1. Erythema nodosum. 2. Sweet syndrome. 3. Guttate psoriasis. 4. Pyoderma gangrenosum. 5. Acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis. Answer on page ...
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Can you identify this condition? Vimal Prajapati
48-year-old male patient presents with an acute eruption of well-defined, tender, erythematous and edematous papules and plaques on the upper extremities, chest, and back. Fever, arthralgia, and general malaise accompany the eruption. Laboratory findings include peripheral neutrophilic leukocytosis and an elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate.
The most likely diagnosis is
1. 2. 3. 4. 5.
Erythema nodosum Sweet syndrome Guttate psoriasis Pyoderma gangrenosum Acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis
Answer on page 1251 Vol 54: september • septembre 2008 Canadian Family Physician • Le Médecin de famille canadien