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Nonpruritic, painless, ashen blue-gray macules on the neck and trunk

A Hispanic woman, aged 30 years, presents with ashen blue-gray macules spread diffusely on her neck and trunk. The lesions are nonpruritic and painless, and no other systemic symptoms are noted. These lesions are concerning to the patient, since they developed sporadically 2 years ago and continue to worsen. On physical examination, blue-gray macules of…

Painful lesions with fever and malaise

A 45-year-old man presents with fever, malaise, and painful patches, plaques, and nodules on the face, trunk, and upper and lower extremities. He emigrated from Burma a few months ago and is staying with family. He states that no other individual living with him has similar symptoms. On examination, the patient has a temperature of…

Hypertrichosis over 
a brown patch

A 13-year-old male presents with a 10-cm area of brown pigmentation on his left abdomen that he states became more apparent a year ago. Although the lesion is painless, its appearance is displeasing to the patient and concerning for his parents. On physical examination, he has no other associated findings or similar lesions. No muscle…

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