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Derm Resident Builds VisualDx DDx for Patient's Rash Caused by New Pet

A SAUSHEC dermatology resident encounters a patient with a foot rash and uses VisualDx to build a differential and arrive at the correct diagnosis.


Diagnosing Tinea Corporis

Tinea corporis, also known by the misnomer “ringworm,” is one of many superficial mycotic infections caused by dermatophytes that invade keratinized tissue such as the skin, hair, and nails.


VisualDx Helps Medical Student Narrow Rash Differential, Accurately Diagnose Patient

A Stony Brook University medical student uses VisualDx to narrow a rash differential diagnosis for her patient and arrive at an accurate diagnosis.


Medical Student Uses VisualDx to Learn & Confirm New Diagnosis on Rounds

A Harvard medical student writes about a time he encountered a new diagnosis during rounds. He described the rash to his attending and then confirmed what his attending suspected and educated himself on a new-to-him diagnosis.


Patient's Pruning Condition Diagnosed After VisualDx Consult

A dermatology PA sees a patient with severe pruning. Using VisualDx, she was able to test and treat a condition of which she was not aware.

New DermExpert Brings Quality Care to Patients

Understanding and treating skin conditions can be a challenge for the non-dermatologist. Enter the new DermExpert.

Four Excellent Resources for Diagnosing Rashes

The key to accurately diagnosing skin conditions starts with the correct morphology, but if you didn't do your medical residency in dermatology, identifying a macule versus a papule can be difficult.

Morphology Miasma: Using AI and ML to Improve Pattern Recognition Skills

The introduction of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) to the healthcare space presents a unique opportunity to promote learning and improve pattern recognition when making a skin diagnosis. This is especially relevant when determining morphology as it is vital to identify the lesion correctly to come to an accurate diagnosis for a skin concern.


VisualDx Guides Team to Accurate Psoriatic Diagnosis & Changes Initial Tx Plan

A Brown University dermatology resident turns to VisualDx to first find the cause of her patient's psoriasis (which was thought to be AGEP), then expand the differential to arrive at the correct psoriatic diagnosis.