Saturday, January 12, 2008

Answer: VizD Challenge Week of 1/7/2008

Congratulations to Kullervo, this week's VizD winner.

Thank you to everyone who participated!

Kulervo is the winner of $5

A 5-year-old boy presents to your ED with 2-days of rectal itching
(click on image to enlarge)

1. What is the diagnosis?
2. What is the treatment for this condition?

1. Enterobius vermicularis (Pinworm infection)
2. Pyrantel pamoate or mebendazole

The Next VizD Will be Posted on January 14

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.

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