Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Dermatitis Neglecta

The patient is a 15 yo boy with a three month history of a dermatosis of his cheeks.

O/E: Slightly greenish symmetrical dermatosis of cheeks.  Othewise, normal.

Photos taken by patient's mother and emailed to me.

Dermatoscopic images before and after area was cleansed with an alcohol pledget.

Diagnosis:  Dermatitis Neglecta

There are no descriptions of the dermatoscopic appearance of this disorder.

1 comment:

  1. "All patients showed similar dermoscopic appearancewith large polygonal plate-like brown scales arranged together giving a mosaic pattern".by Abdel-Razek MM, Fathy H, Dermatol Online J. 2015 Oct 16;21(10). pii: 13030/qt4rq5x48c.
    Best regards


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