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Sheeza Basharat
Sheeza Basharatabout 2 months ago
Discolored Feet⁠

Discolored Feet⁠

A 16-month-old girl is brought to the emergency department by her mother because of 10 days of dry cough and facial swelling.⁠ ⁠ Her hands and feet recently began to swell as well; the extremities show a pink discoloration to the hands and feet and 2+ bilateral pitting edema to the ankles.⁠ ⁠ When asked about any potential toxic exposures, the mother mentions that she has recently started using a skin cream she purchased in Mexico -- where the family just visited 2 weeks ago -- for lightening freckles and that she has used it occasionally on a birthmark on the child's chest.⁠ ⁠ The father also smokes but otherwise, the patient history is unremarkable.⁠ ⁠ What is the most likely Rx? You can wait for the correct answer tomorrow or tap the link to read the full case and diagnosis.⁠ ⁠ A. Coccidiomycosis⁠ ⁠ B. Berger disease⁠ ⁠ C. Mercury poisoning⁠ ⁠ D. Kawasaki disease

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