9 years old female patient who have had a pruritic rash for three years.
She lives out in the bush and no one else in family has a similar rash. The rash is diffuse on face/neck/back/arms/legs and it shows rough papular patches.
Some are linear in areas where it looks like she scratches. The people who sent the case don’t have access to biopsy and they had limited treatment options available.
What is the most probable diagnosis? What is your most likely option for treatment?
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Attached pdf with very nice publication, where you can see all the mapping for the main tropical diseases. Done in 2011 but still relevant.
Journal of Tropical Medicine 2014.
25% of women who was suffered this problem were positive with Rose Bengal plate test (RBPT).
Findings from the current study give insights into the otherwise controversial Brucella-associated abortion in human.
The next step will be to isolate Brucella spp. from placental trophoblasts of aborting women.