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Perioral rashes
  1. Peter A Lio1,
  2. Kachiu C Lee2
  1. 1Departments of Dermatology and Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  2. 2Department of Dermatology, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr Peter A Lio, Departments of Dermatology and Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 1455 N. Milwaukee Ave, 2nd Floor, Chicago, IL 60622, USA; p-lio{at}northwestern.edu

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The answer is (d), perioral dermatitis. Perioral dermatitis is frequently confused with eczema, but it is a distinct diagnosis that can be caused by or worsen with topical steroid usage. The morphology of the lesions is similar to that found in rosacea, with small papulopustules or inflammatory papules in a perioral distribution. It may also involve the area around the nose and eyes, and …

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