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Images in paediatrics
Assemble the puzzle: bizarre-looking lesions
  1. Marcela Robl1,
  2. Renata Robl2,
  3. Leide Parolin Marinoni2,
  4. Kerstin Taniguchi Abagge2,
  5. Vânia Oliveira Carvalho2
  1. 1Department of Pediatric, Federal University of Paraná, Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil
  2. 2Division of Pediatric Dermatology, Department of Pediatrics, Federal University of Paraná, Hospital de Clínicas da UFPR, Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil
  1. Correspondence to Vânia Oliveira Carvalho, Division of Pediatric Dermatology, Department of Pediatrics, Federal University of Paraná, Hospital de Clínicas da UFPR, Rua Richard Strauss 62—Vista Alegre, Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil; rcarvalho50{at}hotmail.com

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Case 1: A 5-year-old girl showed a skin lesion that appeared 16 days earlier. The lesion was irregularly shaped with hyperpigmentation on the back of the hand covered by blisters (figure 1). Her parents denied any contact with plants or citrus fruit. Case 2: A 3-year-old girl was brought for consultation because of lesions that had begun 6 days before. There were erythema, hyperpigmentation and ulcerated areas on the trunk …

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  • Contributors MR, RR: review of patients’ records and review of the literature. LPM: patient selection, review of the literature and preparation of manuscript. KTA, VOC: selection of the paediatric dermatology photographic archive, review of the literature and preparation of manuscript.

  • Funding CNPq.

  • Competing interests None.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

  • Ethics approval The study was approved by the Research Ethics Committee of Parana Federal University.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.

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