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European Journal of Dermatology


Dermpath and Clinic: A red scaly lesion on the forearm Volume 28, issue 4, July-August 2018


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1 Department of Dermatology,
2 Department of Histopathology, Addenbrookes Hospital Cambridge, England, UK

A 65-year-old Caucasian woman presented with a longstanding red and scaly lesion on her left forearm. She became aware of it over the preceding year as it had become redder and occasionally blistered. Her past medical history consisted of Polymyalgia rheumatica and she was taking a reducing dose of oral prednisolone with a current daily dose of 5 mg. She reported sun avoidance as she had fair skin. On examination, a solitary 1-cm well-defined erythematous, slightly shiny macule was apparent on the [...]