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Image Number 1398 (Pellagra)

 
Morphology:
Red,scaly

Diagnosis: Pellagra

Site: Neck nape

Sex: M

Age: 63

Type:

Description: Phototoxic dermatitis.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History: A 63-year-old alcoholic man presented with an erythematous scaly and crusted skin rash confined to the upper part of the body (face and shoulder girdles). Prompt response was noticed on initiating nutritive and vitamins supplement including nicotinamide.

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