Featured Derm Dx
A 45-year-old moderately obese man presents with well-demarcated erythematous patches on the axillae and an erythematous patch with scale on his scalp.
A 53-year-old man presents with a well-demarcated zone of erythema about the umbilicus that has not responded to treatment with betamethasone dipropionate/clotrimazole cream, ketoconazole cream, or oral terbinafine.
An 87-year-old man presents with a 3-mm, flesh-colored papule on his nose. He has no history of skin cancer or of similar lesions.
A 22-year-old man presents with a pruritic rash that was diagnosed as scabies 3 weeks earlier. However, the rash has persisted despite treatment with oral ivermectin.
A farmer, aged 76 years, presents with a moderately pruritic rash on his chest that became worse when he used triamcinolone cream for 3 weeks.
A 28-year-old woman presents with a 3-week history of a minimally pruritic dermatitis involving her chest, back, and abdomen. It was initially diagnosed elsewhere as an “allergic reaction.”
A 59-year-old woman presents with a 3-month history of a growth on her forearm. She is a cigarette smoker and admits to both outdoor and indoor ultraviolet light exposure.
A 20-year-old college student tests negative for Lyme disease but is placed on doxycycline. She questions the treatment and why another Lyme titer has not been obtained.
A 3-month-old male presents with a waxy, yellowish 3-cm plaque located on his scalp since birth.
A 30-year-old woman presents with a 2-month history of a pruritic eruption on her legs and back.
A 52-year-old, HIV-positive man presents with penile lesions that have persisted despite treatment with acyclovir.
A 3-year-old boy presents with linear bands of slightly hypopigmented papules that follow the lines of Blaschko.
A 43-year-old man who has impaired mentation and currently resides in an extended-care facility is being followed for discoid lupus erythematosus affecting his right cheek.
A 62-year-old woman presents for evaluation of a rash affecting both arms.
A 47-year-old woman requests evaluation for a growth on her nose.
A 68-year-old man comes to the clinic complaining of a painful lesion affecting his right ear.
A 33-year-old woman requests consultation for dark spots that have been present on her lip for several years.
A 55-year-old woman seeks consultation for a lesion on her left thigh.
A 30-year-old African-American man is evaluated for lesions on his penis.