What Could Be Responsible For This Upper Extremity Rash?
A 30-year-old woman with interstitial pneumonitis was being treated with prednisone (initially 20 mg, which had been tapered to 10 mg) and azathioprine. She presented with a 2-month history of rash on the antecubital fossa that has a burning sensation. She has failed therapy with a topical azole antifungal, pimecrolimus, and sulfacetamide lotion, 10%.
What could be responsible for this woman’s upper extremity rash?
A. Atopic dermatitis
C. Dermatophyte infection
D. Cutaneous candidiasis
F. Fixed drug eruption
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