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Image Number 2145 (Anetoderma)


Diagnosis: Anetoderma

Site: Neck side

Sex: F

Age: 50


Description: Multiple atrophic plaques.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


A middle-aged woman presented with asymptomatic, atrophic, whitish patches on the side of the neck of 8 months duration. The skin of the patches was thin, pale-white and bulges slightly. The lesions give the palpating finger the same sensation as a hernial orifice. Skin biopsy was consistent with anetoderma.

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