A healthy young girl presented in June 2014 with a 4-week history of a painless, enlarging lesion on her right thumb that started as a small erythematous blister. She reported recently injuring her hand on a metal fence at home and biting her nails frequently. She lives on a farm in Ohio and has extensive direct contact with sheep and cows; family pets include a cat, a dog, and a hamster. There was no known recent travel or contact with anyone with a similar lesion. She reported mild tender lymphadenopathy of the right axilla but denied fever.
Zabielinski M, Ladinsky MJ, Shah KN. Isolated Pustular Nodule on the Thumb. JAMA Pediatr. 2015;169(11):1061–1062. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2015.1301
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