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Image Number 4728 (Atopic dermatitis)


Diagnosis: Atopic dermatitis

Site: Leg

Sex: M

Age: 5


Description: Pruritic rash.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


  The history started since the age of first year with exacerbations and remissions. At presentation, wide spread severely itchy, excoriated, scaly or crusted red and some purplish-colored plaques involved the chest, upper limbs, dorsal surface of the hands and shins. Some lesions took a discoid configuration. Combination of topical tacrolimus and corticosteroids in addition to oral antihistamine were partially effective in reducing itching and rash.

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