Lachlan, a 17-year-old high-school student, presents after a two-week history of a pruritic rash over the pubic area and both buttocks. The rash was first noticed 48 hours after a family holiday at a Victorian resort.
11 September 2018
Behcet's disease is characterised by systemic vasculitis affecting both veins and arteries of various sizes. It is a multigenetic inflammatory disorder of unknown aetiology.
06 September 2018
Simon, 45, who has been taking adalimumab (a tumour necrosis factor inhibitor) for severe psoriasis, presents with hyperkeratotic lesions on his index finger. Each week, How to Treat publishes a clinical picture quiz.
29 August 2018
Lena, 46, presented with a 10-day history of a rash affecting her right shoulder and upper arm. Each week, How to Treat publishes a clinical picture quiz. The quiz has no CPD points attached, it's just for fun.
27 August 2018
Attempts to improve the survival of patients with advanced or metastatic melanoma have, until recently, proven futile.
20 August 2018
Since 2010, there has been a massive paradigm shift in systemic melanoma therapy. Before this, no survival benefits had been demonstrated throughout a variety of clinical trials.
16 August 2018
Earl is 78; he retired from the public service more than 20 years ago because of his rheumatoid arthritis. He received what was conventional treatment at the time but unfortunately the disease progressed.
sponsored 10 August 2018
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07 August 2018
The presentation of melanoma can break the clinical pattern of other lesions at the same anatomical location by virtue of its size, shape or colour. However, because the chaotic behaviour of malignant tissue is unpredictable, melanoma can also mimic other lesions.
sponsored 03 August 2018
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