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Image Number 1150 (Atopic dermatitis)

 
Morphology:
Lichenification

Diagnosis: Atopic dermatitis

Site: Face

Sex: M

Age: 3

Type:

Description: Lichenified eczematous rash.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History: This toddler has had generalized severe atopic eczema affecting most of the body areas especially the face and extremities. He suffered severe pruritus and secondary eczematization at presentation particularely on the periorbital areas and the ears. Most of the rash has disappeared on treatment with topical and systemic corticosteroids plus systemic antibiotics.

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