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Image Number 143 (Pityriasis rosea)

 
Morphology:
Skin coloured,scaly

Diagnosis: Pityriasis rosea

Site: Back

Sex: M

Age: 12

Type: Clinical

Description: Pityriasis rosea

Submitted by: Professor Jayakar Thomas

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Differential Diagnosis

History:

This 12-year-old boy showed scaly patches all over his trunk. The lesions were itchy.

The lesions on the back were suggestive of 'christmas tree appearance'. The herald patch is seen over the chest.



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