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Image Number 2041 (Pellagra)


Diagnosis: Pellagra

Site: Foot,dorsum

Sex: F

Age: 17


Description: \well-demarcated red scaly rash.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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A teen-ager female presented with well-demarcated burn-like red scaly rash on the sun-exposed sites (face, neck and the dorsal surface of the hands and feet) of two months duration. The rash responded very dramatically to oral niacin-containing nutritional supplement.

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