Therapies that target specific pathways or proteins in cancer cells are especially noted for dermatologic events, which affect up to 90% of treated patients.
Unseen Vector, Visible Rash
On a tropical vacation, a woman develops a severe pruritic rash after being bitten on the hand by an insect. Can you name the bug?
Top 10 Primary Care Drugs Approved in Early 2017
Click through this slide summary for a look at some of the more significant approvals so far for primary care.
Alopecia and Forehead Lesions in Two Young Females
Two young girls present with nearly identical forehead lesions and mild alopecia. Do you recognize these signs? Can you Dx?
Post-test: Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer for Primary Care
Find out what you've learned after reading this month's Special Report articles on nonmelanoma lesions you may see in primary care practice.
A Painless, Rapidly-growing Nodule in a 74-year-old Woman
The solitary, keratotic lesion has grown quickly over one month. Infection? Neoplasia? What else is in your differential diagnosis?
Actinic Keratosis and Squamous Cell Carcinoma: Photodamage in Progress
Actinic keratosis and squamous cell carcinoma often are clinically indistinguishable. Get tips on what to look for and how to treat.
Three Suspicious Lesions on an Elderly Woman's Face
An 82-year-old woman presents for evaluation of an ear lesion--and receives a complete skin exam. Can you identify the 3 other lesions found?
Acute Widespread Rash in a 9-month-old Boy
What is the cause of this erythematous rash that appeared suddenly and spread rapidly on the child's trunk and extremities?
A 13-year-old Girl with a Vesicular Rash on Palms
VIDEO: The child's hands are chronically dry but the skin has recently begun to crack; vesicular rash appeared after an ocean swim. Dx?
Progressive Rash and Arthralgias in a Teenage Male
PT Video: A short course of steroids was ineffective. He returns to ED c/o worsening joint and abdominal pain. Can you Dx?
Head-to-Toe Rash on a 17-year-old Boy
VIDEO: The non-pruritic rash began on his chest and spread rapidly over 3 days. Get a closer look; what's your diagnosis?
A Suspicious Scaly Rash on a Young Sailor
Is the dermatology clinic seeing a "textbook" case here? What's your diagnosis?
A Boy with a Bald Spot on his Scalp, Returns
The lesion, seen first more than 10 years ago, is larger and has changed. It has not been followed. Your Dx? Next steps?
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