Author | William G. Wilson, MD

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Blaschko Lines:Following "Lines of Evidence" to a Rash Diagnosis

September 01, 2008

Many factors can be considered in attempting to establish the cause of a skin disorder. These include the color, morphology, and location of the lesions; associated symptoms, such as itching and fever; and exposure to drugs or to other children who have a rash. Linearity of the lesions may also suggest the diagnosis.