Videos

Educating Hairstylists on Melanoma and Skin Lesion Detection

Hairstylists are able to screen the scalp and neck of a large portion of the general public, making them useful for detecting abnormal skin lesions.

Safe Tattooing Practices for Patients With Chronic Skin Conditions

By Compiled by Anna Olechowska

Patients with chronic skin conditions may wish to be tattooed for various reasons. As the physician, it's your job to educate and inform the patient of the risk/benefits and make recommendations based on their medical history.

How to Contain Melanoma From Spreading After Mole Removal

Many suspicious moles removed require further surgery because cancerous mole cells were missed during the initial removal, and the second procedures increase the risk of infection, bleeding, and scarring.

Slideshows

Nonpruritic, Hyperpigmented Rash in Recent Traveler: Can You Make the Diagnosis?

Nonpruritic, Hyperpigmented Rash in Recent Traveler: Can You Make the Diagnosis?

A 53-year-old woman presents with a painless rash on her left lower extremity that has been present for several weeks. ...

Papules on the Feet of an Infant: Can You Make the Diagnosis?

Papules on the Feet of an Infant: Can You Make the Diagnosis?

A 6-month-old infant presents with 2 weeks duration of erythematous papules on the soles of both feet and in the ...

Rash on Arms and Trunk With Hyperpigmentation: Can You Make the Diagnosis?

Rash on Arms and Trunk With Hyperpigmentation: Can You Make the Diagnosis?

A patient's rash has spread to his arms and trunk, and examination reveals widespread hyperpigmentation. Can you make the diagnosis?

Headache, Malaise, and a Rash: Can You Make the Diagnosis?

Headache, Malaise, and a Rash: Can You Make the Diagnosis?

A 42-year-old man presents with a 4-day history of experiencing headache, malaise, and stabbing right-sided headache. Can you make the ...

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