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.
21 March 2017
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.
09 November 2016
JoelÂ 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.
31 August 2016
A teenage girl presents with tan-coloured macules all over her body. Take the quiz:
09 August 2016
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.
24 February 2016
Jodie, a 10 year-old-girl, presents to the clinic with recurrent âurticarial rashâ all over her body. Take the quiz:
17 December 2015
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.