Thursday, July 15, 2010

The Answer

The answer to yesterday's medical challenge is...(drum roll)...insect bites.  Many of you diagnosed correctly.  We don't know what type of insect caused the reaction because mosquito and chigger bites can look the same with red, indurated wheals.  The fact that they were on the exposed skin, and not under clothing gives a clue to insects too.

The photo here shows one of our nurses in Haiti with

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