DermQuest Image Library

Each month, a member of the DermQuest Editorial Board will select the best submitted image as the 'Image of the Month'.

Images of the month

  • drug eruption

    Hyperpigmented plaques with vesicles surrounded by erythema due to ingestion of albendazole.

    Submitted by:

    Jayakar Thomas

  • leprosy

    The differential diagnosis of hypopigmented macules and plaques includes multibacillary leprosy, as in this case.

    Submitted by:

    Jayakar Thomas

  • kaposi's sarcoma

    This is a good example of classic Kaposi's sarcoma, a disease most often found in elderly men from the Mediterranean region.

    Submitted by:

    Stelios Minas

  • black madura

    Severe skin and organ involvement with madura infection in Africa   

    Submitted by:

    mohamed taha

  • ichthyosis

    Harlequin fetus with marked ectropion. This autosomal recessive ichthyosis is usually fatal soon after birth.

    Submitted by:

    thaer douri

  • scabies

    A dermoscopic image reveals scabetic burrows with mites in an immunosuppressed patient with long-standing disease.

    Submitted by:

    Stelios Minas

  • ichthyosis

    This child demonstrates characteristic features of autosomal recessive congenital ichthyosis: erythroderma, ectropion and large flakes of white scale.

    Submitted by:

    shelly jindal

  • maggots

    Careful inspection of skin, essential to the practice of dermatology, may reveal surprising findings at times. This is a rare image of skin which has been neglected so much that maggots have been able to grow in the underlying soft tissue.

    Submitted by:

    P.K. Aggarwal

  • contact dermatitis

    We are pleased to bring you April’s Image of the Month, a case of psoriasiform dermatitis affecting only the palm of the hand in which the subject's cell phone was held. Have you ever seen a “Cell Phone Dermatitis”? You can view the picture for further details. We look forward to receiving your clinical photographs to compete for next month's Image of the Month. The May Image of the Month will be selected from all images submitted by DermQuest members to the new Clinical Photo Sharing site. 

    Submitted by:

    Steve Feldman