Australian Family Physician
Australian Family Physician



Monisha Gupta

MD, FACD, Staff specialist, Dermatology, Liverpool Hospital, and conjoint senior lecturer, University of NSW

Progressive rash in a migrant

Figure 1. Rash on the patient’s foreheadFigure 2. Rash on the patient’s left lower legQuestion 1What differential diagnoses would you consider for the rashes shown?Question 2What further history...

Pruritus in the elderly – a guide to assessment and management

PathogenesisThe itch sensation is mediated by epidermal/dermal receptors connected to nonmyelinated afferent C-fibres that transmit the impulse from the periphery.4 These impulses then continue...


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