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scar or burn looking mark on child's stomach
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scar or burn looking mark on child's stomach

Daughter has had a mark come upon stomach.  It has lasted about 6 months. It looks like a six inch burn mark about 2 inches wide.  She was not burnt.  Is dry, itches, but looks like a large scar. Doctor thought ring worm or mineral  difficiency.  The steroid that was compounded has not worked.
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Hello,
From the symptoms it can be nummular dermatitis or pityraisis rosea. Pityriasis rosea is a common human skin disease which presents as numerous patches of pink or red oval rash. The rash may be accompanied by low-grade headache, fever, nausea and fatigue and itching. Since your daughter has had it for such a long time, I would suggest you to get it evaluated from a dermatologist and get both these possibilities probed.

It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.

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