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Image Number 4720 (Discoid eczema)


Diagnosis: Discoid eczema

Site: Calf

Sex: F

Age: 50


Description: Impetiginized crusted plaque.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


 A 50-year-old woman presented with nummular, oozy and crusted red plaque associated with itching and mild tenderness. Another small disc-like plaque was seen near the ankle area of same limb. Oral cephalexin 250 mg four times daily plus combined steroid-antibiotic cream (Betamethasone plus Fusidic acid) twice daily for two weeks yielded excellent response.

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