Starr Steinhilber

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Viral Skin Infections

I. Problem/Condition. Viral skin infections can produce localized or disseminated lesions. The diagnosis, which is based on typical patterns of presentation, occasionally requires laboratory testing. Patients can present with oropharyngeal complaints, or systemic symptoms (e.g., malaise, fever), followed by a maculopapular or vesicular rash. Vesicular rashes contain replicating viral organisms and are infectious. Continue Reading…

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