macular rash


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macular rash

A rash in which the lesions are flat and level with the surrounding skin.
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The patient had a history of episodic fevers as a child with non-pruritic erythematous macular rashes, conjunctivitis, glossitis, night sweats, and arthralgias.
The patient experienced a fever to 102.9[degrees]F (39.4[degrees]C) on December 20, followed by a coalescing macular rash on December 25, which started on the face, spread downward, and lasted for 8 days.
According to the treatment algorithms (Figure 1) for the cause of nonspecific macular rash on the occasion, treatment was started with crystallized penicillin as 50.000 U/kg/dose in the first five days, two doses per day (5,6).
We present a case of LD at our institution where the patient presented with nonspecific neurological symptoms followed by an atypical macular rash later in the clinical course.
Erythema multiforme (EM) was the presenting cutaneous feature in two patients, with young age (43 days old), macular rash and meningitis in the third patient.
Seven patients (33%) experienced treatment-related Grade 3-4 adverse events, including: anemia, aseptic meningitis, autoimmune hepatitis, generalized rash, headache, hyperglycemia, hypoglycemia, hypophosphatemia, increased alanine aminotransferase, increased aspartate aminotransferase, increased gamma-glutamyltransferase, muscle spasms, macular rash, rash, and pneumonitis.
A 63-year-old woman with a history of hypertension, hypothyroidism, and stage IIB poorly differentiated infiltrating ductal breast cancer (hormone receptor and Her2/neu negative) that had been in remission for 18 months following left mastectomy and chemotherapy presented to the emergency department with an acute pruritic erythematous macular rash (Figure 1).
A macular rash was seen in 31.7% while a papular rash was seen in 11.2%.
She had a diffuse erythematous generalized macular rash of the face, trunk, upper extremities, lower extremities, palms and soles, and her knees and ankles were swollen.