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Significant inverse association for caffeinated coffee consumption; no link for decaffeinated coffee.
Most studies evaluated fish oil, acupuncture, indigo naturalis, curcumin, meditation.
In Case 1, a 24-year-old woman presents to the clinic with a 4-month history of an erythematous annular lesion on the dorsal arm. In Case 2, a 47-year-old non-Hispanic white woman presents to the clinic with a history of a chest lesion for several years. Can you diagnose these conditions?
The cause of dermographic urticaria is unknown, but appears to be related to a mast cell abnormality and is probably autoimmune in nature.
The patient's use of minocycline was associated with patchy hyperpigmentation as a result of iron deposition in the dermal cells.
Doppler imaging resulted in a solid mass with suggestion of increased vascularity.
A patient presents with asymptomatic hyperpigmented plaques on the neck and upper trunk that have persisted for several weeks despite rigorous scrubbing with soap and water.
Although the American Academy of Dermatology recommends the direct application of emollients to the skin in patients with atopic dermatitis, the addition of oils, emollients, or other additives to bath water is not recommended due to insufficient evidence regarding their efficacy.
A 34-year-old woman presents with a bleeding mole situated on her upper forehead that has been present for approximately 3 ...
A 56-year-old overweight woman presents with a rash affecting her lower abdomen and groin that has been present for 1 ...
An 8-year-old child presents with red-brown papules with an overlying mica-like scale on the extremities.
A 24-year-old woman presents with erythematous, papulopustular patches of skin in a muzzle-like distribution surrounding the mouth, chin, and glabellar ...
What is the mechanism of action for laser treatment for onychomycosis of the toenails?
For patients with poison ivy, decontamination should precede steroid treatment.
A 51-year-old woman with chronic vulvar itching was diagnosed with lichen sclerosus et atrophicus.
Providers from across the country share clinical wisdom for the treatment of poison ivy, oak, or sumac rashes and abrasions.
Duct tape can be used to remove warts.