A 7-year-old boy presented with a 1-year history of a rash on his forefeet. The rash was not pruritic, but there was an occasional burning sensation in the affected area. The child was active in sports. His past health was unremarkable. There was no family history of skin problems.
A 13-year-old girl with intermittent episodes of bruising was referred to our hematology clinic after several visits to her private physician. The bruises appeared suddenly on her extremities, face, and chin after little or no trauma.
This itchy rash on the nape of a 25-year-old woman’s neck had been present for several months; it had resisted treatment with antifungal cream and shampoo. The patient had a history of atopic phenomena, including asthma, eczema, and urticaria as a child, and seasonal allergies as an adult.
A 54-year-old woman is bothered by a long-standing, distinct pigment line on the anterior of both upper arms. She states that the demarcation is accentuated by sun exposure.
A pruritic rash of a few months’ duration on the palmar surfaces of both hands prompts a 43-year-old woman to seek medical care.