Camille Sabella, Author at Dermatology Advisor

Camille Sabella

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Erythema Infectiousum (Fifth Disease, Slapped Cheek Syndrome)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? What you should be alert for in the history Characteristic findings on physical examination The diagnosis of erythema infectiousum (EI) is a clinical diagnosis that can be made with a careful history and physical examination. The classic course of illness involves three distinct stages: A mild prodromal illness characterized…

Cat Scratch Disease (Bartonella Infection)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? What you should be alert for in the history A history of a cat exposure (scratch, bite, other contact) can be a clue to the diagnosis, as 80-90% of children with cat scratch disease (CSD) report contact with a cat. Kittens are most commonly implicated, as they more often…

Papular-purpuric Gloves and Socks Syndrome

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? Characteristic findings on physical examination Papulo-purpuric gloves and socks syndrome (PPGSS) is characterized by the presence of palpable purpuric and petechial lesions over the hands and feet. There is often a sharp demarcation at the wrists and ankles, describing a gloves and socks distribution. The rash is typically painful…

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