Dermatology clinic

An unwell patient with a blistering rash

Gayle Fischer



Test your diagnostic skills in our regular dermatology quiz. What is the cause of this widespread rash in a febrile woman?

Article Extract

Case presentation

A 35-year-old woman presents with a three-day history of malaise, headaches, dysuria and sore throat. The day before her presentation she developed a widespread rash, which has now started to blister.