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Make the Diagnosis: Sore mouth, painful rash

(MedPage Today) -- Case Study: A 28-year-old male presents with low grade fevers, a sore throat, and a diffuse painful skin rash which has been present for the past two days. He is otherwise healthy, and his only medication is intermittent naprosyn for knee pain. On exam he is uncomfortable, and has scattered red, non-blanching macules over his upper trunk and sparsely over his extremities He denies cough, genital or anal lesions He reports no sick contacts