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Image Number 160 (Psoriasis)

 
Morphology:
Plaque

Diagnosis: Psoriasis

Site: Elbow

Sex: M

Age: 25

Type: Clinical

Description: scaly plaques

Submitted by: Professor Jayakar Thomas

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Differential Diagnosis

History: This 25-year-old male presented with recurrent attacks of scaling and mildly itchy plaques over the extensors and scalp. He responds very quickly to topical steroids, but the lesions keep recurring. Other combinations including topical tazarotene are being tried currently.

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