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Image Number 479 (Schamberg's disease)

Macule brown

Diagnosis: Schamberg's disease

Site: Leg

Sex: M

Age: 40

Type: Clinical

Description: Red brown macular patches

Submitted by: Shahbaz Janjua

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Differential Diagnosis

History: Schamberg's disease was described by J.F. Schamberg in 1901.  It is a progressive pigmentary dermatosis with crops of red brown patches with cayenne pepper spots on their borders most commonly affecting the lower legs.  Males are more commonly affected than females.. 

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