A Young Male with a Rash of Scales
Mike is 11-years-old and is accompanied by his mother who is very worried about a rash that appeared quite suddenly and has spread over his trunk and his arms. Other than dandruff, he has no history of skin problems. Mike has no other symtpoms, but he is very concerned about the way the rash looks; he says it's "scaly." The slides above offer you a close look at Mike's "scales" and some history. Put the pieces together and, what's your diagnosis?
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