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Image Number 1931 (Pityriasis versicolor)


Diagnosis: Pityriasis versicolor

Site: Neck front

Sex: M

Age: 26


Description: Hyperpigmented patches in photo-exposed sites.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


Asymptomatic hyperpigmented slightly scaly patches with an unusual involvement of photo-exposed areas of many months duration. Pale yellow fluorescence was noted under wood's lamp examination of the lesions and KOH examination of scales yielded fungal hyphae and spores.  

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