Pruritic, purple plaques on the legs and axilla

Presenter: Katherine Johnson, D.O.
Dermatology Program: Botsford Hospital
Program Director: Annette LaCasse, D.O.
Submitted on: Jun 2, 2012

A 67 year-old Caucasian male presented to clinic with a chief complaint of lower extremity swelling, pruritus and pain. He also complained of discoloration of his lower extremities, right arm and axillae, stating that one of his feet was “turning black”.

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Tender plaques of the trunk

Presenter: Jonathan Cleaver, Cathy Koger, Peter Knabel, Stephen Plumb
Dermatology Program: Northeast Regional Medical Center
Program Director: Dr. Lloyd Cleaver
Submitted on: Jun 2, 2012

CHIEF COMPLAINT:  A 37-year-old Caucasian male presented with a 1-year history of a tender and irritated plaque that would drain fluid located on the left anterior shoulder

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Hyperpigmented blistering lesion in a 13 yo female

Presenter: Michael Kassardjian, Helia Eragi, Teresa Ishak
Dermatology Program: Western University/Pacific Hospital Long Beach
Program Director: Dr. David Horowitz
Submitted on: May 22, 2012

CHIEF COMPLAINT:  Painful blistering rash on body


Signs and symptoms:  Two day history of painful, hyperpigmented rash with sparse blisters on trunk, upper extremities bilaterally, and flexor surfaces few hours after sun exposure. No past medical history, no family history, patient otherwise healthy. No systemic symptoms

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Generalized rash

Presenter: Chelsea Lee, DO, Payal Patel, DO, Kimball Silverton, DO
Dermatology Program: Genesys Regional Medical Center
Program Director: Kimball Silverton, DO
Submitted on: Mar 25, 2012

CHIEF COMPLAINT:  A 71-year-old woman presented to the dermatology clinic with a rash located over her back, chest, neck, face, upper and lower extremities for the duration of two weeks.

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Multiple friable nodules on back

Presenter: Jackie Levin D.O., Ralph Fiore D.O., and Ellecia Cook D.O.
Dermatology Program: Largo Medical Center
Program Director: Richard Miller
Submitted on: Jan 6, 2012

CHIEF COMPLAINT:  Bumps on back


Signs and symptoms:  Present x 2 years. Located from mid to lower back. Painful, draining, and worsening. Recently incised and drained by PCP.

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