Monday, October 15, 2012

Writing


Challenge: This started 6-7 minutes after the inciting factor and will fade in 15-30 minutes. What is it?

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3 comments:

Reflex Hammer said...

Cutaneous mastocytosis?

Eric said...

dermatographism

Craig Chen said...

it's dermatographism...cutaneous mastocytosis is a great idea for a case though.
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Writing

This is dermatographism, the rapid onset of a wheal and flare reaction after firm stroking, scratching, or application of pressure to the skin.

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