Ahdi Amer, MD


A Rash of Rough Spinous Patches on a Young Girl

July 25, 2014

The rash has been present for 2 years. Originally on the trunk and extremities it has now spread to her face and hands. She has been diagnosed as having and been unsuccessfully treated for nummular eczema and tinea corporis. What's your Dx?

Lichen Spinulosus in a Young Girl

July 24, 2014

Lichen spinulosus is a rare, hyperkeratotic dermatosis similar to keratosis pilaris. It is most common in children, adolescents, young adults with male predominance. Treatment includes keratolytics and emollients.