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Image Number 3708 (Perniosis)


Diagnosis: Perniosis

Site: Finger

Sex: M

Age: 16


Description: Painful purplish nodules.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


 Unilateral painful purplish nodules involved only two fingers of 5 days duration. O/E the involved parts were cold and the patient complained severe itching on exposure to heat. Pentoxyphyllin 400 mg twice daily for 10 days gave very good improvement.

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