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Flea Bite Picture 2 (Hardin MD Super Site Sample)

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This is a sample picture from DermAtlas, Johns Hopkins University.
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Diagnosis: Insect bite reaction

Comments: A 6 year old girl developed recurrent crusted, lichenified, ecxoriated plaques following chronic insect bite reactions. The primary lesions are seen as uniform 3 to 4 mm edematous papules and vesicles in the related image Dscn1085 : "These lesions resulted from flea bites in a highly sensitized child."

Category: papulosquamous eruptions / vesiculobullous eruptions
Morphology: papulosquamous (bump, scale) / vesiculobullous (blister, pustule)
plaqulous (plaque / nodule / tumor)
Body Site: arm / leg Age: 6 years Gender: female Image Year: 2000
Contributor: Bernard Cohen, MD First Published: December 10, 2000
Description: crusted, lichenified, excoriated plaques on the left arm and leg.

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