Rashes

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    • Chicken pox (VZV)
    • Give analgesia, aciclovir if immunocompromised.
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    • Impetigo - s. aureus and strep. pyogenes.
    • give bactroban topically + flucloxacillin / erythromycin
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    + mouth lesions
    • Erythema multiforme or steven-Johnson syndrome if mucous membrane involvement.
    • Causes: allopurinol, HSV, other drugs.
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    • Kawasaki disease. look for 5+ day fever, erythema, bilateral conjunctivities, cervical lymphadenopathy. Complications: coronary artery aneurysms.
    • Give IgG + aspirin + echo
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    Scabies - sarcoptes scabeii. Machine wash all bed linen. give benzyl benzoate lotion + sulphur ointment for babies
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    measles (single stranded RNA morbillivirus). Koplik spots on buccal mucosa. notifyable.
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    Parvovirus b19 after 3-7 days. worse wtih light. may cause fetal loss, reactive arthritis. monitor in pregnancy.
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    • Napkin dermatitis. Can be a) contact, b) seborrhoeic, c) candidiasis.
    • manage with daiper changes, barrier cream, steoid if candidiasis.
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    tinea capitis by dermatophytes. give griseofulvin.
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    Meningococcal meningitis with neisseria meniingitidis. give cefotaxime.
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    molluscum contangiosum from innoculation of pox virus. leaves spontaneously within 6 months. or give liquid nitrogen at 2-3 weeks.
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    miliaria (blockage of sweat ducts). don't treat.
Author:
jaz_walker
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Card Set:
Rashes
Updated:
2014-05-30 17:43:03
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paeds
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