Now this may sound familiar, especially since I just wrote a post on another study where they analyzed the keto rash in 50 koreans, and I myself had to do a double take because this was published in the same year as the other study… but after reading the paper itself, I can reassure that it is a completely separate study. While the country is the same, the authors are different, the journal is different, and the patients are different (although there may be some overlap, I’ll explain why).… Read More
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This is a great paper with one of the largest series of keto rash cases assembled to date. They also do a wonderful job going into the history of the rash, and is probably the most comprehensive paper available. Let’s dive in!
Published in 2012, in the Journal of Dermatology
They report that this rash was first described in Japan, in 1971 (can’t wait to look at this paper), with more than 300 cases reported at the time of this papers publication.… Read More
NOTE: A version of this was originally published on bjjcaveman.com (here) on August 28, 2014
This one had a very promising title and was in Pediatric Dermatology on December 30, 2013.
This was a single case report about a 17 year old white boy who presented with this rash on his chest, upper back, and abdomen for 2 weeks. He also had pain in his knees, wrists, elbows and ankles.
Because of his joint pains, he was initially diagnosed with dermatomyositis and was treated with IV corticosteroids (methylprednisolone). … Read More