A rash diagnosis

Alana Christensen, Anushia Ashokan and David L Gordon
Med J Aust 2017; 206 (11): . || doi: 10.5694/mja16.00937
Published online: 19 June 2017

Clinical record

  • 1 Flinders Medical Centre, Adelaide, SA
  • 2 Flinders University, Adelaide, SA



We thank the patient for permission to publish this case.

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