Featured Derm Dx

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 ...

Derm Dx: Itchy, discolored genitalia

Derm Dx: Itchy, discolored genitalia

A patient, aged 65 years, presents with complaints of itching and discoloration of his genitalia for several months.

On physical ...

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: 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: 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: 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 ...

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