pediatric skin rash

Skin Eruption – Friday Pop Quiz 7/15
by Mojgan Hosseinipour, DO, FAAD on
A 7-year-old girl presents with a swollen earlobe for several days treated by her pediatrician with oral antihistamines and topical mupirocin. The eruption progresses to that shown in the image in addition to the development of fever, malaise, and neck pain. What would be the next best step in management for this patient? A. Obtain a bacterial culture B. Increase dosage and frequency of …
Skin Parasites – Friday Pop Quiz 6/10/2022
by Andrea Waldman, MD on
What was this patient most likely doing that caused this condition? A. Walking on the sand B. Sitting in a hot tub C. Making margaritas D. Wading in freshwater E. Playing with caterpillars To find out the correct answer and read the explanation, click here.    Brought to you by our brand partner Derm In-Review.  A product of SanovaWorks. …
Infantile Rash – Friday Pop Quiz 6/18
The dermatologist on call is requested to visit the NICU to evaluate an infant born 12 hours earlier with a disseminated rash. Two punch biopsies are performed and a c-KIT positive infiltrate is noted in the dermis of each sample. What is the most likely diagnosis? A. T cell lymphoma B. Mastocytosis C. Syphilis, congenital D. B cell lymphoma E. Neuroblastoma To find out the co …
Pruritic Rash – Friday Pop Quiz 6/4
pruritic rash
This healthy 2-year-old female presents with a 2-day history of the pruritic rash seen here. She had mild edema of the dorsal hands and feet and positive dermatographism on exam. All lesions were transient, lasting less than 24 hours in the same location. She was otherwise well and her parents denied any fever or systemic symptoms. What is the best diagnosis? A. Serum sickness-like reaction …