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Dysphagia and a skin rash
  1. G Watermeyer1,
  2. D Epstein1,
  3. S Hlatshwayo1,
  4. D George1,
  5. M Locketz2,
  6. H Omar3
    1. 1 Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, E23 Gastrointestinal Clinic, Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa
    2. 2 Department of Pathology, University of Cape Town, Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa
    3. 3 Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa
    1. Dr G Watermeyer, Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, E23 Gastrointestinal Clinic, Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa; gillian.watermeyer{at}curie.uct.ac.za

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    CLINICAL PRESENTATION

    A 44-year-old-woman, previously well with no medical history of note, presented with acute onset dysphagia and odynophagia. She denied any other gastrointestinal symptoms. On examination a vesiculopustular rash of the upper extremities (fig 1) was noted, as well …

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