Joseph Joseph

BPharm (Hons), MD, DCH, Dermatology Medical Officer, Department of Dermatology, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, NSW; GP registrar, Australian General Practitioner Training, Central Eastern and South Western Sydney, NSW

An unexpected skin infection: Furuncular myiasis in returning travellers

Furuncular myiasis is a condition caused by the infestation of skin by fly larvae leading to boil-like lesions.

Destructive therapies for cutaneous warts: A review of the evidence

Important considerations when treating patients with warts include the location of the wart, the evidence supporting the proposed treatment and potential adverse effects of treatment.

Dressing a wound with a sanitary pad: A case of contact dermatitis

A woman aged 42 years presented to the hospital with a one-week history of a wrist lesion.

Florid pustular eruption in an adult man

A man, aged 44 years, presented to hospital with a painful eruption involving the right shoulder. Four days later, the affected area had evolved into a pustular eruption associated with severe pain.

Infantile haemangiomas: Identifying high-risk lesions in primary care

General practitioners are ideally placed to identify high-risk infantile haemangiomas and coordinate their management.

Targeting an acute skin eruption

A male aged 16 years presented to the emergency department with a three-day history of oral ulceration involving the lips that was associated with skin and genital lesions.