Case 385

Medical History

A 17-year-old female patient comes to the dermatology consult complaining of “white spots” with a scaly appearance on the upper and lower limbs, which started three months ago. She reports an increase in the lesions associated with sun exposure. She denies itching, local pain, appearance of new similar lesions in other parts of the body, history of atopy, as well as fever or other infectious celebrations.

Considering the patient’s clinical condition and the images presented, mark the true alternative about the diagnosis:

Test Question

(FMS / PI) 2011 
Fungal disease extremely common in the horny layer of the epidermis, pityriasis versicolor has the following characteristics, EXCEPT:

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