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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 2984 - 14 December 2021 Posted By: Uma Sundram

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25 year old male with recent diagnosis of sarcoma, now with new crusted papules.


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Anil Patki

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Herpesvirus infection in the setting of immunodeficiency. The intraepidermal vesiculation and necrosis of the sebaceous gland is noteworthy suggesting herpetic folliculitis. 

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Krishnakumar subramanian

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epidermal necrosis and inflammation of sebaceous glands

can we think some drug rash

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Uma Sundram

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Herpes folliculitis in setting of Immunocompromise due to chemotherapy. Hsv immunohistochemistry +.

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I’m late. Yes. My spot was “Difficult case of HV-folliculitis” ( necrotic single cells are a clue, but the nuclear ground glass is just barely guessed in second pic. Thanks Uma for this amazing case. 

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Krishnakumar subramanian

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Thanks for this case, i learnt  Dr Uma

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