A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Clinical Case Challenge

What is your diagnosis?
Misha Rosenbach, MD
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Contributed by Misha Rosenbach, MD

A 27-year-old male patient presents for evaluation of an acute-onset eruption on the face. The lesions developed over the past 24 hours and the entire affected area is painful.

  • The rash is painful.
  • The patient denies lesions elsewhere.
  • The patient reports five sexual partners over the past year, rarely using barrier methods of contraception.
  • On exam the patient has the lesions shown on the left side of the face, with eyelid edema and conjunctival injection.
What is your diagnosis?