Experts and critics say the mobile apps designed for rheumatologists and their patients aren't good enough yet to be clinically useful. But there are reasons why you may have to learn about them anyway ...
The mother of a 4-year old girl complained that the child had been "pulling at her bottom" for several weeks, presumably imitating her younger brother. Visual inspection of the area revealed the real problem.
A 7-year-old boy was brought for evaluation of a rash on the chin that had appeared 2 weeks earlier. It was slightly itchy. The mother had applied a topical corticosteroid for a few days but then stopped because of worsening of the lesion.
This erythematous, blanching papular rash developed on the trunk of a 20-month-old boy 3 days after he became ill with a low-grade fever (temperature of 38.3ºC [101ºF]) and mild upper respiratory tract infection symptoms.