Featured Derm Dx
A 42-year-old manufacturing plant worker presents with an itchy rash that was previously diagnosed as contact dermatitis. Mometasone cream has been ineffective.
A 38-year-old man presents with diffuse erythema of his scrotum. Oral fluconazole and topical econazole have been ineffective. He is taking alprazolam for anxiety.
Examination of a 62-year-old woman with biopsy-confirmed lichen sclerosus of the vulvar region finds discolored patches with central telangiectasias on her abdomen and chest.
A nonsmoker who admits to binge drinking presents with a firm, fixed cord in her palm and loss of mobility and contracture of the ring finger.
An 11-year-old boy presents with hand and foot blisters, a slight fever, mouth irritation, and most recently, distal whitening and crumbling of 3 fingernails.
A 70-year-old man who takes hydrochlorothiazide for hypertension presents with violaceous papules on his scrotum, which also has a reddish tinge.
A 65-year-old man presents with red lesions on his arms and legs. He has no history of skin cancer but admits to ample sun exposure since early childhood.
A 10-year-old boy presents with an asymptomatic firm nodule on his cheek. When the lesion is squeezed, a longitudinal crease is noted at the center.
A 43-year-old woman presents with a growing nodule on her forehead. When it was smaller, it was "easily covered by my bangs," but now she wants it removed.
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.