­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Case #2

A 20-year-old-woman presents with a mildly pruritic rash on her trunk that began 2 to 3 weeks earlier. She is otherwise healthy and denies ever having had a similar rash. Further questioning reveals a recent upper respiratory tract infection that resolved without medical intervention. Physical examination reveals one 2.4-cm and numerous 3- to 15-mm, oval, erythematous, scaly patches and plaques distributed over her anterior and posterior torso. Lesions are noted to run in a parallel fashion to skin fold lines. No lesions are noted on her face or extremities. No lymphadenopathy or associated constitutional symptoms are found.

Can you diagnose the condition in Case 2?

A. Pityriasis rosea
B. Pityriasis lichenoides chronica
C. Tinea corporis
D. Nummular eczema

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