Kelly Cordoro

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Juvenile xanthogranuloma (JXG)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? Characteristic findings on physical examination Juvenile xanthogranuloma (JXG) is a non-Langerhans histiocytosis that typically presents as dome-shaped red-brown or yellow papules and nodules (Figure 1, Figure 2, Figure 3, Figure 4, Figure 5, Figure 6). Two major clinical variants, large nodular and small nodular, have been described. The most…

Enteroviral exanthems (Hand, foot, and mouth disease / vesicular stomatitis and exanthem; Herpangina / vesicular pharyngitis; Viral exanthem unspecified)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? What you should be alert for in the history Enteroviral exanthems are common in the pediatric population and follow a seasonal distribution, with most cases occurring in warmer months. The exanthem is usually accompanied by fever, which may precede the rash. Other associated symptoms include cough, sore throat, myalgias,…

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