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Christine A. Papa, DO; Michele S. Maroon, MD; Christopher C. Clark, DO
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From the Departments of Dermatology (Drs Papa and Maroon) and Family Medicine (Dr Clark), Penn State Geisinger Health System-Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pa.


Section Editor: Walter W. Tunnessen, MD


Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 1999;153(2):201-202. doi:.
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A HEALTHY, 9-year-old boy from rural Pennsylvania had a 2-month history of tender, well-demarcated, erythematous plaques studded with pustules on his neck, back, and chest (Figure 1). Prior to referral, he had not responded to multiple medications, including topical steroid creams, clotrimazole/betamethasone diproprionate and mometasone furoate, and oral antibiotics, erythromycin ethylsuccinate and cephalexin.

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