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Image Number 1808 (Pityriasis rosea)

 
Morphology:
Annular

Diagnosis: Pityriasis rosea

Site: Thigh

Sex: F

Age: 10

Type:

Description: Oval red patch with a scaly border.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History:

This girl presented with only two asymptomatic oval erythematous patches with collorate scales at the  borders of the lesions. The patches were confined to the upper medial part of one thigh of more than two months duration. KOH examination of marginal scales was negative for fungi. It seems that this case was an atypical presentation of pityriasis rosea (limited distribution and relatively long duration).



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