Category: Visual Diagnosis
57 year-old female with history of bilateral lung transplants presents with fever, and 2 days of a painful, red, bumpy rash over the left labia and left buttock, but also notes a small tender area on the plantar surface of the left foot.
Below is a figure depicting the location of the rash, as well as a photo of her foot.
This is Herpes Zoster (Shingles).
Dworkin RH, Johnson RW, Breuer J, et al. Recommendations for the management of herpes zoster. Clin Infect Dis. 2007;44 Suppl 1:S1.