Articles related to Dermatology
DermDx: Crusted, Bleeding Patch on Forehead
A 70-year-old woman with a skin lesion on her right temple is referred for assessment. She claims that the site originally came to light about a year ago and has grown in size ever since. An erythematous, fibrotic plaque with a depressed center is discovered during examination. What is the most likely cause of the lesion?
Dermatology September 20th 2022
Xanthomas: Differentiating Atherogenic from Nonatherogenic
A 42-year-old woman with primary biliary cholangitis, presented with an increasing number of yellow skin lesions and generalized pruritis. She had plaques around both eyes, similar lesions on the palmar surfaces of the hands, nodules on the dorsal joints of the hands, and pale pink lesions on the left buttock as well as mild jaundice and scleral icterus. Walk through the differential and treatment options in this case withaccompanying editorial.
Dermatology August 23rd 2022
Clinical Challenge: Flesh-Colored Papule Above Lip
A 76-year-old Black woman arrives at the clinic for an evaluation of a slowly increasing bump on her face that she discovered about a year ago, which hasn’t itched, burnt, or caused any other pain. Is it a trichofolliculoma, a hypertrophic scar, basal cell carcinoma, or a cutis osteoma?
Dermatology August 10th 2022
July 2022 Notable Drug Approvals
FDA approved new indications for these drugs in July, include a Janus kinase inhibitor and a phosphodiesterase-4 inhibitor for use in dermatology, a carbonic anhydrase inhibitor for partial-onset seizures, and an expanded indication for the TKI crizotinib.
Clinical Pharmacology August 5th 2022