Victoria Williams, Author at Psychiatry Advisor

Victoria Williams

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Hemangiomas (infantile hemangiomas, common hemangiomas, strawberry hemangiomas, capillary hemangiomas)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? What you should be alert for in the history Hemangiomas are benign vascular neoplasms. They are both the most common vascular tumor and the most common tumor of infancy. Classically, a parent will present with an infant who appeared normal at birth but subsequently developed a cutaneous lesion within…

Cutaneous Nocardiosis (Nocardiosis)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? What you should be alert for in the history Nocardiosis is an opportunistic infection that can manifest in three forms: cutaneous, pulmonary, or disseminated disease. Nocardia has been called one of the “great imitators” because it can present in multiple forms, affect any organ, and cause a variety of…

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