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.
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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