Diagnosis & Disease Information

Peeling rash on the trunk and extremities

For the past two months, a man, aged 49 years, experienced persistent nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. Dermatology was consulted for treatment of a rash that had been present for one month. Medical history was significant for HIV and end-stage renal disease. Physical examination revealed superficial desquamation with underlying erosions on the trunk and extremities with…

Red coalescing lesions on the chest

A woman, aged 48 years, complained of a rash on her chest that first appeared rather suddenly two months earlier. The lesions were extremely pruritic and had responded minimally to topical steroids prescribed at an urgent-care center. A review of systems revealed episodic flushing, dizziness, abdominal pain, and diarrhea that seemed to be triggered by…

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October 2013 Dermatology CME

Read the Dermatology Look Alike and two Dermatology Clinics and complete the post test to earn 0.50 CE credits for Nurse Practitioners or 0.50 CME credits for Physician Assistants.

September 2013 Dermatology CME/CE

September 2013 Dermatology CME/CE

Accreditation for this activity has expired. Release Date: September 2013 Expiration Date: September 2014 Estimated time to complete the educational activity: 0.50 hoursContinue Reading Program Description: This Dermatology CE/CME activity is from the August 2013 issue of The Clinical Advisor. It consists of 3 cases: Firm pink trunk plaques Erythema and scaling of the finger…

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