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Picture of the Month—Quiz Case

Picture of the Month—Quiz Case A 20-year-old African American woman presented to the pediatric dermatology department for evaluation of a widespread itchy rash involving the trunk and extremities, with acral accentuation, sparing the face. The rash had progressively worsened during the previous 1.5 weeks. Physical examination revealed a healthy-appearing young woman with widespread pink targetoid papules on the palms and soles of the feet but also extending to the trunk (Figure 1). The patient reported being sexually active up until 3 months prior with a single male partner. She had no history of herpes virus infection or other sexually transmitted infections. View LargeDownload Figure 1. Photograph of the left medial foot of the patient depicting the targetoid appearance of widespread papules and plaques. What is your diagnosis? http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine American Medical Association

Picture of the Month—Quiz Case

Abstract

A 20-year-old African American woman presented to the pediatric dermatology department for evaluation of a widespread itchy rash involving the trunk and extremities, with acral accentuation, sparing the face. The rash had progressively worsened during the previous 1.5 weeks. Physical examination revealed a healthy-appearing young woman with widespread pink targetoid papules on the palms and soles of the feet but also extending to the trunk (Figure 1). The patient reported being sexually...
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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 2012 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
1072-4710
eISSN
1538-3628
DOI
10.1001/2013.jamapediatrics.220
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Abstract

A 20-year-old African American woman presented to the pediatric dermatology department for evaluation of a widespread itchy rash involving the trunk and extremities, with acral accentuation, sparing the face. The rash had progressively worsened during the previous 1.5 weeks. Physical examination revealed a healthy-appearing young woman with widespread pink targetoid papules on the palms and soles of the feet but also extending to the trunk (Figure 1). The patient reported being sexually active up until 3 months prior with a single male partner. She had no history of herpes virus infection or other sexually transmitted infections. View LargeDownload Figure 1. Photograph of the left medial foot of the patient depicting the targetoid appearance of widespread papules and plaques. What is your diagnosis?

Journal

Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent MedicineAmerican Medical Association

Published: Dec 1, 2012

Keywords: physical examination,exanthema,herpesviridae infections,prurigo,sexually transmitted diseases,foot,papule,trunk structure,limb,arecaceae,pediatric dermatology

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