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Can Fam Physician. 2010 June; 56(6): 553.
PMCID: PMC2902944

Question: Can you identify this condition?

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A 24-year-old female patient presents with multiple pruritic erythematous papules on her arms and abdomen, which developed toward the end of a trip to Mexico. Her past medical history includes only occasional migraines and premenstrual cramping. The patient is bothered by the pruritus and the appearance of the rash.

The most likely diagnosis is

  1. Scabies
  2. Dermatitis herpetiformis
  3. Bedbugs
  4. Prurigo nodularis

Answer on page 555


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