What’s causing intermittent rash and joint pain that appears following bowel movements?

Presented by Wendy Cantrell, DNP, CRNP

A 24-year-old male patient presents with complaints of an intermittent rash that appears 2 to 3 times per month. The rash starts on the palms and soles and spreads over the body. It features exquisitely tender, red bumps and intense itch. When the rash appears, the patient experiences significant joint pain and fatigue that persist for up to 3 days. The patient reports that the rash and associated symptoms only occur after bowel movements. Can you make the diagnosis? 

Did Exposure to Tropical plants and Rocks cause this blistering Rash?

Presented by Steve Hawkes, MMS, PA-C

A patient reports that while on a tropical resort vacation, she developed a blotchy red rash. She spent the morning hiking in the tropical forest and swimming in cenotes. A rash developed that evening. Can you tell what’s causing the outbreak and why?


Presented by Sandri Johnson, MSN, FNP-BC

A tiny skin tag removed from a 52-year-old woman is more than meets the eye. Pathology reveals encapsulated mucin. What is the diagnosis, and what’s next for management?

What’s causing A Recurrent Vulvar Rash in a Firefighter?

Presented by Michelle Hure, MD

A female patient in her 30s presents with an inflammatory skin reaction. She is a firefighter who says the tender, painful reaction occurs after she is on-shift and lasts several days. It can make it uncomfortable to sit. Can you make the diagnosis?