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Image of the Week: Erythema multiforme

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This pediatric patient presented with symptoms of a fever, upper respiratory tract infection and new erythematous targetoid lesions on the abdomen and all four limbs.

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These target-like lesions most closely resemble erythema multiforme, an acute, immune-mediated condition which is treated supportively with interventions targeted toward reducing pain or pruritus. The lesions resolve spontaneously within weeks.To see more cases like this, visit Figure 1.

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These target-like lesions most closely resemble erythema multiforme, an acute, immune-mediated condition which is treated supportively with interventions targeted toward reducing pain or pruritus. The lesions resolve spontaneously within weeks.

To see more cases like this, visit Figure 1.

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