A 63-year-old woman seeks evaluation of a persistent, rough, red area on
the dorsum of her left index finger. The lesion has been present for several
months. The patient's manicurist is convinced it is a wart.
What does it look like to you?
A. A wart.
B. A granuloma annulare.
C. An actinic keratosis.
D. A seborrheic keratosis.
E. A dermatophyte infection.
Your initial approach is to:
F. Perform a potassium hydroxide evaluation.
G. Perform cryosurgery.
H. Offer reassurance only.
I. Prescribe a corticosteroid cream.
J. Prescribe a combination antifungal/corticosteroid cream.