Macular Eruption on Young Man's Palms: Quiz of the Week

September 5, 2012

Erythema multiforme; Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever; syphilis; pityriasis rosea. . . which of these disorders is the most likely cause of these macular lesions?


Photo courtesy of David Lubin, MD


Which of these disorders is the most likely cause of these lesions, which appeared 2 weeks earlier on this young man's palms and soles?

Please click here for the answer and for a slide show of related disorders.