Australian Family Physician
Australian Family Physician



Ricardo Ruiz-Villaverde

Email: ismenios@hotmail.com
MD, PhD, Consultant Dermatologist, Dermatology, Hospital Virgen de las Nieves, Granada, Spain.

Bleeding cutaneous tumour after cryotherapy

Case studyA man, aged 32 years, presented one month after undergoing cryotherapy with liquid nitrogen for an apparently common wart on his hand. A progressively enlarging painful lump that bled...

Dirt-like hyperpigmented plaques on the face

CaseA woman, aged 72 years, living in a Spanish rural area, was referred to our dermatology department with a 10-month history of persistent, asymptomatic, brown, dirt-like facial macular...

Hairy elbows A case study

Figure 1. Bilateral hairy elbowsQuestion 1What is a primary nevoid hypertrichosis?Question 2Do you need to perform any tests to diagnose it?Question 3What is an appropriate therapeutic approach to...

Symmetrical cutaneous bilateral appendage – a case study

Figure 1. Soft, pink, asymptomatic and congenital papules in ulnar surface of proximal phalanx of the fifth fingersQuestion 1What is the differential diagnosis?Question 2What is the most likely...


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