allergic reactionThis 3-year-old girl presented with red tender skin, irritability, and fever.
allergic reactionA 16-year-old boy is concerned that his right index finger looks "odd." The finger is several centimeters longer than his left index finger, and it is also wider.
allergic reactionA 9-week-old Caucasian infant is brought to the primary care physician for evaluation of purpura and petechiae.
asthma<DIV id=article-content-body> <P><STRONG><IMG style="MARGIN: 5px; FLOAT: left" alt="viral exanthem" src="/sites/default/files/transfer/0504cfpPFViralIndex_thumb.jpg" width=90 height=54>THE CASE:</STRONG> A 3-year-old boy is brought to the office by his mother. The previous evening, she had noticed a single large red spot on the back of his thigh. This morning, his whole body was covered with a similar rash, and he had a temperature of 38.8°C (102°F). The mother administered 1 dose of acetaminophen at home for the fever; the rash was asymptomatic.</P></DIV>
asthmaAfter a long morning in the office, you finally pick up the chart for your last scheduled patient--17-year-old Michelle.
allergic reactionAn 8-year-old boy seen at a gastroenterology clinic after "accidentally" swallowing 2 coins 4 days earlier.