DERMATOLOGY. INSECTS AND PARASITES. PEDICULOSIS (LICE). Under a microscope, an egg with a developing head louse, attached to a hair shaft. Nits firmly attached to hair shafts. PEDICULOSIS (LICE). Egg and louse on a hair shaft. Pubic louse. LICE TREATMENT. KILL THE LICE
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Under a microscope, an egg with a developing head louse, attached to a hair shaft.
Nits firmly attached to hair shafts.
Egg and louse on
a hair shaft.
Papules and tan or skin-colored burrows in typical location on the finger web.
Under microscope, a mite at the end of a burrow with eight eggs and smaller fecal particles obtained from a papule on the web space of the hand
Multiple, pruritic, urticaria-like papules at sites of flea bites on knees and legs of a child
A mother brings in her 7-year-old daughter because she caught something at school. All day she has been itching her head, and it looks like she has dandruff flakes in her hair. She tried washing her hair at home, but the problem persists.
30-year-old male presents to the ER shortly after having gone to bed, unable to sleep because of severe itching. He has a papular rash at the interdigital web spaces, volar wrists and antecubital fossa. He just started working in a nursing home last week, and recalls that is when the rash began.
Mineral oil, microscope slide
Clothing, bedding, and towels should be washed with hot water or dry cleaned to prevent reinfection
A 20-year-old female was gardening, and was stung by a bee. About 5 minutes later she felt light-headed and had dyspnea and felt warm. She called an Ambulance, who administered oxygen on the way to the ER. Her BP is now 80/46 and her pulse is 124.
Her 6-year-old son was also in the garden, and was stung as well, but c/o only local pain.
Epinephrine, pressors, oxygen
Benadryl, topical steroid
A 24-year-old female just returned from a camping vacation in Maryland, and complains of flu-like symptoms. She is thankful they didn’t happen earlier because she went hiking, swimming and rock climbing on the trip.
What is this rash?
What is the disease and etiology?
Physical exam is normal except for the following rash on her back.