Monday, October 22, 2007

VizD Challenge Week of 10/22/2007

Name That Rash?

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A 55-year-old woman presents with painful burning to her back for the last 36 hours. The rash extends under her right breast.

1. Name that rash?

2. What is the most commonly recommended treatment?

A 39-year-old woman presents with a painful rash on her face that developed one-day after she recorded a body temperature of 102 degrees F.

3. Name that rash?

4. What is the most common etiologic organism?

A 24-year-old man presents to your ED with 2-days of low-grade fever, malaise and a rash that started on his chest and spread to his face and scalp.

5. Name that rash?

6. Name the etiologic agent that causes this rash?

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Greg said...
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JessicaS said...

Week challenge 10/22/2007:

Name that Rash?
1. Shingles
2. Treatment with antiviral drugs.
3. Lupus
4. Systemic lupus erythematosus
5. Hepatitis
6. Hepatotropic viruses

That's my educated guess to the pictures.

Anonymous said...

#1 rash: herpes zoster virus bout

#2 rash: butterfly rash of SLE

#3 rash: starsky rash of VZV

Anonymous said...

zona zoster 2.acyclovir 3.erizipel 4 streptoccocus beta hemoliticus 5 varicelous exantem 6 vzz (human herpesvirus 3)

Anonymous said...

1. Zoster/Acyclovir or Gancyclovir
2. erysipelas/strep/staph
3. chicken pox/varicella