October Week One: Visual Diagnosis

An unimmunized 5 year old girl comes to you in clinic.  She has had malaise, sore throat, and difficulty swallowing for the past 2 days and has had a fever. When you examine her oropharynx you are shocked at what you see.  What does she have?

throat lesion

From: http://www.idph.state.il.us/about/immunepics/diphtheria.htm

Answer: Diphtheria.

Can you identify the two rashes below which are both preventable with immunizations?


From: http://www.webmd.com/parenting/ss/slideshow-childhood-illnesses-to-know

Answer: Measels on the top, Varicella on the bottom