March 2009

 

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History:  Patient is a 22-month-old male who presented with an asymptomatic rash. He had recently recovered from an episode of nasal congestion and diarrhea.

Past Medical History: Born at 24 weeks with bronchopulmonary dysplasia. Recurrent URI’s.

Medications:  None.

Physical Exam:  Well-demarcated purpuric plaques on the face, ears, extremities and buttocks. Vesicles present in the center of larger lesions. No mucosal involvement.


 

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