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Image Number 2365 (Polymorphous light eruption)


Diagnosis: Polymorphous light eruption

Site: Neck nape

Sex: F

Age: 52


Description: Erythematous papular rash in photosensitive distribution.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


A middle-aged lady suffered pruritic, red, papular eruption confined to the sun-exposed parts of the face and neck of many months duration with exacerbations occur mainly after sun exposure. There was no history of topical or systemic precipitating agent before rash development.   

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