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    Toddler with Rash, Fever, and Malaise - Case of the Week

    Try this free hypersensitivity reactions patient case Q&A courtesy of Med-Challenger.


    A 3-year-old toddler presents to a family practitioner with a diffuse rash, fever, and malaise.

    The rash is predominantly on the extremities and is mildly pruritic.

    He recently was treated with amoxicillin / clavulanate for otitis media.

    The rash is seen here. (see Figure 1).

    Figure 1.

    Immune Dysregulation- Hypersensitivity Reactions - Toddler with a diffuse rash, fever, and malaise case

    Treatment includes which of the following?

    Answer Options:
    • Acyclovir
    • Cetirizine
    • Topical steroids
    • Oral steroids
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    The correct answer is:



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