Photo EssayThis article is part of a series describing and differentiating dermatologic lumps and bumps. In part 9, facial angiofibromas, ungual fibromas, and shagreen patch are described.
PhotoclinicA 16-year-old girl presented to a dermatology clinic with a rash on her feet, which had been present for 10 years. The asymptomatic rash had started on her right foot but progressed to the left foot over the past 3 to 6 months.
Case In PointA 76-year-old woman was referred to our emergency department by her primary care provider out of concern for a severely low potassium level of 2.0 mEq/L.
What's Your Diagnosis?A 35-year-old woman presented to our clinic with chronic bilateral lower extremity ulcerations that had worsened over the past 2 weeks. The lesions had started as small, tender nodules that subsequently formed superficial bullae that broke down to ulcerations, which released serosanguinous fluid.
PhotoclinicA 24-year-old woman with a history of vitiligo and moderate intellectual disability had initially presented to her primary care provider for a pruritic, bleeding bump on her left parietal scalp.
PhotoclinicA 26-year-old man presented to our emergency department (ED) for evaluation of a 4-day history of right-sided chest pain and progressive dyspnea on exertion.
Case In PointThis case report describes the interesting clinical experience of a patient who engaged in outpatient psychotherapy during a manic episode of bipolar depression, and it also serves to highlight the specific clinical experiences that correlate with the more generalized study findings.
What's the Take Home?A 35-year-old woman called her primary care provider about a week’s duration of upper abdominal pain and ongoing shortness of breath, most noticeable with exertion.
PhotoclinicA 13-year-old boy presented to our pediatric emergency department with acute onset of right testicular pain, which had started approximately 4 hours prior to arrival.
PhotoclinicA 3-week-old boy, born at 40 weeks and 6 days, presented to the pediatric primary care urgent care clinic on day 26 of life with maternal concern that the patient had not had a bowel movement in 3 days. The patient was feeding well and not vomiting.
Photo QuizA healthy 11-year-old boy had developed a pruritic rash that started on his abdomen and back. Over the next week, the rash had become more pronounced on his trunk and then extended to his arms and legs. It eventually reached the dorsum of his hands and feet.