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Case 15 – summary

Paediatric ALL In this case, our child presented with a petechial rash.  This can present with a number of different diagnosis therefore a wide differential needs to be formed.  This includes: HSP – Usually a classical distribution of purpura, bruising … Continue reading

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Case 15 – update 1

Can you describe the rash? On further questioning – the patient has not had a fever and there is no arthalgia. Obviously the GPs first concern is meningitis, however on review there are no signs of meningism. His mother thinks … Continue reading

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Case 15 – the beginning

A young boy presents to his GP with his mother.  She had noticed a rash on his lower limbs. How would you assess this patient? What parts of the history do you need to explore further? What potential investigations would … Continue reading

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