Friday, August 17, 2007

Answer: VizD Radiograph Challenge Week of 8/13/2007

Congratulations to Brian and Jennifer - they were first to submit the correct answer to this week's VizD. Thank you to everybody who participated!

To view Brain and Jennifer's answer, click here

Brian and Jennifer are the winner of $5

A 33-year-old man presents to your ED with a pruritic rash on his foot. He returned from Guyana 1-week ago where he played volleyball on the beach.

(click on image to enlarge)
1. What is the diagnosis?
What is the most common cause of this condition?
What is the treatment of this condition?

1. Cutaneous larva migrans
2. Ancylostoma brazil (Hookworm)
3. Anti-helminthics (i.e Ivermectin)

For more information on Cutaneous larva migrans,
click here

The next VizD will be posted on Monday August 20

VizD is a weekly contest of an interesting or pathognomonic image from emergency medicine. Its goal is to integrate learning into a fun and relaxed environment. All images are original and are posted with the consent of the patient. For more information please refer to the following link.

1 comment:

Adam said...

Brian and Jennifer,
Please email me at to receive your $5 prize.