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Scaly lesions

Scaly lesions is a topic covered in the Diagnosaurus.

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  • Atopic dermatitis (eczema)
  • Seborrheic dermatitis
  • Psoriasis
  • Tinea, eg, tinea corporis, cruris, or pedis
  • Contact dermatitis
  • Stasis dermatitis (due to venous insufficiency)
  • Xerosis (dry skin)
  • Lichen simplex chronicus (circumscribed neurodermatitis)
  • Tinea versicolor (pityriasis versicolor)
  • Nummular eczema (discoid eczema, nummular dermatitis)
  • Intertrigo
  • Secondary syphilis
  • Pityriasis rosea
  • Chronic cutaneous lupus (discoid lupus)
  • Exfoliative dermatitis (exfoliative erythroderma)
  • Actinic keratoses
  • Cutaneous T cell lymphoma (mycosis fungoides)
  • Bowen’s disease (squamous cell carcinoma in situ)
  • Paget’s disease
  • Pityriasis rubra pilaris

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Last updated: March 5, 2015


Zeiger, Roni F.. "Scaly Lesions." Diagnosaurus, 4th ed., McGraw-Hill Education, 2015. Emergency Central, emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114166/all/Scaly_lesions.
Zeiger RF. Scaly lesions. Diagnosaurus. 4th ed. McGraw-Hill Education; 2015. https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114166/all/Scaly_lesions. Accessed April 25, 2019.
Zeiger, R. F. (2015). Scaly lesions. In Diagnosaurus. Available from https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114166/all/Scaly_lesions
Zeiger RF. Scaly Lesions [Internet]. In: Diagnosaurus. McGraw-Hill Education; 2015. [cited 2019 April 25]. Available from: https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114166/all/Scaly_lesions.
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