Category: Dermatology

Dec 20 2011

Bury the Buzzword: Bull’s-Eye Rash

The buzzword “bull’s-eye rash” is used to describe the appearance of a rash located on the skin. The rash has either a cleared area or red area in the center, with red rings circling it. It can also be known as a “target-rash.” I came across four main conditions that cause a bull’s-eye rash. They …

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Dec 13 2011

Internalize Info of the Week: Lichen Planus Buzzwords

Lichen planus is an autoimmune disease that can cause a rash on the skin, mucous membranes of the mouth and genital area, nails, and head. The exact cause of this condition is not known. There are several key buzzwords associated with lichen planus which will be defined in this post. The entire pathogenesis will not …

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