Featured Derm Dx
A 53-year-old woman with a history of hypertension, alcohol abuse, and amphetamine dependence presents with painful wounds on the bilateral antecubital fossa.
A 33-year-old Malaysian woman requests removal of a blue–black growth on her right hand. The lesion has been present for several years and is asymptomatic but unsightly.
A 42-year-old woman presents with a sudden onset of itchy, reddened macules on her trunk. Stroking her skin induces localized erythema and edema.
A mother brings in her 13-day-old baby for evaluation of facial lesions. Noted on examination are flesh-colored lesions located in front of both ears.
A Hispanic woman brings her 15-year-old daughter for evaluation of hair loss at the front of her scalp. Diffuse thinning of the frontal and temporal regions is noted.
A 76-year-old man is referred for evaluation of an asymptomatic eruption that began on his legs about 2 weeks ago and is now spreading to his trunk.
A 16-year-old female presents with dermatitis that appeared suddenly after a streptococcal throat infection 10 days earlier. She is otherwise in good health and takes no oral medications.
A 7-month-old Hispanic female child presents for evaluation of a scaling dermatitis of several weeks in duration affecting her scalp and face.
An 18-year-old Caucasian male presents for evaluation of a growth on his leg that he first noted in early childhood. During the past several years, the lesion has increased in size and has darkened in color.