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Adolescent boy with red violaceous plaques
  1. Himanshu Gupta1,
  2. Bharat Choudhary2,
  3. Saurabh Singh3
  1. 1 Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India
  2. 2 Trauma and Emergency (Pediatrics), All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India
  3. 3 Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Bharat Choudhary, Trauma and Emergency (Pediatrics), All India Institute of Medical Sciences - Jodhpur, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India; drbharatpaeder{at}gmail.com

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Clinical Introduction

A 15-year-old boy was brought to the ED with generalised rashes over the body for 12 hours. He had ear discharge 2 days back for which he was treated with antihistaminics and oral amoxicillin-clavulanic acid. There was no history of fever. On examination, he had multiple, well-defined, circular to oval, erythematous to red violaceous plaques measuring 1×1 to 10×5 cm scattered asymmetrically over trunk, upper limb, lower limb and buttocks (figure 1). A few of them showed blistering (figure 2). The patient had no fever or other …

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  • Contributors BC and HG were major contributors in writing the manuscript. BC, HG and SS were involved in the clinical management of the patient and obtained consent. SS revised the manuscript for intellectual content of the manuscript, the figures. BC, HG and SS gave final approval of the submitted version.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.