Picture Quiz 28 April 2017 Professor Dedee Murrell

A spreading, scaly rash

A woman presents with a two-year history of brown scaled patches on her head, chest and back. Each week, How to Treat publishes a clinical picture quiz. The quiz has no CPD points attached, it's just for fun.
Case Report 21 March 2017 Dr David Bossingham

Case Report: Lupus - 'the great mimic'

Hazel is 50 years old and emigrated from the Philippines when she was 25. She works as a waitress, is married, and she and her husband have one child.
Therapy Update 09 November 2016 Associate Professor Vicki Kotsirilos

How a change in diet eliminated a boy’s chronic itchy rash

Joel is a five-year-old who suffers mild episodic asthma and a chronic itchy rash. Recurring otitis media and chest infections have warranted repeat courses of antibiotics, especially in his first two years of life.
How to Treat 16 September 2016 Dr Steven Maltby (PhD), Conjoint Professor Peter Gibson, Professor Joerg Mattes, Associate Professor Vanessa McDonald
How to Treat 09 September 2016 Dr Steven Maltby (PhD), Conjoint Professor Peter Gibson, Professor Joerg Mattes, Associate Professor Vanessa McDonald
Picture Quiz 31 August 2016 Dr Peter Hsu

Quiz: A freckly rash

A teenage girl presents with tan-coloured macules all over her body. Take the quiz:
How to Treat 19 August 2016 Dr Jason Tye-Din
Case Report 09 August 2016 Dr Penny Gosling

Investigating reduced grip strength

Trevor, a 63-year-old man, presents complaining of reduced grip strength and decreased manual dexterity. He has particular difficulty with buttons and zippers, and putting when playing golf.
Picture Quiz 24 February 2016 Dr Peter Hsu

Quiz: Just another rash?

Jodie, a 10 year-old-girl, presents to the clinic with recurrent “urticarial rash” all over her body. Take the quiz:
Therapy Update 17 December 2015 Dr Thomas Stewart, Professor Dedee Murrell

Rare, painful, recalcitrant ulcer

Pyoderma gangrenosum is a chronic ulcerating dermatosis that appears to be immune-mediated.1 It is characterised by the sudden onset of a purplish red plaque, which enlarges and then breaks down into a painful skin ulcer with undermined borders.