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Watch this live video exam and hear details from the boy's mother about the acute, widespread eruption. What's your diagnosis?

Asthma and allergy symptoms, lupus, Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, southern tick–associated rash illness—several seasonal disorders are brought to light in this concise slideshow.

Is this pruritic lesion just unsightly, or is it indicative of a dangerous condition? Test your acumen in this quiz.

Immunosuppression after measles leaves children vulnerable to nonmeasles infection for up to 3 years, a new study finds. Just vaccinate!

The 15-year-old presents with a sore throat, congestion, and malaise. Her mother, afraid she will infect her siblings, requests a strep test. Review the history, watch the video exam. What’s your diagnosis?

Accompanying vomiting and fever raised suspicion for appendicitis and a CT scan of the abdomen and pelvis was ordered. Watch the ED video, review the history, and make your diagnosis.

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Warmer weather has arrived, and with it the season of tick-borne illnesses. Here’s the latest about Lyme disease and some surprising new scourges of spring.

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