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Dermoscopy as an ancillary tool for the diagnosis of pityriasis versicolor

A 53-year-old man presented with a 21-years history of multiple hyperpigmented macules and patches without obvious flakes on the trunk and limbs (Fig 1, A and B). The lesions were asymptomatic and enlarged slowly over time. The initial diagnosis rendered for this hyperpigmented lesion was lichen planus pigmentosus.

By Hui Zhou, Xu Hua Tang, Jian De Han, Mu-Kai Chen

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As a Dermatologist and Informatician my research mainly involves application of bioinformatics techniques and tools in dermatological conditions. However my research interests are varied and I have publications in areas ranging from artificial intelligence, sequence analysis, systems biology, ontology development, microarray analysis, immunology, computational biology and clinical dermatology. I am also interested in eHealth, Health Informatics and Health Policy.


Bell Raj Eapen
Hamilton, ON