Friday Pop Quiz 1/3
Squamous cell carcinoma
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Which of the following is TRUE regarding this condition? A. 50% of patients will eventually develop systemic involvement B. C3 deficiency increases susceptibility to this condition C. Biopsy typically shows a thinned basement membrane D. Squamous cell carcinoma is a potential sequela E. UV exposure is helpful in treatment To find out the correct answer and read the explanation, …
Erythema Migrans – Friday Pop Quiz 12/20
erythema migrans
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A 27 year-old woman who is 30 weeks pregnant presents with erythema migrans. The treatment of choice for this patient is: A. Doxycycline B. Erythromycin C. Chloramphenicol D. Clindamycin E. Amoxicillin 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.   …
Management of Keloids: Beyond the Surgical Approach
Medical and Surgical Management of Keloids
by Kimberly Huerth, MD, M.Ed on
Although this may be a big assumption, I would venture to guess that training in the management of keloids has, for many residents, consisted primarily of topical and intralesional therapies—namely steroids and silicone. While steroids and silicone may be a fantastic name for a reality television show about the exciting lives of female body builders, in real life it can be a pretty unimaginative …