Dermatology Oasis

Editor: Dr. Nameer Al-Sudany (IRAQ)

EM in a toddler

EM in a toddler

History

          A bilateral, symmetrical, slightly pruritic, pinkish-red papules and plaques with many lesions have target-like appearance involved chiefly the lower limbs with few scattered similar lesions on the arms of five days duration in a three-year-old female toddler. There was no history of previous herpes simplex or other inection and drug history was negative. Within three weeks with simple emollient application and oral diphenhydramine, the rash had gone completely.
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