Amor Khachemoune, Author at Psychiatry Advisor

Amor Khachemoune

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Seabather’s eruption

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? What you should be alert for in the history Patients may present with a severe itching of the skin within 24 hours after salt-water exposure. In many cases, itching may keep the patient awake at night. Patients may report participating in water activities (eg, wading, surfing, snorkeling) in a…

Swimmer’s itch (cercarial dermatitis)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? What you should be alert for in the history Patients may present with tingling, burning, or itching of the skin occurring hours to days after water exposure; itching may be mild initially with progression of worsening intensity. Patients may have participated in shallow, fresh water activities during warm months.…

Gardner Syndrome

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? What you should be alert for in the history Patients may have a family history of central nervous system (CNS) malignancy, or may have neurological symptoms present. A review of systems might include a history of abnormal thyroid or liver function; or abnormalities in the adrenal glands, small bowels,…

Angiosarcoma (Malignant hemangioendothelioma, Hemangiosarcoma, Lymphangiosarcoma, Wilson-Jones angiosarcoma, Senile angiosa)

Angiosarcoma [Malignant hemangioendothelioma, Hemangiosarcoma, Lymphangiosarcoma, Wilson-Jones angiosarcoma, Senile angiosarcoma] (171.0) Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? What you should be alert for in the history Patients with angiosarcoma may present with dusky blue or red nodules over the face, scalp and neck, which could be painful in some cases. It may follow and/ or be…

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