50. A Refugee with Skin Lesions

  1. Christopher P. Holstege MD4,5,6,
  2. Alexander B. Baer MD4,7,
  3. Jesse M. Pines MD, MBA, MSCE8,9 and
  4. William J. Brady MD10,11,12
  1. Roger A. Band MD1 and
  2. Jeanmarie Perrone MD2,3

Published Online: 3 AUG 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444397994.ch50

Visual Diagnosis in Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, Second Edition

Visual Diagnosis in Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, Second Edition

How to Cite

Band, R. A. and Perrone, J. (2011) A Refugee with Skin Lesions, 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.ch50

Editor Information

  1. 4

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

  2. 5

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

  3. 6

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

  4. 7

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

  5. 8

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

  6. 9

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

  7. 10

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

  8. 11

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

  9. 12

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  2. 2

    Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  3. 3

    Division of Medical Toxicology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 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 50, a refugee with skin lesions;
  • 17-year-old Cambodian, with complaints - of a nonproductive cough, rhinorrhea and low grade fever to 38° C;
  • examination, appearing well, signs of - viral upper respiratory tract infection, patterned lesions on trunk;
  • no reports, of any behavioral changes, trauma - or complaints of abdominal pain or arthralgias;
  • most appropriate management strategy