European Journal of Dermatology


sQUIZ your knowledge: Black eschars and an associated lymphatic cord Volume 30, numéro 5, September-October 2020


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Lozano Blesa University Clinical Hospital, Department of Dermatology. Av. San Juan Bosco 15, 50009, ZaragozaSpain

We present a case of a 50-year-old woman who presented with two black eschars and perilesional erythema on the right shoulder and left thigh which she had for the past 10 days (figure 1A, B). She had headaches and febrile episodes of up to 38.5 °C and subsequently associated lymphangitis in a skin lesion on her thigh (figure 1C). She was often in contact with dogs and had psoriasis treated with methotrexate.What is your diagnosis?Answer: Lymphangitis-associated rickettsiosis (LAR)Lymphangitis-associated [...]