Derm In-Review

Foot Rash – Friday Pop Quiz 11/25/2022
by Next Steps In Derm Team on
A 65-year-old patient presents with this painful, itchy rash on the right dorsal foot. The pain has made ambulating difficult. Prior unsuccessful treatments included topical betamethasone and clotrimazole. Based on the image provided, which of the following treatments have the highest cure rate? A. Oral itraconazole B. Oral terbinafine C. Topical ciclopirox nail lacquer D. Topical …
Syphilis treatment – Friday Pop Quiz 11/18/2022
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This 58-year-old patient, recently diagnosed with secondary syphilis, presents with this painful skin eruption. The patient completed syphilis treatment, and his RPR titer decreased by four-fold, indicating successful treatment. No new medications, and HIV was negative. A review of system was otherwise unremarkable, denied recent upper respiratory illness, constitutional symptoms or sick conta …
It’s Mnemonic Monday! | NEW WORLD leishmaniasis
cutaneous leishmaniasis
by Jacqueline McKesey, MD, MS on
On this Mnemonic Monday, we challenge you to remember the geographical areas and associated species known for NEW WORLD leishmaniasis transmission with the following mnemonic: Let's Go Get Brazilian Blowouts in Mexico Let's = “lutz” aka Lutzomya sandfly species responsible for transmitting new world leishmaniasis Brazilian = L. braziliensis complex, leishmaniasis species commonly …
Hepatitis C – Friday Pop Quiz 11/11/2022
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A 62-year-old woman with hepatitis C, viral load >4 million IU/mL, presents with this new rash. The purpuric macules and papules are mildly pruritic and are mainly on her arms and legs. Based on the patient’s history and rash, what is the next best step in the management of this patient? A. CBC with differentials B. ANA screen C. ANCA serologies D. Cryoglobulin screen E. Er …
Collagen Type – Friday Pop Quiz 11/4/2022
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Antibodies mediated towards what collagen type leads to the condition depicted in the image? A. Type 1 collagen B. Type 2 collagen C. Type 3 collagen D. Type 4 collagen E. Type 5 collagen To find out the correct answer and read the explanation, click here.    Brought to you by our brand partner Derm In-Review.  A product of SanovaWorks. …