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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Polka Dots on a Tiny Tot

A 15-month-old presents to your Emergency Department with a rash and swelling on both legs and feet. The patient has a mild fever but is otherwise well.…

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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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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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