaly rash on the feet

A patient aged 46 years presented complaining of a scaly rash on his feet.

Derm Dx: Enlarged, ulcerated lesion on the face

Derm Dx: Enlarged, ulcerated lesion on the face

A patient aged 67 years presented complaining of a lesion on the face that had enlarged and ulcerated over a ...

Derm Dx: Painful, recurring oral eruption

Derm Dx: Painful, recurring oral eruption

A patient aged 35 years presented with a painful eruption in his mouth that started five days prior. Two days ...

Derm Dx: Midline split in the nail

Derm Dx: Midline split in the nail

A patient aged 37 years presented complaining of the nail changes in his bilateral thumbnails. He denied trauma to the ...

Derm Dx: Wrinkled, depigmented skin on breasts, chest

Derm Dx: Wrinkled, depigmented skin on breasts, chest

A patient aged 37 years presents complaining of skin changes over the past several weeks. On exam, she has wrinkly ...

Derm Dx: Boils on the groin

Derm Dx: Boils on the groin

A patient aged 29 years presents complaining of years of ‘boils’ on her groin. She has seen many physicians and ...

Derm Dx: Severe ridging along the nails

Derm Dx: Severe ridging along the nails

A patient aged 45 years presents complaining of ridging along her nails. She denies trauma. She also denies rubbing or ...

Derm Dx: Blue-purple macule beneath the nail

Derm Dx: Blue-purple macule beneath the nail

A patient aged 28 years presents complaining of pain in her fingernail, which has been present for four months.

On physical ...

Derm Dx: Annular patch with serpiginous borders

Derm Dx: Annular patch with serpiginous borders

A patient aged 55 years presents with a rash on his face. It has been present for a month. ...

Derm Dx: Bluish papules on the scalp

Derm Dx: Bluish papules on the scalp

A patient aged 68 years presents complaining of bluish papules on his scalp. His medical history is significant for malignant ...

Derm Dx: Extensive blistering on the elbows, knees, forearms, and feet

Derm Dx: Extensive blistering on the elbows, knees, forearms, and feet

A patient aged 3 years presents with skin fragility and sporadic blistering that her parents first noticed during infancy. The ...

Derm Dx: Purplish patches and plaques on the legs

Derm Dx: Purplish patches and plaques on the legs

A patient aged 86 years presents with purplish patches and plaques on his lower legs. The lesion have been ...

DermDx: A widening and darkening streak in the nail

DermDx: A widening and darkening streak in the nail

A patient aged 36 years presents complaining of a brown streak in his nail, and states he is not sure ...

Derm Dx: 'Punched out' erosions on the face and neck

Derm Dx: 'Punched out' erosions on the face and neck

A patient aged 8 years presents with her mother. During the previous 24 hours she developed erosions with a “punched ...

Derm Dx: Painful erythematous patches on the legs

Derm Dx: Painful erythematous patches on the legs

A patient aged 21 years presents with painful erythematous patches on her bilateral thighs and calves. She had undergone a ...

Derm Dx: A darkening, thickening birthmark

Derm Dx: A darkening, thickening birthmark

A patient aged 4 years presents with her mother with a chief complaint of a birthmark on the right leg ...

Derm Dx: White patch of skin since infanthood

Derm Dx: White patch of skin since infanthood

An 8-year-old patient presents for a routine physical exam. His mother notes a white patch of skin that she states ...

Derm Dx: White patch around a mole

Derm Dx: White patch around a mole

A 16-year-old patient presented with complaints of a whitish patch that had developed around one of her moles.

Derm Dx: Persistent swelling on the elbow

Derm Dx: Persistent swelling on the elbow

A 65-year-old patient presented with complaints of persistent swelling of his elbow. The swelling is associated with minimal pain. He ...

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