Psor Throat

A 16-year-old boy attends the ED complaining of a 1 day history of an itchy rash on the trunk and upper arms…

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Lemons and Lymes

In late June, whilst on a school trip visiting a local nature reserve centre, a group of children were having a picnic and drinking lemonade after their play time.…

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The Forest

The forbidden forest is home to many dangerous creatures, where an encounter with even the smallest ticks can leave a big impact.…

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An Erythematous Eruption

A 4-year-old boy presented to ED due to a 5 day history of general malaise, pyrexia, coughing and a rash. He also developed pains in his legs over the last 24 hours, causing him difficulty in standing…

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Dermatological Examination

This session covers the correct procedure for a thorough and comprehensive dermatological examination, to allow the correct diagnosis of patients presenting to the emergency department with dermatolog…

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Rashes

Rashes are difficult to diagnose in both children and adults. The key is to be able to identify the important types (anaphylaxis urticaria, meningitis, non-accidental injury), and then manage to learn…

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Cellulitis

Impetigo, erysipelas, cellulitis and necrotising fasciitis represent a spectrum of soft tissue infections…

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A pox on it!

A 4 year old child attends the ED with some spots on her arm. Her mother first noticed these several weeks ago and thought they were skin tags, but over the last week they have become more numerous an…

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