Category Archive: Microbiology

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 05 2011

Bury the Buzzword: Clue Cells

This is the first post in a new series where I take medical buzzwords, define them, and explain them so that you can bury them! Buzzwords are helpful in answering questions on the boards, but the USMLE and COMLEX will not always use them. It is important to know the definitions of what the buzzwords …

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