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1st Place EMage Winner: Her Skin is Cracking

Mary Claiborne, MD; Shilpa Dass, MD; Robert M Lapus, MD; Samuel J Prater, MD

Department of Emergency Medicine, McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, Houston, Texas

Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital

Case Presentation:

An 11 year old African American female with trisomy 21, corrected congenital heart defect, and atopic dermatitis presented with generalized pruritus and scaliness for 2-3 days. Mom has been putting petroleum jelly on the lesions, however because of the worsening appearance, she presented to the emergency department. read more