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What's Your Diagnosis?

McKeehen, Barbara

Journal of the Dermatology Nurses' Association: September/October 2010 - Volume 2 - Issue 5 - pp 222-225
doi: 10.1097/JDN.0b013e3181f5b49f
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ABSTRACT: An 88-year-old male was referred to the dermatology clinic for a 3-month history of a pruritic, painful, dry, erythematous patch of the left dorsal foot, a triangular gray patch of the pretibial region from the ankle to mid-lower leg, erythematous patches of the lateral lower leg, and 1+ edema. The patient has a history of stasis dermatitis for many years with intermittent stasis ulcers.

Barbara McKeehen, MSN, ARNP, DNC, Dermatology Section, Bay Pines VA Health Care System, Bay Pines, Florida.

Correspondence concerning this article should be addressed to Barbara McKeehen, MSN, ARNP, DNC, Dermatology Section, Bay Pines VA Health Care System, Bay Pines, FL 33774. E-mail: Barbara.sinni@va.gov

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