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I'm in Mosul currently and will see if we get any good rashes etc.  need trauma pictures?  Sadly, that is what we are seeing primarily and mostly ied-related, blast-related and high velocity GSW's.  
Let me know.
Mike Falk


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> On Jun 16, 2017, at 20:42, Emily Rose <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> 
> PEM community,
> 
> Thank you all for your assistance (specifically, Drs. Jack Springer, Julie
> Brown, Carl Kaplan, Nobuaki Inoue, Yaron Ivan, Christine Cho, Mike Stoner,
> Taylor McCormick,  and Michaela Cribb). Your contributions are greatly
> appreciated.
> 
> We are still in need of more photos for each topic listed in the prior
> email (see below). Additionally, the topics of *leptospirosis, Lyme *(and
> all tick borne infections with mucocutaneous findings), *typhus, diphtheria*
> and potential bioterrorism agents with mucocutaneous findings)
> including *anthrax,
> smallpox, plague, tularemia* and *ricin*.
> 
> Any photos would be valuable. This textbook will show classic
> presentations, atypical presentations, common mimics and complications.
> Thank you in advance. Please also forward to colleagues whom are a
> potential resource.
> 
> Thank you!
> 
> Emily Rose
> 
> On May 15, 2017, at 9:11 PM, Emily Rose <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> 
> Dear colleagues,
> 
> 
> Your expertise and assistance would be greatly appreciated. I am in need of
> original photos for a highly visual textbook. The target audience is
> general practicioners and emergency providers of both children and adults.
> Your contribution would be invaluable and appropriate photo credit would,
> of course, be given in the publication.
> 
> 
> The book is on life-threatening rashes and can’t miss diagnoses including
> atypical presentations and benign mimics. This book is a practical guide
> for clinicians to help aid the diagnosis of important diagnoses (and
> increase confidence in exclusion of a life-threatening condition).
> 
> 
> Chapters and specific photo requests are listed below (this is not an
> exhaustive list and additional photos not listed would be welcome). The
> goal of each chapter is to have around 10 photos (so we have our work cut
> out for us!)
> 
> 
> Chapters and needed photos:
> 
> *Algorithmic approach to unidentified rash:* multiple examples of classic
> rashes with distinguishing features
> 
> *STS/TEN:* mucosal lesions and skin findings (multiple), mild and severe,
> multiple examples of mucosal involvement
> 
> *Erythema Multiforme:* classic lesions, mild forms, severe forms, atypical
> presentations
> 
> *Kawasaki Disease:* mucosal findings, rash, LAD, extremity findings,
> desquamation, coronary artery aneurysms on imaging
> 
> *Toxic shock:* mucosal lesions, typical and atypical skin findings
> 
> *Scarlet fever:* mucosal finding, typical and atypical rash, pastia’s
> lines, nasolabial sparing, palatal petechiae
> 
> *Staph scalded skin:* mild and severe forms, mucosal involvement
> 
> *Pemphigus vulgaris*: bullous lesions on extremities, super-infection of
> lesions, superinfected stomatitis
> 
> *Omphalitis: *normal umbilicus, granulation tissue, normal umbilical
> discharge, mild and severe omphalitis (mild erythema on abdominal
> wallànecrotizing
> infection)
> 
> *Syphilis:* chancre, secondary syphilis rash—multiple forms typical and
> atypical, mild and severe including lues maligna
> 
> *Measles:* conjunctivitis, rash (multiple typical and atypical features),
> Koplik spots—typical and atypical
> 
> *Varicella:* early and late stages, localized/mild and diffuse/severe,
> associated enanthems
> 
> *HIV*: initial HIV infection rash, Kaposi, candida infection, severe
> exacerbation of underlying skin conditions 2/2 additional HIV infection, etc
> 
> *Meningococcemia*: faint mild and diffuse/severe petechiae, purpura—mild
> and severe, atypical presentations. Examples of earlier findings such as
> petechiae under waistband or BP cuff
> 
> *RMFS*: macular rash, petechial, small and diffuse, atypical presentations
> 
> *HSP*: mild urticarial/macular types, diffuse purpura, hemorrhagic purpura,
> scrotal edema/erythema, extremity swelling
> 
> *Necrotizing fasciitis:* multiple skin and imaging findings, both subtle
> and severe
> 
> *DHS*: multiple examples of rash, typical and atypical, LAD
> 
> *Anaphylaxis:* urticaria, mucosal edema, laryngeal edema, typical and
> atypical skin and mucosal findings
> 
> *Ebola:* mucosal findings, skin rash, sites of hemorrhage
> 
> 
> 
> Please forward this to other pediatric and dermatology colleagues whom you
> think may be of assistance. Thank you for your time and investment to
> improve the care of patients, it is much appreciated.
> 
> 
> Emily Rose, MD FAAP FAAEM FACEP
> 
> Department of Emergency Medicine
> 
> Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California
> 
> Los Angeles County +USC Medical Center
> 
> Los Angeles, CA
> 
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