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Dermatology Diagnosis

Kristine Hoffman DPM, FACFAS, and Yvonne Weber, DPM, FACFAS

A 57-year-old male presented to our clinic with pain and blue discoloration to his right hallux of one month’s duration. The patient, a mechanic, noted that the pain was greatest at night and improved slightly when he was ambulating at work. The…

Kristina Lacy, DPM, and William D. Fishco, DPM, FAFCAS

A 29-year-old male presented to our institution with the chief complaint of severe pain associated with callus formation on the plantar aspect of his feet bilaterally. He also had trouble with elongated, thickened nails that rub on his shoes and…

Myron Bodman, DPM

There are hundreds of dermatologic disorders that can occur on the feet and lower extremities. Additionally, considering all the possible variables in host resistance and genetic variations as well as acute, subacute and chronic appearances,…

Joseph Vella, DPM, AACFAS

A 63-year-old African-American male presented with an enlarging hemorrhagic mass on the right foot. The tumor had been present for nearly one year and had continued to increase in size while limiting his normal gait function.

Tracey Vlahovic, DPM, FFPM, RCPS (Glasg)

A 53-year-old woman presents with discoloration in both hallux toenails and has previously tried topical ciclopirox for over a year. Despite the use of the medication, there was no resolution of the nail issue.

Joseph Vella, DPM

A 30-year-old male presented to our wound clinic with a painful wound on his medial left ankle that had been present for approximately two years. Working as a cook, he was on his feet eight hours a day. He had surgery in the same area many years…

Mark Couture, DPM

A 61-year-old male with diabetes presents to the clinic reporting a mole on the bottom of his right foot that had increased in size over the past five months. The area is not painful but the patient has a history of peripheral neuropathy. There…

Ben Tehrani, DPM, Marisse Lardizabal, DPM, and William D. Fishco, DPM, FACFAS

A 34-year-old female presented to our institution with the chief complaint of a painful, dystrophic and discolored nail plate on her left hallux. This complaint began approximately five years ago when she had a total nail avulsion without a…

Tracey C. Vlahovic, DPM, FFPM, RCPS (Glasg), and Lion Sassoon, BS

A 74-year-old African American male presents with painful, pruritic, hyperkeratotic papules on the extensor aspect of his bilateral legs. The lesions extend from mid-thigh to the dorsum of the foot bilaterally.

Myron A. Bodman, DPM

An 82-year-old Caucasian female and retired small business owner presented for ongoing care of multiple pressure keratoses overlying arthritic, contracted toe joints on both feet. She had managed the pressure keratoses with periodic paring,…

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