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ClinicalA 30-year-old lady presented with a lesion on her left lower leg, present for 3 months, which started as a small erythematous area. She thought it was an infection at the site of a spider bite.She was seen by multiple doctors and had multiple courses of antibiotics with little effect. The lesion grew and became raised and vesiculated. She had recently noticed two new lesions on the right leg. Left leg lesion Right leg lesions What is the diagnosis? Answer and Discussion

Summary

Abstract

Aim

Method

Results

Conclusion

Author Information

Colleen Wylie, Infectious Diseases Registrar; Paul Maurice, Consultant Dermatologist; Christchurch Hospital, Christchurch

Acknowledgements

Correspondence

Dr Colleen Wylie, Infectious Diseases Department, Christchurch Hospital, Private Bag 4710, Christchurch, New Zealand.

Correspondence Email

colleenwylie80@gmail.com

Competing Interests

Marks R. Eczema. London: Martin Dunitz; 1992.

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ClinicalA 30-year-old lady presented with a lesion on her left lower leg, present for 3 months, which started as a small erythematous area. She thought it was an infection at the site of a spider bite.She was seen by multiple doctors and had multiple courses of antibiotics with little effect. The lesion grew and became raised and vesiculated. She had recently noticed two new lesions on the right leg. Left leg lesion Right leg lesions What is the diagnosis? Answer and Discussion

Summary

Abstract

Aim

Method

Results

Conclusion

Author Information

Colleen Wylie, Infectious Diseases Registrar; Paul Maurice, Consultant Dermatologist; Christchurch Hospital, Christchurch

Acknowledgements

Correspondence

Dr Colleen Wylie, Infectious Diseases Department, Christchurch Hospital, Private Bag 4710, Christchurch, New Zealand.

Correspondence Email

colleenwylie80@gmail.com

Competing Interests

Marks R. Eczema. London: Martin Dunitz; 1992.

For the PDF of this article,
contact nzmj@nzma.org.nz

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ClinicalA 30-year-old lady presented with a lesion on her left lower leg, present for 3 months, which started as a small erythematous area. She thought it was an infection at the site of a spider bite.She was seen by multiple doctors and had multiple courses of antibiotics with little effect. The lesion grew and became raised and vesiculated. She had recently noticed two new lesions on the right leg. Left leg lesion Right leg lesions What is the diagnosis? Answer and Discussion

Summary

Abstract

Aim

Method

Results

Conclusion

Author Information

Colleen Wylie, Infectious Diseases Registrar; Paul Maurice, Consultant Dermatologist; Christchurch Hospital, Christchurch

Acknowledgements

Correspondence

Dr Colleen Wylie, Infectious Diseases Department, Christchurch Hospital, Private Bag 4710, Christchurch, New Zealand.

Correspondence Email

colleenwylie80@gmail.com

Competing Interests

Marks R. Eczema. London: Martin Dunitz; 1992.

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