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May 2015 Dermatology Clinic

May 2015 Dermatology CME/CE

From the Dermatology CME/CE in the May 2015 issue of The Clinical Advisor. This CME activity consists of three cases: Multiple facial papules on a HIV-positive man Blistering patch on infant’s forearm Well-demarcated pink plaques This activity is provided by Haymarket Medical Education (HME) for physician credit. This activity is co-provided by Medical Education Resources (MER)…

May 2015 Dermatology Clinic

Multiple facial papules on a HIV-positive man

A man, aged 42 years, infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) presented with several small, dome-shaped, flesh-colored papules with central umbilication on his face. The papules were mildly itchy at times, and the patient reported that they have been increasing in number over the last few weeks. The patient was on medication for HIV infection,…

Blistering patch on 
infant’s forearm

A white male, aged 10 weeks, presented with a lesion on the left forearm. His mother reported that the lesion, initially suspected to be from trauma, had persisted for two weeks without resolution. It appeared asymptomatic throughout that time. Examination revealed a reddish-orange patch of approximately 2 cm on the patient’s dorsal left forearm with…

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Well-demarcated pink plaques

Case #1 A 35-year-old man presented with a two-year history of persistent rash on his elbows, knees, and scalp. The rash initially appeared on the elbows and then slowly spread to other parts of the body. The rash was pruritic and responded to over-the-counter hydrocortisone cream. He admitted to intermittent joint pain. The patient was…

April 2015 Dermatology Clinic

April 2015 Dermatology CME/CE

From the Dermatology CME/CE in the April 2015 issue of The Clinical Advisor. This CME activity consists of three cases: Scaly lesions on the palms and soles Telangiectatic macules on the right chest
 Nodules on the ear This activity is provided by Haymarket Medical Education (HME) for physician credit. This activity is co-provided by Medical Education…

April 2015 Dermatology Clinic

Scaly lesions on the palms and soles

An African American man, aged 45 years, presented for evaluation of new lesions on the palms and soles. He reported that the rash began three weeks ago as “dark spots.” Over time, the lesions developed a scaly appearance. The lesions were asymptomatic. His medical history was notable for a recent diagnosis of human immunodeficiency virus…

Telangiectatic macules on the right chest


A pregnant woman, aged 29 years, presented with a unilateral rash. She recalled the rash being present since late childhood, but she said it has become more apparent since becoming pregnant. She denied any associated pruritus or pain. Her past medical history was negative for liver disease. Her only medications were prenatal vitamins. No family…

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Nodules on the ear

Case #1 A woman, aged 24 years, presented with two smooth, skin-colored nodules of approximately 5 mm in size on the right superior earlobe extending down the helix of the ear. The lesions were initially pruritic and red and slowly grew over the three months before she came in. She reported that most of the…

March 2015 Dermatology Clinic

March 2015 Dermatology CME/CE

From the Dermatology CME/CE in the March 2015 issue of The Clinical Advisor. This CME activity consists of three cases: Progressive, diffuse scalp hair loss in a woman Fleshy papule on the left cheek of a young boy Annular lesions with dark centers This activity is provided by Haymarket Medical Education (HME) for physician credit. This…

March 2015 Dermatology Clinic

Progressive, diffuse scalp hair loss in a woman

A woman, aged 31 years, presented with progressive hair loss that spanned the last 5 years. She reported that she had not experienced any excessive shedding. Her medical history was unremarkable, and her social and family histories were noncontributory. The physical exam was notable for a discoid area of alopecia that measured 
8 cm x…

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