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Image Number 1082 (Pityriasis versicolor)


Diagnosis: Pityriasis versicolor

Site: Back

Sex: M

Age: 19


Description: Hypopigmented scaly patches.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


This patient gave history of an extensive hypopigmented scaly skin rash on the back and the sides of the neck of 6 months duration. The rash was asymptomatic but the patient was psychologically disturbed because the cosmetic concern. Under wood’s lamp the rash gave golden yellow fluorescence.


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