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October 2015 Dermatology Clinic

October 2015 Dermatology CME/CE

From the Dermatology CME/CE in the October 2015 issue of The Clinical Advisor. This CME activity consists of three cases: Maculopapular rash 
after swimming Pink, scaly rash on the trunk and extremities Scaling rash on the palms This activity is provided by Haymarket Medical Education (HME) for physician credit. This activity is co-provided by Medical Education…

October 2015 Dermatology Clinic

Maculopapular rash 
after swimming

A healthy 17-year-old white male presents to the emergency department with mild pruritis and a maculopapular rash on his bilateral upper and lower extremities and beneath the waistband of his swimsuit that he notes had developed while swimming in the Atlantic Ocean. He reports having experienced these same symptoms intermittently over the years when on…

Pink, scaly rash on the trunk and extremities

A 14-year-old male presents with an asymptomatic eruption on his trunk, arms, and legs that appeared 2 weeks ago. The rash began on his thigh and spread from there. On physical examination, scattered small, pink, scaly papules and patches with collarettes are noted on the trunk, proximal arms, and legs. The patient has a single…

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Scaling rash on the palms

Case #1 A 56-year-old woman presents with a 2-month history of a very itchy rash on the palm of her right hand. Another provider had prescribed a triamcinolone cream that offered improvement in the first few days of use, after which the rash spread and became worse. The patient has a family history of psoriasis,…

September 2015 Dermatology Clinic

September 2015 Dermatology CME/CE

From the Dermatology CME/CE in the September 2015 issue of The Clinical Advisor. This CME activity consists of three cases: White papules and 
follicular abnormalities on a toddler’s face Red-brown papules and plaques on the head and body Enlarging brown spots This activity is provided by Haymarket Medical Education (HME) for physician credit. This activity is…

September 2015 Dermatology Clinic

White papules and 
follicular abnormalities on a toddler’s face

A 4-year-old male brought in by his mother presents with multiple white papules on his face and extremities. The patient also displays hypotrichosis of the scalp and several small dimples, which resemble indentations left by an ice pick, on the dorsum of his forearms. The child’s lesions have been present since birth, and his mother…

Red-brown papules and plaques on the head and body

A man, aged 52 years, presents with a 6-month history of lesions on the scalp, face, trunk, and arms. The lesions have been unresponsive to treatment for tinea. The patient’s medical history is noncontributory, but he does report a persistent cough and increased fatigue for the last several months. Physical examination reveals red-brown papules and…

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Enlarging brown spots

Case #1 A woman, aged 65 years, presents for evaluation of a “mole” or spot that has been present on her arm for a few years. She says that the spot that worried her was slightly bigger than the rest of the “brown spots” on her body, it had increased slightly in size, and it…

August 2015 Dermatology Clinic

August 2015 Dermatology CME/CE

From the Dermatology CME/CE in the August 2015 issue of The Clinical Advisor. This CME activity consists of three cases: Reddish ulceration on a neonate’s face Large patch of coalescing gray-brown macules Small, vascular, red and violet lesions This activity is provided by Haymarket Medical Education (HME) for physician credit. This activity is co-provided by Medical…

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Small, vascular, red and violet lesions

Case #1 A woman, aged 45 years, presents for a routine skin check and complains of bright red spots on her chest and abdomen. She reports that these spots have increased in number over the years. The patient developed the first lesion when she was aged approximately 30 years. She states some lesions have also…

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