Bilateral tiny lumps in a 4-month-old boy's heels are making his mother anxious. Get a close look at the lesions and enter your Dx.
Pediatric Skin Diseases
Watch this live video exam and hear details from the boy's mother about the acute, widespread eruption. What's your diagnosis?
These discolored, scaly lesions on this young man’s trunk have recurred for the past 2 summers. He reports that the rash becomes “irritated and itchy” when he is in the sun.
How good are your hunches when it comes to cases of possible child abuse? Can you determine which cases need to be reported to Child Protective Services and which require a medical diagnosis? See how well you do with the 5 cases presented here.
Here are the signs and symptoms of the measles in a classic case—in order of their appearance:
This monomorphic papular rash is unrelated to medications, recent sickness, or exposure to poison oak. It developed about 6 days earlier.
A macular rash has been spreading for 5 days after the cheerful child started amoxicillin therapy. What’s the most likely cause?
This rash began as a small red patch about 10 days earlier while the patient was at wrestling camp.
Does this rash look like impetigo? Herpes? Tinea? Cellulitis? Here's a close look and a link to the answer and discussion.