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Erythrasma

Part of the Current Clinical Practice book series (CCP)

Abstract

An 80-year-old sedentary man is admitted on your hospital service for repair of a ventral hernia. During the physical examination, you note a symmetrical eruption along both inguinal creases. The patient says the eruption has been present for several months but is nonpruritic. You suspect erythrasma.

Keywords

Secondary Lesion Pityriasis Versicolor Tinea Cruris Warm Humid Climate Poor Personal Hygiene 
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© Humana Press, Totowa, NJ 2006

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