differential diagnosis

Patient Buzz: Misdiagnosed Skin Conditions
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by Allison Sit on
Women’s Health recently wrote an article about four skin conditions that are commonly misdiagnosed. Why do primary care providers sometimes misdiagnose common skin conditions? What conditions are challenging for dermatologists to diagnose? What steps can a dermatologist take to make a differential diagnosis? For expert advice, I contacted Steve Daveluy, MD, FAAD, associate professor and pr …
Differential Diagnosis – Friday Pop Quiz 5/17
differential diagnosis
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
Which of the following should NOT be included on the differential diagnosis of this patient? A. Photoallergic contact dermatitis. B. Airborne contact dermatitis. C. Chronic actinic dermatitis. D. Drug photosensitivity. E. Solar urticaria. To find out the correct answer and read the explanation, click here. Brought to you by our Brand Partner …