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Image Number 2364 (Erythema infectiosum)

 
Morphology:
Red,nonscaly

Diagnosis: Erythema infectiosum

Site: Cheek

Sex: M

Age: 10

Type:

Description: Slapped cheeks.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History:

A 10-year-old child presented with fever and distinctive skin reaction pattern. The skin reaction was in form of two classical findings: (1) Slapped cheek sign (erythema of the cheeks) which was followed many hours later by reticulate erythema of the extremities (Garland sign) and trunk.



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