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What’s Your Diagnosis? Edematous Erythema and Subcutaneous Plaques in Lower Extremities of Immunocompromised Patient

A clinical challenge in The Journal of the American Medical Association presents the case of “A 57-year-old woman who received a renal transplant 10 years ago is admitted for evaluation of edematous erythema, subcutaneous plaques, and severe lower extremity pain for 1 month. She has had a fever (39.2°C) for 10 days but denies headaches, nausea, and vomiting. Her lesions and fever have not responded to 3 separate courses of intravenous antibiotics (penicillin, ceftriaxone, imipenem).” The article provides a full discussion and diagnosis.

Read more and solve the case in JAMA.