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Image Number 1177 (Systemic sclerosis)

 
Morphology:
Hyperpigmentation

Diagnosis: Systemic sclerosis

Site: Chest

Sex: M

Age: 18

Type:

Description: Areas of hyperpigmentation and hypopigmentation giving salt and pepper appearance

Submitted by: Shahbaz Janjua

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Differential Diagnosis

History: This young boy developed generalized diffuse progressive sclerosis of the skin over one year.  On examination he had areas of hyperpigmentation and hypopigmentation predominantly on the chest giving salt and pepper appearance. 

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