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  1. Egyptian Doctor

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    What is the diagnosis ?
    What is the causitive organism ?
    what is the treatment ?

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    Acanthosis Nigricans – it’s a black to brown hyper-pigmented area of the skin (involves mucous membranes) usually found at body folds.
    Commonly associated with Insulin Resistance. It leads to hyperplasia and thickening of the skin.
    Risk Factors include:
    Obesity, Glandular Disorders, Medical (OC, Corticosteroids), Internal Malignancies.
    RX:
    OTC creams (cortisone)
    Treat the underlying cause.
     


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    This is Erythrasma caused by Corynebacterium minutissimum; can treat with topical Erythromycine or Clindamycine
     


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    Erythrasma
     


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    Huge Nevus
     


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    Answer : Erythrasma
     


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