Parents of a 20-month-old boy brought him to his pediatrician after his fever lasted for longer than a week. At first, they thought he had a bad diaper rash, but then realized that the erythema on his perineum was actually skin peeling. They grew more concerned when they noticed their son’s hands and feet were swelling and he had a strawberry red tongue.
Can you diagnose the patient? Use the differential builder in VisualDx as a guide.
A. Erythema multiforme
C. Scarlet fever
D. Kawasaki disease
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