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A rash that appeared on holiday

BMJ 2017; 359 doi: (Published 05 October 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;359:j4338
  1. Melanie Page, clinical fellow in dermatology,
  2. Abby Macbeth, consultant dermatologist
  1. Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Norwich, UK
  1. Correspondence to M Page{at}

A 64 year old man developed a severe, erythematous, blistering rash that required hospital admission. His face, neck, forearms, and lower legs were affected (fig 1). The eruption …

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