Author | Les Trope, MD

Articles

Sebaceous Cyst

September 14, 2005

A painless swelling on the dorsum of the scalp had been present for many years in a 36-year-old man. An increase in the size of the lesion prompted the man to seek medical evaluation.

Waardenburg Syndrome

September 14, 2005

During a routine physical examination, a white forelock was noted on a 54-year-old man. The patient stated that the discolored patch of hair had been present since adolescence. Other than mild hearing loss, he had no significant personal or family medical history.

Pilar Cyst

June 01, 2004

A painless swelling on the dorsum of the scalp had been present for many years in a 36-year-old man. An increase in the size of the lesion prompted the man to seek medical evaluation.

Gouty Tophi of the Pinnae

May 01, 2004

A 33-year-old man presented with joint pain and general malaise of about 2 weeks' duration and small yellowish lesions on the pinnae of the ears of about 6 months' duration. He had no urinary symptoms or conjunctivitis and was not taking any medications. His grandfather had been treated for gout.

Foresee Your Next Patient: Waardenburg Syndrome

April 15, 2004

During a routine physical examination, a white forelock was noted on a 54-year-old man. The patient stated that the discolored patch of hair had been present since adolescence. Other than mild hearing loss, he had no significant personal or family medical history.