Dr Lewkowicz is a third-year pediatric resident at Hasbro Children’s Hospital, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island.
Girl’s papular rash will not respond to treatment
The mother of a healthy 5-year-old girl brings her to the office for evaluation of 2 itchy plaques on her right ankle that have worsened over the last 10 days despite treatment for possible tinea corporis with topical clotrimazole 1% ointment and hydrocortisone 2.5% ointment. A fungal culture is pending.
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