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Diffuse petechial rash in an unwell febrile patient

ASHOD KHERLOPIAN, Gayle Fischer

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Abstract

Test your diagnostic skills in our regular dermatology quiz. What is the cause of this rapidly progressing rash with associated malaise and fever?

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Case presentation

A 65-year-old man presents with a rapidly progressing diffuse petechial rash with associated malaise and fevers. The rash was preceded by an insect bite on the right nasolabial fold that has evolved into an eschar.

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