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A 10 year old male presented with atrophic hyperpigmented macules

HISTORY: A 10+ year old male presented with atrophic hyperpigmented, round, 3-4 mm macules on the neck, back, and chest, present for several months with mild diffuse xerosis. Several larger, oval plaques with scale were scattered around the neck. The patient denied pain and pruritus; topical steroids were ineffective. Mother

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Elephantiasis Nostras Verrucosa ?

A 50+ year old morbidly obese African American female presents with a 6 month history of an isolated growing, verrucous, pruritic, weeping mass on the left shin that has recently developed a foul odor.

HISTORY: A 50+ year old morbidly obese African American female presents with a 6 month history of an isolated growing, verrucous, pruritic, weeping mass on the left shin that has recently developed a foul odor. She has tried treating at home with alcohol, shea butter, Vaseline and peroxide without improvement.

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