Paramedic Education at Monroe Community College, Rochester, New York

You see a patient who complains of itching that is more intense at night and especially on his lower legs. You discover that the patient has a rash located between the fingers, toes and in the axillas. The rash has raised papules that appear to be small water filled lesions. There are red lines associated with this rash.

Are you wearing gloves?

What is the most likely diagnosis:

* This is acne.

* This is poison ivy.

* This is a scabies infestation.

* This is contact dermatitis.

* Learning objective * Return for another case

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Updated: May 5, 1999