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Dermatology clinic

A young boy with a painful oral ulcer

Andrew Lee, Gayle Fischer

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Abstract

Test your diagnostic skills in our regular dermatology quiz. What is the diagnosis of this large ulcer and how should it be treated?

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Case presentation

A 6-year-old boy presents with a large oral ulcer that developed three days ago and has been slowly enlarging (Figure 1). The lesion is shallow but very painful.

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