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Here is a quick mnemonic “TRUNK DUNK to remember about Arcanobacterial Pharyngitis Rash

This can be valuable for patients as well as medical doctors, nurses & students doing their clinical rounds. You can also find it very useful for med exams like USMLE, NEET PG, FMGE, NExT & NCLEX exams

Arcanobacterial Pharyngitis Rash : How To Remember Easily ?

  • T – Trunk and proximal extremities are affected by the diffuse, erythematous, maculopapular eruption.
  • R – Rash involving the trunk and proximal extremities may desquamate.
  • U – Uncommon cause of pharyngitis is Arcanobacterium (Corynebacterium) haemolyticum.
  • N – Notable in children and young adults.
  • K – Known to cause exudative pharyngitis.
  • D – Desquamating rash is seen in this condition.
  • U – Unilateral lymphadenopathy can be observed.
  • N – Noted in the presence of exudative pharyngitis.
  • K – Kissing disease should also be considered when evaluating lymphadenopathy.

Mnemonic : TRUNK DUNK

Dr. Arin Nandi

Passionate About Medical Science & Helping Future Doctors Achieve Top Ranks In Medical Exams. He is professionally a dentist as well as a public health expert from JIPMER (1), (2)working in health department