Derm Dx: Mildly pruritic pink papules a patient's forehead

by Kristy Fleming, MD

An otherwise healthy 47-year-old man with type 2 diabetes presented complaining of multiple mildly pruritic pink bumps on his forehead. The lesions had been present for nearly two years, but the patient was unable to identify an inciting factor. He stated that the lesions were cosmetically bothersome, and he believed they were progressing.

Patient history was positive ...