Miscellaneous Dermatological Conditions Archives - MPR

Miscellaneous Dermatological Conditions

Clinical Challenge: Itchy Rash on Outer Arm

A 42-year-old woman presents for evaluation of an itchy rash that affects her outer arms and buttocks. The condition was first diagnosed while she was living in the Dominican Republic approximately 4 years ago. At that time, she was treated with dietary modification (gluten-free diet) and oral medication, which resulted in resolution of her symptoms.…

Clinical Challenge: Plaque on the Belly Button

A 3-month-old Hispanic baby is brought to the office for evaluation of a persistent “sore” on her belly button. The sore emerged shortly after the umbilical stump fell off, and occasionally drains a clear fluid. Examination reveals a firm, erythematous, well-circumscribed plaque. Prior evaluation by a pediatrician detected no systemic abnormality.