Eric J. Vondrak, DO, Philip R. Cohen, MD, Amor Khachemoune, MD, FAAD, FACMS, Section Editor
A 73-year-old African American man presented with a dark keratotic plaque on the anterior surface of his ear. He also had white patches with central erythematous areas on his face and scalp that had been present for several year
Nadeem Marghoob, OMS IV, Ashfaq A. Marghoob, MD, Amor Khachemoune, MD, FAAD, FACMS, Section Editor
A 58-year-old male dermatologist was on a flight home to New York after a trip to Sardinia, Italy, when he began to develop chills. The following day, he experienced fevers up to 103 °F, drenching sweats, and uncontrollable rigors.
Michael J. Visconti, BS, Arjun M. Bashyam, BA, Steven R. Feldman, MD, PhD, Amor Khachemoune, MD, FAAD, FACMS, Section Editor
A 16-year-old adolescent boy presented with a 2-year history of an expanding, dark eruption involving the chest, abdomen, axilla, and upper extremities. There was no pruritus or other associated symptom.
Yoo Jung Kim, AB, Philip R. Cohen, MD, Amor Khachemoune, MD, FAAD, FACMS, Section Editor
A 61-year-old man presented with an intermittent soft mass on his left forearm. Cutaneous examination revealed a soft, blue, 10 mm x 10 mm, compressible, painless, subcutaneous nodule on the proximal extensor aspect of his left forearm.
Hannah J. Anderson, MD, Barbara B. Wilson, MD, Richard H. Flowers, MD, Amor Khachemoune, MD, FAAD, FACMS, Section Editor
In case two, a 62-year-old man was prescribed ingenol mebutate 0.015% for actinic keratoses on the temples, cheeks, nose, and helices. On day three of treatment, he presented with brightly erythematous patches on the malar cheeks and nose with numerous overlying minute superficial pustules.