August



History

A thirty year-old, caucasian female presented in the clinic with a painful erythematous rash on the inner aspect of her left thigh. Two days previously, the patient felt a stinging sensation when putting on her sweatpants. In addition to the lesion shown above she complaining of mild headache and general malaise. She was also noted to have a generalized macular and papular eruption. Her initial CBC revealed a Hgb of 13.9 and Hematocrit of 39%. Her WBC was 9500 with a normal differential. A repeat CBC the following day revealed a Hgb of 11.8 and Hct of 30%.

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