Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Medical Quiz #7 -How Smart Are You?

I'm back from Costa Rica with another New England Journal of Medicine challenge for you.

This patient is an immigrant from Pakistan. These lesions are not pruritic (itchy) or hypoesthetic (decreased sensation). What is the diagnosis? Click on the image for a better view. The answer will be posted tomorrow.
1. Granuloma annulare
2. Scrofula
3. Leprosy
4. Pityriasis rosea
5. Tinea Corporis (ringworm)


Rich said...

welcome back!!

I hope this guy in the pic got all his shots when entering the country.

Anonymous said...

I think it is tinea coproris

Raymond Bouchayer said...

# 3 Leprosy

Terroni said...

It's leprosy.

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