Renee Straub, Author at Psychiatry Advisor

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Ephelides (freckles)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? What you should be alert for in the history The freckle is a small pigmented lesion that is distinctly associated with sun exposure. The patient may report worsening with sun exposure and lightening with sun avoidance. An autosomal dominant inheritance is likely, so that patients can be questioned about…

Hyperkeratosis Lenticularis Perstans (Flegel’s disease)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? What you should be alert for in the history Patients are usually asymptomatic, but rarely can report mild itching or burning. There is a proposed autosomal dominant mode of inheritance, so inquire about a family history. Hyperkeratosis lenticularis perstans (Flegel’s disease) can rarely also be associated with endocrine disorders…

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