Skin Deep

Multisystem Processes & Disorders


Step 1: View Clinicals

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Step 2: Order Relevant Investigations

1. Full Blood Count
2. Skin Scrapings for Leishmania
3. Biopsy of Skin Lesion
4. Antinuclear Antibodies

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