Dermatology Community
Unknown Skin Condition. Doctors Do Not Provide Answers
About This Community:

This forum is for questions regarding Dermatology issues, such as: rashes, acne, birthmarks, skin infections, rosacea, and general skin care.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Unknown Skin Condition. Doctors Do Not Provide Answers

8798117?1359581660
We have been to dermatologists and to regular doctors no answers provided, this condition effects 5 family members who do not come in to contact with each other on a regular basis. Starts as small itchy red dots, progresses into this. Does not appear to be contagious pops up around wrists and ankles. Please help.

All affected are over the age of 40

Full gallery of pictures between 2 affected people, male and female.
http://imgur.com/a/AQa0t
3 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
3149845_tn?1386354841
Hi Margret and sorry about our concern. Has anyone dont a biopsy on this condition yet. They take a piece and send it for analysis.
Blank
Avatar_m_tn
Yes, it came back and had zero to no information with it. They thought it was fungal at first but no medication treated it in any of the affected individuals.
Blank
995833_tn?1375604252
First clinical impression is Tinea incognito, caused by applying steroid creme on fungus. Becomes difficult to diagnose clinically or by biopsy.
Other differential diagnosis would be an itch mite reaction.
Best wishes.
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Dermatology Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eating Control: How to St...
Aug 28 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Cannabis Article from NORTH Mag...
Jul 20 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
3 Reasons Why You are Still Binge E...
Jul 14 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top Dermatology Answerers
995833_tn?1375604252
Blank
maatson
Other
209987_tn?1334790318
Blank
tschock
AB
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
diane493
1096512_tn?1384893378
Blank
vedadhar
Hyderabad, India