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Old 02-07-2010
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A 44 yo male who is suffering from lukemia developed a generalized body rash. The rash described as multiple erythematous patches. Some of the patches have central pale eroded areas. This condition could be due to which of the following?

A- Ebstien bar virus
B- Cytomegalovirus
C- Human papilloma virus
D- Herpes simplex virus
E- Molluscum contagiosum virus
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I choose molluscum
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I think E is the answer
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I think the answer is D, Herpes Simplex virus
Because the question seems to describe Erythema Multiforme and of all the options listed only herpes can trigger EM lesions.
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D: herpes simplex virus.
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I guess HSV stands best considering EM is an option..
All by elimination criteria.
Though I am still not convinced..
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D- Herpes simplex virus
ita case of erythma multiforme Patients present with an array of "multiform" lesions, including macules, papules, vesicles, and bullae, as well as the characteristic targetoid lesion consisting of a red macule or papule with a pale vesicular or eroded center.
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yeah.It s D
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I think molluscum also has pale central areas
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Erythema Multiforme due to HSV
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