Article Text

Download PDFPDF
  1. Peter A Lio1,2,
  2. Kachiu C Lee3
  1. 1Department of Dermatology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
  2. 2Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
  3. 3Department of Dermatology, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr Peter A Lio, 1455 North Milwaukee Avenue, 2nd Floor, Chicago, IL 60622, USA; p-lio{at}

Statistics from

Request Permissions

If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.

Answers to the following quiz questions can be found on page 120.

Question 1

Case 1: An otherwise healthy 6-month-old boy presents with several patches of alopecia, slowly increasing in size over the past month. He is noted to have two school-aged brothers at home. On examination, there is an erythematous, boggy mass on the scalp with associated alopecia and occipital lymphadenopathy (figure 1). What is the most likely diagnosis?

Figure 1

6-month-old boy with alopecia over boggy mass. (Reprinted with permission from Color Atlas & Synopsis of …

View Full Text

Linked Articles

  • Dermatophile
    Peter A Lio Kachiu C Lee