Dermatology clinic

A woman with skin-coloured periorbital papules

Dermatology clinic

A woman with skin-coloured periorbital papules

ASHOD KHERLOPIAN, Gayle Fischer

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Abstract

Test your diagnostic skills in our regular dermatology quiz. What are these lesions on a woman’s skin, which are never painful but occasionally pruritic?

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Case presentation

A 50-year-old woman presents with a four-year history of occasionally pruritic lesions to her periorbital skin, axillae and vulva. The lesions are never painful and are not migratory, with no discharge. They respond well to low-potency topical corticosteroids.