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10-Month-Old Returns to Doctor with Nail Infection, Diaper Rash - Let's Diagnose

feb25quiz.jpgWorried parents took their 10-month-old girl to her pediatrician. She had previously been seen for thrush, but the oral nystatin she was prescribed did not clear the infection. Now, the infant’s fingernails were showing signs of infection, such as yellow and white discoloration, and she had developed a persistent, crusty diaper rash. 

Could it be psoriasis? Chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis? Lichen planus? Kawasaki disease?

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