45. Fever and Rash in a Child

  1. Christopher P. Holstege MD2,3,4,
  2. Alexander B. Baer MD2,5,
  3. Jesse M. Pines MD, MBA, MSCE6,7 and
  4. William J. Brady MD8,9,10
  1. David L. Eldridge MD

Published Online: 3 AUG 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444397994.ch45

Visual Diagnosis in Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, Second Edition

Visual Diagnosis in Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, Second Edition

How to Cite

Eldridge, D. L. (2011) Fever and Rash in a Child, in Visual Diagnosis in Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, Second Edition (eds C. P. Holstege, A. B. Baer, J. M. Pines and W. J. Brady), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444397994.ch45

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Division of Medical Toxicology, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA, USA

  2. 3

    Blue Ridge Poison Center, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA, USA

  3. 4

    Departments of Emergency Medicine & Pediatrics, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA, USA

  4. 5

    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA, USA

  5. 6

    Center for Health Care Quality, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA

  6. 7

    Departments of Emergency Medicine and Health Policy, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA

  7. 8

    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA

  8. 9

    Center for Emergency Management, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA, USA

  9. 10

    Charlottesville-Albemarle Rescue Squad & Albemarle County, Fire Rescue, Charlottesville, VA, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Pediatrics, Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 AUG 2011
  2. Published Print: 12 AUG 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444333473

Online ISBN: 9781444397994

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Keywords:

  • Case 45, fever - and rash in a child;
  • 2-year-old male, brought to ED - 6-day history of fever (temperatures 38.4° C), and irritability;
  • rash, distributed along face, trunk - and flexural surfaces of extremities;
  • nonexudative conjunctivitis - and dry, cracked, erythematous;
  • palpation of neck - large (2.0 cm), firm, mobile, tender, left-sided anterior cervical lymph node;
  • which of these, associated closely with clinical syndrome