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Clinical Quiz Sept 2018

This gentleman had his chronic skin disease in remission after a major surgery for a malignancy

King-man Ho

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Clinical history:

This gentleman had his chronic skin disease in remission after a major surgery for a malignancy. He complained of new eruption of asymptomatic rashes after about 1 year when his post-operative medications were gradually reduced.


What was the clinical diagnosis?

A. Psoriasis
B. Contact dermatitis
C. Tinea corporis
D. Keloid

Answer:
A. Psoriasis

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The slide and the question were prepared by:
Dr King-man Ho, FRCP (Glasg, Edin), MRCP (UK), FHKCP, FHKAM (Medicine)
Consultant Dermatologist-in-Charge,
Social Hygiene Service, PHSB, CHP, DH

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