Trade Secrets in Dermatology:
Diagnostic and Therapeutic
Paul Krusinski, MD
Having a visual aptitude is most important in Dermatology. To accurately describe what we see before us leads to the diagnosis. Often, searching for the correct word to describe the physical findings makes us look more intensely to discover more. Eyeglasses, contact lenses, a hand-held magnifying glass, viewing skin scrapings, or viewing a biopsy under a microscope are all on a continuum of visual observation.
Psoriasis, lichen, planus, vitiligo, or warts