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A Rash Diagnosis: A Teachable Moment

  • Kristopher Ahn
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    Requests for reprints should be addressed to Kristopher Ahn, MD, UTHealth McGovern Medical School, Internal Medicine-Pediatrics, 6431 Fannin Street, Houston, TX 77030.
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    Department of Internal Medicine-Pediatrics, McGovern Medical School, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston
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  • Rukma Govindu
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    Department of Internal Medicine, McGovern Medical School, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston
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Published:October 14, 2019DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjmed.2019.09.003
      A generalized rash involving the palms and soles can be a challenging diagnosis with a broad differential. Here we present a case with visual references of a generalized rash from diffuse acute cutaneous lupus erythematosus that was initially mistaken as secondary syphilis.

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