Question of the Week # 5

A 30 y/o pregnant woman has a one week history of a slowly enlarging red lesion on her right thigh. She reports having gone on a camping trip about 3 weeks ago and now recalls that she removed a tick from the site of the lesion. An ELISA test is negative for Lymes. Upon further questioning, she also reports contact with poison Ivy like  bushes during the same camping trip.

Archer USMLE Step 3 Qusetion Bank

What is the next step?
A. Re-assurance
B. Ampicillin
C. Doxycycline
D. Western blot testing
E. Topical Corticosteroid

2 Responses

  1. c

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