Cindy Luu, MD, PGY3

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Dr Cindy Luu is a third-year pediatric resident and rising pediatric emergency medicine fellow, Department of General Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, California.

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Toddler with blistering acrodermal rash

March 01, 2016

The anxious parents of a previously healthy 19-month-old boy bring the child to the emergency department for evaluation of progressive rash that began 4 months ago. The skin eruption began as small blisters on his knees, which became tense and ruptured, eventually evolving to red-pink scaly plaques. Over the next few months, the boy developed similar lesions on his hands, elbows, neck, perineal area, and face, with sparing of the mucous membranes.