HISTORY: A 70+ year old female presents with a new eruption. She had a significant history of uncontrolled urticaria that had spontaneously disappeared 6 months prior. Patient feels as though her hives returned after gardening outdoors in the sunshine. She denies systemic symptoms, but states the lesions are tender and
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A 50+ year old female presented with worsening hyperpigmentation on her face, progressing over the last 8-10 years.
HISTORY: A 50+ year old female presented with worsening hyperpigmentation on her face, progressing over the last 8-10 years. She started using an unknown topical product from her home country in Africa, ingredients unknown. There was a significant language barrier, limiting a more thorough history. Her exam also revealed post-inflammatory
A 50+ year old morbidly obese African American female presents with a 6 month history of an isolated growing, verrucous, pruritic, weeping mass on the left shin that has recently developed a foul odor.
HISTORY: A 50+ year old morbidly obese African American female presents with a 6 month history of an isolated growing, verrucous, pruritic, weeping mass on the left shin that has recently developed a foul odor. She has tried treating at home with alcohol, shea butter, Vaseline and peroxide without improvement.
Patient is a 20+ year old female of Mexican descent with a 3 month history of an eruption on her nose
HISTORY: The patient is a 20+ – year-old female of Mexican descent with a 3-month history of an eruption on her nose. She developed a painful oozing pruritic crusted plaque studded with pustules and papules. She initially declined a biopsy and was treated with doxycycline, trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole, topical mupirocin ointment, triamcinolone,
HISTORY: An 80+ year old male presented to clinic with a large, painful, ulcerated 2.5 cm nodule on his left conchal bowl. On further questioning he reported the growth present and enlarging for over a year. Biopsy was performed; pathology shown below. Using the clinicopathologic correlation, what is your diagnosis?
HISTORY: A 80+ year old male presents with a nodule on the right anterior neck, present for two years and growing. The patient reported a history of right thyroidectomy in 2010 and review of systems was otherwise negative. Exam showed a 1 cm, mobile, non-tender nodule. A biopsy was performed