What can you learn from rashes ? An approach for children

  title={What can you learn from rashes ? An approach for children},
  author={Helena Rabie FCPaed},
  • Helena Rabie FCPaed
  • Published 2011
Rashes cause a great deal of concern to parents and are often dismissed as either inconsequential or confusing by health care practitioners. While the majority of rashes have trivial consequences, others are manifestations of serious and potentially fatal disease. A careful evaluation of a rash can be extremely rewarding. Serious diseases can be diagnosed with a reasonable degree of certainty and appropriate therapy rapidly instituted. For example, Kawasaki disease often presents with fever and… CONTINUE READING