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Dermatology

By Joseph Vella, DPM

Taking a closer look at the new onset of guttate erythematous plaques in a patient with diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis and a complex surgical history, this author discusses key clinical signs and possible etiologies.

By William Fishco, DPM, FACFAS

A 92-year-old female presented to my office with a chief complaint of an itching rash on her legs and feet. She has had symptoms on and off for decades and related that the rash “flares up” from time to time. The patient used various creams…

By Myron Bodman, DPM

A 58-year-old man presented with chronic recurrent onychocryptosis and a rash on his right leg. The patient felt his rash was due to his history of venous insufficiency. He had tried wearing support stockings every day but the rash has persisted…

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…

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…

Myron Bodman, DPM

Given the increased prevalence of onychomycosis in patients with diabetes and the potential risk for related complications, this author reviews confirmatory diagnostic tests and offers insights on management of the condition in this patient…

Priscilla Zinyemba, DPM, and Jane Pontious, DPM, FACFAS

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.

Kristine Hoffman, DPM

If patients are not getting enough micronutrients or macronutrients, dermatologic conditions can arise in the skin and nails. Accordingly, this author offers salient insights on cutaneous manifestations of various vitamin and nutritional…

M. Joel Morse, DPM, FASPD, FASPS, FABPM

Despite the benign appearance of actinic keratosis, the lesions can be pre-cancerous, making diagnostic vigilance very important for podiatric physicians. Accordingly, this author reviews current concepts in the diagnosis and effective treatment…

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