This 16-year-old patient with an 8-year history of psoriasis, currently being treated with topical steroids and UV light therapy, presents with a swollen lip with white crusting. View the image and check your diagnosis.
A dermatologist describes alopecic and aseptic nodules (AANS) of the scalp, a new clinical entity that has likely escaped many diagnoses. Here is a primer on the condition and how you can ensure a proper diagnosis to alleviate patients’ anxiety, as most have a good prognosis with straightforward therapeutic maneuvers.
Dry cough, fever, and shortness of breath are common symptoms of COVID-19. As a dermatologist, you should also know that the coronavirus can also affect your patients’ skin and toes and may, in fact, be the only symptom. Here is what to look for — complete with images — in patients that test positive for […]
Although most skin problems are harmless, a minor one can become serious in people who have diabetes. Whether it’s the common skin tag or more tongue-twisting things like necrobiosis lipoidica, you should be aware of the dermatologic conditions that could be precursors or signs of diabetes in your patients. With images and descriptions, this resource […]