Image of the Week: Seeking asylum and a diagnosis


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A 19-year-old Somali refugee presents with an 8-week history of non-pruritic verrucous growths on his face and ears. He has no significant medical history and is homeless. The diagnosis is still unknown. However, the differential diagnosis includes tuberculosis, leprosy, molluscum contagiosum, and others. Do you recognize this presentation? Join the conversation and share your experience on Figure 1.

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