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Skin Diseases

Does this rash look like impetigo? Herpes? Tinea? Cellulitis? Here's a close look and a link to the answer and discussion.

Dermatofibromas may present as papules or nodules that are elevated or slightly depressed. Suspected etiology includes skin injury such as insect bites.

This self-limited albeit recurrent condition is often triggered by antigenic stimuli, including infections, most often HSV, and medications.

raynaud phenomenon

The key diagnostic clue: it looks like she tried to wipe grease off her hands, but didn’t succeed.

A 58-year-old man asks about this painless lesion on his left third digit. It does not itch, burn, or sting and there are no other similar lesions. He had a history of basal cell carcinoma on the arm and several more recent actinic keratoses on his scalp. What’s your diagnosis?

This annular violaceous plaque, which had been present for a few months, was unresponsive to treatment for tinea corporis with topical antifungals. Which of the following statements is true?

A 66-year-old woman had a mildly pruritic rash on the buttocks, lower back, abdomen, and upper posterior thighs. The eruption had been present for approximately 18 months. Your diagnosis?

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