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Pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy

This tongue-twister of a dermatosis is the most common type seen during pregnancy and primarily occurs in women carrying twins or triplets.

These discolored, scaly lesions on this young man’s trunk have recurred for the past 2 summers. He reports that the rash becomes “irritated and itchy” when he is in the sun.

This afebrile baby presents with a target-shaped, centripetal rash. He has been taking amoxicillin for 5 days for an ear infection.

This asymptomatic, hyperpigmented lesion was first noted 5 years earlier on the left upper back of a 16-year-old boy. A nevus? Cafe au lait spot?

This monomorphic papular rash is unrelated to medications, recent sickness, or exposure to poison oak. It developed about 6 days earlier.

The "inverted champagne bottle" appearance of the distal leg is a specific finding associated with this condition. Lipodermatosclerosis usually occurs in patients with long-standing venous insufficiency.

This highly pruritic rash has been present for about 2 weeks. The teen says he believes it is spreading. What's your diagnosis?

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