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Rash and Skin Manifestations of Disease

AUTHOR:
Joseph Mort
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  1. Develop a differential diagnosis for a patient presenting with rash.
  2. Organize possible causes of skin lesions by type of primary lesion (papule, macule, etc), secondary changes (scale, crust, etc), location, and changes over time.
  3. Describe the utility and technique for performing a skin biopsy.
  4. Identify types of stains and skin biopsy preparations used to identify common pathogens (KOH prep, Tzanck smear, etc).
  5. Know the treatment for common rashes.
Chapter
AccessMedicine > Symptom to Diagnosis: An Evidence-Based Guide, 3e > Rash
Chapter
AccessMedicine > Fitzpatrick's Color Atlas and Synopsis of Clinical Dermatology, 8e > VIRAL DISEASES OF SKIN AND MUCOSA
Chapter
AccessMedicine > Fitzpatrick's Color Atlas and Synopsis of Clinical Dermatology, 8e > ECZEMA/DERMATITIS
Chapter
AccessMedicine > Fitzpatrick's Color Atlas and Synopsis of Clinical Dermatology, 8e > PSORIASIS, PSORIASIFORM, AND PITYRIASIFORM DERMATOSES
Chapter
AccessMedicine > Fitzpatrick's Color Atlas and Synopsis of Clinical Dermatology, 8e > THE ACUTELY ILL AND HOSPITALIZED PATIENT
Chapter
AccessMedicine > Fitzpatrick's Color Atlas and Synopsis of Clinical Dermatology, 8e > THE SKIN IN IMMUNE, AUTOIMMUNE, AUTOINFLAMMATORY, AND RHEUMATIC DISORDERS
Section
AccessMedicine > Cardinal Manifestations and Presentation of Diseases > Alterations in Body Temperature > Fever and Rash > CLASSIFICATION OF RASH > Paragraph
Chapter
AccessMedicine > Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 20e > Approach to the Patient with a Skin Disorder
Case File
AccessMedicine > Case Files: Family Medicine 4th ed. > Case 48 > Fever and Rash
Case File
AccessMedicine > Vanderbilt Internal Medicine and Pediatric Curriculum > 20 > Red Rashes

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