Medical Must-See: Sunburn or monkeypox? GP’s misdiagnosis ends in rotting nose

The initial mix-up threw a monkey wrench in the case
Nasal necrosis

A GP in Germany confused an unassuming red spot on the tip of their patient’s nose for sunburn — perhaps putting it down to the recent heat wave that swept across Europe.

But it turned out the man had caught more than too much sun.