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Image Number 2645 (Ecthyma)


Diagnosis: Ecthyma

Site: Arm,forearm

Sex: F

Age: 28


Description: Crusted ulcer.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


 A young adult woman presented with slightly painful and indurated crusted rounded ulcer about 1.5 cm in diameter with red border involved the flexor aspect of the forearm of 2 weeks duration. Cloxacillin 250 mg four times daily cured the lesion within 10 days.

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