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Image Number 4822 (Melasma)


Diagnosis: Melasma

Site: Face

Sex: M

Age: 20


Description: Brownish butterfly facial rash.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


 An asymptomatic, cosmetically-bothering hyperpigmented butterfly rash on the face in a male with history of long exposure to sun light. Males might be affected by melasma although it is a predominantly female hyperpigmentary dermatosis! 

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