You observe the below lesion on the right arm of a 65 year old male whilst taking his blood pressure. He says it evolved over the last 2 months from a pimple size into its current format. What is the most likely diagnosis?
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Tom is 33 years old and presents with a 2 day history of a rash on his trunk and arms. There is a patchy, scaly rash seen which is paler in colour compared to the surrounding skin. You suspect the appearance is consistent with pityriasis versicolor. What colour would you expect these areas to fluoresce …
A 32 year old female who has been newly diagnosed with Rosacea is reviewed again by dermatology. She is still having significant flares and wants to know more about the pathogenesis of her condition. Which one of the following organisms is thought to be involved in the pathogenesis of this condition?
A 52 year old lady with Type 2 Diabetes is seen by Dermatology as she has well demarcated brown skin patches in her inner thighs and axillae. They are non-itchy and you feel the appearance is consistent with erythrasma. Which one of the following organisms is thought to be involved in the pathogenesis of this …
A 32 year old lady has returned from holiday with a rash that has the classic appearance of erythema migrans. She is alarmed by the appearance and presents to A&E. What is the most likely causative organism?
A 30 year old male is admitted to hospital with fever and a widespread ill-defined burning macular rash on his trunk. Nikolsky’s sign is positive and he is suspected to have Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis. Which one of the following scores can be used to determine disease severity and assess his prognosis?
You observe well demarcated yellow-brown plaques on the shin of a 52 year old lady with Type 2 Diabetes at her diabetic review. They have been there for several months she recalls but cause her no symptoms. What is the most likely diagnosis?
Eric is a 16 year old boy who is concerned about spots seen on his upper arms over the last 2 months. The areas are not itchy but he is conscious about their appearance. On examination there are scaly skin-coloured papules seen on the outer aspect of both arms. What is the most likely diagnosis?
Matthew is 40 years old and presents with a 2 week history of a lump on his right ear. It is tender to touch to the extent he has to avoid sleeping on the right side as it is too painful. It has not grown and there is no history of bleeding. On examination there …
You notice a small pink nodule on the arm of a 40 year old lady whilst taking her blood pressure. The overlying skin dimples when you pinch the lesion. There are no concerning skin symptoms in her history and she only has the solitary lesion. What is the most likely diagnosis?