Papular Facial Rash: What's Your Diagnosis?

February 6, 2012

A 9-year-old girl is brought by her mother because of the acute onset of a facial rash. There is no associated itching, and the child is, and has been, otherwise healthy. What diagnoses would you consider?


Case and photo courtesy of Ted Rosen, MD

The linear arrangement of one or more parallel bands composed of 2 to 4 mm flat-topped papules on the face or on an extremity is classic for what disorder?

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