Rashes – PEM Induction

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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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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A Shocking Knee

A 73-year-old man presented to the ED with a 36hr history of atraumatic right knee pain and a 24hr history of diarrhoea and feeling generally unwell…

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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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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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RCEM Leeds Day 2

The second day in Leeds had a presidential opening by RCEM’s very own Cliff Mann, who gave a very reassuring talk about the pressures we are all facing in the emergency department…

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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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