Infectious Diseases Illustrated. An Integrated Text and Color Atlas.. Ann Intern Med. 1983;98:274. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-98-2-274_1
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One of the goals of internal-medicine training programs is to develop thoughtful and experienced clinicians capable of recognizing subtle or unusual physical manifestations of disease. Infectious illnesses lend themselves to diagnosis by observation because of the many physical findings they produce. But because formerly common childhood infections are now controlled, many younger clinicians cannot identify Koplik spots, diphtheritic membranes, or the rash of scarlet fever. Most clinicians have never seen a case of Kawasaki disease or anthrax. In addition, some infections that are common in tropical areas are curiosities in this country, and may not be diagnosed.
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