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Image Number 4719 (Pityriasis versicolor)


Diagnosis: Pityriasis versicolor

Site: Arm,forearm

Sex: M

Age: 26


Description: Scaly hypopigmented rash.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


 Asymptomatic, scaly hypopigmented patches involved the forarm and strangely the dorsa of one hand of 3 months duration. KOH smear of scales showed huphae and spores. Treatment with clotrimazole cream twice daily for 4 weeks has vanished the rash.

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