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Image Number 159 (Pityriasis versicolor)

 
Morphology:
Hypopigmentation

Diagnosis: Pityriasis versicolor

Site: Shoulder

Sex: M

Age: 22

Type: Clinical

Description: Hypopigmented scaly lesions

Submitted by: Professor Jayakar Thomas

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Differential Diagnosis

History: This college student was seen with hypopigmented patches covered by fine scales. The lesions were asymptomatic.This is Pityriasis versicolor due to a commensal yeast infection of the skin.

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