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Image Number 60 (Pityriasis rosea)


Diagnosis: Pityriasis rosea

Site: Chest

Sex: F

Age: 13

Type: Clinical

Description: Annular to oval lesions in a "fir tree" pattern

Submitted by: Ian McColl

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Differential Diagnosis

History: This young lady firstly had an annular lesion on her abdomen for a week before she developed the other lesions of Pityriasis rosea on her chest wall typically following the lines of the ribs. These lesions usually occur in covered areas and seldom below the elbows or knees.

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