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A spectrum of scaly rashes


Dermatophile has a new format. From now on, it will take the form of a short quiz to test and inform your knowledge of dermatology relevant to paediatrics. Any suggestions for improvement or topics you would like to be covered are welcome. Please email comments and feedback to p-lio{at}

Theme: Scaly rashes

Select the one best answer from the following:

  1. a. Tinea corporis (ringworm)

  2. b. Acanthosis nigricans

  3. c. Confluent and reticulated papillomatosis (CARP)

  4. d. Pityriasis (tinea) versicolor

  5. e. Drug hypersensitivity eruption

  6. f. Scabies infestation

  7. g. Terra firma-forme dermatosis

Answers to the following quiz questions can be found on page 39.

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