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Erythematous Plaques on the Trunk of a Man—Quiz Case

Erythematous Plaques on the Trunk of a Man—Quiz Case Report of a case A 70-year-old white man presented with a 3-week history of a pruritic eruption on his trunk. The lesions had initially developed on one side andsubsequently appeared on the other side as well. The patient was taking no medications at the time and was otherwise healthy. A review of the systemsrevealed no abnormalities. On physical examination, erythematous, indurated, well-demarcated plaques were seen extending from the axillae to the waiston both sides of the body (Figure 1). Both sides were identical, with symmetrical involvement. No other areas wereinvolved. A punch biopsy specimen was obtained for histopathologic examination (Figure 2 and Figure 3). Figure 1. View LargeDownload Figure 2. View LargeDownload Figure 3. View LargeDownload What is your diagnosis? http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Dermatology American Medical Association

Erythematous Plaques on the Trunk of a Man—Quiz Case

Erythematous Plaques on the Trunk of a Man—Quiz Case

Abstract

Report of a case A 70-year-old white man presented with a 3-week history of a pruritic eruption on his trunk. The lesions had initially developed on one side andsubsequently appeared on the other side as well. The patient was taking no medications at the time and was otherwise healthy. A review of the systemsrevealed no abnormalities. On physical examination, erythematous, indurated, well-demarcated plaques were seen extending from the axillae to the waiston both sides of the body (Figure 1)....
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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 2004 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0003-987X
eISSN
1538-3652
DOI
10.1001/archderm.140.3.353-e
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Abstract

Report of a case A 70-year-old white man presented with a 3-week history of a pruritic eruption on his trunk. The lesions had initially developed on one side andsubsequently appeared on the other side as well. The patient was taking no medications at the time and was otherwise healthy. A review of the systemsrevealed no abnormalities. On physical examination, erythematous, indurated, well-demarcated plaques were seen extending from the axillae to the waiston both sides of the body (Figure 1). Both sides were identical, with symmetrical involvement. No other areas wereinvolved. A punch biopsy specimen was obtained for histopathologic examination (Figure 2 and Figure 3). Figure 1. View LargeDownload Figure 2. View LargeDownload Figure 3. View LargeDownload What is your diagnosis?

Journal

Archives of DermatologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Mar 1, 2004

Keywords: trunk structure

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