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Chandan Lakhiani, MD, FAAP
Dr Lakhiani is assistant professor of Pediatrics at Hasbro Children’s Hospital, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island.
Girl’s papular rash will not respond to treatment
The mother of a healthy 5-year-old girl brings her to the office for evaluation of 2 itchy plaques on her right ankle that have worsened over the last 10 days despite treatment for possible tinea corporis with topical clotrimazole 1% ointment and hydrocortisone 2.5% ointment. A fungal culture is pending.