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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 1503 - 29 March Posted By: Guest

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40 year old man with indurated patch on central scalp with pustules, scarring and focal alopecia.

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Raul Perret

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Folliculitis decalvans? Special stains should be performed to rule out microorganisms

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Arti Bakshi

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yes, the clinical history and histology are both compatible with folliculitis decalvans.

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Dr. Mona Abdel-Halim

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Yes folliculitis decalvans

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Folliculitis decalvans.There are also multiple (at least 4) follicular units fusioned and interfollicular fibrosis.

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Uma Sundram

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Folliculitis decalvans. No organisms by special stains.

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