Strawberry Tongue – Friday Pop Quiz 5/5/2023

A 6-year-old girl is taken to the emergency department by her parents for a fever, which the patient has had for a 5 day duration. She has bilateral bulbar conjunctival injection without exudate, edema of the feet, and no lymphadenopathy. Her skin exam reveals scattered, dusky erythematous macules and patches, many of which were targetoid, on the torso and extremities. She also has the pictured oral finding. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis?

A. Scarlet fever

B. Yersinia pseudotuberculosis

C. Toxic shock syndrome

D. Kawasaki disease

E. Yellow fever

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