Derm In-Review

Papule Removal – Friday Pop Quiz #37
Papule Removal
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This week's topic - Papule Removal This patient presents with a papule on the abdomen that he would like you to remove. He states he's always had it and finds it to be unattractive. Which of the following is true? A.) similar finding is present in 20% of the general population. B.) In women there is no change with changing hormones. C.) On histology demonstrate smooth muscle. D.) Has …
Practical Dermoscopy – Part 1
dermascopy
by Sima Jain, MD on
Introduction Dermoscopy, also known as epiluminescence microscopy, epiluminoscopy or skin surface microscopy, is a noninvasive technique for examination of skin by using a high quality magnifying lens and powerful lighting system to visualize the skin (Figure 1). Although dermoscopy was initially used for the study of mainly pigmented lesions, in the past several years its utility in non-pigmen …
Cutaneous Reaction – Friday Pop Quiz – 11/30
cutaneous reaction
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You are called to evaluate a patient that recently returned from a trip to Mexico with these cutaneous findings. Upon further questioning, he reports being on oral doxycycline for Lyme disease for the past 14 days. What is the major contributor of this cutaneous reaction? A.) UVA B.) UVA1 C.) UVB D.) UVC E.) Visible Light To find out the correct answer and read the explanation, click he …