Hot tub relaxation leads to a rash for this patient

A patient returns from a resort with a rash that looks like 'infected ingrown hairs'

Lachlan, a 17-year-old high-school student, presents after a two-week history of a pruritic rash over the pubic area and both buttocks.

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Poorly maintained hot tubs or spas create favourable conditions for bacteria that can cause skin infections.

The rash was first noticed 48 hours after a family holiday at a Victorian resort.

He had spent most of his

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