Monday, August 13, 2007

VizD Radiograph Challenge Week of 8/13/2007

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.



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Questions:
1. What is the diagnosis?
2.
What is the most common cause of this condition?
3.
What is the treatment of this condition?




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2 comments:

Xavier Emmanuelle said...

1. Impetiginized clonal dermatitis and folliculitis.

2. This condition is occurring secondary to scabies.

3. Permethrin 5% cream.

Brian and Jennifer said...

1. Cutaneous Larva Migrans

2. various hookworm sp. such as Ancylostoma braziliense

3. treat with Ivermectin (not for use in the US yet), or Albendazole