volume 26, issue 3, P675-689 2012
DOI: 10.1016/j.idc.2012.05.010
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Rachael Morris-Jones, Stephen Morris-Jones

Abstract: Travel associated skin disease is extremely common and a frequent cause of the returning traveller seeking medical attention. Widespread cutaneous eruptions usually represent reactive rashes, indicating an underlying systemic infection or allergic reaction. Patients with disseminated or spreading rashes following travel often present with fever and malaise. In contrast, those presenting with localised skin disease such as a blister, nodule, plaque, ulcer etc are usually well in themselves but have sustained a …

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