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Image Number 4730 (Steroid face)

 
Morphology:
Atrophy

Diagnosis: Steroid face

Site: Face

Sex: F

Age: 67

Type:

Description: Atrophy

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History:

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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