Sore Throat and Widespread Rash in a Young Sailor

October 14, 2016

A young naval recruit presents with a cluster of symptoms that may sound familiar. Get more clues and a close look at the rash, here.

A 19-year-old naval recruit was in his usual state of good health until 4 or 5 days ago when he presented with a bad sore throat, fatigue, "achiness," and a diffuse morbilliform rash. The symptom cluster may sound familiar. A few more clues and a good look at the rash are included in the slide show above.