Featured Derm Dx
A 40-year-old African American man presents for evaluation of a mass affecting his posterior scalp, which has enlarged in size during the past 3 to 4 years.
The patient is a 57-year-old man requesting removal of a growth on his left upper thigh. The lesion has been increasing in size for at least 1 year’s duration and is frequently traumatized by clothing.
The patient is an 18-month-old child who presents for evaluation of a rash affecting both cheeks. The onset was sudden and not preceded by trauma or exposure to excessive heat.
A 10-year-old boy presents for evaluation of scattered scars on his ankles and back, which are slightly atrophic and violaceous. He also has highly elastic skin.
A 14-year-old moderately obese Hispanic female is concerned about dark areas on her trunk, which are asymptomatic but unsightly.
A 25-year-old woman presents for evaluation of a growth behind her right ear. The lesion was first noted several weeks ago and is asymptomatic but prone to trauma.
A 35-year-old man has a family history of skin cancer and requests a full body examination. His wife is especially concerned about a cluster of moles on his back.
A 58-year-old man presents for evaluation of a growth behind his left ear. The lesion has been present for at least 2 years and is occasionally irritated by hair combing.
The patient is a 43-year-old Hispanic man who complains of a rash affecting his right cheek and forehead. The eruption was first noted 3 weeks ago and is asymptomatic.