Image of the Week: How would you manage this sheep rancher's lesion? - Clinical Advisor

Image of the Week: How would you manage this sheep rancher’s lesion?

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  • IOTW_072317_SheepRancherLesion

A 22-year-old male presents with a 1-week history of a lesion on his index finger after working at his uncle’s sheep ranch 2 weeks earlier. When he first noticed the lesion, it was a small, firm papule and was accompanied by a low-grade fever. Examination now reveals a targetoid lesion on his right index finger and mild axillary lymphadenopathy. Based on this patient’s most likely diagnosis, which of the following treatments should be commenced? Learn more about this case, take the quiz, and join the conversation on Figure 1.

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