Localized nonpalpable changes in skin color
Purpura or petechiae (nonblanching with pressure)
Slightly elevated lesions with localized changes in ...
Fever (consider infectious exanthemas)
Age group: Conditions, distribution, and appearance may ...
Airway management using precautions to avoid exposure to respiratory secretions; IV access
Hospital admission is determined by the underlying disorder.
Other illnesses associated with systemic illness or potential deterioration, SSS, rubeola, and varice...
Note where rash 1st appeared and how it is spreading.
Note associated signs and symptoms. They are often key for critical illness.
Keep meningococcemia in mind in any rash with fever...
Dermatology atlas: http://www.dermatlas.org/.
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Fölster-Holst R, Kreth, H...
691.0 Diaper or napkin rash
782.1 Rash and other nonspecific skin eruption
782.7 Spontaneous ecchymoses
287.2 Other nonthrombocytopenic purpuras
693.0 Dermatitis due to drugs and medicines taken...
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