International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

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Case Studies | Dermatology | India | Volume 11 Issue 10, October 2022

Approach to Dirt Like Dermatoses-Original Case Series

Shea Sharma Bhaskara Babu | Vignesh Shivaraman P | Jayakar Thomas

Abstract: Dirt like dermatoses is an under-reported entity. A vast number of dermatoses such as Acanthosis nigricans, Terra firma-forme, confluent and reticulated papillomatosis, dermatitis neglecta, pityriasis versicolor, Atopic dermatitis, x-linked ichthyosis comes under the umbrella term "Dirt like Dermatoses". Patients present with hyperpigmented plaque with or without associated symptoms. Dirt like dermatoses is usually a diagnosis of exclusion. In this article we present 6cases of dirt-like lesions which include 2 cases of terra firma forme, one Confluent and reticulated papillomatosis, one case of adult onset atopic eczema and 2 cases of post inflammatory hyperpigmentation secondary to Miliaria Rubra. This article lays out the approach for a case presenting with dirt-like lesions.

Keywords: Dirt Like Dermatoses, Terra Firma Forme, Confluent And Reticulated Papillomatosis

Edition: Volume 11 Issue 10, October 2022,

Pages: 866 - 870

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Shea Sharma Bhaskara Babu, Vignesh Shivaraman P, Jayakar Thomas, "Approach to Dirt Like Dermatoses-Original Case Series", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 11 Issue 10, October 2022, pp. 866-870,

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