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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?

November 2021

22 records in this category

  1. "F. 51, Longstanding red papules over both legs and forearms, some with scaling (biopsies were taken from them).<br /> She also has erythematous atrophic plaques over both legs, one shows development of papular lesions on top of it."
    Contributor: Dr. Mona Abdel-Halim
    • 6 comments
    • 260 views
  2. 35 year old male with lesion of the back.
    Contributor: Uma Sundram
    • 8 comments
    • 249 views
  3. 37 year-old female with right nipple lesion.
    Contributor: Dr. Hafeez Diwan
    • 4 comments
    • 236 views
  4. 75M, punch biopsy from pigmented lesion frontal scalp
    Contributor: Saleem Taibjee
    • 9 comments
    • 234 views
  5. M90 Shoulder lesion. ?BCC ?Basosquamous
    Contributor: Dr. Richard Carr
    • 4 comments
    • 242 views
  6. F 4 months,The patient presented with generalized tense blisters that started following the 2- month- vaccination doses with gradual onset and progressive course.
    Contributor: Dr. Mona Abdel-Halim
    • 7 comments
    • 247 views
  7. 50 year old male with a history of visceral malignancy, now with scalp lesion.
    Contributor: Uma Sundram
    • 4 comments
    • 229 views
  8. 72-year-old male with history of congenital ichthyosis, now presenting with new full-body erythrodermic rash for 3 weeks, "feels like his skin is on fire" and pruritic. (Images courtesy of Dr. Julie Youngs.)
    Contributor: Dr. Hafeez Diwan
    • 7 comments
    • 202 views
  9. 41M, Lump on nape of neck.
    Contributor: Saleem Taibjee
    • 7 comments
    • 227 views
  10. F60. Longstanding mole on the calf. Has changed over last 6/12 becoming slightly darker and slightly larger. Has numerous other dark moles (none biopsied previously).
    Contributor: Dr. Richard Carr
    • 6 comments
    • 213 views
  11. F, 58 ,Progressive course of multiple hard cutaneous and sub-cutaneous nodules involving the scalp, nape and trunk of around 1 year duration. The skin condition is associated with difficulty in breathing. A recent chest X-ray revealed multi-focal patchy ill-defined ground glass opacities in different segments of both lungs. A biopsy was taken from one of the trunk lesions.
    Contributor: Dr. Mona Abdel-Halim
    • 3 comments
    • 266 views
  12. 55 year old female with hair loss. This is the only inflamed follicle.
    Contributor: Uma Sundram
    • 3 comments
    • 208 views
  13. 59 year-old female with mid frontal scalp biopsy of rash
    Contributor: Dr. Hafeez Diwan
    • 6 comments
    • 381 views
  14. 56F, punch biopsy right side of neck. White macules with slight atrophy on face, neck and body
    Contributor: Saleem Taibjee
    • 11 comments
    • 223 views
  15. M40. 2 years pigmented lesion on the cheek, increasing in size, now 4mm. ?DN ?Melanoma
    Contributor: Dr. Richard Carr
    • 4 comments
    • 193 views
  16. M, 26 ,Scrotal lesion
    Contributor: Dr. Mona Abdel-Halim
    • 5 comments
    • 187 views
  17. 76 year old female with recurrent nose lesion.
    Contributor: Uma Sundram
    • 6 comments
    • 202 views
  18. 61 year-old female with nose lesion.
    Contributor: Dr. Hafeez Diwan
    • 7 comments
    • 187 views
  19. 62F punch biopsy right lower leg ?skin spots ?acanthosis nigricans ?necrobiosis lipoidica
    Contributor: Saleem Taibjee
    • 7 comments
    • 181 views
  20. F35. 2 years lesion on right ear – more noticeable, increase in size, ?melanoma
    Contributor: Dr. Richard Carr
    • 5 comments
    • 192 views
  21. F, 72 The patient gave a 30-year history of Sheehan's syndrome. She has been receiving hydrocortisone and levothyroxine ever since this diagnosis. She presented with a long history of diffuse itchy erythematous scaly rash with recent progression to almost erythroderma with accentuation in the groin area. Areas of normal skin were seen.
    Contributor: Dr. Mona Abdel-Halim
    • 6 comments
    • 177 views
  22. 9 year old female with mole on shoulder, 7 mm.
    Contributor: Uma Sundram
    • 9 comments
    • 128 views
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