Dermatology

Diagnosis??

Question: This 6-year-old boy presented with fever and rash that did not improve despite treatment with cephalexin. What diagnosis is suggested? A. Bullous pemphigoid B. Staphylococcal scalded skin C. Herpes simplex infection D. Kawasaki disease   Correct answer : Staphylococcal scalded skin Explanation : Flaccid bullae, perioral crusting and fever suggest the staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome. The… Continue reading Diagnosis??

Dermatology · Surgery

Trichilemmoma

 Trichilemmoma: In 1962, Headington and French first described trichilemmoma as a benign neoplasm with differentiation toward pilosebaceous follicular epithelium, or outer root sheath. Their significance resides in the association with Cowden Disease(multiple hamartoma syndrome) and the need to differentiate trichilemmomas from other more aggressive cutaneous tumors, such as trichilemmal carcinoma. Clinically, trichilemmomas present as well-defined, smooth,… Continue reading Trichilemmoma