Image IQ: 50 year old man with nausea, vomiting, mental status change and rash

June 1, 2020

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A 50-year-old man has arrives at urgent care complaining of nausea and vomiting. The doctor observes an altered mental state, shaking, and suspects long-term alcohol abuse based on the exam. The patient has a pruritic rash on both hands that look like “gloves” and around his neck in the shape of a necklace.

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A. Pellagra
B. Hepatitis C
C. Atopic dermatitis
D. Hypereosinophilic syndrome

 

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