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  1. Rubella

    Rubella. Truncal lesions appear 24 h after onset of facial lesions.

  2. Port-Wine Stain

    Extensive port-wine stain on the right neck of a young female.

  3. Polymorphous Light Eruption

    Polymorphous light eruption. Patients with this condition develop papules, papulovesicles, or erythematous plaques in response to sun exposure. The lesions erupt a few hours to several days after the subject has been exposed to sunlight. Lesions are most often located on the face, upper chest, and exposed parts of the extremities. Ocular inflammation and cheilitis may also occur. Among North American and Latin American Indians, polymorphous light eruption tends to be a familial disease with childhood onset.

  4. Ringworm of the Groin (Tinea Cruris)

    Jock itch (tinea cruris) is a form of ringworm. Ringworm is not a worm at all; it is a fungal infection of the outer layers of skin, hair, or nails.

  5. Ringworm

    Ringworm is characterized by a red ring of small blisters or a red ring of scaly skin that grows outward as the infection spreads. Though children are especially susceptible to catching ringworm, it can affect adults as well.

  6. Ringworm of the Foot (Tinea Pedis)

    Athlete’s foot is caused by a fungus that grows on or in the top layer of skin. Fungi (plural of fungus) grow best in warm, wet places, such as the area between the toes.

  7. Poison Ivy Exposure

    Allergic contact dermatitis. Linear arrangement of vesicles on the wrist and bulla on the foot of a child exposed to poison ivy.

  8. Portuguese Man of War Sting

    The sting of the Portuguese man-of-war. One of the most painful effects on skin is the consequence of attack by oceanic hydrozoans known as Portuguese men-of-war, which are amazing for their size, brilliant color, and power to induce whealing. They have a small float that buoys them up and from which hang long tentacles. The wrap of these tentacles results in linear stripes, which look like whiplashes, caused not by the force of their swing but from deposition of urticariogenic and irritant substances.

  9. Pre-Op Norwood IV-V

    Pre-op Norwood IV-V.

  10. Poison Ivy

    Poison ivy with characteristic shiny, red, 3-leaf configuration.

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