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Image Number 2340 (Pityriasis rosea)


Diagnosis: Pityriasis rosea

Site: Trunk

Sex: M

Age: 8


Description: EM-like PR.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


This boy presented with moderately pruritic, bilateral symmetrical red papular rash with many target lesions involved the trunk and proximal parts of the extremities of 3 weeks duration. Skin biopsy was in favor of PR (EM-like PR). There was no preceding predisposing or precipitating factor and the rash has disappeared after 8 weeks from the onset.

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