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Methylprednisolone

On December 1st, the Pharmacovigilance Risk Assessment Committee of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has begun a review of select ...

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Pulmonary tuberculosis on chest x-ray

male aged 60 years with prolonged cough and fever. Unfortunately he didn't survive.

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Dyshidrotic eczema on fingers and palms

30 yo patient presents with multiple raised non-erythematous papules exacerbated by heat exposure, alcohol consumption, and work related stress. Papules ...

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Gianotti-Crosti Syndrome

11 month old male with no fever, changes in appetite or play habits initially presented 4 weeks ago with rash ...

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Perioral dermatitis

20 y/o woman with several months of this slightly itchy rash. Is it acne or something else? I apologize the ...

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Blister beetle dermatitis

36yr old female from Indian subcontinent, Rash of acute onset, <24 hours, with pruritis, over back, cubital region, extensor aspect ...

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Erythema migrans of Lyme disease

Beginning of the week in a pediatrician practice. 4 yo male. Confirmed (by parents) tick bite on upper right arm, ...

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Pyoderma Gangrenosum

A 44-year-old female presents to the ED with a CC of dizziness, fatigue, and menorrhagia of six months' duration. In ...

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Molluscum contagiosum

Lesions on the upper chest area of the previous px.Lesions had dried out on its own. However, whilst they were ...

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Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome

posting this for a colleague. started with high fever over 104 it wasn't resolving with Tylenol and Motrin the next ...

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Stretch marks due to growth spurt

13 year old male, growth spurt in last 9 months presents with ?1/12 hx of striae on mid-upper back only. ...

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Thrush

32yom presents with 3 days of worsening throat pain has a history of alopecia not currently on systemic steroids no ...

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Horsefly bites

10 yr old presents with bites on arms, legs, face, neck after playing by a creek (North Carolina) first two ...

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Bed bug bites

54 y/o patient presented with red rash-like dots all over body. Said this has been going on for over a ...

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pruritic pre-tibial lesions and pitting edema on upper limb

pt presented with intensely pruritic pre-tibial lesions and pitting edema. Spread over three days to lesions noted on arms and ...

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Inflammatory Abscess on chest

Inflammatory Abscess in 26 y.o. f. on the chest skin. It started as a simple pimple 25 days before of ...

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deep dermal skin infection between 4th and 5th digit of toes

Patient presents with deep dermal skin infection between 4th and 5th digit of toes on both feet not dissimilar to ...

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Varicella rash

19 year old African American female with 2 week rash, sent to ER at onset on back that was localized ...

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Macular Papular Rash

29 y/o female who in the past week has had swollen lymph nodes, night sweats, low grade fever and now ...

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Prick test for aerial antigens response

Prick test for aerial antigens response (images taken at 0', 5' and 10'). Strong cutaneous reaction to Graminaceae (orange arrow) ...

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Erythematous pustules on chest, abdomen, and extremities

2-month-old girl admitted one week ago due to Bronchiolitis. On her first days of admission we notice on physical exam ...

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Moxifloxacin general information

#Moxifloxacin (Avelox) is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic. It should NOT be used for non-fermenting aerobic Gram negative rod, Pseudomonas aeruginosa. It ...

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Contact dermatitis

31 yo female present with Pruritic and mildly burning erythematous vesiculopapular rash. Antihistamines not effective. Given Percocet for pain. Took ...

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Severe eczema

23MO female presents with SEVERE eczema and this rash. Is using triamcinolone/hydrocortisone. Bathing in Aveeno baby, using regular drug store ...

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Scaly Pruritic Lesions

35yo female with ~5wk hx of scaly pruritic lesions starting with red pruritic lesion on R lower abdo. Then lesions ...

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Annular Pruritic Rash

Presented due to a single painful left submandibular enlarged lymph node (~6cm) causing trismus and odynophagia. Left otitis externa discovered ...

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Hand Foot Mouth Disease

difficult case for me, 32 y.o. Make librarian presents with rash for 1 day. No significant past medical history, no ...

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Obturator hernia on CT

90+ year-old woman admitted for vomiting and renal failure. Bowel obstruction suspected. CT shows obturator hernia so emergent surgery is ...

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Atypical erythema multiforme on hand secondary to ranitidine

This was a middle aged woman that came to us with a new rash. It developed over a week, she ...

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Hyperpigmentation on right hand

26 year old female, suffering from unspecified hormonal imbalance (a.o. oligomenorrhea) for 1.5 yrs. Developed one line of hyperpigmentation on ...

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