These burning red patches around the mouth, known as perleche, are aggravated by aging. Learn how to treat it.
A 63-year-old woman presented for medical attention relating to the acute onset of an intensely pruritic, oozing eruption along the hairline, behind the ears and on the upper face. This eruption followed the first use of a new shampoo product
A 40-year-old man complains about a severely painful bump on his ear. He has trouble sleeping on that side due to the pain that occurs when he lays his head (and ear) down on the pillow. What is his condition?
Although this patient has been treated by several health care providers for this expanding lesion on his scalp, nothing has worked. The pathology is clearly outside the “normal” realm. What’s going on?
The mother of a 10-year-old boy brings him in for evaluation of his moles (which are all benign). During the visit, the mother asks about the lesions on the first 2 knuckles of his right hand; she initially noticed them several months earlier.
A 28-year-old man presents for evaluation of a nonresolving rash in his groin. The rash has persisted despite the patient’s use of over-the-counter antifungal creams. What do you suspect?