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An interesting facial rash
  1. Caroline A Love1,
  2. John A Sills2,
  3. Judith M Ellison2
  1. 1Department of Dermatology, Rowan House, Whiston Hospital, Merseyside, UK
  2. 2St Helens and Knowsley NHS Trust, Merseyside, UK
  1. Correspondence to:
    Dr C A Love
    Department of Dermatology, Rowan House, Whiston Hospital, Warrington Road, Prescot, Merseyside L35 5DR, UK; drcalove{at}

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A 7-year-old boy presented to paediatrics with a 3-week history of a worsening facial rash, which was intermittently itchy. He was otherwise well. He had two guinea pigs as pets. On examination, an extensive scaling erythema was noticed with a definite edge involving the upper eyelids, the bridge of the nose and extending onto …

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