Pediatric Rash

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Pediatric Rash
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2011-06-10 17:46:09
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  1. Cough, coryza, conjunctivitis
    Koplik spots
    Rash head to feet
    High fever for 3 days
    • Measles (rubeola)
    • Tx - Vit A
  2. Posterior cervical lymphadenopathy
    Rash face to feet
    Polyarthritis
    Low grade fever for only 1 day
    Rubella
  3. Oral vesicles on buccal mucosa
    Rash on hands/feet/butt
    • Coxsackie - hand, foot, mouth dz
    • Tx - supportive
  4. Sandpaper rash, spares palms/soles
    Strawberry tongue
    Desequamation of hands/feet
    Scarlet fever - group A strep
  5. Sudden high fever (>102) for 3 days
    Child looks fine, plays normally
    When fever disappears, rash starts on trunk
    • Roseola Infantum - HHV-6
    • Tx - self-limited
  6. Unilateral cervical lymphadenitis with cat exposure
    Cat scratch fever - Bartonella henselae
  7. Loud coughing with inspiratory whoop
    Post-tussive emesis
    • Pertussis
    • Tx - azithromycin to patient and close contacts
    • -isolation from school until 5 day antibx
  8. Barking cough
    • Croup
    • Tx - O2, racemic epi

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