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Clinical Challenge: Red, Itchy Rash of the Upper Body

A 50-year-old man is referred for evaluation of a rash first noted approximately 2 months ago. He states that the rash is itchy and is accentuated by rubbing and applying pressure. Despite a 2-week course of cetirizine, the condition has not improved. The patient is currently prescribed a thiazide diuretic to control his hypertension. Examination…

Clinical Challenge: Red, Bumpy Rash on a Child

A 6-year-old boy presents with a red, bumpy rash located on his face, elbows, and knees that has been present for 1 week. The parents report that the child has a cough but no fever, chills, oral aphthae, sore throat, diarrhea, or arthralgias. The child has not been near others with similar symptoms and has…