Case of the Week
A 9-month-old baby boy is brought in for fussiness and a pruritic rash he has had for the past week.  The child was born full-term without complications, and his vaccines are up-to-date. He has no personal or family history of atopy and has not been ill

He was recently visiting relatives out of the area, and when asked, his mother remembers some contacts there with a rash.  The boy has been afebrile and eating
well; he is not sleeping through the night lately.  His vital signs and general examination are normal, except for his skin examination:
Which of the following is the MOST likely diagnosis?

    A. Urticaria
    B. Eczema
    C. Drug eruption
    D. Scabies

In the meantime, a quote – 

“The defects and faults of the mind are like wounds in the body; after all imaginable
 care has been taken to heal them up, still there will be a scar left behind, and they are in continual danger of breaking the skin and bursting out again.”

François de La Rochefoucauld (1613 – 1680) French author of maxims


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