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A Curious Case of Rash: A Clinical Case Challenge

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      This case presents a middle-aged woman who had chronic rash. Rashes are a common problem in primary care and are often accompanied by a variety of diagnostic challenges. This case guides practitioners through the patient presentation, differential diagnoses, and diagnostic workup for definitive diagnosis. Therapeutic interventions, follow-up, and patient education topics are discussed in relation to the diagnosis.

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      Biography

      All authors are from the Department of Family Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN. Cassandra Bowe, DNP, FNP-C, is a Family Nurse Practitioner and can be contacted at [email protected]

      Biography

      Karen Townsend PA-C, is a Physician Assistant.

      Biography

      Erin Glunz, MSN, FNP-C, is a Family Nurse Practitioner.

      Biography

      Kellen Lambeau, DNP, FNP-BC, is a Family Nurse Practitioner.