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Itchy papules on the back and neck of a young woman

Published:December 23, 2022DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejim.2022.12.012
      A 19-year-old female, healthy by nature, developed viral gastroenteritis, which cleared within a few days. A month later, she developed symptoms such as thirst, polydipsia, polyuria, and weight loss. Simultaneously, itchy papules appeared on her back and shoulders. A dermatologist prescribed antihistamines as her symptoms worsened, but no improvement was observed.

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