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Nonblanching Skin Lesions with Dr. Berger

Darren Berger, DVM, DACVD, Iowa State University


In this episode, host Beckie Mossor, RVT, talks with Darren Berger, DVM, DACVD, about his recent Clinician’s Brief article, “Top 5 Causes of Nonblanching Skin Lesions.” Dr. Berger explains how diascopy can be a helpful diagnostic tool to determine whether lesions are a result of vasodilation secondary to inflammation or something that might require further investigation. Techniques for and interpretations of diascopy are also discussed. Dr. Berger explains that nonblanching skin lesions can be a result of a drug reaction, even for long-term prescriptions that have not previously resulted in any adverse effects. Dr. Berger closes with a discussion surrounding how emergent these cases can be.

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