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[case_image][/case_image] [case_image_citation] Yang C, Ferree SD, Hawryluk EB, Kourosh AS. [published online July 19, 2019]. Consultant360. [/case_image_citation] [signs_symptoms]An otherwise healthy 11-week-old boy presented with multiple skin abnormalities that had been present since birth. He had...

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Measles Clinical Features and Diagnosis

CDC’s Dr. Manisha Patel describes clinical features of measles, how to diagnose it in a patient, and what to do if you suspect you have a case. [Includes images of children with measles infection.]
[case_image][/case_image] [case_image_citation] Schrom K, Gaul M, Bass J. Consultant. 2018;58(8):223-224. [/case_image_citation] [signs_symptoms]A 90-year-old white woman with poorly differentiated squamous cell lung carcinoma presented for evaluation of a submammary and inguinal rash. The rash...
[case_image][/case_image] [case_image_citation] Mounts A, Peters KM. An erythematous plaque in an 84-year-old woman.. Consultant360. [/case_image_citation] [signs_symptoms]An 84-year-old Filipina with no personal or known family history of skin cancer presented to the dermatology clinic with a lesion...
[case_player][/case_player] The National Science Foundation is providing financial support to a team of biochemists, led by Kent Kirshenbaum, PhD, of New York University, in the quest to create a variety of synthetic proteins that could be utilized at industrial...
Can you identify this skin ailment? Take this week's Derm Case Challenge to validate your diagnosis.
Acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) is a rare but serious syndrome that causes limb weakness, mostly in children. Most patients have respiratory symptoms or fever consistent with a viral infection less than a week before onset of limb weakness. In 2018, there were 233 confirmed AFM cases. Timing is critical. If...
[case_player][/case_player] Juan Pascual, MD, PhD, and research associates, have spent the last decade searching for a reliable way to predict seizures. The research team has identified the nerve cells that are believed to be the cause of seizures in mice with pyruvate dehydrogenase deficiency (PDHD). By...
Can you identify this skin ailment? Take this week's Derm Case Challenge to validate your diagnosis.