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Diagnose on Sight: Bilateral Leg Rash


Erythema NodosumCase: A pre-teen girl, living in central California, recently started on fluconazole, now presenting with a bilateral leg rash. What is your diagnosis? Click on the image for a larger view.

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Stuart Swadron, MD

Stuart Swadron, MD – Professor of Emergency Medicine, Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (provided to ALiEM and recorded by Swadron, 2014)

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Jeff Riddell, MD

Jeff Riddell, MD

ALiEM Assistant Editor
Diagnose on Sight series;
Medical Education Research Fellow
University of Washington / Harborview Medical Center
Jeff Riddell, MD

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