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Dermatology Quizzes

Multiple painful skin lesions
Multiple painful skin lesionsA mother brought her 3-year-old son into the pediatrician with a complaint of multiple skin lesions on his thumb, which he frequently sucked for comfort. The grouped configuration of lesions were painful and had developed over the last 5 days to become vesicles. The doctor noted upon exam that he had a nearly healed cold sore on his lip, pain in his wrist, and an elevated temperature.
Plaque with ulcer on arm
Plaque with ulcer on armA 40-year-old farmer in southern Florida visited the emergency room concerned about a plaque with ulcer on his arm that developed along the lymphatics shortly after a small wound he received on the farm. He was very worried when it looked like another lesion was beginning to form.
Rash on thigh and upper arms
Rash on thigh and upper armsA 42-year-old woman went to urgent care complaining of an erythematous rash on her thigh and upper arms. She also had a sore throat, spiking fever, and arthralgias. When the PA who first examined her stroked her skin firmly, a wheal and flare appeared. However, when the doctor arrived for her exam, the wheal had almost disappeared.
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