Middle-Aged Woman With Numerous Skin Lesions
A 54-year-old woman presents for an initial consultation. She has multiple chronic disorders, including type 2 diabetes mellitus and hypertension, for which she takes various medications-none of which are new.
Photo Dx: Achilles Tendon Rupture? Tendonitis? Bursitis? Something Else?
Does an Achille’s tendon rupture, tendonitis, bursitis, or something else underlie sudden heel and lower leg pain?
Young Man With a Mildly Pruritic Generalized Rash
A 29-year-old Ukrainian man presents with a mildly pruritic generalized rash, which started 4 days earlier as a widespread eruption. The patient has no contacts who have a similar rash.
Baker Cyst in a Runner
For several days, a 38-year-old man has had an increasingly painful swelling behind the right knee. He runs several times a week. He has hypertension but no history of trauma or periods of inactivity, and no chest discomfort or shortness of breath. He drinks alcohol occasionally but does not use tobacco or illegal drugs.
Genital Lesions in a Young Woman
Traction Alopecia in a Young Girl
Acute Dx: What Cause of Sudden Illness?
Four-Year-Old Girl With Vesicular Rash
A 4-year-old girl presents with a highly pruritic rash. The day before, she had been playing outdoors at her grandmother's house. No pets were present, and the patient does not recall being stung or bitten by insects. There are bushes on the grandmother's property.
Man With Ulcerative Lesion
A 40-year-old man complains of worsening lower extremity discomfort.
Cystic Hygroma in a Young Girl
A 21-month-old previously healthy child is brought to the pediatrician's office because of increasingly labored breathing that began the night before. The father reports that the child has had fever, congestion, nonproductive cough, and irritability for 2 days and that she is slightly hoarse.
35-Year-Old Man With an Asymptomatic Rash
A 35-year-old man with type 1 diabetes has had an asymptomatic rash on the lower extremities for the past several months. He denies trauma and recent illness. He has tried multiple "home remedies," but the rash has persisted. He smokes and drinks alcoholic beverages occasionally.
Multiple Supraclavicular Nodes
A 45-year-old Asian man presents with a 3-week history of weight loss, poor appetite, fatigue, intermittent sweats, and a nonproductive cough. The patient, a recent immigrant, denies previous illness.
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