A Suspicious Scaly Rash on a Young Sailor

February 3, 2017

Look closely at this eruption and consider its distribution. Is the dermatology clinic seeing a "textbook" case here? What's your diagnosis?

Click through the case study below to meet a young sailor with a suspicious rash who seems to have made more than his share of trips to see the ship's doctor. Can you identify the eruption at a glance? See if you think the dermatology clinic is dealing with a "textbook" case.Dr Jonathan Schneider presents a case from the archive of interesting clinic encounters he had while serving as a physician in the US Navy.