Itchy rash on the extremities: A peculiar kind of room service

April 1, 2004

A 6-year-old girl, who went on a weekend trip with her family and stayed at a "famous" downtown hotel, awoke in the morning to find an itchy rash on her arms and legs. Several other family members had similar, but more limited, eruptions on exposed areas of skin. Topical steroids and antibiotics offered little relief.