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Spring 2003, Vol. 11 No. 1

H.K. Dermatol. Venereol. Bull. (2003) 11, 41-42

Dermato-venereological Quiz

Dermato-venereological Quiz

LY Chan 陳來源, WYM Tang 鄧旭明, WY Lam 林永賢

This 57-year-old Chinese man presented with itchy plaques over his lower legs, ankles and feet for three months (Figures 1a & 1b). The rash progressively increased in size. He suffered from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and had history of pulmonary tuberculosis. There was no recent administration of drugs. He had no venereal exposure in recent four years. Examination revealed annular and arcuate erythematous plaques with central clearing and pigmentation. Scaling was present on some lesions. There were no other significant systemic symptoms and signs. Skin scrapes for fungus was negative.