Presenter: Portela D., Laffer M
Dermatology Program: Oakwood Hospital – Southshore
Program Director: Steve Grekin DO
Submitted on: May 4, 2015
CHIEF COMPLAINT: A 50-year-old Caucasian male presented with a three-day history of mildly pruritic erythematous papules and patches progressing from his head to his chest and upper arms after experiencing a sunburn during work.
Signs and symptoms: The patient complained of a pruritic erythematous rash from his scalp to mid trunk. Additionally, there was erythema and hyperkeratosis of his hands and feet. Continue reading “Rapidly progressive erythema”
Presenter: Natalie Edgar DO, Dawnielle Endly DO, Joseph Dyer DO
Dermatology Program: Largo Medical Center / NSUCOM
Program Director: Richard Miller DO
Submitted on: May 1, 2015
CHIEF COMPLAINT: A 49 year-old Caucasian male presented with a scalp nodule enlarging over 5 weeks.
Signs and symptoms: The nodule was intermittently bleeding but non-tender to palpation.
Previous Treatment: None
Other information: Past medical history was pertinent for cystic fibrosis necessitating bilateral lung transplant in 2009. Current medications included mycophenolate mofetil 1.5 g twice daily, tacrolimus 1 mg twice daily, and prednisolone 5 mg daily. He had no history of visceral malignancy.
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Presenter: Christina Steinmetz-Rodriguez, DO
Dermatology Program: West Palm Hospital/PBCGME
Program Director: Robin Shecter, DO
Submitted on: Apr 20, 2015
CHIEF COMPLAINT: A 32-year-old Hispanic male presented to the dermatology clinic with recurring hyperpigmented patches on his face over the past year that were transient.
Signs and symptoms: Lesions would erupt in the same location on his face each time on a monthly basis and resolve in 6 to 7 days.
Denied any prior medical history and reported no medication use including over-the-counter medications.
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Presenter: Cherise Khani, DO
Dermatology Program: St. Barnabas Hospital
Program Director: Cindy Hoffman, DO
Submitted on: Apr 14, 2015
CHIEF COMPLAINT: Forty-four year old female presented with swelling of her bilateral lower extremities x 2 years, and “raised circles on right shin and toes” x 9 months
Signs and symptoms: Lesions of right lower extremity were associated only with mild intermittent pruritus. Patient denied pain, numbness or paresthesias of affected area.
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Dermatology Program: Botsford/McLaren/MSU
Program Director: Annette LaCasse, DO
Submitted on: Apr 12, 2015
CHIEF COMPLAINT: An 18 year-old female with history of acne and eczema presented with a many-year history of painful, recurrent, bleeding ulcers on her bilateral feet.
Signs and symptoms: She stated that she gets blister-like lesions on especially when on her feet a lot during sports seasons.
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