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In this section we have spot diagnoses posted on a daily basis since June 2010, now over 1700! You can review the archived cases and read the suggested diagnoses by users and the final comment by Dr Uma Sundram, the Editor-in-Chief and main spot diagnosis host. Case are uploaded each week day by 10 a.m. UK time with the correct diagnosis will generally be posted at 8 p.m. UK time. Why not view the most recent spot diagnosis and proffer a diagnosis?

Case Number : Case 1279 - 19 May Posted By: Guest

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23 year old female graduate student with 2 cm oval patch on the right occipital scalp.

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Dr. Mona Abdel-Halim

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Peribulbar collections of lymphocytes or "swarm of bees" will make a lovely clue of Alopecia Areata.

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IgorSC

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Agree. Nice peribulbar collections of lymphocytes. I can see many eosinophils in the last image too. AA.

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Uma Sundram

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Yes, alopecia areata. Saw the patient in clinic :)

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