Rapidly progressive erythema

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”

Woman with red brown bumps on thighs and back

Presenter: Hamblin, T., DO; Brindise, R., DO; Laffer, M., OMS-IV; Grekin, S., DO
Dermatology Program: Oakwood Southshore Medical Center
Program Director: Steven Grekin, DO
Submitted on: Apr 6, 2013

CHIEF COMPLAINT:  A 33 year old Caucasian woman noticed in 1999 the appearance of pruritic “sun spots” on both lower extremities.

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