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Skin Diseases

palmar erythema

Pseudosac with ectopic pregnancy, palmar erythema, pemphigoid gestationis, abdominal wall hematoma, dermatomyositis, livedo reticularis—visual presentations of health problems that occur frequently, or exclusively, in women.

A 45-year-old woman had painless, red, crusted papules on the hand. There was no history of trauma. The patient had a home aquarium. Your diagnosis?

A new dark spot on the forehead; overprescribing of benzodiazepines; alcohol and atrial fibrillation . . . can you answer the quiz questions on these topics?

Polycystic ovary syndrome, “dermatoses of pregnancy,” systemic sclerosis, subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus, gallbladder agenesis, sarcoidosis—a close look at medical problems seen frequently in women.

A 46-year-old woman presented with the new onset of a slightly stinging and burning, expanding patch on the upper abdominal skin. Your diagnosis?

Fewer than two-thirds of men know the signs of skin cancer and the younger they are the less likely they are to believe they are at risk for the disease, according to a national survey.

Tinea versicolor presents with hyperpigmented and hypopigmented coalescing thin scaly plaques and macules.Typically they appear on the trunk and the upper back. It is more common in warm humid climates.

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