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Diagnostic Quiz: itchy lesions

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Diagnostic Quiz_Impetigo

A 16-year-old boy presents with pimple-like lesions around his mouth and a cluster of small pustules on his right forearm that have started to blister from constant scratching. The patient reports intense itching of the pustules that has lasted for several days, along with inflammation and erythema of the affected areas. He has no fever or fatigue and describes pain at the lesion sites. Additionally, he has no history of acne, practices good hygiene, and keeps a healthy diet. He is an athlete and participates in contact sports at school, including football and wrestling. His mother accompanies him to his appointment, worried that his condition may be Monkeypox.

 

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