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Image Number 4730 (Steroid face)


Diagnosis: Steroid face

Site: Face

Sex: F

Age: 67


Description: Atrophy

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


A 67-year-old woman presented with facial skin-epidermal atrophy (thin skin), persistent erythema, telengiectasis, purpuric spots and mutiple milia. Most of these manifestations were due to prolonged use of moderate-potent topical corticosteroids due to presumed chronic photosensitivity.

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