Ronald Tee

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Eczema Herpeticum (Kaposi Varicelliform Eruption)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? What you should be alert for in the history Sudden onset of a painful vesicular rash in a patient with a preexisting skin condition should alert you to the diagnosis of eczema herpeticum (EH). Characteristic findings on physical examination Characteristic findings on physical examination typically include vesicles and/or pustules…

Unilateral laterothoracic exanthem (asymmetric periflexural exanthem of childhood)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? What you should be alert for in the history Unilateral laterothoracic exanthem (ULE) usually presents in a healthy child who is generally asymptomatic. Patients may report preceding vague constitutional symptoms such as a low grade fever, upper respiratory symptoms or gastrointestinal symptoms. The prodrome is usually within days to…

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