Holly Gunn, Author at Psychiatry Advisor

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Cherry angioma (Cherry hemangioma, Senile Angioma, Campbell-De Morgan spot)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? Characteristic findings on physical examination Cherry angiomas are the most common acquired cutaneous vascular anomaly. They are round to oval, dome–shaped papules ranging in size from pin point to several millimeters. Cherry angiomas are found mainly on the trunk and proximal extremities (Figure 1); however, they can be found…

Sunburn (solar erythema)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? What you should be alert for in the history Sunburn is an acute cutaneous inflammatory reaction that follows excessive exposure of the skin to sunlight or other sources of ultraviolet radiation (UVR) such as tanning beds and phototherapy lamps. Characteristic findings on physical examination Most sunburns are superficial or…

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